April 18, 2008

KREM.com Wins the 2008 Murrow Award for Best Broadcast Web site

Spokane, WA -- KREM.com, the most viewed TV news Web site in the Spokane region (according to Alexa.com rankings), has won the 2008 Radio-Television Directors Association (RTNDA) Edward R. Murrow Award for best small market broadcast Web site in Alaska, Idaho, Montana and Washington.

KREM.com was judged best in depth and quality, content, innovation, use of audio and video, visual design, functionality and interactivity, usability, and story telling techniques.

"We're honored to receive a Murrow Award," said KREM 2 News/KREM.com Executive News Director Noah Cooper. "We're pleased that the RTNDA recognized KREM.com's commitment to being the market leader in online and mobile news. We've changed the newsroom dramatically to meet the demands of our viewers and visitors. I'm very proud of the hard work and dedication of everyone in the newsroom during the changes, because they've all played a huge role in making KREM.com such a success."

The Radio-Television News Directors Association honors outstanding achievement in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Award. The award embodies the sprit that was Murrow's pursuit of excellence in journalism.

For more information, contact KREM 2 News Executive News Director Noah Cooper at ncooper@krem.com.