Entercom Sweeps Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards With 29 Awards Presented by the Radio Television Digital News Association

Nine Entercom Markets Honored Including Buffalo, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco and St. Louis

WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9 FM, Newsradio 1080 KRLD, 830 WCCO, KYW Newsradio, KCBS All News (740AM/106.9FM) and News Radio 1120 KMOX Received Prestigious “Overall Excellence” Award

PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 24, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., swept the Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards with 29 awards, presented by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Nine Entercom markets were honored including Buffalo, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and St. Louis. Among the most prestigious in news, the Murrow Awards recognize local and national news stories that uphold the RTDNA Code of Ethics, demonstrate technical expertise and exemplify the importance and impact of journalism as a service to the community.

List of Entercom recipients below.

Buffalo, NY

Breaking News Coverage
Niagara River Drownings
WBEN
WBEN-AM

Continuing Coverage
Priest Abuse Crisis
WBEN
WBEN-AM

Excellence in Innovation
12 Voices in 12 Hours: Gun Violence Innovation
WBEN
WBEN-AM

News Documentary
12 Voices in 12 Hours: Gun Violence Documentary
WBEN
WBEN-AM

Chicago, IL

Overall Excellence
WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9 FM
WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM

Breaking News Coverage
No Mercy
WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9 FM
WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM

Newscast
4 P.M. Newscast, Oct. 5, 2018
WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9 FM
WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM

Dallas, TX

Overall Excellence
Newsradio 1080 KRLD
KRLD-AM

Investigative Reporting
Unpaid Trips
Newsradio 1080 KRLD
KRLD-AM 

Los Angeles, CA

Breaking News Coverage
Woolsey Fire
KNX 1070 News Radio
KNX-AM

Minneapolis, MN

Overall Excellence
830 WCCO
WCCO-AM

Continuing Coverage
Super Bowl Comes to Minneapolis
830 WCCO
WCCO-AM

News Documentary
Safe at School: Twin Cities High School Students Speak out on Guns
830 WCCO and The Star Tribune
WCCO-AM

Newscast
October 23, 2018
830 WCCO
WCCO-AM

New York, NY

Breaking News Coverage
Mail Bomb Scare
WCBS 880
WCBS-AM

Excellence in Video
Sweet Spot: The Hat Lady
WCBS 880
WCBS-AM

Newscast
5:30 to 6pm, July 19, 2018
WCBS 880
WCBS-AM

Philadelphia, PA
Overall Excellence
KYW Newsradio
KYW-AM

Excellence in Sound
Gone Cold
KYW Newsradio
KYW-AM

Sports Reporting
Erin Redmond’s Victory Over Cancer
KYW Newsradio
KYW-AM

San Francisco, CA

Overall Excellence
KCBS All News (740AM/106.9FM)
KCBS-AM / KFRC-FM

News Series
Caravan of Dreams
KCBS All News (740AM/106.9FM)
KCBS-AM / KFRC-FM

Newscast
5pm News, November 8, 2018
KCBS All News (740AM/106.9FM)
KCBS-AM / KFRC-FM

St. Louis, MO

Overall Excellence
News Radio 1120 KMOX
KMOX-AM

Breaking News Coverage
The Governor is Indicted
News Radio 1120 KMOX
KMOX-AM

Continuing Coverage
The Greitens Affair
News Radio 1120 KMOX
KMOX-AM

Excellence in Video
Kirkwood Football Wheelchair
News Radio 1120 KMOX
KMOX-AM

Investigative Reporting
County Executive Threats
News Radio 1120 KMOX
KMOX-AM

Newscast
Total Information PM 5 P.M. June 1, 2018
News Radio 1120 KMOX
KMOX-AM

A full list of Regional Edward R. Murrow Award winners can be found here.

Since 1971, RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in broadcast and digital journalism with the 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.

CONTACT:
Justin Solar
Entercom
212-649-9659
Justin.Solar@Entercom.com
@EntercomPR 

About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

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