WUFT News Wins Three Prestigious Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the winners of the 2016 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. WUFT-FM received top honors in three categories of the Region 13 Small Market Radio Competition. “Gainesville’s Homeless Problem” received Best Documentary, “Not Disabled – Differently Abled!” was awarded for Best Series and WUFT-FM was selected for Overall Excellence.
The awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. This year, RTDNA awarded 654 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards in 14 categories, including Overall Excellence, Breaking News, Investigative Reporting, and Website.
RTDNA received more than 4,300 entries during the 2016 awards season, setting an all-time record for the fourth year in a row. The national winners will be announced on Oct. 10 in New York City.