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HPR News Team Wins Three Regional Murrow Awards


Hawai?i Public Radio's news team won three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for coverage in 2020. Presented annually by the Radio Television Digital News Association, the Edward R. Murrow Awards are among the most prestigious in broadcast and digital news.

The RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of broadcast and digital journalism.

Regional winners automatically move on to the national round of the competition. HPR's region includes California, Hawai?i, and Nevada.

HPR took top honors in three categories:

Excellence in Sound
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Investigative Reporting
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News Series
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