SAN JOSE, CA -- (June 18, 2019) – The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) awarded KNTV / NBC BAY AREA a national 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award for journalistic excellence for multimedia coverage. The Edward R. Murrow Awards recognize the best in electronic journalism produced by radio, television, and online news organizations around the world.
NBC Bay Area was recognized for its commitment to provide its audience with the best digital and social experience for a wide range of news coverage in 2018, from breaking news coverage of the devastating fire in the Northern California town of Paradise, to digital original features on the Bay Area housing crisis, traffic alternatives and stories that highlight the uniqueness of the Bay Area. The station was also recognized for multimedia coverage of investigative stories that included reporting on San Francisco’s diseased streets and the possible nuclear contamination at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, as well as digital original features that accompanied episodes on Sexual Revolutionaries and America’s Wine Country for the station’s Bay Area Revelations documentary series.
“I am extremely proud of the talented and dedicated people in our news and digital departments and the innovative work they do every day to meet the growing and shifting needs of our viewers. We are honored to receive this prestigious Edward R. Murrow award for excellence in multimedia coverage,” said Stephanie Adrouny, Vice President of News for NBC Bay Area.
The national Edward R. Murrow Awards are presented annually by the RTDNA, the world’s largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism. The national awards will be presented October 14 at the RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards Gala at Gotham Hall in New York City. For a full list of winners click here.
About NBC Bay Area / KNTV
Owned by NBCUniversal, NBC Bay Area / KNTV is the Bay Area’s investigative station located in the heart of Silicon Valley. The station is committed to providing continuous, in-depth journalism with unique personalities. Along with broadcasting NBC’s award-winning daytime, prime-time and late night programming, NBC Bay Area produces more than 32 hours of news programming each week. The station can be seen locally on Comcast 3 and 703 and over-the-air on 11. COZI TV, the station’s digital network, offers a full schedule of America’s most beloved and iconic television series, hit movies and original programming. COZI TV can be seen locally on Comcast 186 and over-the-air on 11.3.