March 25, 2003
KMOV wins three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
St. Louis, MO --KMOV has won three regional Edward R. Murrow 2003 Awards, in the categories of Investigative Reporting, Large Market Continuing Coverage and Sports Reporting.
"We are proud to again be the top station in St. Louis honored with regional Edward R. Murrow awards," stated Marty VanHousen, News Director of KMOV-TV. The station won more awards than other station in the area, winning three of the nine large market awards for the region.
KMOV's award-winning entries were "Travel Expenses," reported by Jamie Allman with photographers Steve Harris and Gary Womack (Investigative Reporting); "Herky," reported by Craig Cheatham with photographers Gary Womack and Mark Hadler (Large Market Continuing Coverage); and "Girl Bull Rider," reported by Craig Cheatham with photographer Jon Davis.
KMOV's three award-winning entries were chosen from regional entries submitted by stations throughout Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska.
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