Boise State Public Radio Wins 5 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Apr 23, 2015

Credit RTDNA

Boise State Public Radio's KBSX newsroom has won five regional 2015 Edward R. Murrow Awards.

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

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

"We're very proud to once again have the Boise State Public Radio newsroom recognized for the quality of content it produces," News Director Scott Graf says. "We aim high every day to serve our listeners with thoughtful, responsible and interesting storytelling. It's a great feeling to have our work affirmed by our peer journalists."

Boise State Public Radio General Manager John Hess congratulated the newsroom.

"These awards serve as a reminder of the excellent reporting coming out of our newsroom everyday," Hess said. "The journalists working here at Boise State Public Radio continue to raise the bar of excellence and integrity in news reporting."

The winning entries are...

Breaking news coverage: Court Decisions Change Course For Idaho's Gay Marriage Fight

  • Boise State Public Radio news team

Website: Boise State Public Radio

  • Boise State Public Radio news team

News Series: In Crisis: Understanding Idaho's Fragmented Mental Health System

  • Reporters: Emilie Ritter Saunders, Audrey Dutton, Idaho Statesman

Hard News Reporting: Idaho Counties Struggle As Federal Timber Rules Slow The Harvest

  • Reporter: Samantha Wright

Continuing Coverage: Gay Marriage In Idaho

  • Boise State Public Radio news team

Each of these regional award winners will move on to compete for national recognition at RTDNA's annual awards banquet Oct. 12, 2015 in New York City.