KKTV Wins An Edward R. Murrow Award

By: KKTV 11 Newsroom
By: KKTV 11 Newsroom

KKTV 11 News has won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio-Television News Directors Association for Sports Reporting.

Sports Reporter and Anchor Jesse Kurtz was recognized in Region 3, which covers Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. His piece, “Emily’s Uphill Climb”, is about a young woman who survived cancer against the odds, and went on to compete in a mountain bicycle race. You can watch it right now on KKTV.com.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by your peers, and to be associated in any way with the name Edward R. Murrow," says Kurtz.

Kurtz was recently recognized as Best Sportscaster by the Colorado Broadcasters Association.

This is Kurtz’s fourth career Regional Edward R. Murrow Award. He will now compete for a National Edward R. Murrow Award.


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  • by Pat Location: Grand Jct. on Apr 13, 2009 at 11:54 AM
    Congratulations Jesse as always it was great
  • by Li on Apr 13, 2009 at 11:53 AM
    Anonymous, you obvously like it because you came to check it out!!!!! Congrats on the award!
  • by Anonymous on Apr 12, 2009 at 10:42 AM
    KKTV Wins An Edward R. Murrow Award ..Dont see how. yall news sucks
  • by B. Severtson Location: Denver on Apr 10, 2009 at 12:25 PM
    Congratulations, Jesse!! Good luck in the future.
  • by Don Location: C/S on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:25 AM
    All of "us" at KKTV are lucky to have you? Then why won't/don't you post your name anonymous?
  • by Darlene Location: Wondervu on Apr 10, 2009 at 08:55 AM
    Congratulations to Jesse Kurtz for being recognized for his beautiful and touching story on Emily and for winning 4 awards..WAY TO GO!!!!!!
  • by Anonymous Location: Colorado on Apr 10, 2009 at 08:30 AM
    This is absolutely incredible. You are very talented Jesse. KKTV is lucky to have four Murrow awards and all by YOU!
  • by Anonymous on Apr 9, 2009 at 03:35 PM
    Way to go Jesse! All of us at KKTV are very lucky to have you!!!!
  • by Don Location: C/S on Apr 9, 2009 at 01:31 PM
    Congratulations!
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