The Radio Television Digital News Association announced its prestigious annual awards, the 2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winners, and an exceptional 10 CBS RADIO stations received an overwhelming 23 honors total.  The Edward R. Murrow Awards recognize outstanding achievements in electronic journalism, paying respect to Edward R. Murrow and the spirit of excellence that he made standard for the broadcast news profession since 1971.  Congratulations to KCBS-AM, San Francisco; WCCO-AM, Minnesota; KMOX-AM, St. Louis; KRLD-AM, Dallas; WBBM-AM, Chicago; WBZ-AM, Boston; WBCS-AM, New York; KYW-AM, Philadelphia; WINS-AM, New York; and WNEW, Washington, D.C.

 

Below, please find the winning stations, categories, and links to audio where available:


Region 2

Overall Excellence

KCBS
KCBS-AM
San Francisco, CA

 

Newscast

6 a.m. News
KCBS-AM
San Francisco, CA

 

Region 4

Newscast
WCCO Radio
WCCO-AM Minneapolis, MN

 

News Series
Behind the Ballot
WCCO-AM Minneapolis, MN

Reporting: Hard News
Duluth Historic Flooding
WCCO-AM Minneapolis, MN

Region 5

Newscast
8 a.m. Newscast

KMOX-AM St. Louis, MO

Breaking News
Litchfield Megabus Crash
KMOX-AM St Louis, MO

 

Region 6

Overall Excellence
KRLD News
KRLD-AM Dallas, TX

Newscast
KRLD Afternoon News
KRLD-AM Dallas, TX
Region 7

The NATO Summit
WBBM-AM Chicago, IL

 

Region 10

Overall Excellence
WBZ
WBZ-AM Boston, MA

Newscast
January10 9:30 a.m.
WBZ-AM Boston, MA

Breaking News
Back Bay Fire and
Power Outage

WBZ-AM Boston, MA

Continuing Coverage
Sandy Hook School
Shooting

WBZ-AM Boston, MA
Writing

A Christmas Poem
WBZ-AM Boston, MA

 

Region 11

Overall Excellence

WCBS
WCBS-AM New York, NY

Newscast
Oct. 30, 2012 6:30 a.m.
WCBS-AM New York, NY
Breaking News

Super Storm Sandy
KYW-AM Philadelphia, PA

Continuing Coverage

The Fury of Sandy
WCBS-AM New York, NY
Feature Reporting
The Tweet Seat
KYW-AM Philadelphia, PA

Reporting: Hard News
Princes and Paupers
KYW-AM Philadelphia, PA

 

Use of Sound/Video
Mouth Off to Monotone
WINS-AM New York, NY

 

Region 12

Derecho
WNEW-FM Lanham, MD