We Are Broadcasters
National Association of Broadcasters

TEGNA Stations KARE and KXTV Receive Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 2/9/2022

Two TEGNA, Inc., stations received a 2022 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award honoring excellence in broadcast, online and documentary journalism.

KARE (Minneapolis, Minn.) won for “KARE 11 Investigates: Cruel & Unusual,” which exposed how Minnesota jail officials ignored preventable inmate deaths. KXTV (Sacramento, Calif.) was honored for “Fire-Power-Money,” their investigative series on Pacific Gas & Electric Company’s role in the deadliest wildfire in California’s history.

Read more stories on Investigative Reporting »

How Broadcasters Serve Their Communities

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.

View State-by-State Data »