The WGCU news team has won a Regional Murrow Award for coverage of the most recent red tide/blue-green algae crisis in local waters. The award-winning entry was a compilation titled, “Two Environmental Disasters Meet in Gulf Waters: Red Tide and Blue Green Algae,” by Julie Glenn, John Davis, Rachel Iacovone, Andrea Perdomo and Mike Kiniry.
Regional Murrow entries are entered into the national Edward R. Murrow Awards competition. The awards sponsor is the Radio Television Digital News Association.
National winners will be announced in June.