As announced early this morning, KHON2 News has won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Regional Award by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).
Under the Best Use of Video category, the award goes to reporter/ “Wake Up 2day” morning news co-anchor Olena Heu and videographer Taires Hiranaka for their “Marines Homecoming” news story last November.
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“I am very proud of Olena and Tai for winning this award for KHON2. They are two of our many rising stars and I'm glad this distinguished organization recognized their good work,” said KHON2 News Director Lori Silva.
The award-winning story will now be entered into the national Murrow Awards, which will be announced later this year.
RTDNA has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Murrow Awards since 1971. Murrow’s pursuit of excellence in journalism embodies the spirit of the awards that carry his name. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.
RTDNA is the world’s largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism. RTDNA represents local and network journalists in broadcasting, cable and other electronic media in more than 30 countries. Along with the Radio Television Digital Foundation, RTDNA sponsors scholarships, fellowships, training seminars, mentoring programs and more as part of its diversity efforts.
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