Denver, May 7, 2021 – Colorado Public Radio is the recipient of numerous regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). CPR News took the top spot in eight of the fourteen categories for large market radio in the region.
CPR News won the following awards:
- Breaking News for coverage of the East Troublesome fire
- Digital for CPR News’ online COVID-19 coverage
- Continuing Coverage for CPR News’ coverage of health inequities in the pandemic and coronavirus vaccine rollout in Colorado
- Excellence in Sound for A Colorado Spruce’s Journey To Becoming The US Capitol Christmas Tree
- Feature Reporting for Black And Latino Officers Bring Their Own Experiences With Racism To The Job
- Investigative Reporting for Shots Fired: An Investigation Into Police Shootings
- News Documentary for “The Long Lonely Lake”
- Sports Reporting for The Nuggets Are Making It OK To Feel Good Again
These entries now advance to the national Murrow competition.
“The regional RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Award recipients we announce today produced extraordinary journalism that brought clarity and context to 2020’s biggest news stories,” said RTDNA Chairwoman Andrea Stahlman in RTDNA’s announcement yesterday. “The winning work demonstrates dedication, determination and a commitment to the highest ethical standards enshrined in RTDNA’s Code of Ethics.”
About Colorado Public Radio
Colorado Public Radio is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization delivering meaningful news, music, and cultural experiences to everyone in Colorado using the power of the human voice in all its forms. Roughly 95 percent of CPR’s funds come from the private support of listeners, businesses and foundations. For more information, visit www.cpr.org.
- CPR News delivers in-depth, insightful and impartial news and information from around the world, across the nation and throughout Colorado, examining its relevance to our state and connecting it to our community.
- CPR Classical takes listeners on an in-depth exploration of thoughtfully curated music – with an emphasis on Colorado’s classical community – providing context to a broad range of meaningful and compelling works from past to present.
- Indie 102.3 takes listeners inside the world of new and independent music – exposing them to up-and-coming artists and highlighting Colorado’s local music scene.
- Denverite is an online news source dedicated to Denver's curious and concerned.
- KRCC is a public radio station in Colorado Springs, Colorado, serving Southern Colorado. KRCC is operated by Colorado Public Radio in partnership with Colorado College.