KVNF News Series Wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

Apr 19, 2016

KVNF Community Radio was honored with a regional Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association.  

KVNF Reporter Laura Palmisano won in the Best News Series category for her report on the Karen refugee community in Delta, Colo.—From Rural Myanmar to Rural Colorado.  

In this three-part series, Laura details the struggles of the Karen with language and fitting in, and the triumphs, including going to college and buying a home. This series was part of a reporting project for the Institute for Justice & Journalism’s 2015 fellowship on immigrant families. 

From RTDNA:

"The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Murrow's pursuit of excellence in journalism embodies the spirit of the awards that carry his name. Murrow Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession."