NPR Wins 6 Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2022!

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NPR Wins 6 Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2022!

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The Radio Television Digital News Association today announced the 2022 Edward R. Murrow National Award recipients and NPR won 6 awards and member stations won 26!

Congratulations to: Audrey Carlsen, Pien Huang, Connie Hanzhang Jin, Zach Levitt and Daniel Wood – as well as Selena Simmons-Duffin, Alyson Hurt, Tien Le, Koko Nakajima, Ruth Talbot, Thomas Wilburn, Carmel Wroth, Stephanie Adeline and Sean McMinn for the price in Radio network: digital for “COVID-19 trackers

Congratulations to: Meredith Rizzo, Ryan Kellman, Emily Vaughn, Carmel Wroth, Deborah Franklin, Thomas Wilburn, Connie Hanzhang Jin, Zach Levitt, Alyson Hurt, Lee Smith for the award in Radio Network: excellence in innovation for the “joy generator“.

Congratulations to: Chris Benderev, Kelly McEvers, Alison MacAdam and the Embedded crew for the Radio Network: Writing Excellence Price for “NPR’s Embedded: The Capital Gazette

Congratulations to: Frank Langfitt, Jessica Beck and Nishant Dahiya, for the Radio Network: Feature Reports Price for “Pair your pints with a journey through history on this British pub crawl through London.”

Kudos to Joseph Shapiro of the NPR Investigations team, in collaboration with Teresa Wiltz of POLITICO and Eli Hager of the Marshall Project, for the Radio network: investigative reporting Price for “How States Charge the Poorest Families and Children the Cost of Foster Care

Congratulations to: Quil Lawrence, Gregory Warner, Jess Jiang, Lu Olkowski and the Coarse translation Crew for the Radio Network: Podcasts Price for “Home/Before: Marla’s War

Member Station Rewards:

Public radio stations across the country win 26 National Murrow Awards

Murrow Medallion

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Current affairs documentary

The essential workers of the climate crisis

WNYC Studios (in partnership with The New Yorker)

New York, NY

Digital

Class of COVID-19: An Education Crisis for Vulnerable Florida Students

Florida Public Media (in partnership with WLRN, WGCU, WFSU, WUSF, WMFE, WUCF, WPBT/WXEL, WJCT, WEDU, WUWF)

Miami, Florida

Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Invisible: boys victimized by the sex trade

WGBH-FM

Boston, MA

Sound Excellence

‘Time to cut the losses’: In the final days of a Boston restaurant

WBUR-FM

Boston, MA

Writing Excellence

Who is buried in this cemetery on 51st Street in Austin?

KUT-FM

Austin, TX

Feature reports

Who is buried in this cemetery on 51st Street in Austin?

KUT-FM

Austin, TX

hard news

Ex-lifeguards describe decades of sexual abuse on Chicago beaches and pools

WBEZ-FM

Chicago, IL

Investigation reports

Buried Secrets: WBEZ Investigation into Sexual Abuse of Chicago Lifeguards

WBEZ-FM

Chicago, IL

Current affairs documentary

An investigation into deadly outbreaks of COVID-19 on host farms

KQED

San Francisco, California

News Series

Pandemic generation

WBUR-FM

Boston, MA

Overall Excellence

Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio

San Antonio, TX

Podcast

Relative Fiction

OPB

Portland, OR

Sports reports

How Major League Soccer went from San Antonio to Austin

Texas Standard (in partnership with Texas Public Radio)

Austin, TX

Digital

Digital Vermont Public Radio

Vermont Public Radio

Colchester, Vermont

Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

KUNR Youth Media Program

KUNR Public Radio (in partnership with Washoe County School District & Report for America)

Reno, Nevada

Excellence in innovation

20 years later: Vermonters remember 9/11

Vermont Public Radio

Burlington, Vermont

Sound Excellence

Sea Otters – Guardians of the Monterey Bay Kelp Forest

Public Radio 90.3 KAZU

Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz, CA

Writing Excellence

David Condos

High Plains Public Radio

Garden City, KS

Feature reports

A Boise nurse shares her frontline experience through poetry

Boise State Public Radio

Boise, I.D.

Investigation reports

Distance Learning Survey: Lack of Student Engagement Despite High Attendance

KVPR

Fresno, California

hard news

Migrants expelled

KTEP-FM

El Paso, TX

Current affairs documentary

The rural doctor is there

WKSU-FM

Akron, Ohio

News Series

COVID-19 in Virginia prisons

QI WVTF/Radio

Roanoke, Virginia

Overall Excellence

Overall Excellence WVTF / Radio IQ

QI WVTF/Radio

Roanoke, Virginia

Podcast

line of fire

Montana Public Radio (in partnership with the University of Montana College of Business)

Missoula, Montana

Sports reports

Diversifying the Adirondacks One Whitewater Rafting Trip (or Hike) at a Time

North Country Public Radio

Canton, New York

The Murrow Awards are the embodiment of the values, principles and standards set forth by Edward R. Murrow, a pioneering journalist who established the highest standards of broadcast journalism. Murrow Prize-winning stories put the public interest first, provide a catalyst for public debate, and adhere to the RTDNA’s Code of Ethics. Among the awards given to journalists, the Murrow Awards are among the most respected journalism awards in the world.