WASHINGTON — WTOP is the winner of nine regional Edward R. Murrow Awards this year, the Radio Television Digital News Association revealed Wednesday.
The annual awards recognize achievements in digital and broadcast journalism. WTOP is being honored in categories such as excellence in innovation, excellence in sound and overall excellence, for both the digital and on-air team.
Here’s the full list:
Overall Excellence: WTOP and WTOP.com
Newscast: WTOP — June 14th, 2017, for the day of the Congressional baseball shooting
Breaking News Coverage: WTOP — Congressional baseball shooting
Excellence in Sound: Jason Fraley — “La La Land“
Excellence in Writing: Chris Core — “Core Values“
Investigative Reporting: Megan Cloherty — “Carlos Bell“
News Series: J.J. Green — “Anatomy of a Russian Attack“
Sports Reporting: John Domen — “Running for a Fallen Blue Angel“
Excellence in Innovation: Neal Augenstein — “The Investigation Continues,” with credit to Ginger Whitaker, Tiffany Arnold and Omama Altaleb.
Next, WTOP is up for national recognition in these categories.
Also this month, WTOP took home the NAB Crystal Heritage Award, given by the National Association of Broadcasters. The award honors stations that display a commitment to serving the community.
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