KTVB.COM Wins Second Consecutive National Edward R. Murrow
Boise, ID - The Radio Television Digital News Association
has honored KTVB.COM with the National Edward R. Murrow
Award. This is the second consecutive year in which
KTVB.COM has achieved this national distinction for
outstanding electronic journalism.
KTVB.COM first won the Northwest Regional Edward R. Murrow
Award in April. Winners from all 13 regions proceeded to
national judging. Entries were evaluated on an array of
factors, including depth and quality, content, innovation,
use of video, design, functionality, interactivity and
"We are very proud to have a legacy of award-winning
journalism at KTVB," said Kate Morris, Executive News
Director of KTVB. "We take great pride in the quality of
content we provide viewers on-air, online and on mobile,
and we are honored to receive this prestigious award
recognizing our effort to provide important local content
on multiple platforms with the goal of making a meaningful
impact on our community at large."
The RTNDA has honored outstanding achievements in
electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards
since 1971. Murrow's pursuit of excellence in
journalism embodies the spirit of the awards that carry his
name. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the spirit
of excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the
broadcast news profession. For more information about
the Edward R. Murrow Awards and the Radio Television
Digital News Association, or to view the winning entries,
go to rtdna.org.
The KTVB News Group includes KTVB-Boise, Idaho's Very Own
24/7, KTFT-Twin Falls, KTVB.COM, KTFT7.COM and
ZIdaho.com. KTVB produces more local news per week
than any television station in Idaho. Its family of
websites attract more visitors and page view traffic than
any electronic media company in Idaho. KTVB has been the
number one television station in Idaho for several decades
and was also the first full service television station in
Idaho, signing on in 1953. Additional information is
available by contacting President & General Manager Doug
Armstrong at 208-375-7277.
About Belo Corp.
The KTVB News Group is part of Belo Corp. (BLC), one of the
nation's largest pure-play, publicly-traded television
companies, that owns and operates 20 television stations
(nine in the top 25 markets) and their associated Web
sites. Belo stations, which include affiliations with
ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV, reach more than 14
percent of U.S. television households in 15
highly-attractive markets. Belo stations rank first
or second in nearly all of their local markets.
Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by
contacting Paul Fry, Vice President/Investor Relations &
Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6835.