RTDNA has announced the winners of the 2018 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards and Arizona stations took home quite an impressive number of awards.
19 awards were split between six stations - Arizona Public Media, KVOA in Tucson, KNAU in Flagstaff and KTAR, KJZZ and KPNX in Phoenix. Arizona Public Media and KNAU pulled off an impressive sweep in the Small Market Radio category. The Phoenix stations' coverage of President Donald Trump's visit and subsequent protest were also well lauded in the breaking news categories.
“Each year RTDNA is proud to honor the very best in broadcast and digital journalism through the Edward R. Murrow Awards and, by extension, highlight to the public why outstanding responsible journalism is essential to their daily lives,” said Dan Shelley, RTDNA Executive Director in a press release.
All six stations and their entries will advance to the national competition, which will be announce at a gala on October 22, 2018.
You can see all the winners from around the country here.
Small Market Radio
Small Market Television
|Excellence in Video
|Arizona Public Media
Large Market Radio