2014 Excellence in Broadcasting Recipients

We just completed our 52nd Executive Conference at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.  We wish to congratulate those stations and broadcast professionals who received the “Excellence in Broadcasting Awards”.  You represent the best in broadcasting. Congratulations to this year’s winners:

LARGE MARKET RADIO
(RED GROUP)


OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WBLS, NEW YORK – “VETERANS DAY WBLS”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WFUV, NEW YORK – “MENTAL ILLNESS STEREOTYPES”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WFUV, NEW YORK – “THE WORLD OF PIGEONS”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WCBS-AM, NEW YORK – “DERAILMENT IN THE BRONX”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

 WCBS-AM, NEW YORK – “THE MORNING AFTER THE DERAILMENT IN THE BRONX”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WFUV, NEW YORK – “I AM SOMEBODY”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WWPR, NEW YORK – “BREAKFAST CLUB”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WFUV, NEW YORK – “FOOTBALL-FORDHAM VS BUCKNELL”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WFUV, NEW YORK – “ONE ON ONE SCOREBOARD 2/27/14”

OUTSTANDING COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL

WFUV, NEW YORK – “THE ART OF PEOPLE WATCHING”


SMALL MARKET TELEVISION
(GREEN GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WUTR-TV, UTICA – “VALLEY HEALTH SERVICES-GOALS”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WPTZ-TV, PLATTSBURGH – “OLYMPIC IMAGE: WE ALL COME TOGETHER”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “MEN WHO COOK 2013”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WRNN-TV, RYE BROOK – “ELDER ABUSE-HIDDEN TEARS, HIDDEN FEARS”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WKTV-TV, UTICA – “FLOOD OF 2013”

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “FAIR RIDE”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “GUARDING THE WAY”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WETM-TV, ELMIRA – “WETM 18 NEWS AUGUST 8”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WRNN-TV, RYE BROOK – “BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WKTV-TV, UTICA – “BOILERMAKER 2013”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WWNY-TV, WATERTOWN – “PART OF THE FAMILY”

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM OR SERIES DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN

 WUTR-TV, UTICA – “TEDDY BEAR TOSS”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WCFE-TV, PLATTSBURGH – “MOUNTAIN LAKE PBS CELEBRATES LAKE PLACID & THE WINTER GAMES”


MEDIUM MARKET RADIO
(BLUE GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WBAB, BABYLON – “TECH BOYS DATING APP”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WBLI, BABYLON – “BLI ARTIST APP PROMO”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WYJB, ALBANY – “B95.5 MAKE A WISH”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WXXI, ROCHESTER – “ROCHESTER DREAM”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WGY, ALBANY – “JOHN HALACY COURT APPEARANCE SPOT REPORT”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

WXXI, ROCHESTER – “LOCAL NEWSCAST 10-23-13”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WAMC, ALBANY – “IN NY MORE LOCAL INGREDIENTS MAKE MORE LOCAL BEER”

OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT

WBAB, BABYLON – “TOUCH A TRUCK”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WBBS, SYRACUSE – “TOM & BECKY IN THE MORNING”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WAMC, ALBANY – “JUST BEFORE NEW SEASON YANKEES RENEW SERIES WITH ARMY”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WTKW, SYRACUSE – “DAVE COOMBS SPORTS”

 OUTSTANDING COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL

WHAM, ROCHESTER – “BOB LONSBERRY-THEIR TOWN IS MY TOWN 5/22/13”


MEDIUM MARKET TELEVISION
(BLUE GROUP)

  
OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WRGB-TV, SCHENECTADY – “FREIHOFER 100th COOKIES”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WGRZ-TV, BUFFALO – “WGRZ RED COAT”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WROC-TV, ROCHESTER – “CATHERINE’S PEACE TEAM”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WMHT-TV, ALBANY – “NYNOW ADK SHOW”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WNYT-TV, ALBANY – “BALLSTON TO BOSTON”

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WIVB-TV, BUFFALO – “BUFFALO SCHOOLS: A DISTRICT IN CRISIS”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WXXA-TV, ALBANY – “JOHN VS POLICE DOG”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WGRZ-TV, BUFFALO – “CHANNEL 2 NEWS TONIGHT: BLIZZARD OF ‘14”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WGRZ-TV, BUFFALO – “WILSON: THE LIFE, IMPACT & LIVING LEGACY”

 OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WVVH-TV, WAINSCOTT – “HAMPTON CLASSIC HORSE SHOW GP”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WSTM-TV, SYRACUSE – “MARCH MADNESS”

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM OR SERIES DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN

WXXI-TV, ROCHESTER – “HOMEWORK HOTLINE”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WROC-TV, ROCHESTER – “PGA CHAMPIONSHIP TONIGHT FRIDAY SHOW”


SMALL MARKET RADIO
(GREEN GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WCKM, QUEENSBURY – “BUY LOW CARPET”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WBWZ, POUGHKEEPSIE – “ROCK 93-3 WIN ‘EM BEFORE YOU CAN BUY ‘EM GIRL SCOUT COOKIES”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WCQL, QUEENSBURY – “ST. MARYS ST. ALPHONSUS KIDS”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WDLC, PORT JERVIS – “WEEKEND HEALTHY CHAT WITH DR. SARA LITTLE”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WVTT, OLEAN – “SMETHPORT BOMB THREAT”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

WHCU, ITHACA – “BRENDAN CALLAHAN-EVENING NEWSWATCH”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WHCU, ITHACA – “RIDE ALONG WITH CORNELL POLICE”

OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT

WRNQ, POUGHKEEPSIE – “IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE RADIO PLAY BENEFITTING JDRF”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WSPK, BEACON – “SKYWALKER WSPK”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WTLB, NEW HARTFORD – “UTICA COLLEGE HOCKEY/TEDDY BEAR TOSS”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WENT, GLOVERSVILE – “THE SCOREBOARD SHOW WITH TOM ROEHL”

OUTSTANDING COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL

WENT, GLOVERSVILLE – “JACK SCOTT EDITORIAL 4/12/13”


LARGE MARKET TELEVISION
(RED GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WXTV-TV, NEW YORK – “MI MOMENTO FORD”

OUTSTANDING STATION PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WXTV-TV, NEW YORK – “JORGE VIERA CAMPAIGN”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WLIW-TV, NEW YORK – “METROFOCUS NOV. 7, 2013”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WPIX-TV, NEW YORK – “BOSTON BOMBING-INSIDE THE FROZEN ZONE”

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “DEBLASIO SPEED GATE”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WLNY-TV, NEW YORK – “WLNY ANTEATER VIRGIN BIRTH MYSTERY”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WLNY-TV, NEW YORK – “WLNY 9PM”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WLIW-TV, NEW YORK – “TREASURES OF NEW YORK-HOLIDAY TRAIN SHOW”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “WCBS RIVALRY RENEWED”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WLIW-TV, NEW YORK – “AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC”


Our Congratulations to all the award winners!