North Country Public Radio's David Sommerstein has been named a 2010 National Edward R. Murrow Award winner by the Radio Television Digital News Association for excellence in electronic journalism. Sommerstein won for investigative reporting for "Seaway Valley & Hackett's: A Special Report."
Sommerstein's report was placed in consideration for a National Edward R. Murrow Award after receiving a Regional Murrow for investigative reporting in April. The story was also honored for best news special/documentary and best enterprise reporting in the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters Awards Competition earlier in June. This is the sixth National Edward R. Murrow Award for North Country Public Radio.
Audio from the story can be heard on the station's Web site, ncpr.org.
Posted: June 17, 2010