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The NBC Owned Television Stations in New York, Philadelphia, Dallas-Fort Worth, Washington, D.C., Bay Area and Hartford won a total of 21 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.

The NBC Owned Television Stations in New York, Philadelphia, Dallas-Fort Worth, Washington, D.C., Bay Area and Hartford won a total of 21 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.

The awards were recently announced by Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and digital news organizations around the world.

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth / KXAS won a total of six awards, including an award for “Overall Excellence” and “Investigative Reporting” for KXAS’ “Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Investigating DCS” series of reports while NBC4 Washington / WRC-TV took home five awards including an award in the “Investigative Reporting” category for its report “Slipping Through the Cracks.” NBC 4 New York / WNBC was recognized with four awards including an award in the “Breaking News” category for WNBC’s coverage of “Blizzard 2016.” NBC10 Philadelphia / WCAU won three awards including an award for “Excellence in Innovation” for its report “Generation Addicted.” NBC Bay Area / KNTV took home two awards including an award in the “News Series” category for its investigative report “Arrested at School” while NBC Connecticut / WVIT was recognized with one award for “Excellence in Video.” Additionally, both WRC-TV and WCAU took home awards for “Best Website” in recognition of their digital platforms.

The following is a complete list of all the NBC Owned Stations that were announced as 2017 regional Edward R. Murrow Award winners:

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth / KXAS

Overall Excellence
Breaking News: “Dallas Officer Ambush”
Excellence in Sound: “The Mariachi”
Excellence in Video: “A Compass to Lead Them Home”
Investigative Reporting: “Big Buses, Bigger Problems: Investigating DCS”
Sports Reporting: “Haughton's Hero”

NBC4 Washington / WRC-TV

Continuing Coverage: “Trouble on the Tracks”
Excellence in Innovation: “It Doesn't Make Cents: High 529 Fees”
Excellence in Social Media: “#APeoplesJourney”
Investigative Reporting: “Slipping Through the Cracks”
Website: NBCWashington.com

NBC 4 New York / WNBC

Breaking News: “Blizzard of 2016”
Excellence in Video: Michael DelGiudice
News Series: “Inside the NYPD: CompStat”
Newscast: “News 4 New York at 5p: Hoboken Train Crash”

NBC10 Philadelphia / WCAU

Excellence in Innovation: “Generation Addicted”
Excellence in Social Media: “The Battleground Brothers”
Website: NBC10.com

NBC Bay Area / KNTV

Excellence in Writing: “Bay Area Proud”
News Series: “Arrested at School”

NBC Connecticut / WVIT

Excellence in Video: “Erica's Race for Adoption”
The regional winners are automatically advanced to the national Edward R. Murrow Awards competition, which will be judged in May 2017. The national awards will be announced in June 2017 and the awards will be presented at the RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards Gala at Gotham Hall in New York City on October 9, 2017.

RTDNA has recognized outstanding achievements in electronic journalism since 1971. This year, RTDNA awarded 751 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards in 16 categories, including Overall Excellence, Breaking News, Investigative Reporting, and Excellence in Innovation. RTDNA received nearly 4,300 entries during the 2017 awards season. For a complete and detailed list of all the 2017 regional Edward R. Murrow Award winners, please access the RTDNA website here.

About NBC Owned Television Stations
NBC Owned Television Stations, part of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, includes 12 local broadcast television stations and a regional news network serving the largest markets in the nation, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, Washington, D.C., Miami-Fort Lauderdale, San Diego and Connecticut, as well as Puerto Rico. The stations produce and broadcast more than 17,000 hours of local news and information programming and enterprise journalism each year that is important and relevant to the communities they serve, delivering it across multiple online, social media and digital out-of-home platforms. The division also operates COZI TV (www.cozitv.com), a national network that brings viewers some of America’s most beloved and iconic television shows and hit movies, as well as the lifestyle production company, LX.TV, and the in-house marketing and promotions company, NBCUniversal Skycastle.

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