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Abc27 Photojournalist wins Murrow Award - abc27 WHTM

Abc27 Photojournalist wins Murrow Award

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) - Abc27 Senior Photojournalist Eric Heisler is one of the 2014 Edward R. Murrow Award recipients in the "Use of Video/Sound" category.

Heisler's entry included several stories he shot/edited in 2013 including a profile of a Harrisburg city police officer that hands out flowers on Valentines Day; an emotional reunion between a husband and wife after the husband was deployed for nine months overseas; a blood drive held by a high school assistant principal in the name of his 7-year-old daughter who suffers from a mysterious blood disorder; and a profile of the fight to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania told through the eyes of a local family.

The Edward R. Murrow Award is one of the most prestigious and competitive awards in broadcast news. It is named for the legendary newsman, considered one of journalism's greatest figures. 

Watch the winning entry here
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