April 9, 2009

KREM 2 Wins 4 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Spokane, WA (4/9/2009) - KREM 2 News and KREM.com are the local leaders in exceptional journalism, winning four regional Edward R. Murrow awards for 2009.

KREM was the only Spokane television station to be recognized for the broadcast industry's highest regional awards. The Murrow awards honor outstanding achievement in electronic journalism.

"At KREM 2 News and KREM.com, our news teams are dedicated to delivering the best news coverage possible. It is very gratifying that our peers have recognized our journalistic efforts this way," said KREM 2 President and General Manager Jamie Aitken. "These awards support the commitment we make to our viewers, "When It Matters Most, Count on KREM 2 News.'"

The 2009 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards are:

Overall Excellence
Extended coverage of the Valley View fire, Joel building fire, the Sage Tavern closing and record severe winter snow storm.

Website
Comprehensive news, weather and sports coverage on KREM.com.

Sports Reporting
Bloomsday sports report on "Team St. Lukes" wheelchair athletes.

Newscast
KREM 2 News at 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 18, covering record snow storm.
"We're honored to receive four prestigious Murrow Awards. We're thrilled that the Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) recognized KREM 2 News and KREM.com's commitment to being the market leader in television, online and mobile news," said KREM 2 News and KREM.com Executive News Director Noah Cooper.
The regional Edward R. Murrow Awards are given by the RTNDA which recognizes outstanding achievement in electronic journalism, and acknowledges news organizations for continuing to set the standard in the broadcast news profession.
For more information, contact Dan Weig at dweig@krem.com.

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