CBS tops news nets with 8 Murrow Awards

NBC News takes best nightly newscast nod

NEW YORK–The Radio-Television News Directors Assn. on Monday announced the winners of this year’s Edward R. Murrow Awards, with the honor for overall excellence going to CBS News.

NBC News won the award for best nightly newscast; while ABC News Radio won the award for overall excellence in the radio category.

The Murrow Awards will be handed out at RTNDA’s annual gala on Oct. 13 in Gotham.

CBS won eight awards this year, the most of any net. Among those were four television awards, including the overall excellence citation.

NBC News won a total of six television awards, while ABC News Radio won a total of four.

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