October 9th, 2012

CNN wins 5 Religion Newswriters Association Awards

Over the weekend, the combined cross-platform efforts of CNN Digital and CNN TV resulted in five awards at the Religion Newswriters Association convention.  As a network, CNN won four first-place RNA awards – more than any other news source. The award details are below:

— 1st place for online religion section of the year, for the CNN Belief Blog, co-edited by Dan Gilgoff and Eric Marrapodi.

— 1st place for enterprise religion report of the year, for CNN.com’s series on the faith lives of the presidential candidates.

— 1st place for TV religion report of the year, for Preparing clergy for war: army chaplains train by the hundred for the combat zone.

— 1st place for TV News magazine report of the year for U.S. budget ax threatens successful AIDS program in Africa.

— 2nd place for TV News magazine report of the year for Imam fights street crime with mosque fight club.

For full information about these awards, check out the Religion Newswriters Association’s press release.