Tribune Broadcasting Stations Win Two National Edward R. Murrow Awards

Tribune Broadcasting Stations Win Two National Edward R. Murrow Awards

WTVR/Richmond, VA and WITI/Milwaukee Honorered

Tribune Broadcasting is pleased to announce that two of its broadcast television stations have been awarded National Edward R. Murrow Awards by the Radio Television Digital News Association. WITI/Milwaukee was awarded Best Reporting: Hard News and WTVR/Richmond awarded Best Use of Sound/Video. This is WTVR’s second consecutive year receiving a National Edward R. Murrow Award, winning 3 in 2014.

RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in journalism with the Murrow Awards since 1971; the awards recognize the best journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.

The following are Tribune Broadcasting’s award winners:

Risk on the Rails
Milwaukee, WI

Escape from Libby Prison
Richmond, VA

Earlier this year, 8 of Tribune Broadcasting’s television stations were awarded a total of 15 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.

“We are extremely proud of the award-winning work produced by WITI and WTVR’s news teams and we are honored to be recognized by the RTDNA,” said Bart Feder, SVP/News, Tribune Broadcasting.


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