KPEJ’s Monica Quintero among Edward R Murrow regional winners

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ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar)- Radio Television Digital News Awards today announced the regional winners of the 2021 Edward R. Murrow Awards, among the winners is KPEJ news anchor Monica Quintero for her story on a mother’s forgiveness following the August 31 mass shooting that claimed the lives of seven people and injured dozens more.

“The regional RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Award recipients we announce today produced extraordinary journalism that brought clarity and context to 2020’s biggest news stories,” said RTDNA Chairwoman Andrea Stahlman. “The winning work demonstrates dedication, determination and a commitment to the highest ethical standards enshrined in RTDNA’s Code of Ethics.”

Regional winners automatically move on to the national round of consideration, which also includes digital news organization, network and student competitors.

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