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KAZU News Wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

KAZU News won two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for its work in 2017.   Every year the Radio Television Digital News Association honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Murrows. 

The winning entries move on to the national competition.  

Excellence in Writing: Reality Of Possible Separation Sets In For American Children Of Undocumented Parents  Reporter: Erika Mahoney

Excellence in Sound: Monterey Pop: Remembered, Celebrated But Never Duplicated  Reporter: Krista Almanzan

With these honors, KAZU News has now won 23 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards since 2007.  KAZU competes in Region 2 Small Market Radio, which includes similar size stations in California, Guam, Hawaii and Nevada.  

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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