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KAZU News Wins Three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

KAZU News has won three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.  The awards are given by the Radio Television Digital News Association to honor outstanding achievements in electronic journalism.  

KAZU won 2019 regional Murrows in the following categories.        

Excellence In Writing

Camp Grace Connects Incarcerated Dads With Their Kids

Reporter: Erika Mahoney

Hard News

Lack Of Public Bathrooms In Big Sur Creates A Mess

Reporter: Erika Mahoney

Sports Reporting

Monterey's Nick Cunningham Goes Out Of The Box To Become Olympian And Soldier

Reporter: Krista Almanzan

KAZU competes in small market radio for Region 2, which includes similar-sized stations in California, Guam, Hawaii and Nevada.  These winning stories will move on to the national competition.   With these wins, KAZU has earned 26 Regional Murrow Awards and one National Murrow.

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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