Serving New York In the Public Interest

Congratulations to “Serving New York” Award Recipients

Glens Falls Area Award Recipients

WCFE-TV Mountain lake Public Broadcasting – “Vision to Action”

WKBE 100.3 FM “The Point” – “Kayaking 4A Cure”

WQAR Star 101.3 FM – “Postcards from WIAWAKA”

Poughkeepsie Area Award Recipients

WDNB 102 FM – “Boys and Girls Club Dinner, Celebrity Tip Challenge”

WHUD 100.7 FM – “Support Connection”

Binghamton Area Award Recipients

WETM-TV (Elmira/Corning) – “Weather Wisdom”

WBNG-TV –“Eyes Forward”

WIVT-TV – “Walk to Defeat ALS” & 2013 “Bridge Run”

WICZ-TV – “Making Strides against Breast Cancer”

WAVY 102.1 FM – “Christmas for Kids” & “Scholarship Challenge”

WQNY 103.7 FM – “Walk through Q-Country for the Southern Tier Food Bank’s BackPack Program”

Albany Area Award Recipients

WGY 810 AM & 103.1FM; The River 99.5 (Clear Channel) – The Children’s Miracle Network to benefit the The Childrens Hospital at Albany Medical Center

WNYT-TV Ch. 13 – Top Teacher Program and 13 Kids Who Care

WXXA-TV Fox 23 – American Heart Association’s Live Simple

WGNA -Today’s Country 107.7 (Town Square Media) –Country Cares for St. Jude Kid’s Radiothon

WDDY- Radio Disney 1460 AM – Back to School Drive to Benefit the Troy Boys and Girls Club

Buffalo Award Recipients

WIVB/WLNO-TV: “Coats 4 Kids”

WUTV/WNYO-TV:  American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s “6th Annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk”, “Annual Prescription Drug Drop-Off,” and “Get Hairy for Charity -Childhood & Family Services”.

WKBW-TV:  “Variety Kids Telethon” celebrating a 50 Year Partnership

WBEN/WGR/WWKB:  “Kiss Cares for Kids Radiothon” benefitting the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo

WGRZ-TV: “Food 2 Family Food Drive” for the Food Bank of Western NY

WLVL- AM:  “Community Missions of Niagara”

WDOE:  “Kix Country – Lucky Lanes 4-H Fundraiser”

WNYB: “Public Report” covering local issues of public importance to Buffalo

Rochester Award Recipients

WXII-TV/Radio:  “Dialogue on Disability” with Al SIGL Community of Agencies

WHAM-TV:  American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women”

WHEC-TV:  “St Joseph’s Villa” for Youth in Crisis

WRMM/WFLK/WZNE:  “Women’s Health Fair with University of Rochester Medical Center”

WBEE/WPXY/WBZA/WCFM/WROC-AM:  “Ronald McDonald Charities Radiothon”

Syracuse/Utica/Watertown Award Recipients

Galaxy Communications: “Buy Local My Local”

WSYR-TV:  “Salvation Army Annual Civic Celebration” & “50th Anniversary Celebration” benefiting the Upstate Cancer Center

WSTM-TV:  Veterans Unemployment – “Operation: Hired”

WWNY-TV:  “American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 Campaign”

WSYT/WNYS “Protecting Our Children” with the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center

WSYR/WBBS/WHEN/WYYI (Clear Channel):  Syracuse School District’s Image Campaign: “Get to Know Me” and “31 Teachers 31 Days”

WKTV-TV: “Bath Salts and Synthetic Drug Use Training for First Responders”

WIBX/WODZ/WLZW:  American Heart Association – “Heart Run & Walk” and “Radiothon”

WUTR-TV:  “Relay for Life”

WSEN- AM/FM:  “Crop Hunger Walk”

WAQX/95X: “Music for the Mission”

WCNY:  “Protecting Our Children”

New York City radio and television station honored for “Serving New York” and extraordinary efforts during Hurricane Sandy

Congratulations to the New York City broadcasters receiving “Serving New York” awards for their public service efforts during the year.  We especially want to thank those all of you who kept broadcasting on the air during Hurrican Sandy while the power and other communications services were out.

New York City “Serving New York” Award Recipients

Clear Channel Communications –  Z100, Q104.3, 103.5 KTU, 106.7 Lite FM and Power 105.1:
Big Brothers and Big Sisters Campaign.

Emmis Communications –  Hot 97 WQHT-FM
Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce – Summer in the City, NYC’s Children Festival, Peace in our Community Conference and Harlem Day.

Univision –  WADO 1280 AM, WXNY 96.3 and WQBU 92.7:
Promesa y Esperanze Radiothon to benefit St Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

WABC-TV:
Town Hall meeting in Farmingdale, Long Island regarding disasters and extreme weather with meteorologists, county executives and public safety officials.

WBLS 107.5 and WLIB 1190 AM:
The Daily Dose with Dr. Bob Lee focusing on community health as well as partnering with the American Red Cross and Psi Phi Fraternity for a blood drive during Black History month.

WCBS-FM 101.1 and Fresh 102.7:
Public service campaigns including the New York Organ Donor Network, Domestic Violence Campaign featuring Brooklyn DA Charles  Hynes, Children of 9/11, American Heart Association, Komen Race for the Cure and others.

WCBS-TV/WLNY-TV:
Campaigns for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, March of Dimes, The Valerie Fund, Tunnel to Tower and the American Red Cross, including helping the Red Cross to raise funds for Hurricane Sandy.

WFUV:
Strike a Chord” Campaign focusing on electoral engagement.

WNYW-TV Fox:
Black History Month salute to African American Leaders including Shirley Chisholm, Sojourner Truth, Max Robinson and Wynton Marsalis.

WOR 710AM: 
Salvation Army’s “Summer Safety” campaign.

WPIX-TV, PIX11:
“Break the Silence Campaign” with Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes to prevent  domestic abuse.

Univision 41, WXTV-TV :
Ya es hora” Voter registration initiative with the Hispanic Federation and the National Association of Latino Elected Officials.

We congratulate all New York City broadcasters for their efforts during Hurricane Sandy.  The following individuals were recognized for their extraordinary efforts.

Emmis Communications Hot 97: Alex Roman, Ebro Darden, Ephrem Lopez

Univision Radio WADO/WWNY/WQBU: Ricardo Espinoza, Alexis Ortiz, Shirley Rambaldi

WABC-TV: Camille Edwards, Glenn Robinson

WBLS/WLIB: Ann Tripp, Bob Lee

WCBS Radio: Rob Bertrand (CBS Radio), Ben Mevorach (WINS), Tim Scheld (WCBS-AM)

WCBS-TV/WLNY-TV – The entire team

WFUV: George Bodarky, George Evans, Sarah Wardrop

WNYW-TV: Mike Woods, Nick Gregory, Audrey Puente

WOR: Tom Ray

WPIX-TV: Joe Tolerico, Keith Lopez, Kenton Young

Long Island radio and television stations honored for “Serving New York” and extraordinary efforts during Hurricane Sandy

Congratulations to the Long Island broadcasters for their public service efforts during the year. We especially want to thank all of you who kept broadcasting on the air during Hurricane Sandy while the power and other communications services were out.

Long Island “Serving New York” Award Recipients

Cox Media Group Long Island: WBAB 102.3 and WBLI 106.1:
Tug-of-War with Nassau and Suffolk County Public Safety Officials to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

Connoisseur Media: KJOY 98.3; B-103,  Shark 94.3, WHLI AM:
Mentoring Partnerships of Long Island, American Heart Association, Radio for a Cure (Breast Cancer), and “Coats for Kids.”

WVVH-TV 50:
Public service campaigns include, the Clamshell Foundation, ASPCA Horse Rescue Efforts, Riders with Disabilities, American Heart Association’s Heart of the Hamptons Ball, Meals on Wheels, wounded Warriors Soldiers Ride Project, and Kettle Comfort Sponsorship.

WLIG-TV:
Long Island Pine Barrens Society

We congratulate all Long Island broadcasters for their efforts during Hurricane Sandy.  The following individuals were recognized for their extraordinary efforts.

Cox Media Long Island WBAB/WBLI: Roger Luce – WBAB, JP – John Parise – WBAB, Ted Lindner- WBAB, Jeremy Rice – WBLI, Andrew Sykora – WBLI, John Mingione – WBLI, Dana DiDonato – WBLI

Connoisseur Media: Ben Gordon, Jamie Mazzo, Lou Belli, Joe Guiffre, Mike Randazzo, Brendan McMillen, Fiona O’Malley

WVVH-TV: Francine Wolf, Matthew Hindra, Gregory F. Schimizzi

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