Washington DC's WUSA 9 wins regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

McLEAN, VA – Gannett announced that WUSA 9 in Washington DC won 3 regional 2013 Edward R. Murrow awards. The competition is sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association and honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism.
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WASHINGTON - April 19, 2013 - PRLog -- "We are very proud of our award-winning journalism that promotes Gannett’s purpose to serve the greater good of our nation and the communities we serve,” said Dave Lougee, president of Gannett Broadcasting. “Our ongoing commitment to excellence is part of what gives us a hometown advantage in our local communities. We’re honored to be recognized within the media industry with these regional Murrow awards.”

All regional winners will now go on to the national competition.

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Edward R. Murrow Awards – Region 12 (DE/DC/MD/VA) – Large Market TV

Video: Feature Reporting
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·         Lesli Foster:  Reporter

·         Stephanie Wilson:  Producer

·         Greg Guise: Cameraman/Editor

Video: Reporting Hard News Six Terrible Seconds:Desaleen James

·         Andrea McCarren:  Reporter

·         David Satchell:  Cameraman/Editor

·         Samara Martin Ewing:  Executive Producer

·         Liz Turrell:  Associate Producer

·         Al Calogero:  Assistant Editor

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·         Derek McGinty:  Reporter

·         Ismere Payton:  Producer

·         Samara Martin Ewing:  Co-Producer/Executive Producer

·         Al Calogero:  Editor

Mark Burdett, President and General Manager of WUSA 9 said, “these awards represent our commitment to the Washington DC area and also represent outstanding teamwork on the part of WUSA 9’s  reporters, producers, photographers and editors.  We are proud of award winning work but even more honored to be sharing such important journalism with our community.”

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