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Tegna bags 88 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

May 13, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Tegna won 88 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in broadcast journalism, more awards than any other local broadcast television group.

Twenty-nine Tegna stations received Regional Murrows this year, including eight for overall excellence. Five other Tegna stations won for excellence in innovation. Also, Tegna received 10 additional awards inspired by Tegna’s dedicated innovation process.

Eleven more awards were also given for multimedia or excellence in social media.

“Purpose-driven, impactful local journalism is more important than ever during these unprecedented times, and I am incredibly proud of the TEGNA journalists who keep raising the bar for excellence,” said Dave Lougee, president and CEO, TEGNA. “Across all platforms, we are helping keep our communities safe and informed through innovative content and investigative reporting that continues to change laws and lives, and it’s an honor for our TEGNA colleagues to be recognized for these achievements.”

The full list of awards can be viewed here.

 

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