Two northern New England news organizations have received a national Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence from an organization representing local and network journalists in broadcasting, cable and digital media in more than 30 countries.
The awards for New Hampshire Public Radio in Concord and Free Press Media in Burlington, Vermont, were announced Wednesday by the Radio Television Digital News Association.
NHPR was honored in the Small Market Radio category and Free Press Media was honored in the Small Online News Organization category. The Free Press also won national awards in the categories Breaking News and Sports for video journalism.
The association awarded 104 national awards in 13 categories, including feature reporting, hard news, and others.