Gannett Broadcasting Wins Four National Murrow Awards
McLEAN, VA – Gannett Broadcasting TV stations in Atlanta, GA, Buffalo, NY, and Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN, won four 2010 Edward R. Murrow awards in the national competition sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association. These prestigious awards honor outstanding achievements in electronic journalism.
“These Murrow Awards are a reflection of excellence at our local media operations and continue an award-winning Gannett Broadcasting tradition. Our people serve their local communities well each and every day, and we’re extremely proud to see their great work acknowledged,” said Dave Lougee, president of Gannett Broadcasting.
WXIA-TV at Atlanta – large market/best continuing coverage (11Alive Staff)
for “State of the Stimulus”;
KARE-TV at Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN – large market/newscast (KARE 11 News
at 10 p.m./KARE 11 News Team) for “Blizzard Coverage” (12/23/09); large market/video
feature reporting (Boyd Huppert, Jonathan Malat) for “The Tyler Project”;
WGRZ-TV at Buffalo, NY – small market/video sports reporting (Bob Mancuso,
Aaron Saykin) for “Baseball Hero.”
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international news and information company
operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile, newspapers,
magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader with hundreds of newspaper
and TV web sites; CareerBuilder.com, the nation’s top employment site; USATODAY.com;
and more than 80 local MomsLikeMe.com sites. Gannett publishes 82 daily U.S.
newspapers, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper,
and more than 600 magazines and other non-dailies including USA WEEKEND. Gannett
also operates 23 television stations in 19 U.S. markets. Gannett subsidiary
Newsquest is one of the UK’s leading regional community news providers, with
17 daily paid-for titles, more than 200 weekly newspapers, magazines and trade
publications, and a network of web sites.
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