2007 Murrow National Winners

The Radio-Television News Directors Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971.

2007 National Murrow winners were honored at the RTNDA Awards Dinner on October 15, 2007, at the Grand Hyatt New York.

Television Network/Syndication Service

Overall Excellence: NBC News
Continuing Coverage: CNN, Coverage of the Middle East Conflict
Feature - Hard News: Dateline NBC, Colorado Shooting
Feature Reporting: ABC News, The Blind Trumpeter
Investigative Reporting: Dateline NBC, Bitter Pills
News Documentary: CBS News: 60 Minutes, Duke Rape Case
News Series: CBS News, Ramadi Embed
Newscast: NBC Nightly News, London Terror Plot
Sports Reporting: CBS News, Uphill Battle
Spot News Coverage: NBC Nightly News, High-Rise Plane Crash
Videography: Dateline NBC, Rescue on Roberts Ridge
Website: CNN, Atlanta, www.cnn.com
Writing: NBC News "Today," American Story with Bob Dotson

Radio Network/Syndication Service

Overall Excellence: CBS Radio News
Continuing Coverage: CBS Radio News, Middle East War
Feature - Hard News: CBC National Radio News, A North Korea Border Tragic Comedy in One Act
Feature Reporting: ABC News Radio, 9/11 Remembered: A Firefighter's Story
Investigative Reporting: ABC News Radio, Brian Ross Investigates: The Mark Foley Scandal
News Documentary: National Public Radio, Thembi's AIDS Diary
News Series: Associated Press, Olympic Reports
Newscast: ABC News Radio, ABC Information Network Newscast
Sports Reporting: ABC News Radio, Game of Shadows
Spot News Coverage: ABC News Radio, The Cory Lidle Crash
Use of Sound: ABC News Radio, A Reporter's Notebook: Fort Hood
Writing: CBS Radio News, Just a Minute

Television Large Market

Overall Excellence: KYW-TV, Philadelphia
Continuing Coverage: CIII - Global Television Ontario, Toronto, Terror Threat
Feature - Hard News: KPIX-TV, San Francisco, One Strike, You're Out
Feature Reporting: KOMO-TV, Seattle, Marin Morrison
Investigative Reporting: WTVF-TV, Nashville, TN, NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Bill Heard Chevrolet
News Documentary: NECN (New England Cable News), Newton, MA, Hidden Wounds
News Series: KNBC-TV, Los Angeles, LAUSD: Battle for Control
Newscast: WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH, Eyewitness News at 5pm
Sports Reporting: WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC, Unbreakable Kos
Spot News Coverage: WCVB-TV, Boston, North Shore Floods
Videography: KNTV, San Jose, CA, Holy Hostel
Website: KING-TV, Seattle, www.king5.com
Writing: KOMO-TV, Seattle, Sharify's Stories

Television Small Market

Overall Excellence: KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
Continuing Coverage: WKYT-TV, Lexington, KY, Crash of Comair Flight 5191
Feature - Hard News: KRGV-TV, Harlingen, TX, Los Zetas
Feature Reporting: KCCI-TV, Des Moines, IA, Lake Robbins Ballroom
Investigative Reporting: WZVN-TV, Ft. Myers, FL, Grouper Investigation
News Documentary: KELO-TV, Sioux Falls, SD, Underage, Under the Influence
News Series: KEYE-TV, Austin, TX, ER: In Critical Condition
Newscast: WSLS-TV, Roanoke, VA, News Channel 10 @ 11
Sports Reporting: KTVB-TV, Boise, ID, Olympic Comeback
Spot News Coverage: WTVQ-TV, Lexington, KY, Flight 5191
Videography: WBIR-TV, Knoxville, TN, Jake's Composite
Website: WAFF-TV, Huntsville, AL, www.waff.com
Writing: News 12 Connecticut, Norwalk, CT, David Springer

Radio Large Market

Overall Excellence: WBAL-AM, Baltimore
Continuing Coverage: WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee, Milwaukee's Missing Boys
Feature - Hard News: WBUR-FM, Boston, Skin Shock
Feature Reporting: KGO-AM, San Francisco, Derrill's Legacy
Investigative Reporting: WBAL-AM, Baltimore, Going Around in 9-1-1 Circles
News Documentary: WBUR-FM, Boston, Boston Medical Center
News Series: WSB-AM, Atlanta, Atlanta's Top 5 Consumer Scams
Newscast: KCBS-AM, San Francisco, KCBS 9AM News
Sports Reporting: WBUR-FM, Boston, Kenya's Fastest Town
Spot News Coverage: KCBS-AM, San Francisco, Hit and Run
Use of Sound: KIRO-AM, Seattle, Sound of Movie Music
Website: KCBS-AM, San Francisco, www.kcbs.com
Writing: WBZ-AM, Boston, Who's on First

Radio Small Market

Overall Excellence: KFDI-FM, Wichita, KS
Continuing Coverage: WCHS-AM, Charleston, WV, The Sago Mine Disaster
Feature - Hard News: WITF-FM, Harrisburg, PA, Remembering Flight 93 Five Years Later
Feature Reporting: WVPS-FM, Colchester, VT, Peace Songs
Investigative Reporting: KBIA-FM, Columbia, MO, Dead Voters
News Documentary: KHUM-TV, Ferndale, CA, Picking Up: Meth on the North Coast
News Series: WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE, From Fat to Fit: Childhood Obesity in The First State
Newscast: CKGL-AM, Kitchener, ON
Sports Reporting: WSLU-FM, Canton, NY, Rugby Brings Elegance and Violence to Adirondacks
Spot News Coverage: KFDI-FM, Wichita, KS, Sedgwick County Hailstorm
Use of Sound: WMSI/WQJQ-FM, Jackson, MS, Theater of War
Website: WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE, www.wdel.com
Writing: WVPS-FM, Burlington, VT, Coffin

Website Non-Broadcast Affiliated

Large Market: Washington Post.Newsweek Interactive, Washington, www.washingtonpost.com

Small Market: The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, www.publicintegrity.org