KWMU reporter earns national Murrow award

Adam Allington

Adam Allington

Adam Allington (pictured), reporter at 90.7 KWMU-FM, has won a 2009 National Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio and Television News Directors Association.

The award announcement came June 29. Allington was recognized in the New Series category for his three-part series “Gangs of North St. Louis.” Allington will receive his award in October at a RTNDA dinner in New York. It will mark the station’s first National Murrow Award since 1996.

“This award is a testament to Adam’s excellence as a reporter,” said Tim Eby, general manager of KWMU, in a news release. “Like all of the reporters at KWMU, Adam works very hard to present listeners with meaningful stories that have an impact on our community. He is truly deserving of this special recognition.”


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