BOSTON – WBZ NewsRadio 1030 added another prestigious award to its long list of accomplishments. The station was honored with the 2016 National Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast. The Murrow Awards honor outstanding achievements in journalism.
The winning newscast aired on Februrary 2, 2015 at 7a.m., anchored by Joe Mathieu and Deb Lawler. It included extensive coverage of a winter storm and the Patriots dramatic Super Bowl win.
Listen: Murrow Winning Newscast
“The WBZ News staff is honored to be recognized by the RTDNA and our peers from across the country,” said Peter Casey, Director of News & Programming for WBZ NewsRadio 1030. “This is another validation for the work WBZ did during that unimaginable winter of 2015. Vital weather, public safety, and travel information is a critical element for the public to find on radio during those emergency times.”
Among WBZ’s recent national awards are a 2014 Peabody Award for Overall Excellence; a 2014 National Edward R. Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage; and the 2013 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Award for News Talk Station of the Year.