News division wins five; non-profit startup Texas Tribune wins two
NBC News won five Edward R. Murrow awards for excellence in electronic journalism, the Radio Television Digital News Association announced on Wednesday.
NBC edged CBS News, which won four, including two for “60 Minutes.”
A total of 59 news organizations were honored with 89 awards.
The Associated Press “won every award presented to an online news organization with a national audience.” It was the first year RTDNA recognized audio and video news produced exclusively for online news organizations.
Texas Tribune, the non-profit online news startup headed by Evan Smith, won two.