KY3 in Springfield captured four Edward R. Murrow Regional Awards, announced earlier this week by the Radio-Television News Directors Association and Foundation.
The awards are considered among the most prestigious that can be received by local television stations. KYTV competed in Region 5, which includes Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa.
The station won in the following categories:
-Continuing Coverage: "No Escape"
-Investigative Reporting: "Critical Care Violations"
-Spot News Coverage: "2006 Tornado Outbreak."
Missouri State University's public radio station, KSMU received a Murrow Award in the Hard News Feature category for "Debating Sex Education."