June 21, 2016 - TUCSON, AZ - The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announced today that Divided By Law, an Arizona Public Media news original 30-minute special report produced in partnership with the Arizona Daily Star, has won the 2016 Edward R. Murrow Award for best for small market radio news documentary.
In 2015, journalists Fernanda Echavarri of AZPM and Perla Trevizo of The Daily Star collaborated on the story as part of a fellowship with the Institute for Justice and Journalism.
The awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. A complete list of the 2016 Edward R. Murrow Awards winners can be found at rtdna.org.
The Radio Television Digital News Association is the world's largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism. RTDNA represents local and network journalists in broadcasting, cable and digital media in more than 30 countries.
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