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Boise State Public Radio Wins 6 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards


Boise State Public Radio's KBSX newsroom has won six regional 2017 Edward R. Murrow Awards.

The Murrow Awards, presented by the Radio Television Digital News Association, RTDNA, announced winners of the regional contest Tuesday.

Boise State Public Radio's entries were judged alongside submissions from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Tom Michael, the station's General Manager and Interim News Director, applauded the newsroom's efforts and success.

"We've long known that Boise State Public Radio reporters enjoy a high stature in our community," Michael said, "so we're honored that our colleagues in the broadcast community have recognized their outstanding work on a regional level, too. As interim News Director, I've had the pleasure to work with each and every reporter on an individual basis. I appreciate their dedication to their craft. I'm impressed with their ability to bring out rich audio details that make a radio story so unique."

The winning entires are...

Continuing Coverage: Table Rock Fire

  • KBSX News Team

Feature Reporting: Some Idaho Kids With Epilepsy Get An Experimental Marijuana-Based Treatment Others Don't

  • Reporter: Adam Cotterell

Hard News: Why Advocates Say Idaho Law Needs To Change To Help Victims Of Stalking

  • Reporter: Frankie Barnhill

News Series: Watering Idaho

  • KBSX News Team

Website: Boise State Public Radio

  • KBSX News Team

Overall Excellence: Boise State Public Radio

  • KBSX News Team

Each of these regional award winners will move on to compete for national recognition at RTDNA's annual awards banquet in New York City in October of 2017.