SEATTLE, April 23, 2014 – This week, the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announced recipients of its 2014 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, and KING 5 News stands out as one of the most decorated among them.
KING 5’s recognition spans the breadth of content and excellence achieved by our news team every day; in categories for Breaking News, Continuing and Investigative coverage, feature reporting and Photography. Our award winning work informed Western Washington about a cover-up at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, walked viewers through the streets of May Day protests, shared the highs and lows of an effort to move an NBA team back to our state, introduced us to an unforgettable member of the community, and more.
"The Murrow Awards honor journalism at its finest," added Mike Cavender, Executive Director of RTDNA. "Local newsrooms serve their communities 365 days a year, and we're proud to recognize the great work they do."
Take a look at KING’s award winning entries with these links:
- Breaking News: May Day Protests
- Continuing Coverage: Seattle-Sacra-Super-Kings
- Investigative Reporting: Hanford's Dirty Secrets
- News Series: Hanford's Dirty Secrets
- Use of Sound Story: Scott Jensen
- Writing: Sharify's Stories
KING 5’s parent company, the Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that 21 of its media organizations won a combined 64 regional 2014 Edward R. Murrow awards.
“With the largest group of journalists in the country, Gannett is committed to quality journalism that engages and informs the communities we serve,” said Gracia Martore, Gannett president and CEO. “Winning 65 regional Edward R. Murrow awards is a great achievement and highlights the outstanding work being done in our local communities. We are honored to be recognized by the RTDNA.”
In addition, KING 5 would like to congratulation our local news radio partner, KIRO-FM, also heavily decorated with recognition for: Overall Excellence, Breaking News, Continuing Coverage, Use of Sound and their website: mynorthwest.com
RTDNA is the world's largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism. RTDNA represents local and network journalists in broadcasting, cable and digital media in more than 30 countries.