RTNDA calls for 2008 Murrow, Unity Award entries

The Radio-Television News Directors Association has begun accepting entries for its Edward R. Murrow and RTNDA/Unity Awards.
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The Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) has begun accepting entries for the 2008 Edward R. Murrow Awards and RTNDA/Unity Awards.

Presented since 1971, the Murrow Awards honor excellence in journalism. Categories for the 2008 awards include:

  • Continuing Coverage
  • Feature Reporting
  • Feature: Hard News
  • Investigative Reporting
  • News Documentary
  • News Series
  • Newscast
  • Overall Excellence
  • Sports Reporting
  • Spot News Coverage
  • Use of Sound
  • Videography
  • Web site (broadcast affiliated)
  • Web site (non-broadcast affiliated)
  • Writing

Television entries must be submitted on DVD and be postmarked no later than Jan. 31, 2008. Late entries will be accepted postmarked until Feb. 10, 2008, but a $25 late fee will be assessed per entry.

The RTNDA/Unity Awards recognize news organizations for coverage of diversity issues. The same deadlines apply.

For more information, visit www.rtnda.org.