Submission for Murrow Award for Continuing Coverage: Blagojevich Trial, Take 2

April 13, 2012

The corruption trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich in 2010 was covered extensively which made it even more difficult to cover the second trial in 2011 in new and interesting ways.  Nonetheless, through newscast spots, features, interviews, conversations, and one musical montage we achieved our goal of keeping the public informed on this important case where much of the news wasn’t all that new.

To listen to the stories press the 'play' buttons below.

History of the Blago Saga till now

Ettinger on Picking a Jury

Oprah Tickets

Final Picks

John Harris Testimony

Waiting for the Verdict

Jurors on the Verdict