They are KNXV Phoenix (Scripps), KARE Minneapolis (Tegna), KHOU Houston (Tegna), KNTV San Francisco (NBC) and WITI Milwaukee (Tribune). Also winning awards are ABC News, CBS News and PBS, plus Netflix, HBO and National Geographic Networks. The awards will be presented on Jan. 16, 2018.
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Four 2017 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards go to local television news investigations: KXAN in Austin, Texas, for documenting racial profiling, WVIT in West Hartford, Conn., for uncovering widespread faulty home construction, Indianapolis’ WTHRfor exposing a corrupt charity, and Atlanta’s WXIA for spotlighting problems with the 911 emergency system.
The station winners are WRAL Raleigh, N.C.; WBAL Baltimore; WNYC New York; WETA Washington; KMOV St. Louis; and Arizona PBS.
KPNX Phoenix; WFTS Tampa, Fla.; WLTX Columbia, S.C.; and WTSP Tampa, Fla., as well as WNET New York will be honored at the June 20, 2015, ceremony honoring “accurate and fair reporting about important issues that are powerfully told.”
Among this year’s winners are KMGH Denver, KSHB Kansas City, WBEZ Chicago, WBZ Boston, WFAA Dallas and WVUE New Orleans, plus CBS, NBC, PBS, Univision and ESPN
The annual awards for broadcast journalism go to KCET Los Angeles, KING Seattle, KUSA Denver, WGBH Boston, WTHR Indianapolis and WKOW Madison, Wis. Also honored are ABC’s 20/20 and CBS’s 60 Minutes.