WHTM RECEIVES A 2015 REGIONAL EDWARD R. MURROW AWARD FROM THE RTDNA
On: May 5, 2015 Filed Under: Member News
HARRISBURG, PA WHTM anchor Dennis Owens and photojournalist Eric Heisler have been announced as winners of a 2015 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting. “Connecting the Dots” was an investigative report Owens and Heisler produced about the influence of lobbyists at the State Capitol.
The Regional Television Digital Press Association awarded 673 2015 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards in 14 categories. The awards recognize achievement in journalism around the world produced by radio, television and online news organizations. WHTM competed against television station in three states including Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey. An awards ceremony will be held in New York City on October 12, 2015.
WHTM is affiliated with ABC and is owned by Media General, Inc. WHTM operates three station through multicasting. WHTM-TV on 27.1 featuring news and ABC programming, RTV27 on 27.2 featuring the Retro Television Network and abc27 StormTrack Center 24/7 on 27.3. WHTM broadcasts five and a half hours of news a day on weekdays and five and a half hours on the weekend. In addition, WHTM produces Good Day PA, a lifestyle magazine airing Monday through Friday after abc27 News at Noon.
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