2001 RTNDA EDWARD R. MURROW AWARD REGIONAL WINNERS

The Radio-Television News Directors Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Murrow's pursuit of excellence in journalism embodies the spirit of the awards that carry his name. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.

Listed below are the 2001 RTNDA Murrow Award recipients, organized by region.

    REGION 1
    Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
    REGION 2
    California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada
    REGION 3
    Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming
    REGION 4
    Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    REGION 5
    Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
    REGION 6
    Oklahoma, Texas
    REGION 7
    Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio
    REGION 8
    Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia
    REGION 9
    Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi
    REGION 10
    Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
    REGION 11
    New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
    REGION 12
    Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
    REGION 13
    Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
    REGION 14
    International

REGION 1
Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

RADIO

Large Market

Overall Excellence
KIRO-AM, Seattle

Continuing Coverage
KPLU-FM, Tacoma
"Container Stowaways"

Feature Reporting
KIRO-AM, Seattle
"Experience Music Project"

Investigative Reporting
KPAM-AM, Portland, OR
"All the Rave"

News Documentary
KPLU-FM, Tacoma
"Dangerous Pipeline"

News Series
KPLU-FM, Tacoma
"The Special Commitment Center for Sex Predators"

Newscast
KIRO-AM, Seattle
"710 KIRO Afternoon News - Microsoft Decision"

Sports Reporting
KEX-AM, Portland, OR
"Softball Championships"

Spot News Coverage
KIRO-AM, Seattle
"Aurora Bank Robbery"

Use of Sound
KPAM-AM, Portland, OR
"Rocket Boy"

Writing
KIRO-AM, Seattle
"Letter to Bill Gates"

Small Market

Continuing Coverage
KUFM-FM, Missoula, MT
"Fires of 2000"

Feature Reporting
KUFM-FM, Missoula, MT
"Native Games"

News Documentary
KPBX Radio, Spokane, WA
"On the Record: Homeless Providers"

Writing
KUFM-FM, Missoula, MT
"Copenhagen Jazz"

TELEVISION

Large Market

Overall Excellence
KIRO-TV, Seattle

Continuing Coverage
KOMO-TV, Seattle
"Flight 261"

Feature Reporting
KGW-TV, Portland, OR
"Michael's Big Game"

Investigative Reporting
KIRO-TV, Seattle
"Firestone Follow-up"

News Series
KGW-TV, Portland, OR
"Vermiculite Investigation"

Newscast
KING-TV, Seattle
"KING 5 News"

Spot News Coverage
KING-TV, Seattle
"Walker Shooting"

Writing
KOMO-TV, Seattle

Web Site
KGW-TV, Portland, OR
kgw.com

Small market

Continuing Coverage
KHQ-TV, Spokane, WA
"Spokane Serial Killer"

Feature Reporting
KTUU-TV, Anchorage, AK
"Becca Dawn"

Investigative Reporting
KXLY-TV, Spokane, WA
"Public Funds, Private Profit"

News Documentary
KTUU-TV, Anchorage, AK
"High Ambitions: Tales of Alaska's Mountain Runners"

News Series
KEZI-TV, Eugene, OR
"No Entry"

Newscast
KHQ-TV, Spokane, WA
"Serial Killer Guilty Plea"

Web Site
KXLY-TV, Spokane, WA
kxly.com

REGION 2
California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada


RADIO

Large Market

Overall Excellence
KGO-AM, San Francisco

Continuing Coverage
KPCC-FM, Pasadena
"The MTA Strike"

Feature Reporting
KPCC-FM, Pasadena
"Shortage of Building Inspectors"

News Documentary
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
"Hired Hands"

News Series
KFBK-AM, Sacramento, CA
"Sacramento Valley of Meth"

Newscast
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
"KCBS 8 a.m. News"

Sports Reporting
KPCC-FM, Pasadena
"American Basketball Association"

Use of Sound
KGO-AM, San Francisco
"In Pursuit"

Writing
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
"Raider Fan"

Web Site
KCBS-AM, San Francisco
kcbs.com

Small Market

Feature Reporting
KCSN-FM, Northridge, CA
"Internet Dating"

Newscast
KCSN-FM, Northridge, CA
"The Evening Update"

Sports Reporting
KCSN-FM, Northridge, CA
"Young Female Tennis Stars"

Television

Large Market

Overall Excellence
XETV, San Diego

Continuing Coverage
KGTV, San Diego
"Electric Shock"

Investigative Reporting
XETV, San Diego
"Port Commission"

Feature Reporting
KXTV, Sacramento
"'60s Radio"

News Series
KCBS-TV, Los Angeles
"California's Billion Dollar Ripoff"

Sports Reporting
KCOP-TV, Los Angeles
"Marlin Briscoe"

Spot News Coverage
KTLA-TV, Los Angeles
"Laker's Violence"

Use of Video
XETV, San Diego
"Constellation"

Web Site
KNBC-TV, Los Angeles
www.nbc4.tv

Small Market

Continuing Coverage
KFSN-TV, Fresno, CA
"Murder by Pitchfork"

News Documentary
KVBC-TV, Las Vegas
"Honor Thy Father"

News Series
KVBC-TV, Las Vegas
"Police Academy Series"

Newscast
KFTV, Fresno, CA
"Noticias 21 Univision"

REGION 3
Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

RADIO

Large Market

Overall Excellence
KTAR-AM, Phoenix

Feature Reporting
KJZZ-FM, Mesa, AZ
"Bud Isaacs: Steel Guitar Legend"

News Series
KOA Radio, Denver
"Coping with Breast Cancer"

Newscast
KOA Radio, Denver
"Colorado's Morning News"

Spot News Coverage
KOA Radio, Denver
"The June Fires"

Small Market

Continuing Coverage
KRSN-AM, Los Alamos, NM
"Cerro Grande Fire - A Community in Peril"

Sports Reporting
KVOR Radio, Colorado Springs
"Darkness, Silence and Football"

Use of Sound
KVOR Radio, Colorado Springs
"Columbine Anniversary"

Television

Large Market

Overall Excellence
KRQE-TV, Albuquerque, NM

Continuing Coverage
KRQE-TV, Albuquerque, NM
"Wildfires Coverage"

Feature Reporting
KCNC-TV, Denver
"Erin's Life - Ten Years Later"

Investigative Reporting
KCNC-TV, Denver
"Houseboat Investigation"

News Documentary
KUSA-TV, Denver
"Forty Years & a Cloud of Dust"

News Series
KPHO-TV, Phoenix
"Kids in Crisis"

Newscast
KPHO-TV, Phoenix
"KPHO-TV5 News at 10 p.m."

Spot News Coverage
KUSA-TV, Denver
"Colorado Wildfires - Day 1"

Use of Video
KUSA-TV, Denver
"Magic Town"

Web Site
KUSA-TV, Denver
www.9news.com

Small Market

Overall Excellence
KKTV, Colorado Springs

Continuing Coverage
KKTV, Colorado Springs
"Colorado Wildfires"

Investigative Reporting
KKTV, Colorado Springs
"Landlords of Shame"

News Series
KOAA-TV, Colorado Springs
"Hometown Peacekeepers"

Newscast
KKTV, Colorado Springs
"11 News at 5:30 - Remembering Columbine"

REGION 4
Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

RADIO

Large Market

Continuing Coverage
WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee
"OWI Checkpoints"

Feature Reporting
WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee
"I Hate Clowns"

News Series
WCCO-AM, Minneapolis
"Sleeping with the Enemy"

Spot News Coverage
WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee
"March Tornado"

Use of Sound
WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee
"Corn to Be Wild"

Writing
WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee
"You Call That Art?"

Small Market

Continuing Coverage
Wisconsin Public Radio, Madison "Perrier Spotlight"

News Documentary
KCSD-FM, Sioux Falls, SD
"German Prisoners of War in South Dakota"

Newscast
KFGO-AM, Fargo, ND
"12:30 p.m. November 14 Newscast"

Spot News Coverage
KFGO-AM, Fargo, ND
"Smoke Shop Shooting"

Use of Sound
KFGO-AM, Fargo, ND
"Fire Talk"

Web Site
WNAX-AM/FM, Yankton, SD wnax.com

Television

Large Market

Overall Excellence
KARE-TV, Minneapolis

Feature Reporting
KSTP-TV, St. Paul, MN
"Investment of a Lifetime"

Investigative Reporting
KARE-TV, Minneapolis
"The Bitter Pill"

News Documentary
KARE-TV, Minneapolis
"Last Chance Medicine"

News Series
KSTP-TV, St. Paul, MN
"The Big Shutdown"

Newscast
KARE-TV, Minneapolis
"KARE 11 News at 10 p.m."

Sports Reporting
KSTP-TV, St. Paul, MN
"Fast Eddie"

Spot News Coverage
KSTP-TV, St. Paul, MN
"Northwest Airlines: Mishandled Mail"

Use of Video
KARE-TV, Minneapolis
"Fishing for Love"

Writing
KSTP-TV, St. Paul, MN
"Artcar, Five Angels, and Legend of Lake Superior"

Web Site
WCCO-TV, Minneapolis
www.channel4000.com

Small Market

Overall Excellence
WGBA-TV, Green Bay, WI

Continuing Coverage
WGBA-TV, Green Bay, WI
"St. Nazianz Super Storm"

News Documentary
KBJR-TV, Duluth, MN
"Katie's Legacy"

News Series
WKOW-TV, Madison, WI
"Healing the Children"

Newscast
WDIO-TV, Duluth, MN
"Eyewitness News at Six"

Web Site
KELO-TV, Sioux Falls, SD
keloland.com

REGION 5
Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska

RADIO

Large Market

Continuing Coverage
KMOX-AM, St. Louis
"Death of a Governor"

Spot News Coverage
KMOX-AM, St. Louis
"Governor's Plane Crash"

Newscast
KMOX-AM, St. Louis
"Governor's Plane Crash"

Small Market

Feature Reporting
KSMU-FM, Springfield, MO
"The Adoption Option"

News Documentary
KFDI-AM/FM, Wichita, KS
"Amtrak at Issue"

News Series
WOI-AM, Ames, IA
"Vietnam: A 25th Anniversary Anthology"

Newscast
KFDI-AM/FM, Wichita, KS
"November 15 Noon Newscast"

Spot News Coverage
KFDI-AM/FM, Wichita, KS
"Bombadier Crash"

Use of Sound
WOI-AM, Ames, IA
"Falcon Chicks"

Writing
KFDI-AM/FM, Wichita, KS
"Sundown Parade Proposal"

Television

Large Market

Overall Excellence
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO

Continuing Coverage
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO
"Carnahan Crash"

Investigative Reporting
KMOV-TV, St. Louis
"Million Dollar Dumps"

Newscast
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO
"5 p.m. Newscast: I-29 Pile-up"

Spot News Coverage
KMOV-TV, St. Louis
"The Death of Mel Carnahan"

Writing
KMBC-TV, Kansas City, MO
"Martin Augustine Composite"

Small Market

Overall Excellence
KCCI-TV, Des Moines, IA

Continuing Coverage
WOWT-TV, Omaha, NE
"Chain Reaction"

Feature Reporting
WHO-TV, Des Moines, IA
"Diamond in the Rough"

Investigative Reporting
KCCI-TV, Des Moines, IA
"True Colors"

News Documentary
KYTV, Springfield, MO
"Dying to Quit"

News Series
KOLR-TV, Springfield, MO
"Gift of Life"

Newscast
KYTV, Springfield, MO
"KY3 News at Ten"

Sports Reporting
WOWT-TV, Omaha, NE
"Senior League"

Spot News Coverage
KCCI-TV, Des Moines, IA
"MLK/Cottage Grove Fire"

Use of Video
KCCI-TV, Des Moines, IA
"Bicycle Shop"

Writing
KRCG-TV, Jefferson City, MO
"Sarah Hill Montage"

REGION 6
Oklahoma, Texas

RADIO

Large Market

Overall Excellence
KTRH News Radio, Houston

Continuing Coverage
KTRH New Radio, Houston
"McDonald's Fire"

Feature Reporting
WBAP-AM, Arlington, TX
"She Found God in the Silences"

Newscast
WBAP-AM, Arlington, TX
"Hello Texas 12:30 News"

Sports Reporting
KUHF Radio, Houston
"Opening Day"

Spot News Coverage
KRLD-AM, Arlington, TX
"Fort Worth Tornado"

Use of Sound
WBAP-AM, Arlington, TX
"Windham Funeral"

Web Site
KTRH NewsRadio, Houston
www.ktrh.com

Small Market

Sports Reporting
KETR-FM, Commerce, TX
"Fight Night"

News Series
KOSU-FM, Stillwater, OK
"The Voices of Oklahoma: Remembering the Nixon Speech"

Television

Large Market

Overall Excellence
KPRC-TV, Houston

Continuing Coverage
KENS-TV, San Antonio, TX
"Tommy Lynn Sells"

Investigative Reporting
KHOU-TV, Houston
"Treading on Danger"

News Documentary
WFAA-TV, Dallas
"The Landry Legacy"

News Series
KMOL-TV, San Antonio, TX
"Police Test"

Use of Video
KHOU-TV, Houston
"Last of the Barnstormers"

Writing
KHOU-TV, Houston
"Lauck 2000"

Web Site
WFAA-TV, Dallas
www.wfaa.com

Small Market

Feature Reporting
KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
"Big Dave's Run"

Investigative Reporting
KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
"DNA Evidence - Ochoa"

News Series
KFOX-TV, El Paso, TX
"Behind Close Doors"

Newscast
KEYE-TV, Austin, TX
"Concession 2000"

Sports Reporting
KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
"Minister of Defense"

Spot News Coverage
KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
"Park Police Officer Shooting"

Use of Video
KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
"Rude Drivers"

Writing
KOTV, Tulsa, OK
"The Oklahoma Traveler"

Web Site
KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
www.kvue.com

REGION 7
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio

RADIO

Large Market

Overall Excellence
WLW-AM, Cincinnati

Continuing Coverage
WTAM-AM, Cleveland
"Murder of a Mom-to-be"

Feature Reporting
WLS-AM, Chicago
"International Adoption"

Investigative Reporting
WBEZ-FM, Chicago
"1,000 Feet"

News Documentary
WBEZ-FM, Chicago
"Unlocking the Closet: Stories of Coming out in Later Life"

News Series
WLW-AM, Cincinnati
"Is Gambling Still a Good Bet?"

Newscast
WLW-AM, Cincinnati
"The Return of Ken Griffey, Jr."

Sports Reporting
WLW-AM, Cincinnati
"Rocker Mooned"

Spot News Coverage
WGN-AM, Chicago
"The Death of Bob Collins"

Writing
WCKG-FM, Chicago
"The Unfortunate Voyage of Andrew Halsey"

Web Site
WLW-AM, Cincinnati
700wlw.com

Small Market

Overall Excellence
Indiana Public Radio, Muncie

Continuing Coverage
WKSU-FM, Kent, OH
"Akron Firing Range Controversy"

Feature Reporting
WLKI-FM, Angola, IN
"Santa Drops in"

News Documentary
WKSU-FM, Kent, OH
"Remembering Kent State, 1970"

News Series
WKSU-FM, Kent, OH
"Sharing Democracy: The Akron Subtoica Partnership"

Newscast
WMBD-AM, Peoria, IL

Sports Reporting
WKSU-FM, Kent, OH
"The Tribe at Mid-season"

Spot News Coverage
Indiana Public Radio, Muncie
"Severe Storms"

Use of Sound
WKSU-FM, Kent, OH
"Where's the Bus"

Writing
WKSU-FM, Kent, OH
"Father's Day"

Web Site
WSJM-AM, St. Joseph, MI
wsjm.com

Television

Large Market

Overall Excellence
WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH

Continuing Coverage
WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH
"Black Mold"

Investigative Reporting
WMAQ-TV, Chicago
"Who's at the Wheel"

News Documentary
WTHR-TV, Indianapolis
"In the Child's Best Interest"

News Series
WMAQ-TV, Chicago
"The Highs and Lows of Ritalin"

Newscast
WMAQ-TV, Chicago
"NBC 5 Chicago's May 18 Storm Coverage"

Sports Reporting
WOOD-TV, Grand Rapids, MI
"The Shot Heard Round West Michigan"

Use of Video
WJW-TV, Cleveland
"Bone Lady"

Web Site
WCPO-TV, Cincinnati
cincinow.com

Small Market

Overall Excellence
WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN

Continuing Coverage
WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN
"A Miracle for Alex"

Feature Reporting
WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN
"Little River Steam Engine"

Investigative Reporting
WTVW-TV, Evansville, IN
"Pearl Harbor Survivor Battles the V.A."

News Documentary
WANE-TV, Fort Wayne, IN
"The Vision: Hoosiers in Honduras"

News Series
WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN
"Incident at Denny's - Roseland Cops"

Newscast
WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN
"Newscenter 16"

Sports Reporting
WFIE-TV, Evansville, IN
"High School Football Referee"

Spot News Coverage
WHIO-TV, Dayton, OH
"Cop Shooting"

Use of Video
WNDU-TV, South Bend, IN
"16 Blastcast"

Writing
WNEM-TV, Saginaw, MI
"Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes"

Web Site
WNEM-TV, Saginaw, MI
wnem.com

REGION 8
Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia

RADIO

Large Market

Continuing Coverage
WFAE-FM, Charlotte, NC
"Desegregation"

Feature Reporting
WNKU-FM, Highland Heights, KY
"Comic Book Letterer"

News Documentary
WBT-AM, Charlotte, NC
"Charlotte Hispanics"

News Series
WBT-AM, Charlotte, NC
"Bank Robberies"

Newscast
WBT-AM, Charlotte, NC
"8 O'clock News"

Small Market

Overall Excellence
WNOX-AM/FM, Knoxville, TN

Continuing Coverage
WVPN-FM, Charleston, WV
"Murder in Marion County"

Feature Reporting
WMHK-FM, Columbia, SC
"Father of the Year"

Investigative Reporting
WIVK-FM, Knoxville, TN
"Oliver Springs Murders"

Newscast
WNOX-AM/FM, Knoxville, TN
"Morning News"

Spot News Coverage
WMHK-FM, Columbia, SC
"Flag Down"

Use of Sound
WZFX-FM, Fayetteville, NC
"The Last Game"

Television

Large Market

Overall Excellence
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC

Investigative Reporting
WRAL-TV, Raleigh, NC
"Flood Cars"

News Documentary
WSOC-TV, Charlotte, NC
"The Carruth Trial"

Newscast
WKRN-TV, Nashville, TN
"News 2 at 5 - After the Storm"

Writing
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC

Web Site
WRAL-TV, Raleigh, NC
www.wral.com

Small Market

Feature Reporting
WPSD-TV, Paducah, KY
"Missy Graduates"

Investigative Reporting
WRDW-TV, North Augusta, SC
"Nursing Home Nightmare"

News Series
WLTX-TV, Columbia, SC
Amazing Child"

Newscast
WRDW-TV, North Augusta, SC
"News 12 First at Five"

Spot News Coverage
WTVC-TV, Chattanooga, TN
"Tennga, GA School Bus/Train Collision"

Use of Video
WITN-TV, Washington, NC
"North Carolina Disaster: Flood of the Century"

Web Site
WTVC-TV, Chattanooga, TN
www.newschannel9.com

REGION 9
Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi

RADIO

Large Market

Overall Excellence
WZZK-FM, Birmingham, AL

Feature Reporting
WBHM-FM, Birmingham, AL
"The Un-rebels and Hands-on Experience"

Newscast
WZZK-FM, Birmingham, AL
"WZZK's Continuing Morning News"

Spot News Coverage
WZZK-FM, Birmingham, AL
"Tuscaloosa Tornado"

Small Market

Overall Excellence
Alabama Public Radio, Tuscaloosa

Continuing Coverage
WEUP-AM/FM, Hunstille, AL
"Franklin Trial"

News Documentary
WBHM/WUAL-FM, Birmingham, AL
"Law of the Land: Alabama's 1901 Constitution"

News Series
WEUP-AM/FM, Hunstille, AL
"What If It's Me? What Black Women Need to Know about Breast Cancer"

Sports Reporting
WJDX-FM, Jackson, MS
"Crusaders"

Use of Sound
WMSI-FM, Jackson, MS
"Neshoba County Fair"

Television

Large Market

Overall Excellence
WBMA-TV, Birmingham, AL

News Documentary
WWL-TV, New Orleans
"Prayers Heard, Miracles Performed"

Newscast
WGNO-TV, New Orleans
"ABC26 News at 5 p.m."

Spot News Coverage
WBMA-TV, Birmingham, AL
"Tornado 2000"

Use of Video
WGNO-TV, New Orleans
"Speedy Messengers

Writing
WGNO-TV, New Orleans

Web Site
WWL-TV, New Orleans
www.wwltv.com

Small Market

Continuing Coverage
WSFA-TV, Montgomery, AL
"Racist Cops?"

Feature Reporting
KATC-TV, Lafayette, LA
"Nicky: The Swamp Dog"

Investigative Reporting
WAFB-TV, Baton Rouge, LA
"Down the Drain"

News Documentary
WAFF-TV, Huntsville, AL
"The Biggest Story of My Life"

News Series
KATV, Little Rock, AR
"Alaska Marathon"

Sports Reporting
WAFB-TV, Baton Rouge, LA
"Big Jim"

Spot News Coverage
WHNT-TV, Huntsville, AL
"Well Rescue"

Use of Video
KATV, Little Rock, AR
"Christmastime in Arkansas"

Writing
KTHV-TV, Little Rock, AR
"Huck's Mobile Mansion, Taylor's Triumph, Nursing Home Investigation"

REGION 10
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

RADIO

Large Market

Continuing Coverage
WBUR-FM, Boston
"Big Dig"

Feature Reporting
WBUR-FM, Boston
"Boswell Sisters"

Investigative Reporting
WBUR-FM, Boston
"MCI Shirley Prison"

News Series
WBUR-FM, Boston
"Marshall School Series"

Newscast
WBZ-AM, Boston
"November 17 Newscast"

Sports Reporting
WBUR-FM, Boston
"Quiet May"

Web Site
WBUR-FM, Boston
www.wbur.org

Small Market

Overall Excellence
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA

Continuing Coverage
WZID-FM/WFEA-AM, Manchester, NH
"Disorder in Court"

Feature Reporting
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
"The Possible Dreams Auction"

News Series
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
"The Pembrooke Chronicles"

Newscast
WQRC-FM, Hyannis, MA
"Morning News Center"

Sports Reporting
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
"The Bull Riding Competition"

Spot News Coverage
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
"Hanover Shooting"

Use of Sound
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA
"Plymouth's Thanksgiving Parade"

Writing
WATD-FM, Marshfield, MA

Web Site
WZID-FM/WFEA-AM, Manchester, NH wzid.com

Television

Large Market

Continuing Coverage
WCVB-TV, Needham, MA
"On the Trail of Whitey Bulger & the FBI"

Investigative Reporting
WFXT-TV, Dedham, MA
"Fox Undercover"

News Documentary
New England Cable News, Newton, MA
"Coming Home: The John Kach Story"

News Series
WHDH-TV, Boston
"Cause for Alarm: Who's Protecting Our Firefighters"

Newscast
WCVB-TV, Needham, MA
"Newscenter 5 at 6"

Spot News Coverage
WBZ-TV, Boston
"Wakefield Shooting"

Writing
New England Cable News, Newton, MA
"Maria's Story: A Young Girl's Fight against AIDS"

Small Market

Continuing Coverage
WCAX-TV, Burlington, VY
"Civil Unions: For Better or Worse and Take Back Vermont"

Investigative Reporting
WPXT-TV, Westbrook, ME
"Bush/OUI"

Newscast
WPXT-TV, Westbrook, ME
"Fox 51 News at 10"

Writing
WMTW-TV, Portland, ME
"The Cost of Survival"

Web Site
WPXT-TV, Westbrook, ME
ourmaine.com

REGION 11
New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania

RADIO

Large Market

Overall Excellence
WINS-AM, New York

Continuing Coverage
WINS-AM, New York
"The Passing of John Cardinal O'Connor"

Feature Reporting
WNYC-AM, New York
"A Gay Century Songbook"

Investigative Reporting
WNYC-AM, New York
"NYPD Strip Searches: The Illegal Practice Continues"

News Documentary
WNYC-AM, New York
"Riding the AIDS Rollercoaster"

News Series
WINS-AM, New York
"Black History Month"

Newscast
WINS-AM, New York
"1010 WINS Morning Drive with James Faherty"

Spot News Coverage
WINS-AM, New York
"The Diallo Verdict"

Use of Sound
KYW-AM, Philadelphia
"Nsync Nsanity"

Web Site
WNYC-AM, New York
wnyc.org

Small Market

Overall Excellence
WSYR-AM, Syracuse, NY

Continuing Coverage
WGY-AM, Latham, NY
"The Amadou Diallo Trial"

Investigative Reporting
WAMC-FM, Albany, NY
"Asbestos in the Classroom"

News Documentary
WAMC-FM, Albany, NY
"River in the Balance"

News Series
WAMC-FM, Albany, NY
"The Good Fight: A Look at Progressive Politics"

Newscast
WKRT-AM, Cortland, NY
"5 p.m. News"

Spot News Coverage
WAMC-FM, Albany, NY
"Hudson River Decision"

Use of Sound
WAMC-FM, Albany, NY
"Volkswagen"

Writing
WPSU-FM, University Park, PA
"Your Voice/Your Choice"

Television

Large Market

Overall Excellence
WPXI-TV, Pittsburgh

Continuing Coverage
WTAE-TV, Pittsburgh
"Cross County Shooting Spree"

Investigative Reporting
WTXF-TV, Philadelphia
"School Cars"

News Documentary
WNET-TV, New York
"Election 2000: Taking the Fifth"

News Series
WTXF-TV, Philadelphia
"Overserving"

Newscast
WPIX-TV, New York
"A Legacy of Faith."

Spot News Coverage
WXTV, New York
"La Tormenta del Milenio"

Web Site
News12.com, Hicksville, NY

Small Market

Continuing Coverage
WIXT-TV, Syracuse, NY
"9 Wants to Know: Deadly Delay"

Feature Reporting
WIXT-TV, Syracuse, NY
"Sophia"

Investigative Reporting
WOKR-TV, Rochester, NY
"The Wrong Kind of Therapy"

News Documentary
WRGB-TV, Schenectady, NY
"Killer Flu"

News Series
WOKR-TV, Rochester, NY
"A Tale of Two Cities Named Niagara Falls"

Newscast
WOKR-TV, Rochester, NY
"NewsSource 13 at 6 p.m."

Sports Reporting
R News, Rochester, NY
"For the Very First Time"

Spot News Coverage
WOKR-TV, Rochester, NY
"High Speed Police Chase"

Use of Video
WTVH-TV, Syracuse, NY
"Very Civil War"

Writing
WTVH-TV, Syracuse, NY
"Vietnam: The Soul of Sydney Center and Office Down"

Web Site
WTVH-TV, Syracuse, NY
wtvh.com

REGION 12
Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia

RADIO

Large Market

Overall Excellence
WBAL-AM, Baltimore

Continuing Coverage
WTOP-AM/FM, Washington "IMF/World Bank Protest"

Feature Reporting
WTOP-AM/FM, Washington "Titans"

Investigative Reporting
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
"The Jonathan Dempsey Beating"

News Documentary
WAMU-FM, Washington
"Metro Connection - Summer on the Bay"

News Series
WTOP-AM/FM, Washington
"Mean Streets"

Newscast
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
"Democratic Convention"

Sports Reporting
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
"Jockeying for Status"

Spot News Coverage
WMAL-AM, Washington
"National Zoo Shooting"

Use of Sound
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
"If These Balls Could Talk"

Web Site
WBAL-AM, Baltimore
wbal.com

Small Market

Overall Excellence
WILM-AM, Wilmington, DE

Continuing Coverage
WILM-AM, Wilmington, DE
"Street Fund Scandal"

Feature Reporting
WJMA-FM, Orange, VA
"Overweight Truck"

News Series
WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE
"Seniors & Gambling: Throwing It All Away"

Newscast
WILM-AM, Wilmington, DE
"The Morning Report"

Spot News Coverage
WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE
"Wilmington Fire Tragedy"

Use of Sound
WVTF-FM, Roanoke, VA
"Troopers Get VASCAR"

Web Site
WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE wdel.com

Television

Large Market

Overall Excellence
WTTG-TV, Washington

Continuing Coverage
WBAL-TV, Baltimore
"Joseph Palcynski"

Feature Reporting
WTTG-TV, Washington
"Office Golf"

Investigative Reporting
WTTG-TV, Washington
"Lunch in the Fast Lane"

News Documentary
WAVY-TV, Portsmouth, VA
"Child Support"

News Series
WTTG-TV, Washington
"A Dying Continent: The AIDS Epidemic in Africa"

Newscast
WAVY-TV, Portsmouth, VA
"11 p.m. News"

Spot News Coverage
WAVY-TV, Portsmouth, VA
"School Bus Accident"

Use of Video
WTTG-TV, Washington
"Rollercoaster at Six Flags"

Writing
WTTG-TV, Washington
"Access Denied"

Small Market

Continuing Coverage
WSLS-TV, Roanoke, VA
"The Disappearance of Tara Munsey"

Feature Reporting
WVIR-TV, Charlottesville, VA
"Gone Fishing"

Investigative Reporting
WTVR-TV, Richmond, VA
"Sex, Drugs and Cops"

News Documentary
WVPT-TV, Harrisonburg, VA
"Korea: Memories of the Forgotten War"

News Series
WSET-TV, Lynchburg, VA
"The Forbidden Family"

Writing
WSLS-TV, Roanoke, VA
"Father/Son Photographers"

Web Site
WBOC-TV, Salisbury, MD
wboc.com

REGION 13
Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

RADIO

Large Market

Overall Excellence
WSB-AM, Atlanta

Continuing Coverage
WDBO-AM, Orlando
"Post Election 2000"

Newscast
WSB-AM, Atlanta
"Atlanta's Morning News"

Spot News Coverage
WGST-AM, Atlanta
"Cop Shooting"

Use of Sound
WSB-AM, Atlanta
"Hosea Williams Memorial"

Writing
WDBO-AM, Orlando

Small Market

Continuing Coverage
Florida Public Radio, Tallahassee, FL
"Election 2000"

Feature Reporting
WUFT-FM, Gainesville, FL
"Auscilla River"

News Documentary
WRUF-AM, Gainesville, FL
"The Gainesville Student Murders: A Decade Later"

Newscast
WGAC-AM, Martinez, GA

Sports Reporting
WUFT-FM, Gainesville, FL
"Golf's New Tiger"

Television

Large Market

Overall Excellence
WSB-TV, Atlanta

Continuing Coverage
WPTV, West Palm Beach, FL
"Decision 2000"

Investigative Reporting
WKMG-TV, Orlando
"Day Care Felons"

News Series
WAGA-TV, Atlanta
"Criminal Caregivers"

Newscast
WFTV, Orlando
"Eyewitness News at 11"

Spot News Coverage
WFLA-TV, Tampa
"Ybor Inferno"

Web Site
WFLA-TV, Tampa
tbo.com

Small Market

Overall Excellence
WTLV-TV, Jacksonville, FL

Feature Reporting
WZVN-TV, Fort Myers, FL
"Pat's Sauna"

Investigative Reporting
WBBH-TV, Fort Myers, FL
"Fire Code Investigation"

News Documentary
WJXT-TV, Jacksonville, FL
"Behind Closed Doors"

News Series
WTLV-TV, Jacksonville, FL
"With Love to Grenada"

Newscast
WJXT-TV, Jacksonville, FL
"6 p.m. Newscast - Storm Coverage"

Spot News Coverage
WALB-TV, Albany, GA
"Valentine Tornado"

Use of Video
WUFT-TV, Gainesville, FL
"Wildlife Vet"

Web Site
WALB-TV, Albany, GA
www.walb.com

REGION 14
International

RADIO

Large Market

Newscast
CFTR-AM, Toronto, ON, Canada
"History on Hold"

Small Market

Continuing Coverage
News Talk 570 CKGL, Kitchener, ON, Canada
"Water Crisis in Walkerton"

News Series
VOCM Radio, St. Johns, NF, Canada
"Police Shootings"

Newscast
VOCM Radio, St. Johns, NF, Canada

Spot News Coverage
Radio Free Asia, Tibet
"Chinese Delegation at New Millennium World Peace Conference"