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ABC's Journalist David Muir Wins CINE Golden Eagle Award For Reporting On The Heroin Epidemic

Updated On 16 Oct, 2017 Published On

American journalist David Muir's reporting for 20/20 on the heroin epidemic has won a CINE Golden Eagle Award in the News Program/Continuing Coverage category. 

The news report that aired on news program named Heroin: Breaking Point fearlessly exposed a lot about the current situation regarding heroin addiction and was one of the well-received programs by critics and lawmakers.

David Muir

David Muir

Moreover, the documentary also helped the struggling families and addicts to get rid of the addiction.

As per the reports from the same news program, over 100 American die every day in America because of herion addiction.

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"The program was overwhelmingly well received by lawmakers, advocates educators, and viewers," ABC News president James Goldston wrote announcing the win.

Read the Goldston’s full note:

Goldston’s full note

Goldston’s full note

The other two finalists who were nominated for the same category included Ronan Farrow‘s report for NBC News called America’s Chernobyl, and another story from ABC: Nightline’s report called Daughters for Sale.

Read: 20-20 - Heroin in America - Breaking Point

The Council on International Non-Theatrical Events (CINE) which is a public-private partnership with the USIA branch of the State Department has been presenting the Golden Eagle Awards for 60 years.