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 2017 RTDNA Regional Murrow Award recipients, organized by region. National winners will be announced in June.
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Complete listings of regional winners - Click on your region to see results:
 
 
 
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
DC
Maryland
Virginia
Region 13
Florida
Georgia
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands


 
Region 14
International
 
 
 

Region 1

Small Market Radio
Overall Excellence
Boise State Public Radio
Boise State Public Radio
Boise, ID

Breaking News
Eugene Students Protest Presidential Election
KLCC-FM
Eugene, OR

Continuing Coverage
Table Rock Fire
Boise State Public Radio
Boise, ID

Feature Reporting
Idaho Kids With Epilepsy Get An Experimental Marijuana-Based Treatment
Boise State Public Radio
Boise, ID

Hard News
Why Advocates Say Idaho Law Needs To Change To Help Victims Of Stalking
Boise State Public Radio
Boise, ID

News Series
Watering Idaho
Boise State Public Radio
Boise, ID

Website
boisestatepublicradio.org
Boise State Public Radio
Boise, ID

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
KOMO News
KOMO Radio
Seattle, WA

Breaking News
May Day Protests
KOMO Radio
Seattle, WA

Continuing Coverage
An Occupation In Eastern Oregon
Oregon Public Broadcasting
Portland, OR

Excellence in Innovation
KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media
KUOW-FM
Seattle, WA

Excellence in Social Media
OPB.org: Oregon History
Oregon Public Broadcasting
Portland, OR

Excellence in Sound
Rising to the Challenge of the National Anthem
KIRO Radio FM
Seattle, WA

Excellence in Writing
Bathroom Wars
KIRO-FM
Seattle, WA

Feature Reporting
I was homeless and my life was trash. Then this Seattle family took me in.
KUOW-FM
Seattle, WA

Hard News
They Lost Their Son and Daughter to Murder-suicide. Now They’re Pushing for Gun Control
KUOW-FM
Seattle, WA

Investigative Reporting
Wildlife Neglected
Oregon Public Broadcasting
Portland, OR

News Documentary
Out of the Jungle
KUOW-FM
Seattle, WA

News Series
Upon Arrival
KUOW-FM
Seattle, WA

Newscast
KNKX Newscast
KNKX Public Radio
Seattle, WA

Sports Reporting
A Die Hard's Dying Wish
KIRO Radio FM
Seattle, WA

Website
OPB.org
Oregon Public Broadcasting
Portland, OR

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
KHQ Local News
KHQ-TV
Spokane, WA

Breaking News
Table Rock Fire
KTVB-TV
Boise, ID

Continuing Coverage
The Occupation of Malheur
KTVZ-TV
Bend, OR

Excellence in Innovation
Alaska 360
KTUU-TV
Anchorage, AK

Excellence in Social Media
KTVB.com
KTVB-TV
Boise, ID

Excellence in Sound
Thrilled by the sight of it
KTUU-TV
Anchorage, AK

Excellence in Video
Honoring the Fallen - Brandt Procession
KTUU-TV
Anchorage, AK

Excellence in Writing
Evan Closky
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA

Feature Reporting
Dicks Chevron
KTVB-TV
Boise, ID

Hard News
Heroin Rising: Rachel's Story
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA

Investigative Reporting
My Daughter was Murdered
KHQ-TV
Spokane, WA

News Documentary
Lullaby Project: Wings Over the Walls
KTVA-TV
Anchorage, AK

News Series
The Corridor
KTVB-TV
Boise, ID

Newscast
KHQ Local News
KHQ-TV
Spokane, WA

Sports Reporting
Ice Climbing Festival
KTUU-TV
Anchorage, AK

Website
KREM.com
KREM-TV
Spokane, WA

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
KING 5 News
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Breaking News
Cascade Mall Shootings
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Continuing Coverage
The Human Toll of Hanford's Dirty Secrets
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Excellence in Innovation
Battle Ready: The Military's Environmental Legacy In The Northwest
KCTS-TV / EarthFix
Seattle, WA

Excellence in Social Media
Post-Election Protests in Portland
KGW-TV
Portland, OR

Excellence in Sound
The Fallen
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Excellence in Video
Election Night Blues
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Excellence in Writing
Eric Johnson
KOMO-TV
Seattle, WA

Feature Reporting
Music Man
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Hard News
Suitcases Full of Cash
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Investigative Reporting
Sobriety for Sale
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

News Documentary
Wildlife Detectives: Mystery Sharks of Seattle
Cascade Public Media / KCTS-TV / EarthFix
Seattle, WA

News Series
Last of the Institutions
KING-TV
Seattle, WA

Newscast
KOMO News at 5pm: Greenwood Explosion
KOMO-TV
Seattle, WA

Sports Reporting
All Girl Baseball Team
KOMO-TV
Seattle, WA

Website
KGW.com
KGW-TV
Portland, OR

Small Digital News Organizations
Overall Excellence
EastIdahoNews.com
EastIdahoNews.com
Idaho Falls, ID

Excellence in Social Media
A Church Burns Down
EastIdahoNews.com
Idaho Falls, ID

Feature Reporting
Cars Fly on the Fourth of July
Alaska Dispatch News
Anchorage, AK

Hard News
The Sunday Bandit
EastIdahoNews.com
Idaho Falls, ID

News Documentary
Without a Trace: What happened to DeOrr Kunz?
EastIdahoNews.com
Idaho Falls, ID


Region 2

Small Market Radio
Breaking News
Santa Barbara County Brushfire Threatens Homes
KCLU-AM/FM
Thousand Oaks, CA

Continuing Coverage
Soberanes Fire
KAZU-FM
Seaside, CA

Excellence in Sound
Learning To Fight Fire
KCLU-AM/FM
Thousand Oaks, CA

Excellence in Writing
Salinas Paletero Cart Offers Food for Thought
KAZU-FM
Seaside, CA

Feature Reporting
Salinas Paletero Cart Offers Food for Thought
KAZU-FM
Seaside, CA

Hard News
Zen Fire Crew Ready to Protect Tassajara With or Without Help
KAZU-FM
Seaside, CA

News Series
Behind The Battery Boom
KUNR-FM
Reno, NV

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
KCBS Radio
KCBS-AM/FM
San Francisco, CA

Breaking News
UCLA Shooting and Lockdown
KNX-AM
Los Angeles, CA

Continuing Coverage
California Drought Crisis
KQED-FM
San Francisco, CA

Excellence in Innovation
Bay Curious
KQED-FM
San Francisco, CA

Excellence in Sound
Scientists Track Undersea Noise Pollution as Ship Traffic Swells
KQED-FM
San Francisco, CA

Excellence in Writing
Heat-Seeking Drones Could Reduce Fire Deaths
KQED-FM
San Francisco, CA

Feature Reporting
Mr. Fries Man Goes Viral
KCRW-FM
Santa Monica, CA

Hard News
How Signature-Gathering Draws Big Bucks During Election Season
Capital Public Radio
Sacramento, CA

Investigative Reporting
There’s a Cancer-Causing Chemical in My Drinking Water. Will California Finally Regulate It?
KQED-FM
San Francisco, CA

News Documentary
A Day in the Life: Homeless on Skid Row
KCRW-FM
Santa Monica, CA

News Series
Two Deaths in One Jail in One Month: How Are We Treating Mentally Ill Inmates?
KQED-FM
San Francisco, CA

Newscast
KCBS 5PM News
KCBS-AM/FM
San Francisco, CA

Website
KCRW's "Good Food" Blog
KCRW-FM
Santa Monica, CA

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
KGET/Telemundo
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Breaking News
Erskine Fire
KERO-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Continuing Coverage
Homicide Tracker
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Excellence in Social Media
KUAM Digital
KUAM-TV
Dededo, Guam

Excellence in Writing
Writings By Yurong
KFSN-TV
Fresno, CA

Feature Reporting
Small Town Knockout
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Hard News
The Erskine Survivors
KBAK/KBFX-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Investigative Reporting
KCSO Stolen Guns
KBAK/KBFX-TV
Bakersfield, CA

News Documentary
Who Killed Kathleen Heisey?
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

News Series
Legal Marijuana: What if Prop 64 Passes
KGPE-TV
Fresno, CA

Newscast
17 News at 5 - The Erskine Fire
KGET-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Sports Reporting
Superfan Says Goodbye
KBAK/KBFX-TV
Bakersfield, CA

Website
HawaiiNewsNow.com
KGMB/KHNL-TV
Honolulu, HI

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
KCRA-TV
KCRA-TV
Sacramento, CA

Breaking News
CBS2 News At 11pm
KCBS/KCAL-TV
Los Angeles, CA

Continuing Coverage
Mental Hospital Hell
KTVU-TV
Oakland, CA

Excellence in Innovation
KXTV-TV
KXTV-TV
Sacramento, CA

Excellence in Social Media
Changing the World, One Bracelet at a Time
KTXL-TV
Sacramento, CA

Excellence in Video
Marin County Kidnapping
KPIX-TV
San Francisco, CA

Excellence in Writing
Bay Area Proud
KNTV-TV
San Jose, CA

Feature Reporting
Heroin in the Bay
KTVU-TV
Oakland, CA

Hard News
Harassed at the VA
KPIX-TV
San Francisco, CA

Investigative Reporting
Bad Medicine Behind Bars
KTVU-TV
Oakland, CA

News Documentary
The Border
KVVU-TV
Las Vegas, NV

News Series
Arrested at School
KNTV-TV
San Jose, CA

Newscast
KCRA3 News at 5pm
KCRA-TV
Sacramento, CA

Website
KTNV.com
KTNV-TV
Las Vegas, NV

Small Digital News Organizations
Overall Excellence
Mel Films
Mel Films
Venice, CA

Continuing Coverage
Atomic Vets
The Center for Investigative Reporting / Retro Report
Emeryville, CA

Excellence in Video
Queens of the Desert
The Desert Sun
Palm Springs, CA

Feature Reporting
Sterilized
Life of the Law
San Francisco, CA

Hard News
Overruled
Life of the Law
San Francisco, CA

Investigative Reporting
Atomic Vets
The Center for Investigative Reporting / Retro Report
Emeryville, CA

News Documentary
Freed But Forgotten: A Proposition 47 Investigation
USA TODAY Network-California
Palm Springs, CA

 
Region 3

Small Market Radio
Breaking News
With Hick's Signature, Colorado's Rain Barrel Banditry Will Come To An End
KUNC-FM
Greeley, CO

Excellence in Sound
The Intimate Lives Of Mountain Lions
Wyoming Public Radio
Laramie, WY

Excellence in Writing
Apache Chef Revives the Cuisine of His Ancestors
KNAU-FM
Flagstaff, AZ

Feature Reporting
Losing Her Hearing Hasn't Stopped Jazz Singer Mandy Harvey
KUNC-FM
Greeley, CO

Hard News
Transgender Laramie Teen Running For School Board Amid School Policy Debate
Wyoming Public Radio
Laramie, WY

Investigative Reporting
Lawsuit Accuses Polygamous Towns of Religious Discrimination
KNAU-FM
Flagstaff, AZ

News Documentary
Wish We Were Here, Episode 15: Acre for Acre – The Fight for Strawberry Fields
KRCC-FM
Colorado Springs, CO

News Series
Native American Boarding School Traumas
Wyoming Public Radio
Laramie, WY

Sports Reporting
The Benefits of Boxing for People with Parkinson's
KNAU-FM
Flagstaff, AZ

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
KTAR News
KTAR-AM/FM
Phoenix, AZ

Breaking News
Valley Pursuit
KTAR-AM/FM
Phoenix, AZ

Continuing Coverage
Your Voice, Your Vote: Election Coverage 2016
KSL-AM
Salt Lake City, UT

Excellence in Sound
Buy A Robot, Get Into Heaven
KJZZ-FM
Tempe, AZ

Feature Reporting
Hospice For Homeless Gives Residents A Place To Die And Sometimes Heal
KUER-FM
Salt Lake City, UT

Hard News
Documenting The Dead On The Arizona Border: Lonely Remains Are Matched To Lost Loved Ones
KJZZ-FM
Tempe, AZ

News Documentary
Locked Up Arizona
KTAR-AM/FM
Phoenix, AZ

News Series
The Costs Behind A Migrant Crisis
KJZZ-FM
Tempe, AZ

Newscast
KOA NewsRadio Colorado's Morning News
KOA-AM
Denver, CO

Sports Reporting
Agony Of Defeat? Nope, CU Football’s Cinderella Year Has Delivered A New Feeling
Colorado Public Radio
Centennial, CO

Website
cpr.org
Colorado Public Radio
Centennial, CO

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
KOAA News5
KOAA-TV
Colorado Springs, CO

Feature Reporting
Battling Back: The Gabrielle Giffords Story
KVOA-TV
Tucson, AZ

Investigative Reporting
Hiding Holmes
KKTV-TV
Colorado Springs, CO

News Documentary
Start the Conversation - A Teen Suicide Cluster
KOAA-TV
Colorado Springs, CO

News Series
Social Insecurity
KVOA-TV
Tucson, AZ

Newscast
KKTV 11 News at 10 p.m.
KKTV-TV
Colorado Springs, CO

Sports Reporting
Arizona Wildcats Haka
KGUN-TV
Tucson, AZ

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
9NEWS
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Breaking News
Gunfight in the Mountains
KCNC-TV
Denver, CO

Continuing Coverage
Fueling the Fire 2016
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Excellence in Innovation
Next with Kyle Clark
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Excellence in Social Media
Blame
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Excellence in Sound
The Sound of the Plains
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Excellence in Video
You Did Good Ann Perez
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Excellence in Writing
Chris Vanderveen
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Feature Reporting
Billy and Syd
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Hard News
Trail To The Next High
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Investigative Reporting
DNA in Doubt
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

News Documentary
Where Heroes Rest
KDVR-TV
Denver, CO

News Series
Cash for Compliance?
KNXV-TV
Phoenix, AZ

Newscast
Next with Kyle Clark
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Sports Reporting
I Am A Cyclist
KUSA-TV
Denver, CO

Website
KDVR.com
KDVR-TV
Denver, CO

Small Digital News Organizations
Excellence in Sound
Almost Back...
DenverPoliceNews.com
Denver, CO

Excellence in Video
The Recruit
DenverPoliceNews.com
Denver, CO

Feature Reporting
Brady's Back
D20TV.com
Colorado Springs, CO

Hard News
Cold Case Files
DenverPoliceNews.com
Denver, CO

Sports Reporting
Gray to Gold
DenverPoliceNews.com
Denver, CO


Region 4

Small Market Radio
Breaking News
Motel Standoff
KFGO-AM
Fargo, ND

Continuing Coverage
Blizzard and Madelia Fire February 3, 2016
KTOE-AM
Mankato, MN

Excellence in Sound
Symphony Strings Mentor Young Musicians
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Vermillion, SD

Excellence in Video
Symphony Strings Mentor Young Musicians
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Vermillion, SD

Feature Reporting
Black Hills Pioneer Turns 140
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Vermillion, SD

Newscast
KTOE Morning News 7:05a.m. February 3, 2016
KTOE-AM
Mankato, MN

Sports Reporting
Polo Introduced to East River South Dakota
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Vermillion, SD

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
Milwaukee Public Radio
WUWM-FM
Milwaukee, WI

Breaking News
Police Shooting of Philando Castile
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

Continuing Coverage
The fatal police shooting of Philando Castile
Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, MN

Excellence in Sound
All Present at the Highground
Wisconsin Public Radio
Wausau, WI

Excellence in Writing
Glen Moberg
Wisconsin Public Radio
Wausau, WI

Feature Reporting
The Unnoticed Miracle in the Milwaukee Riot
WISN-AM
Milwaukee, WI

Hard News
Real Food, Not Ramen: College Students More Food Insecure Than Ever
WUWM-FM
Milwaukee, WI

Investigative Reporting
Blood on the Blackboard
WISN-AM
Milwaukee, WI

News Documentary
Blood on the Blackboard
WISN-AM
Milwaukee, WI

News Series
Rebutting a Murderer
WISN-AM
Milwaukee, WI

Newscast
WCCO Radio 6PM News
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

Website
MPRNews.org
Minnesota Public Radio
St. Paul, MN

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
WBAY-TV
WBAY-TV
Green Bay, WI

Breaking News
Sioux Falls Building Collapse
KSFY-TV
Sioux Falls, SD

Continuing Coverage
Dassey Conviction Overturned
WBAY-TV
Green Bay, WI

Excellence in Innovation
Election coverage
WISC-TV
Madison, WI

Excellence in Social Media
WISC-TV
WISC-TV
Madison, WI

Excellence in Sound
A Game Time Tradition
WDAY-TV
Fargo, ND

Excellence in Video
Ryan Ward for Black Cat Alley
Wisconsin Public Television
Madison, WI

Excellence in Writing
Dave Delozier
WISC-TV
Madison, WI

Feature Reporting
Feast of Crispian
Wisconsin Public Television
Madison, WI

Hard News
Homeless in the Hallways
WSAW-WZAW-TV
Wausau, WI

Investigative Reporting
Disappearing OWI
WBAY-TV
Green Bay, WI

News Documentary
Our Wisconsin: Equity & Justice for All
WKOW-TV
Madison, WI

News Series
Opiate Oppression
WSAW-WZAW-TV
Wausau, WI

Newscast
Tragedy in Dallas
WGBA-TV
Green Bay, WI

Sports Reporting
Ben's Grandpa
Wisconsin Public Television
Madison, WI

Website
KELOLAND.com
KELOLAND Media Group
Sioux Falls, SD

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
KARE 11
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Breaking News
Philando Castile Shooting
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Continuing Coverage
Jacob Wetterling
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Excellence in Social Media
WITI-TV
WITI-TV
Milwaukee, WI

Excellence in Sound
Bruno
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Excellence in Video
Lost on the Lake
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Excellence in Writing
Boyd Huppert
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Feature Reporting
Spreading Kindness
WCCO-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Hard News
Hooked on Heroin
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Investigative Reporting
Secrets In The Family: Archbishop John Nienstedt
KMSP-TV
Minneapolis, MN

News Documentary
Invisible Wounds: Treatment & Reform
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

News Series
Underground and Off the Grid
WITI-TV
Milwaukee, WI

Newscast
KARE 11 News at 5pm
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Sports Reporting
Breaking the Rules
KARE-TV
Minneapolis, MN

Website
fox6now.com
WITI-TV
Milwaukee, WI

Small Digital News Organizations
Hard News
A Crime Hidden in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
Milwaukee, WI


Region 5

Small Market Radio
Overall Excellence
KBIA-FM
KBIA-FM
Columbia, MO

Breaking News
Hesston Excel Industries Shooting
KFDI-AM/FM
Wichita, KS

Continuing Coverage
Two Des Moines Police Officers are shot and killed execution-style
WHO-AM
Des Moines, IA

Excellence in Innovation
Unique in-depth digital storytelling tool
KBIA-FM
Columbia, MO

Excellence in Social Media
Primary Primer
KMUW-FM
Wichita, KS

Excellence in Sound
A Local Town’s Special Claim to Fame: Winston Churchill
KBIA-FM
Columbia, MO

Feature Reporting
In a Rural Missouri Community, Pride Takes Root
KBIA-FM
Columbia, MO

Hard News
Then and Now: The Summer of Justice
KMUW-FM
Wichita, KS

Investigative Reporting
Skewed Sampling Persists in St. Louis Lead Contamination Testing
KBIA-FM
Columbia, MO

News Documentary
Mizzou at a Crossroads
KBIA-FM
Columbia, MO

News Series
An Uncertain Road: Life after Premature Birth
KBIA-FM
Columbia, MO

Newscast
November 9, 2016
KBIA-FM
Columbia, MO

Sports Reporting
Moberly Man Takes Special Olympics Coaching Beyond the Court
KBIA-FM
Columbia, MO

Website
kbia.org
KBIA-FM
Columbia, MO

Large Market Radio
Breaking News
Officer Shot
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

Continuing Coverage
Winter flooding of 2016
St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis, MO

Excellence in Innovation
On the Campaign Trail
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

Excellence in Sound
What It's Like To Relearn To Hear Through Cochlear Implants
KCUR-FM
Kansas City, MO

Excellence in Writing
Police Had DNA Evidence To Put A Kansas City Woman’s Rapist In Jail — So Why Didn’t They?
KCUR-FM
Kansas City, MO

Feature Reporting
Why Missourians Need To Start Thinking About Black Bears
KCUR-FM
Kansas City, MO

Hard News
Felon Voting Law Challenge
Iowa Public Radio
Des Moines, IA

News Documentary
Suspended Futures
St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis, MO

News Series
The Deadly Dish
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

Newscast
Total Information AM, 2/18/16, 8 a.m.
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

Sports Reporting
High School Spotlight: Civic Memorial Football
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

Website
news.stlpublicradio.org
St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis, MO

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
KCCI 8 News
KCCI-TV
Des Moines, IA

Breaking News
Flood 2016
KGAN-TV
Cedar Rapids, IA

Continuing Coverage
Officers Ambushed
KCCI-TV
Des Moines, IA

Excellence in Innovation
Target 8 Town Square
KOMU-TV
Columbia, MO

Excellence in Social Media
KOMU-TV
KOMU-TV
Columbia, MO

Excellence in Sound
Warren Creche Signs off
KRCG-TV
Columbia, MO

Excellence in Video
Randy Schumacher
WHO-TV
Des Moines, IA

Excellence in Writing
Eric Hanson's This is Iowa
KCCI-TV
Des Moines, IA

Feature Reporting
Driving the Dane
WOI-TV
Des Moines, IA

Hard News
Impact: Tyler Sash and CTE
KCCI-TV
Des Moines, IA

Investigative Reporting
Badge to Badge
KWCH-TV
Wichita, KS

News Documentary
Their Turn, Their Time
KWQC-TV
Davenport, IA

News Series
Tracking Ozarks Water
KYTV-TV
Springfield, MO

Newscast
Hesston Mass Shooting
KWCH-TV
Wichita, KS

Sports Reporting
Allie Strong--The Comeback
KOLR-TV
Springfield, MO

Website
komu.com
KOMU-TV
Columbia, MO

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
KMBC-TV
KMBC-TV
Kansas City, MO

Continuing Coverage
Suicide Awareness in Schools Law
KSHB-TV
Kansas City, MO

Excellence in Sound
Click Click Clap
KMBC-TV
Kansas City, MO

Excellence in Video
Randy Schwentker
KSDK-TV
St. Louis, MO

Excellence in Writing
Mike Bush
KSDK-TV
St. Louis, MO

Feature Reporting
Unexpected Friendship
KSDK-TV
St. Louis, MO

Hard News
The Gun Experiment
KCTV-TV
Kansas City, MO

Investigative Reporting
Critique Bankruptcy Services
KMOV-TV
KMOV

News Series
Suicide Awareness in Schools Law
KSHB-TV
Kansas City, MO

Newscast
KMBC 9 News at 10PM, "Killed in the Line of Duty"
KMBC-TV
Kansas City, MO

Sports Reporting
Chase's Drive
KSHB-TV
Kansas City, MO

Website
KMBC.com
KMBC-TV
Kansas City, MO


Region 6

Small Market Radio
Excellence in Innovation
Wildfire Burns Almost 2,000 Acres in Big Bend National Park
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

Excellence in Writing
Robert Durst's Attorney: Heir's Latest Legal Troubles Are 'Tough'
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

Hard News
Modern Day ‘Debtor Prisons’ Challenged In Federal Court In Texas
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

News Series
The Costs Behind A Migrant Crisis: Through Mexico's Southern Border
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

Website
marfapublicradio.org
Marfa Public Radio
Marfa, TX

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
KERA-FM
KERA-FM
Dallas, TX

Breaking News
Police Ambush
WBAP-AM
Dallas, TX

Continuing Coverage
Preparing for Zika in Texas
KSTX-FM
San Antonio, TX

Excellence in Innovation
Oklahoma Engaged
KOSU-FM
Oklahoma City, OK

Excellence in Social Media
KUT-FM
KUT-FM
Austin, TX

Excellence in Sound
From Peace To Horror To Grief: 24 Hours In Dallas Through Sound And Pictures
KERA-FM
Dallas, TX

Excellence in Video
One Crisis Away: Rebuilding a Life - Jennifer Anderson
KERA-FM
Dallas, TX

Excellence in Writing
Mose Buchele
KUT-FM
Austin, TX

Feature Reporting
Kratom Advocates Speak Out Against Proposed Government Ban
KERA-FM
Dallas, TX

Hard News
‘I Was Intending To Stay Here:’ 305 West Dallas Families Unsure Of Their Housing Future
KERA-FM
Dallas, TX

Investigative Reporting
Texas Standard: Adult Crime, Adult Time
KUT-FM/Texas Standard
Austin, TX

News Documentary
Texas Standard: Out of the Blue: 50 Years After the UT Tower Shooting
KUT-FM/Texas Standard
Austin, TX

News Series
ATXPlained
KUT-FM
Austin, TX

Newscast
The Shootings, The Suspect And 24 Hours in Dallas
KERA-FM
Dallas, TX

Sports Reporting
Ice In Her Veins And Gold On The Brain: North Texas Taekwondo Olympian Fights To Win
KERA-FM
Dallas, TX

Website
KERANews.org
KERA-FM
Dallas, TX

Small Market Television
Breaking News
Tornadoes Track Across Tulsa Area
KOTV-TV
Tulsa, OK

Continuing Coverage
Crutcher
KTUL-TV
Tulsa, OK

Excellence in Social Media
#FitWithFox #AmpedUp
KIDY-TV
San Angelo, TX

Excellence in Writing
Burt Mummolo
KTUL-TV
Tulsa, OK

Feature Reporting
A Labor of Love
KCEN-TV
Temple, TX

Hard News
A Monster in the House
KWTX-TV
Waco, TX

Investigative Reporting
Rat Pack Bonuses
KOKI-TV
Tulsa, OK

News Documentary
From the Ashes of Vietnam
KWTX-TV
Waco, TX

News Series
Baylor Fallout
KWTX-TV
Waco, TX

Newscast
Terence Crutcher Shooting
KTUL-TV
Tulsa, OK

Sports Reporting
Baylor Transfer Dismissed
KWTX-TV
Waco, TX

Website
fox23.com
KOKI-TV
Tulsa, OK

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
KXAS-TV
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Breaking News
Dallas Officer Ambush
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Continuing Coverage
Dallas Police Ambush
WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX

Excellence in Innovation
Border Splurge: Texas' Billion-dollar Drug War
KXAN-TV
Austin, TX

Excellence in Social Media
KHOU.com
KHOU-TV
Houston, TX

Excellence in Sound
The Mariachi
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Excellence in Video
A Compass to Lead Them Home
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Excellence in Writing
Kevin Reece
WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX

Feature Reporting
96 Minutes of Horror, 50 Years of Healing
Spectrum News
Austin, TX

Hard News
Border Body Farm
KVUE-TV
Austin, TX

Investigative Reporting
Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Investigating DCS
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

News Documentary
State of Texas:  Emergency Flood Funding
KXAN-TV
Austin, TX

News Series
Body of Evidence: A Medical Examiner's Missteps
KXAN-TV
Austin, TX

Newscast
News 8 at 10: Dallas Police Ambush
WFAA-TV
Dallas, TX

Sports Reporting
Haughton's Hero
KXAS-TV
Fort Worth, TX

Website
KXAN.com
KXAN-TV
Austin, TX

Small Digital News Organizations
Overall Excellence
The Texas Tribune
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Continuing Coverage
Bordering on Insecurity
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Excellence in Innovation
Titletown, TX
Star-Telegram / McClatchy Video Lab
Fort Worth, TX

Excellence in Social Media
A Sniper On Campus
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Excellence in Video
Titletown, Tx - Episode 1: The Aledo Way
Star-Telegram / McClatchy Video Lab
Fort Worth, TX

Feature Reporting
Unholstered
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

Investigative Reporting
Hell and High Water
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX

News Documentary
To Die Or To Leave
The Texas Tribune
Austin, TX


Region 7

Small Market Radio
Overall Excellence
WFIU News
WFIU/WTIU-FM
Bloomington, IN

Breaking News
Manhunt for the Brookville Shooter
WHIO-AM/FM
Dayton, OH

Continuing Coverage
Illinois Remains Budgetless
Peoria Public Radio
Peoria, IL

Excellence in Innovation
Finding The Fix: Heroin's Hold On The Heartland
WFIU/WTIU-FM
Bloomington, IN

Excellence in Social Media
WFIU/WTIU-FM
WFIU/WTIU-FM
Bloomington, IN

Excellence in Sound
Chainsaw Artists Creating a Buzz
Tri States Public Radio
Macomb, IL

Excellence in Writing
Legislators, Advocates Poised For Heated LGBT Rights Debate
WFIU/WTIU-FM
Bloomington, IN

Feature Reporting
The Art of Touching Lives
Tri States Public Radio
Macomb, IL

Hard News
Slashed budgets mean less independence for the developmentally disabled
Interlochen Public Radio
Interlochen, MI

Investigative Reporting
Lafayette's Crime Mapping Challenges
WBAA-FM
West Lafayette, IN

News Documentary
Grandmother's letter from the Holocaust
Interlochen Public Radio
Interlochen, MI

News Series
Faces of Flint
WKAR-AM/FM
East Lansing, MI

Newscast
November 12, 2016
WFIU/WTIU-FM
Bloomington, IN

Sports Reporting
Polo is bliss in northern Michigan
Interlochen Public Radio
Interlochen, MI

Website
indianapublicmedia.org
WFIU/WTIU-FM
Bloomington, IN

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
WBBM Newsradio
WBBM-AM/FM
Chicago, IL

Breaking News
The Rally That Never Was
WBBM-AM/FM
Chicago, IL

Continuing Coverage
The Flint Water Crisis
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

Excellence in Innovation
State Impact Levies
ideastream
Cleveland, OH

Excellence in Social Media
7th District Road Trip
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

Excellence in Sound
Students recreate the 'golden age' of radio - live on stage
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

Excellence in Video
One Block, Zero Shootings: How one mom is building community in Englewood
WBEZ-FM
Chicago, IL

Excellence in Writing
The Gross Gatherings: A climate fight on Chicago’s South Side
WBEZ-FM
Chicago, IL

Feature Reporting
New life for neglected Jewish cemetery in Detroit
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

Hard News
A Life of Predictable Emergencies: Undocumented on Dialysis
Side Effects Public Media
Indianapolis, IN

News Documentary
Out from the Shadows: Living Undocumented
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

News Series
English Language Learner Services Navigate Indiana's New School Funding Formula
Indiana Public Broadcasting
Bloomington, IN

Newscast
7:05 p.m. Newscast, March 11, 2016
WBBM-AM/FM
Chicago, IL

Sports Reporting
Basking in Cleveland’s Success
ideastream
Cleveland, OH

Website
ideastream.org
ideastream
Cleveland, OH

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
WREX-TV
WREX-TV
Rockford, IL

Continuing Coverage
Flint Water Crisis
WEYI/WSMH-TV
Flint, MI

Excellence in Innovation
Sky 7
WHIO-TV
Dayton, OH

Excellence in Sound
Drumline: Heartbeat of the Band
WLNS-TV
Lansing, MI

Excellence in Video
Skyline Skepticism
WBND-TV
South Bend, IN

Excellence in Writing
Terrifying, Troubling, Tornadoes. Elegantly Told
WANE-TV
Fort Wayne, IN

Feature Reporting
The Fan
WLNS-TV
Lansing, MI

Hard News
Waging the War on Heroin
WTVG-TV
Toledo, OH

News Documentary
Out of the Storm: 1 Year Later
WREX-TV
Rockford, IL

News Series
Hoping For A Miracle
WEHT-TV
Henderson, KY

Newscast
Flint Water Crisis Criminal Charges
WJRT-TV
Flint, MI

Sports Reporting
Janelle's Journey: Running Toward Recovery
WTOL-TV
Toledo, OH

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
WTHR Eyewitness News
WTHR-TV
Indianapolis, IN

Breaking News
OSU Attack
WBNS-TV
Columbus, OH

Continuing Coverage
Flint Water Crisis
WDIV-TV
Detroit, MI

Excellence in Innovation
Broken Roads, Broken System
WEWS-TV
Cleveland, OH

Excellence in Social Media
The Doppelganger Killings
WWMT-TV
Kalamazoo, MI

Excellence in Sound
Moving the Chapel
WDIV-TV
Detroit, MI

Excellence in Video
Time with Dad
WTHR-TV
Indianapolis, IN

Excellence in Writing
Kevin Rader
WTHR-TV
Indianapolis, IN

Feature Reporting
Time with Dad: Documenting Dementia
WTHR-TV
Indianapolis, IN

Hard News
The Rocket Docket
WGN-TV
Chicago, IL

Investigative Reporting
Charity Caught on Camera
WTHR-TV
Indianapolis, IN

News Documentary
Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust
ideastream
Cleveland, OH

News Series
Charity Caught on Camera
WTHR-TV
Indianapolis, IN

Newscast
WDIV 5pm News - Bashara Bombshell & Flint Emails
WDIV-TV
Detroit, MI

Sports Reporting
Stag at Sharkey's
ideastream
Cleveland, OH

Website
WCPO.com
WCPO-TV
Cincinnati, OH

Small Digital News Organizations
Feature Reporting
A reminder of what’s lost
The Medill Justice Project
Evanston, IL

Investigative Reporting
Accused: The Unsolved Murder of Elizabeth Andes
Enquirer Media
Cincinnati, OH

News Documentary
Accused: The Unsolved Murder of Elizabeth Andes
Enquirer Media
Cincinnati, OH


Region 8

Small Market Radio
Overall Excellence
WCHS Radio
WCHS-AM
Charleston, WV

Breaking News
West Virginia Floods
WCHS-AM
Charleston, WV

Continuing Coverage
The Death of Muhammad Ali
WHAS-AM
Louisville, KY

Excellence in Sound
Fast Friends
WMUL-FM
Huntington, WV

Excellence in Writing
Five Guns
WUOT-FM
Knoxville, TN

Feature Reporting
#NoogaStrong: New 'Chattanooga Rain' Song Honors Staff Sgt. Wyatt, Who Was One of the Fallen Five
WUTC-FM
Chattanooga, TN

Hard News
Council’s Slow Start On Vacant Properties Irks Neighbors
WFPL-FM
Louisville, KY

Investigative Reporting
University of Louisville Investigation
WFPL's Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting
Louisville, KY

News Series
Five Guns
WUOT-FM
Knoxville, TN

Newscast
West Virginia Morning News
WCHS-AM
Charleston, WV

Sports Reporting
Floods Can't Wash Away School Spirit
WCHS-AM
Charleston, WV

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
North Carolina Public Radio
WUNC-FM
Chapel Hill, NC

Breaking News
Charlotte Protests over Police Shooting
WFAE-FM
Charlotte, NC

Continuing Coverage
HB2
WUNC-FM
Chapel Hill, NC

Excellence in Innovation
Curious Nashville
WPLN-FM
Nashville, TN

Excellence in Sound
Student Musicians From South America Come To Nashville To Learn R&B Hits
WPLN-FM
Nashville, TN

Excellence in Writing
North Carolinians Who Support 'Bathroom Law' Say They're Being Drowned Out
WFDD-FM
Winston-Salem, NC

Feature Reporting
Searching For Robin Hood (Road, That Is)
WFDD-FM
Winston-Salem, NC

Hard News
Confrontations In Wake of Police Shooting
WFAE-FM
Charlotte, NC

Investigative Reporting
As Health Concerns Mount, Neighbors Near Coal Ash Ponds Want Answers And Action
WFDD-FM
Winston-Salem, NC

News Documentary
Curious Nashville: The Year Jimi Hendrix Jammed On Jefferson Street And How It Still Reverberates
WPLN-FM
Nashville, TN

News Series
Perils and Promise
WUNC-FM
Chapel Hill, NC

Newscast
8:04 A.M. Newscast, May 6, 2016
WFDD-FM
Winston-Salem, NC

Sports Reporting
Three Points Short
WUNC-FM
Chapel Hill, NC

Website
wunc.org
WUNC-FM
Chapel Hill, NC

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

Breaking News
Sevier County Wildfires
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Continuing Coverage
Sevier County Wildfires
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Excellence in Social Media
WBIR-TV
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Excellence in Sound
Knoxville's Lost Music
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Excellence in Video
Alum Cave Trail
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Excellence in Writing
Matheny's Scenery, Smoke, and Steps
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Feature Reporting
Knoxville's Lost Music
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Hard News
Open Door Shutdown
WATE-TV
Knoxville, TN

Investigative Reporting
Gate City Baseball Players Abuse Child, Remain On Team
WJHL-TV
Johnson City, TN

News Documentary
Saved
WLTX-TV
Columbia, SC

News Series
Where's the proof? Lead Investigation
WHBQ-TV
Memphis, TN

Newscast
December 2, 2016, 6 PM - Sevier County Wildfires
WBIR-TV
Knoxville, TN

Sports Reporting
Rescue Me: Nourished By Love
WVLT-TV
Knoxville, TN

Website
wkyt.com
WKYT-TV
Lexington, KY

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
Channel 4 News
WSMV-TV
Nashville, TN

Breaking News
Charlotte Protests
WJZY-TV
Charlotte, NC

Continuing Coverage
Smoky Mountain Wildfires
WSMV-TV
Nashville, TN

Excellence in Social Media
WGHP-TV
WGHP-TV
High Point, NC

Excellence in Sound
Mural City, USA
WTVF-TV
Nashville, TN

Excellence in Video
Season To Remember
WTVF-TV
Nashville, TN

Excellence in Writing
Jason Lamb
WTVF-TV
Nashville, TN

Feature Reporting
Lungs For Life
WLOS-TV
Asheville, NC

Hard News
Ali Funeral Ticket Scalpers
WAVE-TV
Louisville, KY

Investigative Reporting
Dishonorable Conduct
WSMV-TV
Nashville, TN

News Documentary
Black and Blue
WRAL-TV
Raleigh, NC

News Series
Emergency: Waiting inside Mission's ER
WLOS-TV
Asheville, NC

Newscast
Blue Angels Deadly Crash
WSMV-TV
Nashville, TN

Sports Reporting
Season To Remember
WTVF-TV
Nashville, TN

Website
WCNC.com
WCNC-TV
Charlotte, NC


Region 9

Small Market Radio
Overall Excellence
Alabama 2016
Alabama Public Radio
Tuscaloosa, AL

Excellence in Sound
Lauryn Goes To The Fair
WMSI-FM
Jackson, MS

Feature Reporting
A Sailor Comes Home
WMSI-FM
Jackson, MS

Hard News
Arkansas Schools Hire Untrained Teachers As People Lose Interest In The Profession
Arkansas Public Media
Little Rock, AR

News Documentary
...and justice for all.
Alabama Public Radio
Tuscaloosa, AL

News Series
Alabama Justice Reform
Alabama Public Radio
Tuscaloosa, AL

Newscast
February 29, 2016
Alabama Public Radio
Tuscaloosa, AL

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
WWL Radio News
WWL-AM/FM
New Orleans, LA

Breaking News
Cops Kill a Suspect, Sparking Riots
WWL-AM/FM
New Orleans, LA

Continuing Coverage
Record Flooding Spreads Across Louisiana
WWL-AM/FM
New Orleans, LA

Excellence in Sound
Many Schools Moving To Active Responses To Gunmen
WBHM-FM
Birmingham, AL

Excellence in Writing
The Secret Basketball Game That Desegregated Louisiana High School Sports
WWNO-FM
New Orleans, LA

Feature Reporting
The First Grammy Museum Outside of LA Opens in the Delta
Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Jackson, MS

Hard News
Alabama Admits Its Graduation Rate is Inflated
WBHM-FM
Birmingham, AL

Investigative Reporting
Immigrants in Alabama Wait Years For Deportation
WBHM-FM
Birmingham, AL

News Series
The Junction: Stories From Ensley, Alabama
WBHM-FM
Birmingham, AL

Newscast
WWL First News
WWL-AM/FM
New Orleans, LA

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
WAFB 9 News
WAFB-TV
Baton Rouge, LA

Breaking News
Police Shootings
WAFB-TV
Baton Rouge, LA

Continuing Coverage
Louisiana Flood of 2016
WAFB-TV
Baton Rouge, LA

Excellence in Innovation
Election Second Screen
KARK-KLRT-TV
Little Rock, AR

Excellence in Social Media
Discussing Race in Arkansas
KARK-KNWA-TV
Little Rock, AR

Excellence in Sound
Thirty Five 19 End Of Watch
WAFB-TV
Baton Rouge, LA

Excellence in Video
Kim's Foreshadow
WAFB-TV
Baton Rouge, LA

Excellence in Writing
Greg Meriwether
WAFB-TV
Baton Rouge, LA

Hard News
Kim's Foreshadow
WAFB-TV
Baton Rouge, LA

Investigative Reporting
Reporter's Unlawful Arrest
WBRZ-TV
Baton Rouge, LA

News Documentary
A Rescue Mission
WHNT-TV
Huntsville, AL

News Series
Kim's Foreshadow
WAFB-TV
Baton Rouge, LA

Newscast
WAFB 9 News At Ten - Police Shootings
WAFB-TV
Baton Rouge, LA

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
WVUE-TV
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Breaking News
Convent/Laplace Tornados
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Continuing Coverage
Medical Waste
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Excellence in Video
Heart of Louisiana: Deadwood
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Excellence in Writing
John Snell
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Feature Reporting
Born Addicted
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Hard News
Wrong Dose
WIAT-TV
Birmingham, AL

Investigative Reporting
Medical Waste
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

News Documentary
On Your Dime
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

News Series
Medical Waste
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Newscast
CBS42 News at 6
WIAT-TV
Birmingham, AL

Sports Reporting
Heart of a Champion
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA

Website
Fox8live.com
WVUE-TV
New Orleans, LA


Region 10

Small Market Radio
Overall Excellence
New Hampshire Public Radio
New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord, NH

Breaking News
Hanson Home Invasion
WATD-FM
Marshfield, MA

Continuing Coverage
Toxic Water: PFC Contamination in Southern New Hampshire
New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord, NH

Excellence in Innovation
Campaign 2016
Vermont Public Radio
Colchester, VT

Excellence in Social Media
Meet The Candidate Series
Vermont Public Radio
Colchester, VT

Excellence in Sound
Why is America’s first country music superstar buried in Bridgeport?
WSHU Public Radio
Farifield, CT

Excellence in Video
How The Iowa Caucus Works, In 2 Minutes (Starring Legos)
Vermont Public Radio
Colchester, VT

Excellence in Writing
Squamscot Soda: Helping You Wash It All Down Since 1863
New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord, NH

Feature Reporting
TFC: New Hampshire's Legendary Trail "Fixing" Crew
New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord, NH

Hard News
Heroin Addicts Give Up Civil Liberty In Exchange For Treatment
New England Public Radio
Springfield, MA

Investigative Reporting
When Vermont's Largest Utility Doesn't Follow Regulators' Rules, Customers Pay
Vermont Public Radio
Colchester, VT

News Documentary
What Is The Status Of The Abenaki Native Americans In Vermont Today?
Vermont Public Radio
Colchester, VT

News Series
No Place to Go: Homeless in New Hampshire
New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord, NH

Newscast
The Midday Report with Christine James
WATD-FM
Marshfield, MA

Sports Reporting
A Backyard Croquet Court in Rye Attracts Professionals and Passersby Alike
New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord, NH

Website
NHPR.org
New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord, NH

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
WBZ News Radio 1030
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

Breaking News
Cambridge 10-Alarm Fire Coverage
WBUR-FM
Boston, MA

Continuing Coverage
Massive fire in East Cambridge, MA
WGBH-FM
Boston, MA

Excellence in Innovation
The Magic Pill
WBUR-FM
Boston, MA

Excellence in Social Media
Chinatown Water Main Break
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

Excellence in Sound
What It Takes To Keep The City's Street Pianos In Tune
WBUR-FM
Boston, MA

Excellence in Video
Reasonable Doubts: Reopening The Darrell 'Diamond' Jones Case - The Trial
WBUR-FM
Boston, MA

Excellence in Writing
Introducing Kristen Eck
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

Feature Reporting
New Hip-Hop Archive Is A Time Machine Back To The Electrifying Early Days Of Boston Rap
WBUR-FM
Boston, MA

Hard News
From Whispers Of Anti-Semitism To The Interests Of Israel, Boston Jews React To Trump's Win
WBUR-FM
Boston, MA

Investigative Reporting
Concerns About Cancer-Causing Asbestos Rise Amid Mass. Renovation Boom
WBUR-FM
Boston, MA

News Series
Reasonable Doubts: Reopening The Darrell 'Diamond' Jones Case - The Trial
WBUR-FM
Boston, MA

Newscast
June 29th, 4:30pm
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

Sports Reporting
How A Phone Call Helped Turn An Olympic Letdown Into A World Record
WBUR-FM
Boston, MA

Website
wbur.org
WBUR-FM
Boston, MA

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
CBS 13 On Your Side
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

Breaking News
Black Lives Matter Protesters Shutdown Downtown
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

Continuing Coverage
State Lawmaker Under Investigation
WJAR-TV
Providence, RI

Excellence in Innovation
Media Bias
WCSH/WLBZ-TV
Portland, ME

Excellence in Social Media
Governor Voicemail Controversy
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

Excellence in Sound
Talking Car
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

Excellence in Video
How to Clam
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

Excellence in Writing
Dirigo Stories
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

Feature Reporting
The Final Notch
WCSH/WLBZ-TV
Portland, ME

Hard News
Obit of an Addict
WCAX-TV
Burlington, VT

News Documentary
The Great Portland Fire: A City Ruined and Rebuilt
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

News Series
Busting the Bus to Nowhere
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

Newscast
Escape From Dannemora: One Year Later
WPTZ
Plattsburgh, NY

Sports Reporting
LumberJill
News 12 Connecticut
Norwalk, CT

Website
WGME.com
WGME-TV
Portland, ME

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
WCVB-TV
WCVB-TV
Boston, MA

Breaking News
Manchester Officers Shot
WMUR-TV
Manchester, NH

Continuing Coverage
Commitment 2016
WMUR-TV
Manchester, NH

Excellence in Innovation
Ask the Candidates
WMUR-TV
Manchester, NH

Excellence in Social Media
WCVB-TV
WCVB-TV
Boston, MA

Excellence in Video
Erica's Race for Adoption
WVIT-TV
West Hartford, CT

Excellence in Writing
Jim Altman
WTIC-TV
Hartford, CT

Feature Reporting
Open Studio with Jared Bowen
WGBH-TV
Boston, MA

Hard News
Matthew Dion: A Killer in his Own Words
WMUR-TV
Manchester, NH

Investigative Reporting
Environmental Police
WCVB-TV
Boston, MA

News Series
Neglected Neighbors
WTNH-TV
New Haven, CT

Newscast
NewsCenter 5 at 11pm: Taunton Rampage
WCVB-TV
Boston, MA

Sports Reporting
The Bravest Bulldog
WFSB-TV
Rocky Hill, CT

Website
WMUR.com
WMUR-TV
Manchester, NH

Small Digital News Organizations
Overall Excellence
From planes to protests and everything in between
Free Press Media
Burlington, VT

Excellence in Video
Water is Life
MIT/Mechanical Engineering
Cambridge, MA

Feature Reporting
Donald Trump visit to Vermont stirs emotions on both sides
Free Press Media
Burlington, VT

Hard News
At DNC, protest march turns into fight over the Mississippi state flag
Free Press Media
Burlington, VT

News Documentary
Living Proof: Storms, sex and survival in the Philippines
The GroundTruth Project
Boston, MA


Region 11

Small Market Radio
Overall Excellence
WITF-FM
WITF-FM
Harrisburg, PA

Breaking News
Problems at the Polls
WITF-FM
Harrisburg, PA

Continuing Coverage
PFOA, PFOS Pollution Set Off Water Crises In Northeast
WAMC-AM/FM
Albany, NY

Excellence in Innovation
Reasons To Stay
WPSU
University Park, PA

Excellence in Sound
Apes of the State
WITF-FM
Harrisburg, PA

Excellence in Writing
Flight 93: Devotion to a quiet field
WITF-FM
Harrisburg, PA

Feature Reporting
From one Guatemalan's journey, a whole community rises in Long Island
WSHU Public Radio
Stony Brook, NY

Hard News
Trump says Muslim refugees are dangerous. Utica NY disagrees
North Country Public Radio
Canton, NY

News Series
StateImpact Pennsylvania: The politics of environmental policy
WITF-FM
Harrisburg, PA

Newscast
WITF Newscast post-election
WITF-FM
Harrisburg, PA

Sports Reporting
Polo on BMX bikes
WITF-FM
Harrisburg, PA

Website
northcountrypublicradio.org
North Country Public Radio
Canton, NY

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
WCBS-AM News Radio
WCBS-AM
New York, NY

Breaking News
The Chelsea Bombing
WCBS-AM
New York, NY

Continuing Coverage
Chris Christie, Bridgegate and Abuse of Power
WNYC/NY Public Radio
New York, NY

Excellence in Innovation
Harlem Heat Project
WNYC/NY Public Radio
New York, NY

Excellence in Social Media
3 New Ways to Cover the Election (or How An Old Dog Learned Some New Tricks)
WNYC/NY Public Radio
New York, NY

Excellence in Sound
The Roaring 20s
WCBS-AM
New York, NY

Excellence in Video
From Parking Lot to Pop-up Garden, Tucked Beneath the Trestle
WHYY-FM
Philadelphia, PA

Excellence in Writing
A Stanza For Danza
KYW-AM
Philadelphia, PA

Feature Reporting
Dems After Dark
KYW-AM
Philadelphia, PA

Hard News
Gentrification: Feeling Like an Outsider in Your Own Neighborhood
WNYC/NY Public Radio
New York, NY

News Documentary
Legionnaires Disease
WHYY-FM
Philadelphia, PA

News Series
Kids in Prison: Racial Disparities, Longer Sentences and a Better Way
WNYC/NY Public Radio
New York, NY

Newscast
The Chelsea Bombing: The Hunt For A Suspect
WCBS-AM
New York, NY

Sports Reporting
The Wild Wildcats
KYW-AM
Philadelphia, PA

Website
newyork.cbslocal.com
1010 WINS
New York, NY

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
WGRZ-TV
WGRZ-TV
Buffalo, NY

Breaking News
Industrial Fire at Old Bethlehem Steel
WGRZ-TV
Buffalo, NY

Continuing Coverage
Amber Alert Ends With Heartbreak in Syracuse
WTVH-TV
Syracuse, NY

Excellence in Social Media
Two On Your Side
WGRZ-TV
Buffalo, NY

Excellence in Sound
A Dickens Christmas
Time Warner Cable News - Syracuse
Syracuse, NY

Excellence in Video
Don't Wanna Waste the Day
Time Warner Cable News - Rochester
Rochester, NY

Excellence in Writing
Dave McKinley
WGRZ-TV
Buffalo, NY

Feature Reporting
Someone You Should Know: Bob Johnson
WHAM-TV
Rochester, NY

Hard News
Taylor Interview
WHEC-TV
Rochester, NY

Investigative Reporting
Death at a Nursing Home
WIVB
Buffalo, NY

News Documentary
Manhunt: The Search for Ralph 'Bucky' Phillips - 10 Years Later
Time Warner Cable News - Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

News Series
Inside the Epidemic
WIVB
Buffalo, NY

Newscast
News 4 at 5:30
WIVB
Buffalo, NY

Sports Reporting
UB's Oursler Puts Family First
Time Warner Cable News - Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Website
WGRZ.com
WGRZ-TV
Buffalo, NY

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
News 12 Long Island
News 12 Long Island
Woodbury, NY

Breaking News
Blizzard of 2016
WNBC-TV
New York, NY

Continuing Coverage
Playing With Fire
News 12 Westchester
Yonkers, NY

Excellence in Innovation
Generation Addicted
WCAU-TV
Philadelphia, PA

Excellence in Social Media
The Battleground Brothers
WCAU-TV
Philadelphia, PA

Excellence in Video
Michael DelGiudice
WNBC-TV
New York, NY

Excellence in Writing
The Final Fight: Chapters V & VIII
WPIX-TV
New York, NY

Feature Reporting
Bringing Back Bruce
WHP-TV
Harrisburg, PA

Hard News
K2: Fake Drug, Real Horror
News 12 Hudson Valley
Yonkers, NY

Investigative Reporting
NJ Transit Engineer
WABC-TV
New York, NY

News Documentary
Chronicle: Compassion and Cannabis
WTAE-TV
Pittsburgh, PA

News Series
Inside the NYPD: CompStat
WNBC-TV
New York, NY

Newscast
News 4 New York at 5p: Hoboken Train Crash
WNBC-TV
New York, NY

Sports Reporting
The Final Fight: Chapter V
WPIX-TV
New York, NY

Website
NBC10.com
WCAU-TV
Philadelphia, PA

Small Digital News Organizations
Overall Excellence
Retro Report
Retro Report
New York, NY

Breaking News
Nuclear Winter
Retro Report
New York, NY

Continuing Coverage
Unraveling Zero Tolerance
The Center for Public Integrity / Retro Report
New York, NY

Excellence in Innovation
ASPIREist
ASPIREist
Venice, CA

Excellence in Video
Clergy abuse victim wants priests publicly named
York Daily Record/Sunday News
York, PA

Hard News
After Bush v. Gore
Retro Report
New York, NY

Investigative Reporting
Meadowlands Hospital Investigation
NJ Spotlight
Morristown, NJ

News Documentary
On Account of Sex
Retro Report
New York, NY

Sports Reporting
A Beautiful Game: Golf and Life in Rio de Janeiro on the Eve of the Olympics
GOLF.com
New York, NY


Region 12

Small Market Radio
Overall Excellence
WDEL
WDEL-AM/FM
Wilmington, DE

Continuing Coverage
New Evidence of Innocence: The Jens Soering Story
WVTF/RADIOIQ
Charlottesville, VA

Excellence in Social Media
UnMonumental
AIR/WVTF/RADIOIQ
Charlottesville, VA

Feature Reporting
Gloucester Man With Alzheimer’s Says Experimental Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Keep Him, and His Memory
Community Idea Stations
Richmond, VA

Hard News
Transgender Teen from Virginia Becomes Focus of National Debate
WVTF/RADIOIQ
Charlottesville, VA

Investigative Reporting
Life Without Parole
WVTF/RADIOIQ
Charlottesville, VA

News Documentary
Patriotism, Perseverance and the End of the Poll Tax
Community Idea Stations
Richmond, VA

News Series
The Perils of Pork in America
WVTF/RADIOIQ
Charlottesville, VA

Newscast
Delaware's Morning News
WDEL-AM/FM
Wilmington, DE

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
WTOP-FM
WTOP-FM
Washington, DC

Breaking News
Deadly Bus Crash
WBAL-AM
Baltimore, MD

Continuing Coverage
Metropocalypse
WAMU-FM
Washington, DC

Excellence in Innovation
Why Can’t Washingtonians Resist Asking Each Other What They Do For A Living?
WAMU-FM
Washington, DC

Excellence in Sound
Super Divas
WTOP-FM
Washington, DC

Excellence in Writing
Josh Spiegel
WBAL-AM
Baltimore, MD

Feature Reporting
Sip 'N Shop
WTOP-FM
Washington, DC

Hard News
Has Dominion’s Political Power Clouded The Fight Over Coal Ash?
WAMU-FM
Washington, DC

Investigative Reporting
Permitting Problems: Who’s Working On Your House? In D.C., It’s Not Clear
WAMU-FM
Washington, DC

News Series
Crumbling Capital
WTOP-FM
Washington, DC

Newscast
WMAL News at 8 am - March 16, 2016
WMAL-AM/FM
Washington, DC

Sports Reporting
Super Divas
WTOP-FM
Washington, DC

Website
WTOP.com
WTOP-FM
Washington, DC

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
NBC12 News
WWBT-TV
Richmond, VA

Breaking News
Horror at the Greyhound Bus Station
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Continuing Coverage
Without a Trace: Woman and great granddaughter disappear while traveling through Richmond
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Excellence in Sound
Conservation Music
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Excellence in Video
Oswald's Ride
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Feature Reporting
The Long Journey Home
WSLS-TV
Roanoke, VA

Hard News
Too Good to be True
WRIC-TV
Richmond, VA

Investigative Reporting
Veterans Choice: The Faulty Fix
WWBT-TV
Richmond, VA

News Documentary
Heroes Among Us
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

News Series
The Cost of Caring
WFXR-TV
Roanoke, VA

Newscast
NBC12 News at 11
WWBT-TV
Richmond, VA

Sports Reporting
Sideline Secret Weapon
WTVR-TV
Richmond, VA

Website
wdbj7.com
WDBJ-TV
Roanoke, VA

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
WJLA-TV
WJLA-TV
Arlington, VA

Breaking News
Tornado Terror
WAVY-TV
Portsmouth, VA

Continuing Coverage
Trouble on the Tracks
WRC-TV
Washington, DC

Excellence in Innovation
It Doesn't Make Cents: High 529 Fees
WRC-TV
Washington, DC

Excellence in Social Media
#APeoplesJourney
WRC-TV
Washington, DC

Excellence in Sound
Tuba Man
WJLA-TV
Arlington, VA

Excellence in Video
Kevin Drennen
WJLA-TV
Arlington, VA

Excellence in Writing
Paul Gessler
WBFF-TV
Baltimore, MD

Feature Reporting
A Friendship Worth Fighting For
WBFF-TV
Baltimore, MD

Hard News
Portsmouth Sheriff Chases the Mayor
WVEC-TV
Norfolk, VA

Investigative Reporting
Slipping Through the Cracks
WRC-TV
Washington, DC

News Documentary
Left Behind
WJLA-TV
Arlington, VA

News Series
Butt Dial Death
WJLA-TV
Arlington, VA

Newscast
Election Day Arrives
WJLA-TV
Arlington, VA

Sports Reporting
Bodybuilding Inspiration
WVEC-TV
Norfolk, VA

Website
nbcwashington.com
WRC-TV
Washington, DC

Small Digital News Organizations
Excellence in Innovation
Sounds Like A Good Idea
Kaiser Health News
Washington, DC


Region 13

Small Market Radio
Continuing Coverage
Blue Angels Number 6 Crash
NewsRadio1620
Pensacola, FL

Excellence in Sound
Legacy Of Social Justice Activist Offers Perspective On Divided Society
WFSU-FM
Tallahassee, FL

Excellence in Writing
State Struggles To Eradicate Abandoned, Diseased Orange Groves
WGCU Public Media
Fort Myers, FL

Feature Reporting
Branch Street: The Line Between Two Districts
WFSU-FM
Tallahassee, FL

Investigative Reporting
Alan Williams: Election Supervisor Hopeful Has Spotty Attendance Record
WFSU-FM
Tallahassee, FL

News Series
Food Deserts
WUFT-FM
Gainesville, FL

Website
WUFT.org
WUFT-FM
Gainesville, FL

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
WLRN Public Media
WLRN Public Media
Miami, FL

Breaking News
Community First Credit Union Robbery
WOKV-FM
Jacksonville, FL

Continuing Coverage
Terror attack at the Pulse Nightclub
WDBO-FM
Orlando, FL

Excellence in Innovation
Find Your Way Through The 98 Possible Amendments On The South Florida Ballots
WLRN Public Media
Miami, FL

Excellence in Social Media
Zika in South Florida
WLRN Public Media
Miami, FL

Excellence in Sound
USF Students Take On Presidential Politics In New Hampshire
WUSF Public Media
Tampa, FL

Excellence in Writing
Saving Right Whales From 1,000 Feet Above
WUSF Public Media
Tampa, FL

Feature Reporting
Planning Funerals For Children Lost To Gun Violence
WLRN Public Media
Miami, FL

Hard News
Preventative Colonoscopies Are Free Except When They're Not
WLRN Public Media
Miami, FL

Investigative Reporting
School Suspensions Continue Despite Miami-Dade's No Suspension Policy
WLRN-Miami Herald News
Miami, FL

News Documentary
Atlanta Remembers: The 1996 Olympics
WABE Radio
Atlanta, GA

News Series
PriceCheck
WLRN Public Media
Miami, FL

Newscast
Terror attack at the Pulse Nightclub
WDBO-FM
Orlando, FL

Sports Reporting
Muhammad Ali In Our Backyard
WLRN Public Media
Miami, FL

Website
WLRN.org
WLRN Public Media
Miami, FL

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
NBC2
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Breaking News
Cape Shooting Spree
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Continuing Coverage
Police Academy Shooting
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Excellence in Social Media
Hurricane Matthew
WSAV-TV
Savannah, GA

Excellence in Writing
Holly Bounds
WSAV-TV
Savannah, GA

Feature Reporting
The Gift
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Hard News
Babycakes
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Investigative Reporting
Chatham County Jail Management
WSAV-TV
Savannah, GA

News Documentary
Matthew: Inside the Storm With WSAV
WSAV-TV
Savannah, GA

News Series
Is Rio Ready
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Newscast
Cape Tornado
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Website
nbc-2.com
WBBH-TV
Fort Myers, FL

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
Action News Jax
WJAX/WFOX-TV
Jacksonville, FL

Breaking News
Pulse Nightclub Massacre
WESH-TV
Winter Park, FL

Continuing Coverage
Dying For Help: Fixing The Nation's Emergency Response System
WXIA-TV
Atlanta, GA

Excellence in Innovation
Mission Charlie Foxtrot
WXIA-TV
Atlanta, GA

Excellence in Social Media
Hurricane Matthew
WTLV/WJXX-TV
Jacksonville, FL

Excellence in Video
Jon Samuels
WXIA-TV
Atlanta, GA

Excellence in Writing
Matt Pearl
WXIA-TV
Atlanta, GA

Feature Reporting
Jackson's Story
WTLV-TV
Jacksonville, FL

Hard News
Closet Killer: Three Clues Ignored By Police
WXIA-TV
Atlanta, GA

Investigative Reporting
Disgracing The Dead
WJXT-TV
Jacksonville, FL

News Documentary
6.12.16
WKMG-TV
Orlando, FL

News Series
Hospice Dying to get Patients
WTSP TV
St. Petersburg, FL

Newscast
Hurricane Matthew
WTLV-TV
Jacksonville, FL

Sports Reporting
Heart to Heart
WXIA-TV
Atlanta, GA

Website
11Alive.com
WXIA-TV
Atlanta, GA

Small Digital News Organizations
Continuing Coverage
Surviving Dunbar
The News-Press
Fort Myers, FL

Excellence in Video
Save Our Water
The News-Press
Fort Myers, FL

Excellence in Writing
Save Our Water
The News-Press
Fort Myers, FL

Sports Reporting
Craig Sager
The News-Press
Fort Myers, FL


Region 14

Small Market Radio
Overall Excellence
570News
570News
Kitchener, ON

Continuing Coverage
The Royal Visit
CFAX 1070
Victoria, BC

Feature Reporting
Our Friend Freya
Siren FM
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, UK

News Documentary
The Night Before
Siren FM
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, UK

Newscast
Victoria @ Noon
CFAX 1070
Victoria, BC

Large Market Radio
Overall Excellence
NEWS 1130
NEWS 1130
Vancouver, BC

Breaking News
Rob Ford: Final Chapter
680 NEWS
Toronto, ON

Continuing Coverage
The Beast
660 NEWS
Calgary, AB

Excellence in Writing
James Forcillo Sentencing
NEWSTALK1010
Toronto, ON

Feature Reporting
City Hall Lunacy
NEWSTALK1010
Toronto, ON

Investigative Reporting
Drunks on the Road: Spotlight York Region
NEWSTALK1010
Toronto, ON

News Series
Expo '86 30th Anniversary Series
NEWS 1130
Vancouver, BC

Newscast
Windstorm - 10:30am March 10, 2016
NEWS 1130
Vancouver, BC

Sports Reporting
Curling With Cars
680 NEWS
Toronto, ON

Website
news1130.com
NEWS 1130
Vancouver, BC

Small Market Television
Overall Excellence
CTV Vancouver Island
CTV News Vancouver Island
Victoria, BC

Feature Reporting
Bus Boy
CTV News Vancouver Island
Victoria, BC

News Series
Surviving Genocide
CTV London
London, ON

Newscast
Small Town Terror
CTV London
London, ON

Website
vancouverisland.ctvnews.ca
CTV News Vancouver Island
Victoria, BC

Large Market Television
Overall Excellence
Global BC News
Global News
Burnaby, BC

Breaking News
Fort McMurray Wildfire
Global Edmonton
Edmonton, AB

Continuing Coverage
Fort McMurray Fire
CTV News Edmonton
Edmonton, AB

Excellence in Video
HIV
CTV News Edmonton
Edmonton, AB

Feature Reporting
Mustang
CTV News Edmonton
Edmonton, AB

Hard News
Mong Kok Riot: Hong Kong’s First Night in the Year of Monkey
Television Broadcasts Limited
Kowloon, Hong Kong

Investigative Reporting
Rental 100 Scandal
Global News
Burnaby, BC

News Documentary
News Magazine: The Great Flood - A Lake / Killer
Television Broadcasts Limited
Kowloon, Hong Kong

News Series
Mustang Ride
CTV News Edmonton
Edmonton, AB

Newscast
Global News Hour at 6
Global Edmonton
Edmonton, AB

Website
Globalnews.ca
Global News
Toronto, ON

Small Digital News Organizations
Excellence in Video
Strangers at Home
Global Reporting Centre
Vancouver, BC

Investigative Reporting
Justice is not blind
Discourse Media
Vancouver, BC

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