The NewsChannel 5 Network was honored with a national Edward R. Murrow Award by the Radio Television Digital News Association, a testament to a year's worth of hard work and dedication to high-quality journalism.
Edward R. Murrow awards are among the most prestigious in the industry.
NewsChannel 5 photojournalist Catherine Steward was honored for her story "Strings For Hope," in the Excellence In Sound Category. You can watch the winning entry here.
"This soundbite says it all: 'You take one thing society thinks is disposable and turn it into something beautiful.' It’s not just about repurposing guitar strings into jewelry, it’s about repurposing lives. Catherine has the unique talent to find these stories and bring them to life. Her stories make a difference," said News Director Sandy Boonstra said.