Local broadcast stations got some good news, as a handful of Kansas City radio and TV stations took home regional Edward R. Murrow awards from RTNDA.
KCUR-FM won three awards in the Large Market Radio category: Audio Feature Reporting (Helping the Homeless One Ride at a Time), Audio Reporting/Hard News ( The Curious Case of the Cattle Rustler), and Audio News Documentary ( New Curfew Prompts Debate about Parenting, Violence ).
In TV, KMBC took home three awards, while KSHB/Action News 41 won two, and KCTV won one.
KSHB’s winning entries were for Video Feature Reporting for Ryan Kath’s story of a man who was rescued from the bottom of a pool,
and Investigative Reporting for former reporter Russ Ptacek’s undressing Clay County Auditor William Norris.
KCTV’s reporting of the Kansas City School District’s crisis won for Best Continuing Coverage.