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Photo by Member Mark Krancer, Kram Kran Photo


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5/29/2023 4:00:00 AM Member News

WJXT Awarded Regional Edward R. Murrow for Excellence

Jacksonville, FL:  WJXT has been awarded a 2023 Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence.  News4JAX anchor Mary Baer’s feature story Child Unsafe exposed the life-threatening dangers when children ingest commonly used lithium batteries. 


“It’s unrelenting dedication that earned News4JAXthis wonderful recognition.  The WJXT team works hard every day to help keep local families safe.  I’m so proud their hard work is being honored,” said Vice President and General Manager Terri Cope Walton.


The Edward R. Murrow Award is among the most prestigious in broadcast and digital news and is presented to those who demonstrate excellence in their profession.  It recognizes the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.  




About WJXT Channel 4


WJXT Channel 4 and News4JAX.com provides news, information and entertainment to the Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia region.  As the market leader, The Local Station is committed to bringing quality news and programming to the local community it serves.  The station is owned by The Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) and is one of seven Graham Media Group stations along with WCWJ Jacksonville, WKMG Orlando, WSLS Roanoke, KPRC Houston, KSAT San Antonio and WDIV Detroit.


About Graham Media Group


Graham Media Group is comprised of seven local media hubs, Graham Digital and Social News Desk delivering local news, programming, advertising solutions and digital media tools for television, online, mobile, OTT, podcasts and audio devices. We are dynamic, local brands that extend well beyond the traditional TV set.  Our work helps inform, celebrate and knit together the communities we serve.  


GMG operates in six states: KPRC–HoustonWDIV–Detroit and WSLS–Roanoke (NBC); KSAT–San Antonio (ABC); WKMG–Orlando (CBS); WJXT–Jacksonville (fully local), and WCWJ–Jacksonville (CW).  Based in Detroit, Graham Digital is a digital media and technology development group widely recognized as a leading industry innovator.  Social News Desk, headquartered in Atlanta, provides its 2500+ worldwide newsroom-customers with a single dashboard to publish, measure, curate and monetize local news content on social platforms.  Website: https://www.grahammedia.com/