2014 National Edward R. Murrow Award Winners

 
     
 

 
The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism.

Listed below are the 2014 RTDNA National Murrow Award recipients, organized by market size. Click here to see the regional winners. Please note, if you don't see a category/winner listed below, there were no entries in that category or the judges deemed no winner in that category.
 

 
 
Local Radio
Small Market
Large Market
Local Television
Small Market
Large Market
Network Radio/TV
Network Radio
Network Television
Online Organizations
Local
National
 


Small and Large Market Radio

 



Overall excellence



Newscast



Breaking News



Continuing Coverage



Feature Reporting



Investigative Reporting



News Documentary



News Series



Reporting: Hard News



Reporting: Sports



Use of Sound/Video



Writing



Website



 
 
Small Market Radio
 
WDEL
WDEL
Wilmington, DE

Delaware's Morning News
WDEL
Wilmington, DE

Boston Marathon Bombing
WATD-FM
Marshfield, MA

Granite Mountain Hotshots
KNAU Ariz. Public Radio
Flagstaff, AZ

Rockefeller Drug Laws
North Country Public Radio
Canton, NY

The Man With Many Chances
WFPL
Louisville, KY

My HIV Life
WUOT-FM
Knoxville, TN

Building Hope In Haiti
KNAU Ariz. Public Radio
Flagstaff, AZ

Drilling Waste
WITF
Harrisburg, PA

Big Leaguers, Small Town
WMSI-FM
Jackson, MS

Peepers: A Call of Love
WATD-FM
Marshfield, MA

Building Hope In Haiti
KNAU Ariz. Public Radio
Flagstaff, AZ

KBIA
KBIA-FM
Columbia, MO

 
 
Large Market Radio
 
WBEZ
Chicago Public Media
Chicago, IL

KCBS 5pm News
KCBS
San Francisco, CA

Navy Yard Shooting
WTOP
Washington, DC

Boston Marathon Bombing
WBZ
Boston, MA

Young Historians of WWII
Journal Broadcast Group
Milwaukee, WI

Underground Trade
WGBH
Boston, MA

The Race to an Emergency
KALW
San Francisco, CA

The Working Poor
WCPN-FM
Cleveland, OH

Moral Mondays
WFAE
Charlotte, NC

Blind Marathoner
KUT-FM
Austin, TX

Elephant Seal Dating Scene
KQED
San Francisco, CA

Year After Kroger Shooting
Georgia Public Radio
Atlanta, GA

MPRNews.org
Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, MN

 



Small and Large Market Television

 



Overall excellence



Newscast



Breaking News



Continuing Coverage



Feature Reporting



Investigative Reporting



News Documentary


News Series



Reporting: Hard News



Reporting: Sports



Use of Sound/Video



Writing



Website



 
 
Small Market Television
 
WBIR-TV
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Fox 23 News at 5
KOKI-TV
Tulsa, OK

Cent. Ill. Tornado Outbreak
WMBD-TV
Peoria, IL

Body of Evidence
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

I Wish I Was Never Born
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

UVA: Amputated Body Parts
WVIR-TV
Charlottesville, VA

Chronicle: Mission to Africa
KETV-TV
Omaha, NE
Louisiana Purchased
WVUE-TV/Times-Picayune
New Orleans, LA

Webdale's Killer Speaks
WGRZ-TV
Buffalo, NY

Out On The Field
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Strokes of Survival
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Ted Land
WSBT-TV
South Bend, IN

KJRH.com
KJRH-TV
Tulsa, OK

 
 
Large Market Television
 
WCVB
WCVB-TV
Boston, MA

North Texas Tornadoes
WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX

Tragedy at Wash. Navy Yard
WJLA-TV
Washington, DC

School Shooting Safety
UWM PantherVision
Milwaukee, WI

Climbing Out
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

9-1-1 Roulette
WCPO-TV
Cincinnati, OH

Glacier Caves
Oregon Public Broadcasting
Portland, OR
Ending Domestic Violence
WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX

Know Before You Tow
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Nothing To Cheer About
KCET-TV
Burbank, CA

Scott Jensen
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Jaye Watson
WXIA/WATL-TV
Atlanta, GA

News4Jax.com
WJXT-TV
Jacksonville, FL

 



Network Radio and Television

 



Overall excellence



Newscast



Breaking News



Continuing Coverage



Feature Reporting



Investigative Reporting



News Documentary



News Series



Reporting: Hard News



Reporting: Sports



Use of Sound/Video



Writing



Website



 
 
Network Radio
 
ABC News Radio
ABC News Radio
New York, NY

CBS World News Roundup
CBS Radio News
New York, NY

Boston Marathon Manhunt
ABC News Radio
New York, NY

Boston Marathon Bombings
CBS Radio News
New York, NY

Trauma Healed w/Design
Studio 360-WNYC/PRI
New York, NY

Buried in Grain
National Public Radio
Salt Lake City, UT

The Hospital Always Wins
State of the Re: Union
Jacksonville, FL

Crime in Latin America
National Public Radio
Washington, DC

China's Toxic Harvest
American Public Media
Los Angeles, CA

E:60 Enemy Within
ESPN
Bristol, CT

JFK's Unspoken Speech
NY Public Radio/PRI
New York, NY

Bob Schieffer
CBS Radio News
New York, NY

NPR.org
National Public Radio
Washinton, DC

 
 
Network Television

ABC News
ABC News
New York, NY

CBS Evening News
CBS News
New York, NY

Boston Marathon Bombing
NBC News
New York, NY

Okla. Tornado Outbreak
ABC News
New York, NY

Sandy Hook Trooper
CBS News
New York, NY

60 Minutes: Lethal Medicine
CBS News-60 Minutes
New York, NY

Carry On
ESPN
Bristol, CT

60 Minutes: Guantanamo
CBS News-60 Minutes
New York, NY

Raid in the Philippines
ABC News
New York, NY

The Lady Jags: Losing to Win
ESPN
Bristol, CT

Into The Death Zone
NBC News-Dateline
New York, NY

CBS Evening News
CBS News
New York, NY

La Huella Digital
Univision Network News

Miami, FL
 



Online News Organizations

 



Overall excellence



Newscast



Breaking News



Continuing Coverage



Feature Reporting



Investigative Reporting



News Documentary (Video)



News Documentary (Audio)



News Series



Reporting: Hard News



Reporting: Sports



Use of Sound/Video



Writing



Website (Audio)



Website
(Video)


 

Small Online Organizations
 
The Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
Austin, TX
 
No entries



River Rescue in Jericho
FreePressMedia
Burlington, VT

No winner



No winner



Poway Schools Rely on Tax
iNewsSource
San Diego, CA

Three Counties Out
Newsy
Columbia, MO

Generation Putin
The Seattle Globalist
Seattle, WA

A Spark of Hope
News-Press Media Group
Fort Myers, FL

Truth About Nathan Fletcher
iNewsSource
San Diego, CA

No winner



No winner



No winner



StateImpact: Ind. Education
WFIU/WTIU
Bloomington, IN


The Texas Tribune
Texas Tribune
Austin, TX
 
 
Large Online Organizations
 
The Washington Post
Washington Post
Washington, DC

No entries



Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Globe
Boston, MA

Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Globe
Boston, MA

Shelley & Bill: A Love Story
Washington Post
Washington, DC

Boston Cabbies
Boston Globe
Boston, MA

Healing Bobby
Time Magazine
New York, NY

No entries



The Girl in the Closet
Dallas Morning News
Dallas, TX

A Deadly Dance
New York Times
New York, NY

Game of Change
Yahoo
Santa Monica, CA

Magic in Motion
Bay Area News Group
San Jose, CA

No winner



No entries



Detroit Free Press
Detroit Free Press
Detroit, MI

 
 
 
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