NewsCenter5 has been selected as the recipient of the Large Market category of the 2012 Edward R. Murrow award. The winning entry, a report about the 2011 tornadoes that afflicted western Massachusetts, was selected from a pool of dozens of nominees.
‘CVB GM Bill Fine remarked in a press release, “I know the depth of effort and quality of our news programming is exceptional, and viewers have rewarded WCVB with their loyalty to NewsCenter5. This award, bestowed by peers, is the greatest honor we could receive and emblematic of our core mission to serve New England every day.” His colleague, News Director Andrew Vrees, remarked, “Our entire news team has done an amazing job covering the major news stories affecting New England. Each day we strive to provide quality reporting to the Boston community and this is a testament to our success”.