2005 Edward R. Murrow National Television Winners

Oct 17, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Continuing Coverage

Network: CBS News-The Early Show, “Beslan Hostage Tragedy: Elizabeth Palmer Reports”

Large Market: WABC-TV, New York, “Profit Over Safety”

Small Market: KLAS-TV, Las Vegas, “Voter Registration Fraud”

Feature Reporting

Network: ESPN, ESPN SportsCenter-John Mackey

Large Market: KOMO-TV, Seattle, “Long Journey Home”

Small Market: WHO-TV, Des Moines, Iowa, “Perfect Harmony”

Network: Dateline NBC/ NBC News, “A Pattern of Suspicion”

Large Market: KIRO-TV, Seattle, “Close Proximity”

Small Market: WATE-TV, Knoxville, Tenn., “Playing the Ponies”

News Documentary

Network: MTV News, “True Life: I’m Living in Iraq”

Large Market: WTHR-TV, Indianapolis, “To Hell and Back”

Small Market: KATV, Little Rock, Ark., “396 Days”

News Series

Network: NBC Nightly News, “The Predator” and “Hunt for Bin Laden”

Large Market: WTHR-TV, Indianapolis, “Out of the Fire”

Small Market: WTLV-TV, Jacksonville, Fla., “The Girl Born Without a Face”


Network: ABC News, World News Tonight

Large Market: KTVU-TV, Oakland, Calif., “Hikers Rescued”

Small Market: WNEP-TV, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Newswatch 16 at 6 p.m.

Overall Excellence

Network: CBS News

Large Market: WTAE-TV, Pittsburgh

Small Market: KATV, Little Rock, Ark.

Sports Reporting

Network: NBC News Today, “39-Year-Old College Football Player”

Large Market: WJW-TV, Cleveland, “Toughman”

Small Market: WTVC-TV, Chattanooga, Tenn., “Dave’s Diamond Darlings”

Spot News Coverage

Network: CTV Television, “Hostage”

Large Market: WTTG-TV, Washington, “Bank Robbery”

Small Market: KTVB-TV, Boise, Idaho, “Officer Down”


Network: Dateline NBC/NBC News, “Desperate Days in Blue John Canyon”

Large Market: KPHO-TV, Phoenix, “Cage Fighter”

Small Market: WHO-TV, Des Moines, Iowa, “Perfect Harmony”

Web Site

Network: NOW With Bill Moyers, pbs.org/now

Large Market: WCAU-TV, Philadelphia, nbc10.com/videovault

Small Market: News 10 Now, Syracuse, N.Y., news10now.com


Network: CNN, Candy Crowley-2004 Presidential Election

Large Market: KARE-TV, Minneapolis, Thiede Compilalation