FOX 11 Investigates story wins Murrow Award

Edward R. Murrow Awards

A FOX 11 Investigates story on a welfare fraud case has been honored with a regional Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association.

“Welfare Cheat” by reporter Robert Hornacek chronicled the story of Marinette man who was convicted of lying to get welfare benefits.

The award was the only one presented this year to a Green Bay television station. For a full list of the regional winners, click here.

The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism.

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