Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Date Posted: 1/14/2016
Several stations were recently honored with Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards.
•Meredith’s CBS affiliate KMOV St. Louis was honored for the hour-long, commercial-free documentary "The Injustice System," on the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
• Hearst’s NBC affiliate WBAL-TV Baltimore’s Jayne Miller was honored for her investigative work on the death of Freddie Gray. "Her exemplary reports raised important questions about probable cause, police policy, and accountability," the judges found. "Miller asked probing, smart questions and followed up with clear analysis of a fast-changing story."
•Capitol Broadcasting’s CBS affiliate WRAL-TV Raleigh reporter Leyla Santiago and photographer Zac Gooch won for "Journey Alone," on illegal immigration and unaccompanied minors in North Carolina.
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