(Boston, MA - June 4, 2024) – GBH News has been honored with three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, considered among the most prestigious awards in broadcast and digital news, by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).

GBH News, a multiplatform Boston public media newsroom, was recognized in three categories, including News Series for the ongoing investigative project, Life After Prison; Feature Reporting for What Happens When You Lose Your Home at 72?; and Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for A Walk Down the Block: Nubian Square

“Award-winning work happens with a team committed to excellent reporting. Building trust in the local community allows our reporters to identify important and oftentimes overlooked stories that resonate with audiences in Boston and around the world,” said Dan Lothian, Editor-in-Chief of GBH News.“Thank you to the Radio Television Digital News Association for acknowledging the powerful results of our team’s dedication to journalism.”

In addition to the awards received by GBH News, New England Public Media in western Massachusetts was recognized with a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award in the Hard News category for the story 'I Don’t Know Who is Stopping This’: Advocates Urge Mass. AG to Issue Report on Clergy Sexual Abuse, which sheds light on the ongoing struggle for accountability in cases of clergy sexual abuse within the Catholic Church.

Awarded by RTDNA, the Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards aim to recognize excellence in broadcast and digital journalism and are considered one of the most prestigious awards in the news industry. Regional winners are automatically considered for the National Edward R. Murrow awards, with winners set to be announced in August.

GBH News’ 2024 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award winners by category are:

Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

  • A Walk Down the Block: Nubian Square. Produced with assistance from the Public Media Journalists Association Editor Corps, GBH News’ Paris Alston explores Nubian Square in Roxbury, a historically Black neighborhood in Boston, uncovering its rich history while shedding light on the ongoing challenges many in the community continue to face. 

Feature Reporting 

  • What Happens When You Lose Your Home at 72?. As part of the multiplatform series, Priced Out, which explores how the housing crisis has moved beyond Boston, this segment follows 72-year-old Judith, who, unable to find affordable housing in Massachusetts, began living out of her Volvo. 

News Series

  • Life After Prison. GBH News’ investigative series features returning citizens who face social stigma as they experience struggles and successes, and highlights the organizations, communities, and families that welcome them home.

About GBH

GBH is the leading multiplatform creator for public media in America. As the largest producer of content for PBS and partner to NPR and PRX, GBH delivers compelling experiences, stories and information to audiences wherever they are. GBH produces digital and broadcast programming that engages, illuminates and inspires, through drama and science, history, arts, culture and journalism. It is the creator of such signature programs as MASTERPIECE, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, FRONTLINE, NOVA, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, Arthur and Molly of Denali and a catalog of streaming series, podcasts and on-demand video. GBH’s television channels include GBH 2, GBH 44, GBH Kids and national services WORLD and Create. With studios and a newsroom headquartered in Boston, GBH reaches across New England with GBH 89.7, Boston’s Local NPR; CRB Classical 99.5; and CAI, the Cape and Islands NPR station. Dedicated to making media accessible to and inclusive of our diverse culture, GBH is a pioneer in delivering media to those who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind and visually impaired. GBH creates curriculum-based digital content for educators nationwide with PBS LearningMedia and has been recognized with hundreds of the nation’s premier broadcast, digital and journalism awards. Find more information at gbh.org.

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