WXXI News Wins Edward R. Murrow Award

WXXI News Wins Edward R. Murrow Award

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 5:00pm - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:00am

WXXI News has won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for its coverage of the Genesee Street Mass Shooting.

The award was given in the “Breaking News” Category/Region 11. WXXI’s news coverage of the mass shooting on Genesee Street, which took three lives and injured four others, included multiple news stories, as well as WXXI’s daily talk show Connections with Evan Dawson. The WXXI News Team that contributed to this coverage, include: Michelle Faust, Veronica Volk, Randy Gorbman, Beth Adams, and Evan Dawson.

Regional winners automatically advance to the national Edward R. Murrow Awards competition, and national winners will be announced in June. The national awards are presented at the RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards Gala at Gotham Hall in New York City on October 10. 

The Edward R. Murrow Awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.