2015 Excellence in Broadcasting Recipients

We just completed our 53rd Executive Conference at the Conrad 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 COMMERCIAL

WINS, NEW YORK – “AIRFAST”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WABCNEW YORK – “WABC/WNBM RADIO SUMMIT”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WNSH, NEW YORK – “NASH MATTERS WITH KELLY FORD”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WINS, NEW YORK – “TWO NYPD OFFICERS FATALLY SHOT”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

 WFUV, NEW YORK – “WFUV NEWSCAST 11/19/14”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WNYC, NEW YORK – “TRYING TO DO IT RIGHT AND NOT REPEAT A FATHER’S MISTAKES”

OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT

WNSH, NEW YORK – “HOLIDAY PARTY FOR THE KIDS TO BENEFIT CHILDREN’S SPECIALIZED HOSPITAL”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WADO, NEW YORK – “WADO’S MORNING PROGRAM – BUEN DIA NEW YORK”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WINS, NEW YORK – “NY YANKEE’S DEREK JETER’S FAREWELL”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WFUV, NEW YORK – “10-30-50 UPDATE”

OUTSTANDING COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL

WNYC, NEW YORK – “ERIC GARNER: REAL VOICES OF PROTEST”


SMALL MARKET TELEVISION
(GREEN GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WWNY-TV, WATERTOWN – “WOOD BOAT BREWERY – WALK THROUGH”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “65 YEARS OF ACTION NEWS”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WETM-TV, ELMIRA – “ELMIRA AT 150”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WPBS-TV, WATERTOWN – “PUBLIC EYE: POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “TROOPER SKINNER KILLED ON I81”

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WRNN-TV, RYE BROOK – “ERIC GARNER: THE DEATH PROBE”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WRNN-TV, RYE BROOK – “THE DECISION ON NEW YORK CASINOS”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 6PM NEWSCAST”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WCFE-TV, PLATTSBURGH – “ON HOME GROUND”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WUTR-TV, UTICA – “UC HOCKEY TEDDY BEAR TOSS”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “ME SPARTANS STATE TITLE”

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM OR SERIES DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN

WIVT-TV, BINGHAMTON – “SOUNDS OF THE SEASON WITH THE BINGHAMTON YOUTH SYMPHONY”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WCFE-TV, PLATTSBURGH – “FOCUSED: CREATIVE YOUTH IN THE EMPIRE STATE”


MEDIUM MARKET RADIO
(BLUE GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WYYY, SYRACUSE – “GANNON PEST CONTROL – AN EASIER WAY”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WBAB, BABYLON – “WBAB BOWLING FOR BOOBS”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WBAB, BABYLON – “SARATOGA WAR HORSE”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WAMC, ALBANY – “THE CAPITOL CONNECTION”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WAMC, ALBANY – “MALONEY DECLARES VICTORY: HAYWORTH DOES NOT CONCEDE”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

WHAM, ROCHESTER – “NEWSRADIO WHAM 1180 – THE MORNING NEWS/FIVE O’CLOCK NEWSHOUR”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WAMC, ALBANY – “PRESERVING THE STORY OF THE AMERICAN JUKEBOX”

OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT

WYRK, BUFFALO – “COUNTRY 1065 WYRK TASTE OF COUNTRY CONCERT”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WKRL, SYRACUSE – “THE SHOW ON KROCK”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WAMC, ALBANY – “UMASS BASKETBALL PLAYER JOINS GROWING LIST OF OPENLY GAY ATHLETES”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WTKW, SYRACUSE – “DAVE COOMBS SPORTS COMMENTARY”

 OUTSTANDING COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL

WAMC, ALBANY – “SAY IT AIN’T SO, JETER”


MEDIUM MARKET TELEVISION
(BLUE GROUP)

  
OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WROC-TV, ROCHESTER – “TOWN OF PHELPS”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WSYR-TV, SYRACUSE – “LIVE DOPPLER 9: CLOSER IS BETTER”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WROC-TV, ROCHESTER – “NEWS 8 FLOOD RELIEF & RECOVERY”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WMHT-TV, ALBANY – “NEW YORK NOW”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WRGB-TV, SCHENECTADY – “MURDER OF KENNETH WHITE-CONTINUING COVERAGE”

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WRGB-TV, SCHENECTADY – “YOU PAID FOR IT: SCARBOROUGH”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WGRZ-TV, BUFFALO – “A REASON TO BELIEVE”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WRGB-TV, SCHENECTADY – “SILVER ARREST”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WSYR-TV, SYRACUSE – “HONOR FLIGHT: HEROES JOURNEY”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WGRZ-TV, BUFFALO – “WNY HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WTVH-TV, SYRACUSE – “SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY BANNED FROM NCAA TOURNAMENT”

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM OR SERIES DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN

WXXI-TV, ROCHESTER – “HOMEWORK HOTLINE”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WMHT-TV, ALBANY – “AGE WISE: END OF LIFE”


SMALL MARKET RADIO
(GREEN GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WFRG, MARCY – “SPAVEN CONCRETE”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WCKM, QUEENSBURY – “80S TIME WARP FLASHBACK”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WCKM, QUEENSBURY – “ELKS VETERANS”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WRVO, OSWEGO – “2014 ELECTION NIGHT COVERAGE”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WRVO, OSWEGO – “TORNADO WITH WINDS AT LEAST 110 MPH HIT SMITHFIELD”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

WHCU, ITHACA – “THE EVENING NEWSWATCH”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WRVO, OSWEGO – “ART AND SCIENCE FLOW TOGETHER IN THE LAVA PROJECT”

OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT

WAVR, WAVERLY – “CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WSPK, BEACON – “SKYWALKERAFTERNOON DRIVE SHOW”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WPIE, LANSING – “ITHACA VS MASSENA”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WPIE, LANSING – “WPIE-ESPN ITHACA SPORTS UPDATE”

OUTSTANDING COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL

WVOX, NEW ROCHELLE – “THE PASSING OF COLONEL MARTY ROCHELLE”


LARGE MARKET TELEVISION 
(RED GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “RULES OF THE GAME”

OUTSTANDING STATION PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WLNY-TV, NEW YORK – “OTIS LIVINGSTON LOVES THE GAME”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “A SAFER CITY”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WPIX-TV, NEW YORK – “BELOW THE RADAR”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “NYPD OFFICERS MURDERED”

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “HOUSE OF HORRORS”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WLIW-TV, NEW YORK – “WLIW ARTS BEAT – THE STARGATE THEATRE COMPANY”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “ERIC GARNER”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WLIW-TV, NEW YORK – “TREASURES OF NEW YORK: THE LANDMARKS PRESERVATION MOVEMENT”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “SPORTS UPDATE”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WLIW-TV, NEW YORK – “METROFOCUS”


Our Congratulations to all the award winners!