Gannett Broadcasting Wins Five National Murrow Awards
McLEAN, VA – Three Gannett Broadcasting TV stations won five 2011 Edward R. Murrow awards in the national competition sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association. The awards honor outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, NY, won the overall excellence award in the small market category.
“While we are very proud of the outstanding work done by all of our stations, today we salute WGRZ, KUSA and KARE for doing the kind of high-quality journalism that impacts their local communities. We are thrilled that those Information Centers have been recognized with the very prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards,” said Dave Lougee, president of Gannett Broadcasting.
- WGRZ-TV, Buffalo, NY —
- Overall Excellence; Video Continuing Coverage (“The Death of Laura Cummings“); Video Reporting: Hard News (“The Legacy of Jason Dunham“);
KUSA-TV, Denver, CO — Video Sports Reporting (“Kyle Kasper“); KARE-TV, Minneapolis-St. Paul — Writing (“Boyd Huppert Compilation“).
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com.
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