Posted at: 04/18/2013 2:59 PM
Updated at: 04/18/2013 3:23 PM
News10NBC has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for best breaking news coverage. The Radio-Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) released its list of winners of the regional 2013 Edward R. Murrow Award Thursday. News10NBC was named the Best Breaking News Coverage Winner for small market TV stations in region 11, comprising New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
News10NBC's entry for the award was our coverage of the Christmas Eve Tragedy where two West Webster firefighters were shot and killed while responding to a fire.
RTDNA is the world's largest professional organization exclusively serving the electronic news profession, consisting of news directors, news associates, educators and students. Founded as a grassroots organization in 1946, the association is dedicated to setting standards for news gathering and reporting.
RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Murrow’s pursuit of excellence in journalism embodies the spirit of the awards that carry his name. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the electronic news profession.