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Gannett Wins 72 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

KING wins 10 awards, more than any other station in the country

McLEAN, VA – Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today won 72 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards across Broadcast and U.S. Community Publishing, including six for overall excellence, the highest award given. Gannett won more awards than any other media organization and the most in its history. The competition is sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism.

“Producing strong journalism is a hallmark of what Gannett does and these awards are an example of the dedicated, high-quality and impactful journalism taking place every day in our local communities across the country,” said Gracia Martore, president and CEO, Gannett. “We take pride in these honors and how this work can make a difference in the lives of people everywhere.”

KING in Seattle, WA, won 10 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, more than any other media organization, including an award for Overall Excellence. Other awards recognized excellence in reporting, feature reporting, sports, newscast, news documentary as well as several other categories.

Gannett Overall Excellence Award winners:

    KING – Seattle, WA (won 10 awards total)
    KARE – Minneapolis, MN (won 6 awards total)
    WXIA – Atlanta, GA (won 6 awards total)
    The Burlington Free Press – Burlington, VT (won 5 awards total)
    WBIR – Knoxville, TN (won 5 awards total)
    WFAA – Dallas, TX (won 4 awards total)

Other winning Gannett broadcast stations include:

    KUSA – Denver, CO (won 6 awards total)
    KSDK – St. Louis, MO (won 4 awards total)
    WGRZ – Buffalo, NY (won 4 awards total)
    KREM – Spokane, WA (won 3 awards total)
    KXTV – Sacramento, CA (won 3 awards total)
    WLTX – Columbia, SC (won 3 awards total)
    KGW – Portland, OR (won 2 awards total)
    WCSH – Portland, ME (won 2 awards total)
    KCEN – Waco, TX (won 1 award total)
    KENS – San Antonio, TX (won 1 award total)
    KPNX – Phoenix, AZ (won 1 award total)
    KTVB – Boise, ID (won 1 award total)
    KYTX – Tyler, TX (won 1 award total)
    WTSP – Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL (won 1 award total)
    WUSA – Washington, DC (won 1 award total)
    WVEC – Norfolk, VA (won 1 award total)
    WZZM – Grand Rapids, MI (won 1 award total)

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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