WUNC has taken home five 2019 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, more than any other station in its division or region. The Radio Television Digital News Association honors excellence in electronic journalism and presents the regional Murrow Award to small and large radio, television and digital outlets.
WUNC's competition region includes stations across North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, and West Virginia. This is the ninth year in a row WUNC has received Regional Murrow Awards.
WUNC is now up for consideration for the national awards.
The 2019 Regional Murrow Awards were given to WUNC in:
Breaking News Coverage
Hurricane Florence - WUNC news staff
Silent Sam - WUNC news staff
The Cost of Summer - WUNC news staff
After Florence: New Hanover Schools Rebuild - Lisa Philip, Liz Schlemmer, Dave DeWitt, WUNC