Press Release

AUSTIN, Texas — June 20, 2018 — KUT 90.5’s website KUT.org has won a National Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) in recognition of excellence in electronic journalism.

KUT.org won in the large market radio website category with the following stories cited for excellence:

AUSTIN, Texas – June 20, 2018 – “Texas Standard,” the national daily news show of Texas, has been recognized as among the world’s best radio programs by the New York Festivals® Radio Program and Promotion Awards ™.

The hour-long weekday show earned a silver award in the Best News Magazine category.

AUSTIN, Texas – June 18, 2018 – “Texas Standard,” the national daily news show of Texas, won four 2018 Lone Star Awards – including two first-place designations – from the Houston Press Club in recognition of outstanding achievements in journalism in Texas.

AUSTIN, Texas – May 8, 2018 – Longtime Austin media executive Patti C. Smith has been named interim executive director of KUT and KUTX Public Radio in Austin.

KUT and KUTX director and general manager Stewart Vanderwilt announced last month that he would depart in June to serve as president and CEO of Colorado Public Radio. Smith will serve as interim executive director during a national search for a permanent director for KUT and KUTX. She starts May 14.

AUSTIN, Texas — April 25, 2018 — On the 110th anniversary of the birth of the father of broadcast journalism, Edward R. Murrow, KUT News and “Texas Standard” have won eight regional Edward R. Murrow awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) in recognition of excellence in electronic journalism.

From more than 4,400 entries, 785 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards in 16 categories this year recognize more than 307 local radio, television and digital news organizations across the country and internationally

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