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April 25, 2017 01:04 PM

KELOLAND.com Wins 2017 RTDNA Regional Murrow Award

KELOLAND Television has earned a prestigious regional Edward R. Murrow Award for its website KELOLAND.com.    The website was recognized as the 2017 RTDNA Regional Murrow Award winner in the Small Market Television Website category.  KELOLAND.com was completely redesigned in 2016 to provide a better user experience.

“We have embraced the digital side of the news business since the beginning,” said Jay Huizenga Vice President and General Manager for KELOLAND TV.  “This award is a testament to the hard work of our digital team and our entire news department.”

KELOLAND TV was also awarded five honors for journalism at the recent Midwest Broadcast Journalism Association’s awards banquet in Minneapolis.   The MBJA cited KELOLAND TV for excellence in general reporting, spot news, hard feature, multimedia storytelling  and investigative reporting.

GENERAL REPORTING (Medium Market TV)
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SPOT NEWS (Medium Market TV)
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HARD FEATURE (Medium Market TV)
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INDIVIDUAL MULTIMEDIA STORYTELLING-NEWS (Medium Markets)
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INVESTIGATIVE (Medium Market TV)
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The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971.

Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism.

The Eric Sevareid Awards are named for the North Dakota-born and University of Minnesota-educated journalist best known for his work as a correspondent for CBS Radio and Television. Each year, the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association presents awards to the best work done by broadcast news operations and journalists working in small, medium and large markets in a six-state region on radio, television and online. 

About KELOLAND MEDIA GROUP
KELOLAND Media Group is the leading media company in the region.  It owns and operates television stations, websites and mobile news applications.  KELOLAND TV is one of the highest rated CBS affiliates in the nation and serves portions of South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota and Nebraska.  KELOLAND News has earned numerous state, regional and national awards for excellence.  KELOLAND.com is the region’s most visited local website. 

KELOLAND Media Group also programs a MyNetworkTV affiliate through its second digital channel and hosts the ION network on its third digital channel.   KELOLAND WeatherNow is the area’s only all-local weather channel and is featured on nearly all cable systems in the region. 

KELOLAND Media Group is part of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:  NXST)

 


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