WWNO Receives Four Regional Murrow Awards

Apr 27, 2018

WWNO has been recognized with four 2018 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.

The Murrow Awards are the embodiment of the values, principles and standards set forth by Edward R. Murrow, a journalism pioneer who set the standards for the highest quality of broadcast journalism.

The Louisiana Public Radio Partnership - led by WWNO, and including WRKF in Baton Rouge and KRVS in Lafayette - received two awards for its coverage of long-term flood recovery efforts across the state.

WWNO’s original history podcast TriPod: New Orleans at 300 was recognized for a documentary that examined the relationship between New Orleans and Haiti.

And WWNO's Education Desk was honored for its series, "Kids, Trauma and New Orleans Schools."

The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in broadcast and digital journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Murrow’s pursuit of excellence in journalism embodies the spirit of the awards that carry his name. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.

In case you missed them, check out the winning coverage below: