Siouxland Public Media Wins 4 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) awarded Siouxland Public Media with four Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, including Overall Excellence.
Since 1971, RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in broadcast and digital journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards. Among the most prestigious awards in news, the Murrow Awards recognize local and national news stories that uphold the RTDNA Code of Ethics, demonstrate technical expertise, and exemplify the importance and impact of journalism as a service to the community.
RTDNA will announce winners of the National Edward R. Murrow Awards this summer.
Siouxland Public Media Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
* EXCELLENCE IN DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION: MMIW Awareness
* EXCELLENCE IN WRITING: Sheila Brummer Writing Samples
* NEWS DOCUMENTARY: The Exchange 5.4.23: Missing Murdered and Indigenous Women Awareness
Former Siouxland Public Intern Kayla Mayer won a National Student Award (Audio Hard News) in 2022 for a report that highlighted food insecurity during the COVID-19 Pandemic. In 2021, Siouxland Public Media picked up two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for Overall Excellence and Writing.
Siouxland Public Media is a small NPR affiliate station run independently from a state network. The staff consists of four full-time employees, including two journalists who also serve as on-air hosts. Volunteers assist with content and podcasts.