April 26, 2011
KTVB Wins 4 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
Boise, ID The Radio Television Digital News Association has honored KTVB with four regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. KTVB won the award for Video Continuing Coverage with their coverage of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, the award for Video News Series for a series on the dangers of sexting, and Website award for KTVB.com. KTVB also brought home the award for Overall Excellence for a second consecutive year.
The RTNDA has honored outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Murrow's pursuit of excellence in journalism embodies the spirit of the awards that carry his name. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.
For more information about the Edward R. Murrow Awards and the Radio Television Digital News Association, or to view the winning entries, go to rtdna.org.
The KTVB News Group includes KTVB-Boise, 24/7 NewsChannel, KTFT-Twin Falls, KTVB.COM, KTFT7.COM and ZIdaho.com. KTVB produces more local news per week than any television station in Idaho. Its family of websites attract more visitors and page view traffic than any electronic media company in Idaho. KTVB has been the number one television station in Idaho for several decades and was also the first full service television station in Idaho, signing on in 1953. Additional information is available by contacting Doug Armstrong, President & General Manager, at 208-375-7277.
About Belo Corp.
The KTVB News Group is part of Belo Corp. (BLC), one of the nation's largest pure-play, publicly-traded television companies, that owns and operates 20 television stations (nine in the top 25 markets) and their associated Web sites. Belo stations, which include affiliations with ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV, reach more than 14 percent of U.S. television households in 15 highly-attractive markets. Belo stations rank first or second in nearly all of their local markets. Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by contacting Paul Fry, Vice President/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6835.