KSL NewsRadio, KSL TV, and KSL Podcasts Honored with Prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards
May 11, 2023
SALT LAKE CITY–KSL NewsRadio, KSL TV, and KSL Podcasts have been awarded five regional Edward R. Murrow awards.
KSL NewsRadio won in three categories: Breaking News, for coverage of the shooting at Hunter High School; News Series, for a two-part election series called Follow the Ballot reported by Lindsay Aerts; and for best Newscast for comprehensive coverage of a freeway shutdown on I-15
KSL TV’s Mike Headrick was awarded Excellence in Writing for his creative coverage of a flying manhole cover accident; you can see the entry here.
In addition, KSL Podcasts was awarded a Murrow for “The Letter”, reported by Amy Donaldson and produced by Andrea Smardon. “The Letter” tells the story of the 1996 murder of Zachary Snarr and attempted murder of Yvette Rodier in Salt Lake City and how one letter leads to a path of forgiveness and redemption.
“These awards are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our journalists and staff,” said Tanya Vea Executive Vice President of Content and Media Operations and Market Manager for Bonneville Salt Lake City. “They showcase our commitment to breaking news, in-depth reporting, informing the public about issues important to their daily lives, compelling storytelling, and overall excellence in news.”
Among the most prestigious 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.
About Bonneville International Corporation
Bonneville International is an integrated media and marketing solutions company dedicated to building up, connecting, informing, and celebrating families and communities. Founded in 1964, Bonneville currently operates radio and TV stations, local websites, chart topping podcasts and other digital distribution assets in six western U.S. markets. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Bonneville is a subsidiary of Deseret Management Corporation. For more information about Bonneville International, please visit www.bonneville.com.
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