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 Hurricane 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.
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.
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.
“Strike a Chord” Campaign focusing on electoral engagement.
Black History Month salute to African American Leaders including Shirley Chisholm, Sojourner Truth, Max Robinson and Wynton Marsalis.
Salvation Army’s “Summer Safety” campaign.
“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