March 25, 2003

KHOU-TV wins regional Edward R. Murrow

Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV Channel 11 has been awarded a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in writing, for the third consecutive year. The prestigious award was given to 11 News reporter Doug Miller in the category of Best Writing.

Miller, who has been a reporter with Channel 11 since 1993, was given the award for his writing skills from a compilation of stories. He now becomes eligible for the national awards competition.

Recgonizing outstanding achievement in electronic journalism, the Radio-Television News Directors Association has given out The Edward R. Murrow Award since 1971. The national Edward R. Murrow Awards will be presented at a ceremony in New York this fall.

In addition to Miller's award, KHOU reporter Dan Lauck won regional Murrow Award's in 2001 and 2002 for Best Writing. Lauck went on to win a national Edward R. Murrow in 2002.

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