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WUFT FM & TV win seven regional Murrow Awards

RTDNACongratulations to the WUFT-FM &TV staff and students for winning seven 2014 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. The Radio Television Digital News Association announced the awards Tuesday.

The awards recognize work of the highest quality produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.  The regional winners are automatically entered in the national Edward R. Murrow Awards competition, which will be judged during the summer. National awards will be presented at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City in October.

WUFT-FM & TV, competing in the small market categories against stations from Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, won the following:

Small Market Radio

  • Breaking News, “Banner Plane Crash,” Leanna Scachetti, 4TEL
  • Investigative Reporting, “Old Landfill,” Ellyn Ayres, 4JOU
  • Reporting: Hard News, “Small Town Liquor Laws,” Samantha Schuyler, 4JOU
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Small Market Television

  • News Documentary, “Contentious Cleanup,” Chris Peralta, MAMC 2014
  • Writing, Chris Kirschner, 4JOU 

Small Online News Organization

  • Use of Video, “Return to Haiti,” Leah Harding, 4TEL

Posted: April 23, 2014
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