Michigan Recipients of 2017 Regional Murrow Awards

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced its 2017 Edward R. Murrow Regional Award Winners, honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism.

Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism.

Among the winners in Region 7 are numerous Michigan broadcasters, both radio and television, commercial and noncommercial:

Small Market Radio

Hard News
Slashed Budgets Mean Less Independence for the Developmentally Disabled
Interlochen Public Radio
Interlochen, MI

News Documentary
Grandmother’s Letter from the Holocaust
Interlochen Public Radio
Interlochen, MI

News Series
Faces of Flint
WKAR-AM/FM
East Lansing, MI

Sports Reporting
Polo is Bliss in Northern Michigan
Interlochen Public Radio
Interlochen, MI

Large Market Radio

Continuing Coverage
The Flint Water Crisis
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

Excellence in Social Media
7th District Road Trip
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

Excellence in Sound
Students Recreate the “Golden Age” of Radio – Live on Stage
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

Feature Reporting
New Life for Neglected Jewish cemetery in Detroit
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

News Documentary
Out from the Shadows: Living Undocumented
Michigan Radio
Ann Arbor, MI

Small Market Television

Continuing Coverage
Flint Water Crisis
WEYI/WSMH-TV
Flint, MI

Excellence in Sound
Drumline: Heartbeat of the Band
WLNS-TV
Lansing, MI

Feature Reporting
The Fan
WLNS-TV
Lansing, MI

Newscast
Flint Water Crisis Criminal Charges
WJRT-TV
Flint, MI

Large Market Television

Continuing Coverage
Flint Water Crisis
WDIV-TV
Detroit, MI

Excellence in Social Media
The Doppelganger Killings
WWMT-TV
Kalamazoo, MI

Excellence in Sound
Moving the Chapel
WDIV-TV
Detroit, MI

Newscast
WDIV 5pm News – Bashara Bombshell & Flint Emails
WDIV-TV
Detroit, MI

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