LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – For the first time in nearly half a century, KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO has won a National Edward R Murrow Award, one of the most prestigious news awards in the country.

KNX 1070 won the Large Market Radio award for Breaking News, one of three awards won by CBS RADIO.

In addition to Breaking News, CBS RADIO also won in the network newscast category and picked up an Overall Excellence award.

“Now more than ever, it is important to recognize the outstanding journalism being done by newsrooms across the country and around the world,” RTDNA chairman Vincent Duffy said. “We’re proud to highlight the great work of dedicated, hard-working, professional journalists who serve a critical role in our society.”