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StateImpact Idaho Wins Three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards


We don’t toot our own horn very often, but today we simply couldn’t resist.

We’ve won three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards! Our winning work will now be submitted for the national competition.

The awards recognize work of the highest quality produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.

“For more than 40 years, the Edward R. Murrow Award has honored the best of electronic journalism,” said Mike Cavender, Executive Director of RTDNA. “This year’s winners represent the outstanding work being done in local newsrooms, which we are proud to recognize.”

A record number of award entries were submitted, and judges selected winners in 13 regions across the United States and from international entrants from across the globe. – RTDNA

Molly Messick won the “best writing” category with these three pieces:

Emilie Ritter Saunders won the “hard news” category for a series on Idaho’s doctor shortage:

Messick and Saunders were also honored alongside their Boise State Public Radio colleagues for continuing coverage of the 2012 elections in Idaho.

You can find the full list of regional winners here.


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