NBC10 PHILADELPHIA / WCAU RECEIVES NATIONAL EDWARD R. MURROW AWARD

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016 – 09:00

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BALA CYNWYD, PA – (June 28, 2016) – The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has presented NBC10 Philadelphia / WCAU a national Edward R. Murrow Award. The station’s website, NBC10.com, was recognized in the Large Market Television “Website” category. The national Edward R. Murrow Awards honor the finest in broadcast journalism throughout the nation.

In the past year, NBC10.com has featured The Faces of Homeless Youth, an in-depth report on the epidemic of youth homelessness in the City of Philadelphia. The station’s website has also provided in-depth coverage of Pope John Francis’ visit, the Amtrak derailment and the Gesner street fire.  

“We are extremely excited and humbled to be recognized as a National Edward R. Murrow Award winner,” said Ric Harris, President and General Manger, NBC10 and Telemundo62. “Our team prides itself on sharing stories that have personal impact and directly reflect our community.  We take very seriously our responsibility to serve our viewers and thank RTDNA for this honoring us with this award.”

Since 1971, RTDNA has recognized outstanding work produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. The national Edward R. Murrow Awards recognize recipients that demonstrate the spirit of excellence that journalist Edward R. Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism. For a complete and detailed list of all the 2016 national Edward R. Murrow Award winners, please access the RTDNA website here.

The award winners will be recognized at the RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards Gala in New York City, scheduled for October.