Edward R Murrow Awards

Edward R. Murrow Awards are issued annually by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), which has been honoring outstanding achievement in electronic journalism since 1971. Murrow’s pursuit of excellence in journalism embodies the spirit of the awards that carry his name. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the electronic news profession.

KLCC competes in the five-state Region I competition, including both commercial and non-commercial stations, large and small markets.  Regional winners automatically advance to the national competition.

KLCC Regional Winners:

2015
Jacob Lewin - Camp Starlight
The story took top honors in the "Use of Sound" category.

2016
Angela Kellner - Oregon Medical Cannabis: One Family’s Search For Seizure Relief
The story took top honors in the "Writing" category.

2017
Rachael McDonald - Eugene Students Protest Presidential Election
The story took top honors in the "Breaking News" category.