2 WBUR Features Win National Murrow Awards

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has awarded WBUR-FM two 2012 national Edward R. Murrow awards.

In the large-market radio grouping, WBUR won for its investigation of a 2008 interrogation of a teenager by Worcester police, and for a profile of the Boston Symphony Orchestra's first-ever African-American conductor. Here are the awards:

Audio Investigative Reporting: "Anatomy Of A Bad Confession"

  • Reporter: David Boeri
  • Editor: Martha Little
  • Engineers: George Hicks, Missy Webb

Use of Sound: "New BSO Conductor Teaches Kids To Love Classical Music, One Wisecrack At A Time"

  • Reporter: Sacha Pfeiffer
  • Editor: Martha Little
  • Engineer: Mike Garth

In all, the RTDNA honored 67 news organizations with 99 awards across eight groupings. See all the award-winners here.

This program aired on June 12, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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