GOLDEN VALLEY, MN -- (Marketwire) -- 06/12/12 -- It was announced today that KARE 11 has received two National Edward R. Murrow Awards by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).
KARE 11 reporter Rena Sarigianopoulos and photojournalist Gary Knox were awarded a National Murrow Award for Video Reporting, Hard News for their work on the dramatic rise in homeless teens. KARE 11 reporter Boyd Huppert was also honored for his writing. This is Huppert's eighth award in his 28-year career. Huppert was recognized for a compilation of three stories: "Alexandria Earthquake" with photojournalist Craig Norkus, "Poetry Magnate" with photojournalist Jonathan Malat, and "Duffers" with photojournalist Jonathan Malat.
"Our KARE 11 team is a group of talented, dedicated professionals who work extremely hard every day to bring important and remarkable local stories to our viewers," said John Remes, KARE 11 president and general manager. "Sharing this kind of award-winning reporting is the foundation of the KARE 11 commitment to our community."
KARE 11 has won 19 National Edward R. Murrow Award since 1994. KARE 11 is owned by Gannett Co., Inc.
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