Entercom Wins 23 Regional Edward R. Murrow 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

WBEN, WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM, Newsradio 1080 KRLD, KNX 1070 News Radio and WCBS 880 Receive Distinguished “Overall Excellence” Award

PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 12, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., was honored with 23 Regional Edward R. Murrow 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 Edward R. 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

Overall Excellence
WBEN
WBEN-AM

Multimedia
WBEN
WBEN-AM

Newscast
September 5, 2019
WBEN
WBEN-AM

Chicago, IL

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

Breaking News Coverage
Chicago Teachers Strike
WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM
WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM

Newscast
WBBM Newscast July 16, 2019
WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM
WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM

Dallas, TX

Overall Excellence
Newsradio 1080 KRLD
KRLD-AM

Newscast
KRLD Afternoon News
Newsradio 1080 KRLD
KRLD-AM

Los Angeles, CA

Overall Excellence
KNX 1070 News Radio
KNX-AM

Minneapolis, MN

Excellence in Sound
The Power of Music
830 WCCO
WCCO-AM

New York, NY

Overall Excellence
WCBS 880
WCBS-AM

Breaking News Coverage
Jersey City Shootout
1010 WINS
WINS-AM 

Excellence in Social Media
PRIDE
1010 WINS
WINS-AM

Excellence in Video
The Sweet Spot: Carmine Street Guitars
WCBS 880
WCBS-AM

Newscast
Afternoon Drive
1010 WINS
WINS-AM

Philadelphia, PA

Excellence in Sound
Gone Cold: Jennifer Tong
KYW Newsradio
KYW-AM

Multimedia
KYW Newsradio
KYW-AM

Sports Reporting
Living with epilepsy doesn’t slow down Temple lacrosse star Maddie Gebert
KYW Newsradio
KYW-AM

San Francisco, CA

Hard News
The High Price Of Housing
KCBS All News (740AM/106.9FM)
KCBS-AM / KFRC-FM

Newscast
KCBS Morning News, 9am, 10/24/19
KCBS All News (740AM/106.9FM)
KCBS-AM / KFRC-FM

St. Louis, MO

Excellence in Sound
It’s Your Birthday!
News Radio 1120 KMOX
KMOX-AM

Hard News
Xavier Usanga Has a Name
News Radio 1120 KMOX
KMOX-AM

Newscast
Total Information AM 4/30/19 8 a.m.
News Radio 1120 KMOX
KMOX-AM

A full list of Regional Edward R. Murrow Award winners can be found here. Regional winners automatically move on to the national round of consideration, which also includes digital news organization and network competitors.

Since 1971, RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in broadcast and digital journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards. Murrow Award winning work demonstrates the excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.

CONTACT:
Jennifer Morales
Entercom
212-649-9685
Jennifer.Morales@Entercom.com
@EntercomPR

About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading audio and entertainment company engaging over 170 million consumers each month through its iconic broadcast brands, expansive digital platform, premium podcast network and live events and experiences. With presence in every major U.S. market, and accessible on every device, Entercom delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. The company’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Entercom is the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news and the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

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