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KLCC's Overall Excellence Submission For 2021 Murrows

KLCC staff; Battelle

A compilation of KLCC news reports, newscasts, and features from 2020.

STORIES: In Eugene, political ideologies clash loudly – but peacefully – over President Trump; Eugene’s women’s march carries on despite low turnout; South Hills standoff ends with shots fired - IDFIT gets involved; Latinx Community Overrepresented in Local COVID-19 Cases;  Xenophobia – especially against Asians – becomes a pandemic of its own; Weekend riots leave destruction and questions; Black Protesters Voice Frustration with Marchers at Latest BLM Protest; Eugene’s Black Lives Matter Protests demand action on policing; As Minneapolis moves to scrap its police department, CAHOOTS may become new response model; Protesters tear down pioneer statues on UO Campus; Pro-Police Supporters in Springfield Face Off vs. Counter Protesters; New wave of social justice finds Black and Indigenous activists united; September 10, 2020 Morning Edition Newscast Excerpt; Fire & Water: McKenzie Mist Bottling facility burns in Holiday Farm blaze; For fire evacuees, an anxious wait to go back; World meet Rainbow, Female fire chief; Massive effort continues to control & contain Holiday Farm Fire; Lincoln County moves to recovery mode after Echo Mountain Fire; Higher turnout could make election results harder to predict; As Trump-Biden outcome remains uncertain, progressives rally outside federal courthouse; Biden Supporters celebrate in Downtown Eugene; Thankful for love, great nurses, and Remdesivir: A front line RN recuperates from COVID-19; Loss of son to COVID-19 adds to mother’s grief; August 10, 2020 Morning Edition newscast.

Duration of entry:  (44:04)  (Per contest rules, 40 minutes plus added length of required newscast at tail end of submission)

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Brian Bull is an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Oregon, and remains a contributor to the KLCC news department. He began working with KLCC in June 2016.   In his 27+ years as a public media journalist, he's worked at NPR, Twin Cities Public Television, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Wisconsin Public Radio, and ideastream in Cleveland. His reporting has netted dozens of accolades, including four national Edward R. Murrow Awards (22 regional),  the Ohio Associated Press' Best Reporter Award, Best Radio Reporter from  the Native American Journalists Association, and the PRNDI/NEFE Award for Excellence in Consumer Finance Reporting.