ABC News Wins Nine Edward R. Murrow Awards

ABC News President Kim Godwin revealed to the news division (and the world) announcing that ABC News has won nine Edward R. Murrow Awards.

What’s Happening:

  • ABC News President Kim Godwin announced that for the third consecutive year ABC News has won overall excellence in Television. An honor that has been received six out of the last eight years – a really incredible feat.
  • ABC Audio is also the recipient of the Overall Excellence in Radio Award for the first time in six years. This year, the news division received more combined television and radio awards than any other network.
  • 2021 Edward R. Murrow Awards won by ABC News:
    • ABC News
      • Television Network: Overall Excellence
        • ABC News
      • Television Network: Breaking News
        • Anger on the Streets of America
      • Television Network: Excellence in DEI
        • ABC News: Turning Point
      • Television Network: Excellence in Video
        • Guardians of the Amazon
    • ABC Audio
      • Radio Network: Overall Excellence
        • ABC News
      • Radio Network: Breaking News
        • COVID-19: President Trump Tests Positive
      • Radio Network: Continuing Coverage
        • A Nation Divided
      • Radio Network: Investigative Reporting
        • Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein
      • Radio Network: News Series
        • Pandemic: A Nation Divided

What They’re Saying:

  • ABC News President Kim Godwin: “I’m thrilled to share ABC News is the recipient of nine Edward R. Murrow awards recognizing your incredible work in broadcast and radio. This is a remarkable achievement that highlights the importance of your journalism across multiple platforms. … These awards reflect the hard work and dedication of the entire news division. I am grateful to each of you for your commitment to powerful storytelling and world class journalism.”