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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

2019 RTDNA Murrow national award Texas winners


We have a bunch of Texas television news, radio and digital winners in the The Radio Television Digital News Association's National Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in local journalism.

Last April, 2019 RTDNA Regional Murrow Award recipients were announced.

According to its website, The RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971.

See the winners outside of Texas here.

Large Market Television

Breaking News Coverage
Santa Fe School Shooting
KHOU-TV
Houston, TX

Newscast
News at 6pm: Tragedy in Santa Fe
KPRC-TV
Houston, TX

News Documentary
Verify: Borderlands
WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX


Large Market Radio

News Documentary
Texas Matters: A Grim Look At Sex Trafficking
Texas Public Radio
San Antonio, TX


Small Market Radio

Excellence in Social Media
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

Feature Reporting
Without Hospice, Who Gets To Die In The Big Bend?
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

Multimedia
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

News Documentary
For Many Black Texans, Grand Saline Embodies Racism. So Is That Fair?
KETR-FM
Commerce, TX


Small Digital News Organization

Overall Excellence
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Breaking News Coverage
Families Divided
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Continuing Coverage
Families Divided
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Excellence in Social Media
Families Divided
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Hard News
Families Divided
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

TEGNA released the news that its stations won 10 National Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in local journalism, the second consecutive year that the company won 10 awards. TEGNA stations received more National Murrow Awards than any other television broadcast group, with TEGNA journalists winning more than half of all the National Murrows awarded to large market television stations. TEGNA received 91 Regional Murrow Awards in April, more than any other media company.


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