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John Walsh, Hulu, NBC, and Netflix Win Prestigious Clue Awards at CrimeCon 2024

The annual Clue Awards at the CrimeCon convention on Saturday night saw Hulu, NBC, Netflix, Black and Missing, Hachette Books, and CBC Podcasts emerge as the winners. Among the top prizes were Dateline NBC’s “The Murdaugh Murders: Inside the Investigation” winning outstanding docuseries, Hulu’s “Me Hereafter” claiming the top episodic series, and Netflix’s “Cyberbunker: The Criminal Underworld” being named the top documentary film.

“America’s Most Wanted” host and creator John Walsh graciously accepted the “Crimefighter of the Year” award, presented to him by The Gabby Petito Foundation. Laura Tierney, a senior inspector with the U.S. Marshals Service in the missing child unit, was honored with the title of “America’s Greatest Detective.” Additionally, Kimberly Arnold and Katie Mitchell, co-hosts of the Dateline recap podcast “A Date with Dateline,” were recognized with the Clue’s “People’s Choice Awards: Creator of the Year” accolade.

NewsNation anchor Ashleigh Banfield hosted the ceremony, where winners across various categories were celebrated. The event showcased outstanding achievements in television, podcasting, film, and publishing.

TV: Outstanding Docuseries
– “The Murdaugh Murders: Inside the Investigation” (NBC)
Produced by Dateline NBC

TV: Outstanding Episodic Series
– “Me Hereafter” (Hulu)
Produced by Committee Films and ABC News Studios

Book of the Year
– “Trail of the Lost: The Relentless Search to Bring Home the Missing Hikers of the Pacific Crest Trail” (Hachette Books)
Written by Andrea Lankford

Outstanding Documentary Film
– “Cyberbunker: The Criminal Underworld” (Netflix)
Produced by btf

Podcast: Outstanding Episodic Series
– “Untold Stories: Black and Missing”
Produced by Black and Missing Enterprises

Podcast: Outstanding Podcast Docuseries
– “Someone Knows Something”
Produced by CBC Podcasts

Check out the full list of nominees here. Winners are determined by CrimeCon’s panel of producers, network and streaming executives, along with other creatives and industry leaders, from companies including NBCU, Wondery, Simon & Schuster, Campfire Studios, Tenderfoot TV, and the National Center for Victims of Crime.

This year’s CrimeCon is scheduled to take place from May 31 to June 2 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville.

Trailer for “The Murdaugh Murders: Inside the Investigation”:

Trailer for “Me Hereafter”:

Trailer for “Cyberbunker: The Criminal Underworld”: