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KAZU News Wins Four 2017 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards


KAZU News earned four Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for its work in 2016. Every year the Radio Television Digital News Association honors the best in electronic journalism. These winning entries move on to the national competition.

Continuing Coverage: Soberanes Fire   Staff: Krista Almanzan, Lisa Ledin, Paul Fingerote, Erika Mahoney, Doug McKnight, Dylan Music, MaryJane Peters

Hard News: Zen Fire Crew Ready to Protect Tassajara With or Without Help  Reporter: Krista Almanzan

Feature Reporting: Salinas Paletero Cart Offers Food for Thought  Reporter: Krista Almanzan

Excellence in Writing: Salinas Paletero Cart Offers Food for Thought  Reporter: Krista Almanzan

KAZU competes in Region 2 Small Market Radio, which includes similar size stations in California, Guam, Hawaii and Nevada.  Since 2007, KAZU has won 21 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.

Krista joined KAZU in 2007. She is an award winning journalist with more than a decade of broadcast experience. Her stories have won regional Edward R. Murrow Awards and honors from the Northern California Radio and Television News Directors Association. Prior to working at KAZU, Krista reported in Sacramento for Capital Public Radio and at television stations in Iowa. Like KAZU listeners, Krista appreciates the in-depth, long form stories that are unique to public radio. She's pleased to continue that tradition in the Monterey Bay Area.
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