MINNEAPOLIS, MN and ST. PAUL, MN -- (Marketwired) -- 04/18/13 -- It was announced today by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) that KARE 11 News won 10 regional 2013 Edward R. Murrow awards including Overall Excellence, earning more awards than any other station in the country.
"It is always an honor to be recognized by one of our industry's leading journalism organizations," said KARE 11 News Director Jane Helmke. "More importantly, it reflects KARE 11's dedication to delivering excellence in journalism for our community every day."
The details of the awards are as follows:
Video Hard News: Hot Spot Hacking (Jay Olstad, Deb Lyngdal)
Website: kare11.com (KARE 11 staff)
Use of Video: Get out of the Way (Bill Middeke, Reporter: Rena Sarigianopoulos)
Breaking News: Duluth Floods (KARE 11 Staff)
Continuing Coverage: Northland Floods (KARE 11 Staff)
Video Feature: Neighborhood of Love (Boyd Huppert, Jonathan Malat)
Documentary: Project H20 (Stacey Nogy, Cindy Chapman, Julie Anderson, Jay Olstad, Allen Costantini, Bob Crippa, Gary Knox, Belinda Jensen, Julie Nelson, Randy Shaver, Ron Stover, Jim Douglas, Greg Vandegrift, Craig Norkus, Jonathan Malat, Nate Anderson, Tom Cornell, Amy Schmeig)
News Series: Inside the Fire (Boyd Huppert, Jonathan Malat, Jeff Wiltgen, Bill Middeke, Jeff Kraker)
Writing: Boyd Huppert
Overall Excellence: KARE 11 staff
Complete list: http://rtdna.org/content/2013_regional_edward_r_murrow_award_winners##region4
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