TEGNA Stations Win 10 National Edward R. Murrow Awards
TYSONS, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 17, 2021--
“Delivering news that matters and speaks to the heart of each community is at the center of each and every one of our newsrooms,” said
Minneapolis: Large Market Breaking News Coverage of “Minneapolis Unrest,” covering the widespread looting, rioting and arson in the Twin Citiesarea following the murder of George Floydby Minneapolis Police.
Minneapolis: Large Market Excellence in Video for “Holly & Greenie,” about the unique friendship formed between a Minnesotawoman and a sunfish.
New Orleans: Large Market Digital Coverage of stories including COVID-19 deaths in Louisiananursing homes, accidents resulting in death on floats during Mardi Grasand the history of the standoff between the Black Panthersand police in 1966.
New Orleans: Large Market Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for “The Talk,” a personal and intimate description of what it means to be Black in New Orleans. The project included a documentary, a virtual town hall and digital reporting.
Denver: Large Market Excellence in Sound for “The Art of Surviving,” a look back at an unforgettable 2020 through the eyes of artists in the community.
Denver: Large Market Sports Reporting for “That Lovin’ Feeling,” about a Coloradoman who skied every month for more than 25 years.
Atlanta: Large Market Hard Newsfor “White Washed: The racial cleansing of Forsyth County,” for reporting on how Black residents were forced out of Forsyth Countyin 1912 and how the county memorialized the lynching that started it all.
Sacramento: Large Market News Series for “FIRE–POWER–MONEY: California’s burning crisis and how it costs us all,” detailing how PG&E’s state regulators helped the company avoid accountability in the wake of crimes that sparked deadly fires.
Knoxville: Small Market Digital Coverage of stories including one journalist’s first-hand experience participating in a COVID-19 vaccine trial, the first public school in the southeast to allow Black students in 1955 and trial coverage of a Thanksgiving2016 murder.
WGRZ – Buffalo: Small Market Excellence in Writing for anchor Kate Welshofer’s storytelling of the
Black Lives Mattermovement, remembering September 11th and the anniversary of the Blizzard of 1977.
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