Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 10/11/2017
Hearst’s CBS affiliate KCCI-TV Des Moines earned an Emmy Award from the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for its sports special “Impact: Concussions, CTE, and the Fight To Save Football.” Of the over one million students who play football in the United States, an estimate 20 percent suffer a concussion, which often goes undiagnosed. The special explores the effects and what is being done to make the game safer.
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