WWL-TV was one of just 67 news organizations from across the country honored with a national Murrow award.
The profile of Jay Rink was also awarded a Suncoast Emmy award and regional Murrow award.
National Murrow awards were also presented Monday to three of WWL-TV's sister stations, also owned by Belo. CBS News and CBS Radio News earned four national Murrow awards.
The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Since that time, WWL-TV has been honored with 35 Murrow Awards, both regional and national.