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WGCU News Wins 2018 National Murrow Award


The Radio Television Digital News Association has awarded the WGCU News team the national Edward R. Murrow Award for Breaking News Coverage for "Hurricane Irma Hits Southwest Florida." 

This win comes after the team won four Regional Murrow Awards for "High Arsenic Levels in Pine Island Ignored by DEP, Lee County," Investigative Reporting; "Gov. Scott Visits Everglades City, Still Without Power," Hard News; "Experience a 'Dark Sky Park' in Florida," Excellence in Writing; and "City of Fort Myers' Toxic Dumping in Dunbar Neighborhood," Continuing Coverage.

WGCU competes in RTDNA Region 13 (Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands).