Thursday, June 22, 2017

Texas media wins big in national 2017 RTDNA Murrow Awards


The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism.

Listed below are the national 2017 RTDNA National Edward R. Murrow Award Texas media recipients, organized by market size/entry division.

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Large Market Radio

Excellence in Social Media

KUT Social Media
KUT-FM
Austin, TX

Excellence in Video

One Crisis Away: Rebuilding a Life - Jennifer Anderson
KERA-FM
Dallas, TX

News Documentary

Texas Standard: Out of the Blue: 50 Years After the UT Tower Shooting
KUT - Texas Standard
Austin, TX

Small Market Television

Feature Reporting

A Labor of Love
KCEN-TV
Temple, TX

News Documentary

From the Ashes of Vietnam
KWTX-TV
Waco, TX

Large Market Television

Overall excellence

KXAS-TV
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Breaking News

Dallas Officer Ambush
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Excellence in Social Media

KHOU-TV
KHOU-TV
Houston, TX

Excellence in Sound

The Mariachi
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Investigative Reporting

Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Investigating DCS
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Newscast

News 8 at 10: Dallas Police Ambush
WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX

Small Digital News Organization

Overall excellence

The Texas Tribune
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Continuing Coverage
Bordering on Insecurity
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Excellence in Social Media

A Sniper On Campus
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Investigative Reporting

Hell and High Water
The Texas Tribune / Pro Publica
Austin, TX

Large Digital News Organization

Breaking News

Eight Hours of Terror
The Dallas Morning News
Dallas, TX

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