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Gannett Wins 12 National Edward R. Murrow Awards

McLEAN, VA – Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today won 12 National Edward R. Murrow Awards including two Overall Excellence awards: KING in Seattle, WA and The Burlington (VT) Free Press. The Edward. R. Murrow Awards honor outstanding achievements in broadcast and digital journalism and are sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).

“Gannett has always been a company where content comes first and our commitment to quality journalism is second to none. These 12 awards, in addition to the 72 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards we won earlier this year, are a testament to the exceptional work being done daily by our journalists that makes an impact in the communities we serve. It is always an honor to be recognized by the RTDNA and I congratulate all of our winners,” said Gracia Martore, president and CEO of Gannett.

Winners are:

KARE, Minneapolis, MN

Feature Reporting: “Love of His Life”

KING, Seattle, WA

Overall Excellence
Use of Sound/Video: “Christian’s Stories”

KREM, Spokane, WA


WBIR, Knoxville, TN

Reporting, Sports: “Barkley Marathons”

WFAA, Dallas, TX

News Documentary

The Burlington Free Press, Burlington, VT

Overall Excellence
Breaking News: “Protestors in Government’s Office”
Reporting, Sports: “The Need for Speed”

The Des Moines Register, Des Moines, IA

Use of Sound/Video: “Harvest of Change”

Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI


About Gannett
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 115 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

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