NEW YORK, NY -- (May 12, 2020) – Recognizing the very best in broadcast journalism throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and across the nation, the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) today awarded NBC 4 New York six regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for journalistic excellence. These prestigious honors reflect the best in large market television news within the states of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
“WNBC’s journalists and news professionals generate impactful journalism. Whether they are keeping us safe and up-to-date during times of crisis - or shining an important spotlight on the unsung heroes in our community, their commitment to excellence has made our news team among the best in their field. These prestigious honors are well-deserved, and we congratulate all of our station’s winners on their success,” said Eric Lerner, NBC 4 New York President and General Manager.
NBC 4 New York’s six regional Edward R. Murrow honors were awarded in the following categories:
Since 1971, RTDNA has recognized outstanding work produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. The regional Edward R. Murrow Awards honor the best local broadcast and electronic journalism around the country. For a complete and detailed list of all the 2020 regional Edward R. Murrow Award winners, please access the RTDNA website here.
Today’s regional winners are automatically entered and advanced to the national Edward R. Murrow Awards competition, which will be judged in June. The national awards will be presented in October at the RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards Gala in New York City.
For more information on NBC 4 New York, visit NBCNewYork.com.
About NBC 4 New York / WNBC
NBC 4 New York / WNBC is the flagship station of the NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, serving the New York Tri-State area with an unparalleled commitment to broadcast excellence for more than 75 years.
The station features New York’s largest investigative reporting team, the I-Team and includes Edward R. Murrow and Emmy Award-winning journalists who successfully track down the answers to the questions most important to viewers. Storm Team 4, the station’s trusted weather team, utilizes the most accurate and the most powerful weather technology available to keep Tri-State viewers informed and safe when severe weather strikes. This includes StormTracker 4, the only commercial high-frequency S-Band dual polarization fixed Doppler weather radar operating in the Northeast.
In addition to NBC 4 New York’s primary channel, other programming outlets include COZI TV, the station’s multicast channel, and out-of-home platforms, including TV screens in taxi cabs, elevators and aboard New York-New Jersey PATH trains. The station also delivers news and information across all platforms, including its dedicated website, mobile app and social media platforms. For more information about NBC 4 New York, visit NBCNewYork.com.
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