Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting has won three national Edward R. Murrow Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in broadcast and digital journalism.
The winning projects:
The Office of Missing Children, an animation that tells the story of one immigrant child separated from his mother and put in an office building by a government contractor. It won in the feature reporting category for small digital news organizations. Watch the video here:
Kept Out, an investigation that uncovered modern-day redlining in more than 60 cities across the country, won for excellence in social media for radio networks. Our innovative engagement on the project included our Amplify tool, which made the radio show interactive, allowing listeners the opportunity to personalize data for their neighborhood and submit questions on the reporting, many of which we later answered. Listen to the show here.
In dozens of cities across the country, lenders are more likely to deny loans to applicants of color than white ones.
Silicon Valley Diversity Choir is our creative solution to the following problem: How do we convey lots of numbers and data in a compelling way over the radio? We got together a church choir to sonify the data, laying bare in vocals the diversity problem among Silicon Valley’s tech companies. The project won for excellence in sound for radio networks. Listen to the show here.
We investigate companies that are struggling to solve some old-fashioned problems: Worker safety at Tesla, and diversity at Google and beyond.
The Radio Television Digital News Association has given out the Edward R. Murrow Awards, which honor outstanding achievements in electronic journalism, since 1971. “Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism,” the organization says.