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‘Escape from Libby Prison’ earns National Edward R. Murrow Award

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Posted at 6:46 AM, Jun 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-30 06:46:21-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- 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 CBS 6 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:

REPORTING: HARD NEWS
Risk on the Rails
WITI-TV
Milwaukee, WI

USE OF SOUND/VIDEO
Escape from Libby Prison
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Earlier this year, eight 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.