KYW Newsradio 2015 Murrow Awards Entries

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Dear Judges,
Thank you in advance for considering these entries in the 2015 RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards competition. You can listen to the entries by clicking the PLAY button on each one, or you can download it to your computer or smart phone. If you have any technical issues or questions, please contact the RTDNA Contest Administrator, or KYW Newsradio’s Bill Roswell (; 215-238-4593)

Date(s) – June 24, 2014
(Length – 21:50)

KYW Reporters Roundup

KYW Newsradio’s “All News. All The Time” format includes three daily “KYW Reporters Roundup” newscast segments. This entry is the Early Edition from 12:30 PM. (Right-click here to download audio file.)

(Breaking News Coverage)
Date(s) – February 14, 2014
(Length – 12:55)

The PA Turnpike Pileup

KYW Newsradio’s extensive coverage of a monstrous accident on The Pennsylvania Turnpike involving nearly 100 cars and dozens of tractor trailers. (Right-click here to download audio file.)

(Continuing Coverage)
Date(s) – November 3 to 14, 2014
(Length – 22:00)

The Carlesha Freeland-Gaither Kidnapping

KYW Newsradio’s extended coverage of the kidnapping of a woman from the Germantown section of Philadelphia, and her rescue several days later in Maryland. (Right-click here to download audio file.)

(Feature Reporting)
Date(s) – May 18, 2014
(Length – 1:25)

Disability Dancing

A group of Drexel University dance students partner with high school students suffering from cerebral palsy and count down to a big performance. (Right-click here to download audio file.)

(Hard News Reporting)
Date(s) – October 1, 2014
(Length – 9:35)

Breakfast With The Candidates

The ONLY Philadelphia appearance by Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial candidates — incumbent Tom Corbett and challenger Tom Wolfe — was during a live morning drive broadcast on KYW Newsradio. The hour-long broadcast was also carried by CBS-TV in Philadelphia as well as stations outside of Philadelphia. (Right-click here to download audio file.)

(Use Of Sound)
Date(s) – June 27, 2014
(Length – 1:40)

Infant Survivalists

Babies depend on their parents for care and safety. Some infants are being trained to save themselves – even before they learn to walk. (Right-click here to download audio file.)

(Use Of Sound)
Date(s) – December 2, 2014
(Length – 1:05)

The SCAT Class

On the eve of his latest album release, a Philadelphia-area musician today visited a local charter school for a different kind of music lesson. (Right-click here to download audio file.)

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