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Appendix A: Journalism Awards and Prizes - Electronic Journalism Awards
There are many awards given specifically to those active in radio, television, or cable news—and some of them are listed earlier in this appendix, as a part of broader award programs. Those shown here focus on broadcasting—usually television. At least three are named after famed CBS journalist Edward R. Murrow (1908–65), though the awards are granted by different organizations for different things. Given by the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University since 1968, these awards were established in 1942. They are named for the industrialist and philanthropist Alfred I. duPont (1864–1935) in whose name his family donated the original endowment. For several years in the late 1960s and into the early 1970s, the awards and related essays were published in book form. There are no categories by subject or format. All entries are judged for overall excellence in reporting and production against submissions from peer markets or news organizations ...