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KTVQ wins three prestigious regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

BILLINGS – Q2 News' coverage was named best reporting in three categories at the regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.

Presented annually by the Radio Television Digital News Association, the awards are among the news industry's most prestigious and “demonstrate technical expertise and illustrate the importance and impact of journalism as a public service.”

“KTVQ is honored to take home three regional Murrow Awards, including Best Newscast,” said Keagan Harsha, news director at KTVQ. “This is the result of hard work as our team strives to provide community-focused journalism not only to Billings, but also to our Indigenous communities in northern Wyoming and beyond.”

Q2 News won an award for Best Newscast for “Broken Bridges,” which covered the scene of a train derailment in the Yellowstone River near Reed Point on June 24, 2023. Watch the newscast here: https://youtu.be/UGemvzsi9B8

A series of reports by Casey Conlon entitled “Malpractice in Montana” won in the News Series category. The five-part series examined the state cap on jury awards for medical malpractice. Read the series here:

Montana Malpractice: Will the largest medical verdict ever imposed in a state be capped?

Medical Malpractice in Montana: Is the State Cap on Medical Damages Unconstitutional?

Montana malpractice: Miles City woman sued after surgery leaves her blind

Medical Malpractice in Montana: Does the Montana Medical Legal Panel Work?

Misconduct in Montana: The Future of “The Cap”

Q2 News was also recognized for Best Coverage in the Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion category for its 2023 Crow Fair coverage. Watch the newscast here:

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