Cronkite Award Winners for TV Political Journalism Announced for 2013

Mar 6, 2013  •  Post A Comment

The 2013 winners of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism have been announced by the Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. The awards recognize distinguished work produced during the 2011-12 election cycle.

Here are the winners:

LOCAL BROADCAST STATION

KARE TV, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
WBNS 10TV, Columbus, OH

LOCAL BROADCAST STATION – INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT

Marshall Zelinger, KMGH, Denver, CO
Tom McKee, WCPO-TV, Cincinnati, OH

LOCAL CABLE STATION

Northwest Cable News (NWCN), Seattle, WA
NewsChannel8/Politico/WJLA, Arlington, VA

LOCAL PUBLIC STATION

TVW, Olympia, WA

LOCAL STATION GROUP

Hearst Television
Belo Corp.

NATIONAL INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT

Jonathan Karl, ABC News
Martha Raddatz, ABC News

NATIONAL NETWORK PROGRAMMING

BET
Univision

CRONKITE/JACKSON PRIZE

The organization notes: “This competition introduced a new category: the Cronkite/Jackson Prize for Fact Checking Political Messages, named for the founding director of FactCheck.org, Brooks Jackson, and selected by a special jury convened by the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) of the University of Pennsylvania, home of FactCheck.org.”

Local station winner: KUSA, Denver, CO
National winner: CNN

Click here to see the full press release with details about the winners.

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