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Audacy Honored With 30 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards Presented by the Radio Television Digital News

11 Audacy Markets Honored Including Buffalo, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, St. Louis and Wichita

WBEN, WBBM Newsradio, KNX 1070 News Radio, 830 WCCO, and News Radio 1120 / 98.7 FM KMOX Distinguished “Overall Excellence” Award

PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 6, 2021 – Audacy, was honored with 30 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, presented by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. 11 Audacy markets were honored including Buffalo, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, St. Louis and Wichita. Among the most prestigious in news, the Edward R. Murrow Awards recognize local and national news stories that uphold the RTDNA Code of Ethics, demonstrate technical expertise and exemplify the importance and impact of journalism as a service to the community.

List of Audacy recipients below.

Buffalo, NY

Overall Excellence
WBEN

Digital
WBEN

Chicago, IL

Newscast
WBBM Newscast
WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM

Dallas, TX

Breaking News Coverage
Protests against the death of George Floyd and police brutality
Newsradio 1080 KRLD

Newscast
KRLD 8pm News
Newsradio 1080 KRLD

Los Angeles, CA

Overall Excellence
KNX 1070 News Radio

Minneapolis, MN

Overall Excellence
830 WCCO

Continuing Coverage
George Floyd’s Death, Protests and Riots
830 WCCO

New Orleans, LA

Breaking News Coverage
Hurricane Zeta
WWL

Newscast
WWL Newcast
WWL

New York, NY

Continuing Coverage
The Pandemic
1010 WINS

Philadelphia, PA

Breaking News Coverage
Unrest Erupts Across Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Witness to Change: A Flashpoint Special
KYW Newsradio

Exellence in Sound
Gone Cold: The Boy in the Box
KYW Newsradio

Excellence in Writing
“What happened to Publicker Jane Doe?”
KYW Newsradio

News Documentary
Witness to Change: A Flashpoint Special
KYW Newsradio

San Francisco, CA

Breaking News Coverage
George Floyd Protests
KCBS All News (740AM/106.9FM)

Continuing Coverage
Coronavirus: California in Crisis
KCBS All News (740AM/106.9FM)

Excellence in Video
COVID-19: Crisis in the Central Valley
KCBS All News (740AM/106.9FM)

News Series
COVID-19: Crisis in the Central Valley
KCBS All News (740AM/106.9FM)

Podcast
KCBS Radio: In Depth
KCBS All News (740AM/106.9FM)

St. Louis, MO

Overall Excellence
News Radio 1120 / 98.7 FM KMOX

Breaking News Coverage
Community Center Shooting
News Radio 1120 / 98.7 FM KMOX

Excellence in Innovation
Virtual Consumer Editor
News Radio 1120 / 98.7 FM KMOX

Newscast
Total Information AM 7 a.m. 3/18/20
News Radio 1120 / 98.7 FM KMO

Wichita, KS
Newscast
7am News with Steve and Ted
KNSS

A full list of Regional Edward R. Murrow Award winners can be found here. Regional winners automatically move on to the national round of consideration, which also includes digital news organization and network competitors.

Since 1971, RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in broadcast and digital journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards. Murrow Award winning work demonstrates the excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.

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