CNBC wins two Murrow Awards
by Chris Roush
Business news network CNBC won two 2012 National Edward R. Murrow Award winners, which were announced Tuesday by The Radio Television Digital News Association.
CNBC won the “Video News Documentary” category for its one-hour documentary “Billions Behind Bars: Inside America’s Prison Industry.”
And CNBC.com was honored as best network TV website.
RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the electronic news profession.
RTDNA is the world’s largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism. RTDNA represents local and network news professionals in broadcasting, cable and other electronic media in more than 30 countries.