AUSTIN, Texas — June 20, 2018 — KUT 90.5’s website KUT.org has won a National Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) in recognition of excellence in electronic journalism.
KUT.org won in the large market radio website category with the following stories cited for excellence:
- Tens of Thousands Take Part in Women’s March in Austin
- What the heck are those blue panels along the Lamar underpass?
- In A City Of Car-Bound Commuters, This Austin Man Uses A Kayak To Get To Work
- Homecoming: When Hurricane Harvey tore through the town of Refugio, residents looking for a little redemption turned to the one place they can usually find it – football
- Harvey Nears Landfall As Category 4 Hurricane
- Harvey Drenches: Flash Flood Warning For Central Texas, Flash Flood Emergency In Houston
- Were There Convicts On Convict Hill?
From informative, concise and well-edited news stories, to headlines, to photos and video, KUT.org is a newsroom-wide effort to deliver in-depth stories with the highest journalistic standards, enabling citizens to engage in the community.
This is the sixth National Murrow Award for KUT News. The national awards will be presented Oct. 22, 2018, at the RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards Gala in New York City.
A complete list of winners with links to the winning entries for the National Edward R. Murrow Awards is at rtdna.org.
About KUT 90.5, Austin’s NPR station
KUT 90.5, Austin’s NPR station, delivers in-depth stories by and about people in Austin – for Austin – with the highest journalistic standards from a variety of thoughtful perspectives. A founding member of NPR, KUT News has won more than 250 state, national and international awards for journalistic excellence. KUT’s work is directly supported by a community of sustaining members and local businesses whose investments power the news and conversations that matter to Austin.