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WPTV journalists win regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Feature Reporting

Posted: 12:31 PM, Apr 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-23 12:58:07-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Two WPTV journalists were just honored with a coveted regional Edward R. Murrow Award for their coverage of an emotionally gripping domestic violence case in South Florida.

Investigative reporter Merris Badcock and photojournalist Kaan Pala won a regional Murrow Award for Feature Reporting in the Large Market Television category.

Their award-winning story, 'Dangerous Decisions,' told the harrowing tale of three Boca Raton sisters who lost both of their parents to domestic violence.

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Because of their regional Murrow Award win, Badcock and Pala's story now has a chance to win a national Murrow Award. The winners will be announced in mid-June.

To see a full list of the 2019 regional Edward R. Murrow Award winners, click here.

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