WUNC Wins Five Regional Murrow Awards

Apr 24, 2019

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

Rising flood waters brought on by Hurricane Florence threaten a building off Highway 70 in Goldsboro, N.C., Sunday, Sep. 16, 2018.
Credit Ben McKeown / For WUNC

Hurricane Florence - WUNC news staff

Continuing Coverage

Silent Sam - WUNC news staff

 

Hard News

Chemours Ends Its Silence - Rusty Jacobs & Dave DeWitt, WUNC

Multimedia

The Cost of Summer - WUNC news staff

 

News Series

After Florence: New Hanover Schools Rebuild - Lisa Philip, Liz Schlemmer, Dave DeWitt, WUNC