Hundreds of people will be holding their breaths Saturday night, because, for the first time, the winners of the 2020 National Edward R. Murrow Awards will be announced live during the virtual event.
There are 14 different regions of winners, along with links to the examples, in the small and large television markets. I invite you to take a look, chose the region, the size market, the station and watch the examples.
The Walter Cronkite Awards for Excellence in Television Political Journalism celebrate the indispensable role the free press plays in the health of American democracy.
Trading in cowboys boots for ski boots, Blair Nelson is making the move from Tegna’s WFAA in Dallas to Denver to head up marketing for KUSA. Prior to joining WFAA, she served in senior account management roles at several advertising agencies, leading campaigns for Chevrolet and MillerCoors.
President Trump’s attacks on the news media spurred the RTDNA to ask its members to run editorials stressing the importance of a free press. While many newspapers took up the cry, only a handful of TV stations did. Here why some that did felt the need to go public and what their viewers thought of it.