Awards For Excellence

 NYSBA 51st Annual Awards for
Excellence in Broadcasting

If you are an Excellence in Broadcasting Award winner this year, your award will be shipped directly to your attention at your station.  In addition, we are holding our Serving New York luncheons at seven locations across the state in May, and we will be recognizing this year’s Excellence in Broadcasting winners at these luncheons which begin at 12 noon.  If you would like to attend, please click  here  to register and PLEASE CHOOSE THE LOCATION you will attend no later than April 19th as space is limited.

 Our Congratulations to all the award winners!

LARGE MARKET RADIO
(RED GROUP)

 

OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

 WEPN, NEW YORK – “98.7 ESPN NY SPORTS CLUBS CAMPAIGN”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WEPN, NEW YORK – “LOTTO WINNERS ARE 1050AM LISTENERS”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WFUV, NEW YORK – “STRIKE A CORD: VETERANS RETURNING HOME”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WWPR, NEW YORK – “POWER ON THE BLOCK – BLUE LIVES MATTER”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WCBS AM, NEW YORK – “THE CHELSEA BOMBING”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

WCBS AM, NEW YORK – “THE CHELSEA BOMBING”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WFUV, NEW YORK – “A TRIBUTE TO THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TENNIS: REMEMBERING BUD COLLINS”

OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT

WEPN, NEW YORK – “MICHAEL KAY SHOW – DEBATE FROM FORDHAM UNIVERSITY”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WEPN, NEW YORK – “HAHN, HUMPTY & CANTY”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WEPN, NEW YORK – “NY METS BARTOLO COLON’S HOMERUN CALL”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WFUV, NEW YORK – “MORNING DRIVE 12/12/16”

LARGE MARKET TELEVISION
(RED GROUP)

 

OUTSTANDING STATION PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “MOBILE WEATHER LAB”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WPIX-TV, NEW YORK – “THE FINAL FIGHT”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WPIX-TV, NEW YORK – “UPSET CITY”

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WPIX-TV, NEW YORK – “HEROIN 911”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WNBC-TV, NEW YORK – “THANKS BUT NO THANKS”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “CBS 2 NEW YORK 11PM NEWSCAST”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WLIW-TV, NEW YORK – “HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL AND TOLERANCE CENTER”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WCBS-TV, NEW YORK – “CBS 2 SPORTS”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WLIW-TV, NEW YORK – “TREASURES OF NY – SETTLEMENT HOUSES”

MEDIUM MARKET RADIO
(BLUE GROUP)

 

OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WPYX, ALBANY – “LITTER BOX”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WBLI, BABYLON – “SHOE PER BOWL”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WTRY, ALBANY – “PREVENT YOUTH GAMBLING”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WXXI, ROCHESTER – “BREAST MILK BANK”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WBFO, BUFFALO – “FORMER BETHLEHEM STEEL SITE GOES UP IN FLAMES”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

WAMC, ALBANY – “MIDDAY MAGAZINE AND NORTHEAST REPORT”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WAMC, ALBANY – “A LOST MARINE RETURNED HOME”

OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT

WYJB, ALBANY – “POKEMON GO SEEK”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WBAB, BABYLON – “ROGER & JP”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WTKW, SYRACUSE– “GOMEZ SPORTS”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WSKO, SYRACUSE – “MIKE LINDSLEY NFL”

MEDIUM MARKET TELEVISION
(BLUE GROUP)

 

 OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WSYR-TV, SYRACUSE – “HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WROC-TV, ROCHESTER – “NEWS 8 – HOMETOWN ANCHORS CAMPAIGN”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WROC-TV, ROCHESTER – “RED CROSS LOUISIANA FLOOD”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WHEC-TV, ROCHESTER – “NEW YORK STATE EXPOSED”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WSTM-TV, SYRACUSE – “NBC 3 NEWS – KIRKVILLE BRUSH FIRE”

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WHEC-TV, ROCHESTER – “OVERCHARGED GUARDRAIL”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WNYT-TV, ALBANY – “CHAINSAW ARTIST”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WTEN-TV, ALBANY – “THE CANDIDATES”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WMHT-TV, ALBANY – “MARIO CUOMO – POETRY & PROSE”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WGRZ-TV, BUFFALO – “SECTION VI HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WTVH-TV, SYRACUSE – “DOWN TO THE WIRE AT THE MECCA OF BASKETBALL”

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL PROGRAM OR SERIES DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN

WXXI-TV, ROCHESTER – “HOMEWORK HOTLINE”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WXXI-TV, ROCHESTER – “ARTS IN FOCUS”

SMALL MARKET RADIO
(GREEN GROUP)

 

OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WFLR, DUNDEE – “MORGAN’S GROCERY”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WLLW, GENEVA – “DAILY 60 SECOND SHRED”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WGVA, GENEVA – “THE SEX DRIVE”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WSKG, VESTAL – “THE RUSH – DIGGING INTO ADDICTION”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WHCU, ITHACA – “WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL NEWSCAST

WHCU, ITHACA – “EVENING NEWSWATCH”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY

WFLR, DUNDEE – “DUNDEE CENTRAL SCHOOL SENIOR CLASS FUNDS DISAPPEAR”

OUTSTANDING STATION SPONSORED EVENT

WAVR, WAVERLY – “CHRISTMAS IS FOR KIDS”

OUTSTANDING ON-AIR BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

WPIE, LANSING – “BETWEEN THE LINES WITH JEREMY MENARD 12/22/16”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WPIE, LANSING – “GROTON @ MORAVIA HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WPIE, LANSING – “SPORTS CENTER UPDATE 10/2/16”

OUTSTANDING COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL

WENT, GLOVERSVILLE – “CONCORDIA CLUB”

SMALL MARKET TELEVISION
(GREEN GROUP)

 

OUTSTANDING COMMERCIAL

WWNY-TV, WATERTOWN – “TONIA MACKENZIE – GRIEVING MOTHER”

OUTSTANDING PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT OR SERIES

WPTZ-TV, PLATTSBURGH – “NBC 5 TODAY – REAL NEWS – REAL PEOPLE”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

WWNY-TV, WATERTOWN – “#LISTEN NNY”

OUTSTANDING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES

WETM-TV, ELMIRA – “COMMUNITY FOCUS BREAST CANCER SPECIAL”

OUTSTANDING SPOT NEWS

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “CAL HARRIS”

 OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS STORY

WWNY-TV, WATERTOWN – “THE CLOSING OF CLIMAX”

OUTSTANDING FEATURE NEWS STORY

WENY-TV, HORSEHEADS – “JONAH’S JOURNEY TO THE FINISH LINE”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY ORIGINATED NEWSCAST

WPTZ-TV, PLATTSBURGH – “DANNEMORA REPORT RELEASED”

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “MAINE-ENDWELL: A LEGENDARY RUN”

OUTSTANDING LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

WKTV-TV, UTICA – “BOILERMAKER 2016”

OUTSTANDING SPORTSCAST

WBNG-TV, JOHNSON CITY – “11/11/16”

OUTSTANDING LOCALLY PRODUCED TV SHOW

WENY-TV, HORSEHEADS – “TWIN TIERS SUNDAY – ELDRIDGE PARK”