2016 Excellence In Broadcasting Recipients

NYSBA AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN BROADCASTING

2016 RECIPIENTS

 

LARGE MARKET RADIO
(RED GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WEPN, NEW YORK – “HENDRICKS GIN UNUSUAL SPORTS FACT CAMPAIGN”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WPLJ, NEW YORK – “95.5 PLJ APPLE A DAY IN MAY”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WFUV, NEW YORK – “STRIKE A CORD: FAMILY CAREGIVERS”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WNYC-FM, NEW YORK – “THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CHALLENGE”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WABC, NEW YORK – “WABC RADIO NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: ERIC GARNER, ONE YEAR LATER, PART 1”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

WINS, NEW YORK – “DEC. 9TH MORNING DRIVE NEWSCAST WITH LEE HARRIS & BRIGITTE QUINN”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WINS, NEW YORK – “WINS ICONIC NEW YORK”

OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT

WKTU, NEW YORK – “CUBBY & CAROLINA IN THE MORNING STUFF-A-TRUCK FOOD DRIVE”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WCBS-AM, NEW YORK – “THE CBS MORNING NEWS”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WFUV, NEW YORK – “FORDHAM-COLGATE: FINAL 37 SECONDS”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WFUV, NEW YORK – “AM DRIVE”

OUTSTANDING COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL

WNYC-FM, NEW YORK – “THE WORLD TRADE CENTER ELEVATORS: JOHN HOCKENBERRY”

SMALL MARKET TV
(GREEN GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WPTZ-TV, PLATTSBURGH – “WARREN TIRE WINTER TIRE CHANGEOVER”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “WHERE WERE YOU”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WWNY-TV, WATERTOWN – “VICTIMS ASSISTANCE CENTER – WHO YOUR KIDS ARE TALKING TO?”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WICZ-TV, VESTAL – “HEROIN: A COMMUNITY IN CRISIS”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “PARKING GARAGE COLLAPSE”

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WRNN-TV, RYE BROOK – “HOMELESS IN NEW YORK CITY”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WRNN-TV, RYE BROOK – “THE HUDSON LINK GRADUATION”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WPTZ-TV, PLATTSBURGH – “WPTZ 6PM NEWSCAST JUNE 14, 2015”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WCFE-TV, PLATTSBURGH – “ARTS IN EXILE: TIBETAN TREASURES IN SMALL TOWN AMERICA”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WUTR-TV, UTICA – “UTICA COLLEGE TEDDY BEAR TOSS GAME”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WFFF-TV, COLCHESTER – “LOCAL 44 SPORTS: ERIN COFIELL”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WETM-TV, ELMIRA – “THE GLEN ALL ACCESS: NASCAR”

MEDIUM MARKET RADIO
(BLUE GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WBLI, BABYLON – “PERFECT BODY – YOUNGER”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WBAB, BABYLON – “FOURSOME FOR FATHERS DAY WEEKEND”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WWHT, SYRACUSE – “TURN UP YOUR FUTURE”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WBFO, BUFFALO – “FOCUS ON EDUCATION: STUDENT VOICES”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WAMC, ALBANY – “ESCAPE FROM CLINTON CORRECTIONAL FACILITY”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

WHAM, ROCHESTER – “NEWSRADIO WHAM 1180 – THE MORNING NEWS”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WBFO, BUFFALO – “30 YEARS ON, BUFFALO PUB CONTINUES TRADITION AS ELECTION NIGHT AFTERPARTY”

OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT

WBLI, BABYLON – “RADIOTHON FOR COHEN’S CHILDRENS HOSPITAL”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WKRL, SYRACUSE – “MORNING MANIACS – THE SHOW ON KROCK”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WAMC, ALBANY – “HOOLEY’S HEROICS LIFT UALBANY TO NCAA’S: OKLAHOMA NEXT”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WTKW, SYRACUSE – “GOMEZ & LISA SPORTSCAST”

OUTSTANDING COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL

WTLA, SYRACUSE – “ON THE BLOCK WITH BRENT AXE”

MEDIUM MARKET TELEVISION
(BLUE GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WSYR-TV, SYRACUSE – “IMMACULATE CONCEPTION – FAMILY”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WHEC-TV, ROCHESTER – “VETERANS DAY 2015”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WROC-TV, ROCHESTER – “WILLOW PSA”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WXXI-TV, ROCHESTER – “FIXING ROCHESTER’S SEGREGATED SCHOOLS: THE URBAN-SUBURBAN STORY”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WHAM-TV, ROCHESTER – “BOYS & GIRLS CLUB MASS SHOOTING”

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WGRZ-TV, BUFFALO – “THE FACES OF HEROIN”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WTEN-TV, ALBANY – “GLENS FALLS: HOMETOWN USA”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WRGB-TV, SCHENECTADY – “CONVICT CAPTURED”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WHEC-TV, ROCHESTER – “POWER OF CHOICE”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WBBZ-TV, BUFFALO – “BEAT THE CHAMP BOWLING SHOW”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WHAM-TV, ROCHESTER – “BEST SPORTSCAST”

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM OR SERIES DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN

WBBZ-TV, BUFFALO – “HEALTHY ZONE GAME SHOW”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WNED-TV, BUFFALO – “MAKING A DIFFERENCE 2016”

SMALL MARKET RADIO
(GREEN GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WDLC, PORT JERVIS – “BROTHER BRUNO GRANDMA PIE”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WFRG, MARCY – “FARM HANDS”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WIBX, MARCY – “BOTTLED WATER DRIVE FOR FLINT MICHIGAN”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WDLC, PORT JERVIS – “CHAMBER MATTERS”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WHCU, ITHACA – “STATE OF EMERGENCY IN NEWFIELD JUNE 2015”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

WHCU, ITHACA – “EVENING NEWSWATCH”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WRVO, OSWEGO – “MICHELLE DORRANCE: TAPPING IS MUSIC”

OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT

WAVR, WAVERLY – “CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WAVR, WAVERLY – “TODD & CHUCK”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WPIE, LANSING – “SECTION IV CLASS C HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WPIE, LANSING – ESPN ITHACA SPORTS UPDATE”

OUTSTANDING COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL

WENT, GLOVERSVILLE – “DESERVE EDITORIAL”

LARGE MARKET TELEVISION
(RED GROUP)


OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WXTV-TV, NEW YORK – “DESAYUNA CON MCDONALD’S Y CLAUDIA”

OUTSTANDING STATION PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WXTV-TV, NEW YORK – “SLENDERMAN SABEN SUS HIJOS”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WXTV-TV, NEW YORK – “BALLET HISPANICO”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WPIX-TV, NEW YORK – “NO PLACE TO CALL HOME-COMPILATION”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “NYC CRANE COLLAPSE COVERAGE 2/5/16”

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “LIVING AT LAGUARDIA”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WNBC-TV, NEW YORK – “MOTHER NATURE, LET UP!”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WLIW-TV, NEW YORK – “2/2/16 IOWA RESULTS. ZIKA VIRUS. MORE TAKEI. REMEMBERING AMADOU”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WLIW-TV, NEW YORK – “TREASURES OF NEW YORK: ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “SPORTS DESK”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WLIW-TV, NEW YORK – “TREASURES OF NEW YORK: COOPER HEWITT”

Our Congratulations to all the award winners!