Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 8/1/2018
Quincy’s NBC affiliate WREX-TV Rockford, Ill. won a Murrow Award in the “Overall Excellence” category for Small Market Television. The award recognized a variety of initiatives undertaken throughout the year, including outstanding coverage of Hurricane Harvey and the Heartland Church shooting. WREX-TV also made a difference in the community by promoting organ donations and highlighting a program that helped special needs students find dresses for prom.
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More than 2.47 million American jobs depend on broadcasting, and the local broadcast radio and television industry - and the businesses that depend on it - generate $1.17 trillion annually for the nation's economy.