LA CROSSE, Wis. -- News 8's Jennifer Livingston has won a prestigious award for her series profiling a La Crosse military family during deployment.
The In Search Of "Service and Sacrifice" series won an Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association. (RTDNA)
Jennifer and photographer Kirk Arneson followed the Ehlers family -- Doug and Karen and their three daughters -- in all phases of Doug's deployment to Kuwait with the Navy Reserves from February 2011 to November 2011.
The series competed against stories from television stations in Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota.
The Edward R. Murrow Awards have been presented by RTDNA for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism since 1971.