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The Radio Television Digital News Association announced the winners of its respected annual awards, the 2014 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, and 11 esteemed CBS RADIO stations received a stellar 28 honors total.

 

The Edward R. Murrow Awards recognize outstanding achievements in electronic journalism, paying homage to their namesake and the spirit of excellence that he made standard for the broadcast news profession since 1971.  Congratulations to KCBS-AM, San Francisco; KNX-AM, Los Angeles; 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:

Newscast-

KCBS 5pm News
KCBS-AM
San Francisco, CA

 

Breaking News-

Asiana Crash
KCBS-AM
San Francisco, CA

 

News Series-

Healthcare Uncovered
KNX-AM
Los Angeles, CA

 

Region 4:

Overall Excellence-

WCCO
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

 

Continuing Coverage-

Affordable Care Act
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

 

New Series-

Behind the Ballot
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

 

Reporting: Sports-

Metrodome Memories
WCCO-AM
Minneapolis, MN

 

Region 5:

Overall Excellence-

KMOX
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

 

Newscast-

February 14, 2013
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

Breaking News-
Tornadoes Hit St. Louis
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

Continuing Coverage-
Nuclear Waste Landfill
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

Feature Reporting-

The POWs
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

Investigative Reporting-
Children for Sale
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

 

News Series-

Children for Sale
KMOX-AM
St. Louis, MO

 

Region 6:

Overall Excellence-

KRLD
KRLD
Dallas, TX

 

Breaking News-

West Plant Explosion
KRLD
Dallas, TX

 

Continuing Coverage-

West Plant Explosion
KRLD
Dallas, TX

 

Region 7:

Breaking News-

November 17 Tornadoes
WBBM-AM
Chicago, IL

 

Region 10:

Overall Excellence-

WBZ
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

Newscast-
February 11 9am
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

Breaking News-
Marathon Bombing Standoff
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

Continuing Coverage-
Boston Marathon Bombing
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

 

Writing-

Marathon Bombing Poem
WBZ-AM
Boston, MA

 

Region 11:

Overall Excellence-

WCBS-AM
WCBS-AM
New York, NY

Newscast-
KYW Reporters Roundup
KYW-AM
Philadelphia, PA

Breaking News-
Metro North Train Derailment
WINS-AM
New York NY

Continuing Coverage-
Changes at the Vatican
KYW-AM
Philadelphia, PA

 

Region 12:

Newscast-

Navy Yard Shooting
WNEW-FM
Lanham, MD

 

A full list of winners can be found here:

http://rtdna.org/content/2014_regional_edward_r_murrow_award_winners#.U1a1ic6EuyN