The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announced the 2015 National Edward R. Murrow Award winners, recognizing outstanding radio, television and online news organizations. RTDNA selected 104 winners from 4,200 entries.
CBS News earned seven Murrow Awards: Breaking News, Continuing Coverage, News Series, Newscast, Use of Video, Writing and Best Website. CBS Radio News won for Continuing Coverage, Feature Reporting and Newscast. Overall Excellence award winners are:
Hearst Television’s ABC affiliate KETV-TV, Omaha, NE (Small Market Television)
CBS Radio’s WCBS-AM/FM New York (Large Market Radio)
New Hampshire Public Radio, Concord, NH (Small Market Radio)
RTDNA also announced the 2015 Kaleidoscope Award winners for excellent coverage of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity. Winners include the University of Washington’s KUOW-FM Seattle (large market radio) for "Two Indias: Near and Far" and General Communication’s CBS affiliate KTVA-TV Anchorage, AK (small market television) for "Season of Sacrifice, Season of Hope."