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2023 AWARD RECIPIENTS

- Excellence in Broadcasting -

LARGE MARKET RADIO
  • Outstanding Commercial, WXBK, New York - “Essence Festival”

  • Outstanding Promotional AnnouncementWXBK, New York - “Black Music Month 2022 ‘How This Became That’”

  • Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, WABC, New York - “77 ABC Back the Blue”

  • Outstanding Spot News, WINS, New York - “Sunset Park Subway Shooting”

  • Outstanding Newscast, WCBS AM, New York - “The WCBS Afternoon Roundup”

  • Outstanding Feature, WABC, New York - “Cindy Adams Interviews with Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo”

  • Outstanding Morning Show, WABC, New York - “Sid & Friends in the Morning”

  • Outstanding Radio Show, WFUV, New York - “One on One: Celebrating Vin Scully”

  • Outstanding Sports Coverage, WCBS AM, New York - “The Seaver Statue”

  • Outstanding Interview, WXBK, New York - “Interview with NYC Mayor Eric Adams About the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop”

  • Outstanding Use of Audio, WXBK, New York - “50th Birthday of Notorious B.I.G. Promo & Recap”

  • Outstanding Live On-Scene Reporting, WABC, New York - “Columbus Day Parade”

  • Outstanding Election Coverage, WABC, New York - “Election Coverage”

  • Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms, WABC, New York - “Radio Pays Tribute to Fallen Firefighter Timothy Klein”

  • Outstanding Social Media Personality, WABC, New York - “Curtis Sliwa: Closing of Lenny’s Pizza in Brooklyn”

  • Outstanding Podcast, WABC, New York - “Other Side of Midnight w/ Frank Morano & Guest William Shatner”

LARGE MARKET TELEVISION

  • Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign, WXTV TV, New York - “Contigo Regreso a Clases”

  • Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, WXTV TV, New York - “Amigos de Univision”

  • Outstanding Feature News Story, WNBC TV, New York - “Jake Jetpulse”

  • Outstanding Use of Local News Video, WNBC TV, New York - “We Had Our Shelter”

  • Outstanding Series or Documentary, WNBC TV, New York - “Chasing Our Climate”

  • Outstanding Live On-Scene Reporting, WXTV TV, New York - “Dominican Day Parade Live”

  • Outstanding Specialty Programming, WXTV TV, New York - “Comienza en Casa”

  • Outstanding Evening Newscast, WXTV TV, New York - “Best Evening Newscast 7/20/22”

  • Outstanding Use of Digital PlatformsWNBC TV, New York - “WNBC Digital/WNJU Digital”

  • Outstanding Social Media Personality, WNBC TV, New York - “Ashley Chaparro”

MEDIUM MARKET RADIO

  • Outstanding Commercial, WKRL, Syracuse - “Woodford Bros”

  • Outstanding Promotional Announcement, WYJB, Albany - “Hannaford 20 Outstanding Women”

  • Outstanding Public Affairs Program or SeriesWXXI AM, Rochester - “The Road to Inclusion”

  • Outstanding Spot News, WAMC, Albany - “Shootout Rattles Saratoga Springs”

  • Outstanding Newscast, WHAM, Rochester - “The Morning News 2/16/23”

  • Outstanding Feature, WXXI AM, Rochester - “It’s a Wonderful Life in Seneca Falls”

  • Outstanding Morning Show, WHAM, Rochester - “The Morning News 2/16/23”

  • Outstanding Radio Show, WTLA, Syracuse - “Orange Nation”

  • Outstanding Sports Coverage, WAMC, Albany - “2022 Meet Kicks Off at Saratoga Race Course”

  • Outstanding Interview, WTLA, Syracuse - “First Radio Interview with Adrian Autry After Becoming SU Head Coach”

  • Outstanding Editorial/Commentary, WHAM, Rochester - “Lonsberry: In Defense of Police Officers”

  • Outstanding Use of Audio, WXXI AM, Rochester - “Halloween House”

  • Outstanding Live-On Scene Reporting, WHAM, Rochester - “Lonsberry Live on North Clinton 9/16/22”

  • Outstanding Election Coverage, WAMC, Albany - “NY-19 Special Election Features Two County Executives”

  • Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms, WLIW, Long Island - “Digital Presence”

  • Outstanding Social Media Personality, WYRK, Buffalo - “Kadie Daye”

  • Outstanding Live Local Coverage, WKRL, Syracuse - “Wheel of Tattoo LIVE!”

  • Outstanding Podcast, WHAM, Rochester - “WHAM @100”

MEDIUM MARKET TELEVISION

  • Outstanding Commercial, WNYT TV, Albany - “Oak Mountain”

  • Outstanding Promotional Announcement or Series, WSTM TV, Syracuse - “I-Team Investigates”

  • Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign, WYBN TV, Cobleskill - “Christian Day Camp Enrollment”

  • Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, WGRZ TV, Buffalo - “commUNITY”

  • Outstanding Spot News, WKBW TV, Buffalo - “Terror Strikes at Buffalo Supermarket”

  • Outstanding Hard News Story, WHAM TV, Rochester - “House Riddled with Bullets”

  • Outstanding Feature News Story, WIVB TV, Buffalo - “Niagara Daredevils at Oakwood”

  • Outstanding Use of Local News Video, WROC TV, Rochester - “Stan Carlson”

  • Outstanding Series or Documentary, WRGB TV, Schenectady - “Wasted Pandemic Resources”

  • Outstanding Live On-Scene Reporting, WHAM TV, Rochester - “Arrest in Brittanee Drexel Murder”

  • Outstanding Sportscast, WHAM TV, Rochester - “13WHAM Sports”

  • Outstanding Specialty Programming, WSYR TV, Syracuse - “Honoring Black History: Sharing Our Stories 2/2/23”

  • Outstanding Evening Newscast, WHAM TV, Rochester - “13WHAM News at 6”

  • Outstanding Morning Newscast, WRGB TV, Schenectady - “CBS 6 Morning News: Tracking Ian”

  • Outstanding Weathercast, WSTM TV, Syracuse - “The Weight of Snow”

  • Outstanding Election Coverage, WRGB TV, Schenectady - “CBS 6 News at 11: Election Night”

  • Outstanding Use of Digital PlatformsWHAM TV, Rochester - “Buffalo Plus”

  • Outstanding Social Media PersonalityWTVH TV, Syracuse - “Michael Benny”

  • Outstanding Podcast, WSTM TV, Syracuse - “The Orange Zone”

  • Outstanding Breaking News Coverage, WHAM TV, Rochester - “Damar Hamlin Collapses on the Field”

SMALL MARKET RADIO

  • Outstanding Commercial, WMTT, Elmira-Corning - “420 Novelties - Zombie Apocalypse”

  • Outstanding Promotional Announcement, WNYR, Waterloo/Geneva - “FLRG Recruitment”

  • Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign, WPIG, Olean - “Southern Tier Child Advocacy Center-Human Trafficking”

  • Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, WCZX, Poughkeepsie - “In Touch”

  • Outstanding Spot News, WJFF, Jeffersonville - “Roe V Wade 6/24/22”

  • Outstanding Feature, WJFF, Jeffersonville - “The Local Edition: Hope Not Handcuffs”

  • Outstanding Morning Show, WFRG, Utica - “Polly & Carl in the Morning”

  • Outstanding Radio Show, WICY, Potsdam - “Afternoons with Brendyn Wayne”

  • Outstanding Sports Coverage, WPIE, Lansing - “NYS Class D Boys Soccer Semifinal: Southern Cayuga vs. Chazy”

  • Outstanding Interview, WJFF, Jeffersonville - “The Local Edition: Ukraine One Year Later”

  • Outstanding Election Coverage, WJFF, Jeffersonville - “Election 2022”

  • Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms, WPIE, Lansing - “ESPN Ithaca’s Section IV High School Sports”

  • Outstanding Social Media Personality, WFRG, Utica - “Cooking with Polly”

  • Outstanding Podcast, WNGZ, Elmira-Corning - “True Crime Tuesday”

SMALL MARKET TELEVISION

  • Outstanding Commercial, WPTZ TV, Plattsburgh - “Riley Ford”

  • Outstanding Promotional Announcement or Series, WENY TV, Elmira-Corning - “Stories with Heart”

  • Outstanding Public Service Announcement/CampaignWBNG TV, Binghamton - “Southern Tier Tuesdays Grant Recipients PSAs”

  • Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, WENY TV, Elmira-Corning - “The Senior Notebook-Eileen Collins Interview”

  • Outstanding Spot News, WVNY TV, Plattsburgh - “Saranac Lake Shooting”

  • Outstanding Hard News Story, WWNY TV, Watertown - “Hearing the Homeless”

  • Outstanding Feature News Story, WICZ TV, Binghamton - “Endicott Seamstress Weaves Her Way into History”

  • Outstanding Use of Local News Video, WBNG TV, Binghamton - “Telling ‘her’ Story: Mission 14 of the Tin Tiers Honor Flight”

  • Outstanding Series or Documentary, WSKG TV, Binghamton - “The Salt Babies”

  • Outstanding Live On-Scene Reporting, WKTV TV, Utica - “Nielsen Street Officer Involved Shooting”

  • Outstanding Sportscast, WETM TV, Elmira-Corning - “Andy Malnoske Sportscast 2/23/23”

  • Outstanding Specialty Programming, WSKG TV, Binghamton - “Expressions: Season 16”

  • Outstanding Evening Newscast, WKTV TV, Utica - “NewsChannel 2 at 11”

  • Outstanding Weathercast, WENY TV, Elmira-Corning - “Meteorologist Joe Veres 6 PM Forecast: September 9, 2022”

  • Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms, WKTV TV, Utica - “WKTV Digital Platforms”

  • Outstanding Social Media PersonalityWBNG TV, Binghamton – “Lead Anchor, Scott Sasina”

  • Outstanding Podcast, WETM TV, Elmira-Corning - “Twin Tiers Overtime”

  • Outstanding Breaking News Coverage, WKTV TV, Utica - “Nielsen Street Officer Involved Shooting”

COLLEGE RADIO

  • Outstanding Promotional Announcement, WICB, Ithaca College - “Hobo’s Lullaby Promo”

  • Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign, WFUV, Fordham University - “Strike a Chord-Second Chances”

  • Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, WRHU, Hofstra University - “The Gun Control Debate 5/4/22”

  • Outstanding Spot News, WRHU, Hofstra University - “Mineola Gun Violence March”

  • Outstanding Newscast, WFUV, Fordham University - “The ‘What’s What’ On-Air Newscast 8/2/22”

  • Outstanding Feature, WRHU, Hofstra University - “Josh Bailey-One Team 1000 Games”

  • Outstanding Radio Show, WICB, Ithaca College - “Homebrew 11/22/22”

  • Outstanding Sports Coverage, WICB, Ithaca College - “Radio Row Review 2/10/23”

  • Outstanding Interview, WFUV, Fordham University - “Keanon Lowe on Hometown Victory: A Coaches Story of Football, Fate & Coming Home”

  • Outstanding Editorial/Commentary, WNYO, Suny Oswego - “The Kyle Spisak Show-Syracuse Blunders”

  • Outstanding Use of Audio, WRHU, Hofstra University - “Massapequa Celebrates Little League WS Team”

  • Outstanding Election Coverage, WRHU, Hofstra University - “Hofstra Votes Live 2022”

  • Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms, WONY, SUNY Oneonta - “US Radio Updater”

  • Outstanding Social Media Personality, WRHU, Hofstra University - “Andrew Fantucchio”

  • Outstanding Podcast, WICB, Ithaca College - “How Are You, Actually? Episode 3”

COLLEGE TELEVISION

  • Outstanding Promotional Announcement or Series, SUNY Oswego - “Run to Wonzones”

  • Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign, SUNY Fredonia - “Mike Igoe Colon Cancer PSA”

  • Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, ICTV, Ithaca College - “A Time of Reform”

  • Outstanding Spot News, Syracuse University - “Cazenovia College Closing Due to Financial Concerns”

  • Outstanding Hard News Story, Syracuse University - “Micron Computer Chip Plan Forces Clay Neighbors Out”

  • Outstanding Feature News Story, Syracuse University - “SU’s Secret Society of Music Makers”

  • Outstanding Use of Local News Video, SUNY Oswego - “Rich and Pour”

  • Outstanding Series or Documentary, Syracuse University - “NCC Spotlight Team: Home and Held Hostage”

  • Outstanding Live On-Scene Reporting, Syracuse University - “Nicole Aponte”

  • Outstanding Sportscast, ICTV, Ithaca College - “Sports Final 2/26/23”

  • Outstanding Specialty Programming, Syracuse University - “President Biden Speaks in Syracuse”

  • Outstanding Evening Newscast, ICTV, Ithaca College - “Newswatch 11/15/22”

  • Outstanding Morning Newscast, ICTV, Ithaca College - “Good Day Ithaca 11/18/22”

  • Outstanding Weathercast, Syracuse University - “Ronnie Parrillo”

  • Outstanding Election Coverage, Syracuse University - “CitrusTV Election Night 2022 - 11/8/22”

  • Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms, Syracuse University -“CitrusTVSports on Instagram”

  • Outstanding Social Media Personality, Syracuse University - “Teagan Brown”

  • Outstanding Breaking News Coverage, Syracuse University - “President Biden Speaks in Syracuse”

  • Outstanding Classroom Digital Project, SUNY Oswego - “Roots of Rivalry: Oswego & Plattsburgh Hockey”

- Serving New York -

  • National Police Week, iHeart Media (WRWD/WRNQ - Poughkeepsie, NY

  • Dr. Pamela J. Harper Community Block Party, WHAZ, WMYY, WBAR-FM, WMNV, WHAZ-FM - Greater Capital Region

  • WICB Takes the Plunge & Raises Money for Special Olympics, NY, WICB-FM - Ithaca

  • Mac' N Cheese Bowl, WFIZ - Ithaca

  • Cars and Bikes at Otsiningo Park, WCDW, WDRE - Binghamton

  • Norwich Gus Macker Basketball Podcast, WCDO - Sidney

  • VIC Radio's 36th Annual 50 Hour MarathonVic Radio - Ithaca

  • The Nest Food Pantry at Nassau Community College, WHPC - Garden City

  • Love is in the House, WCBS-AM - New York City

  • Pet Patrol, WLNG Sag Harbor

  • 98.7 Youth Sports Zone, WEPN-FM New York City

  • Voice of Uniondale / Nicole Burke, WRHU-FM Hempstead

  • Bee a Hero Radiothon, WBEE Rochester

  • Golden Apple Award, WROC - Rochester

  • Jazz 90.1 Holiday Food Drive, WGMC-FM Rochester

  • Jazz 90.1 Back to School Drive, WGMC-FM Rochester

  • Rochester Pride, WHAM/WUHF - Rochester

  • CPR Awareness and Training, WHEC - Rochester

  • Legal Line, WKTV - Utica

  • Community Connection, WSNN/WPDM - Potsdam

  • United Way Day of Caring, WNTQ - Syracuse

  • VITA Program, WDOE/WBKX - Dunkirk

  • Coats 4 Kids, WIVB - Buffalo

  • Full Plate Project, WIVT - Binghamton

  • Diversity Thru Literacy, WPIX - New York City

  • Register Round Up, WTEN - Albany

  • Ciliberto & Friends Saving Friends, WDNB - Hudson Valley

  • Ciliberto & Friends Helps Launch a New Radio Station, WVOS-AM - Hudson Valley

  • 98.3 WSUL Heart-A-Thon, WSUL - Hudson Valley

  • WVOS Celebrates its Diamond Anniversary, WVOS - Hudson Valley

  • Twin Tiers Honor Flight, WBNG - Binghamton

  • Real Men Wear Pink Telethon, WETM - Elmira

  • Buffalo Strong Hurricane, 7WKBW - Buffalo

  • Move to Include, WXXI - Rochester

  • Sinclair Day of ServiceWUTV / WNYO - Buffalo

  • Hampton Classic Horse Show, WVVH - Southampton

  • Good Day Cares: Food Bank for New York City Food Drive, WNYW - New York City 

  • Chick-fil-a & Power 105.1's The Court Refresh Program, WWPR - New York City

  • Lite FM's Hope for the Holidays Radiothon, WLTW - New York City

  • KTU's Stuff a Truck, WKTU - New York City

  • Q104.3 Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas Concert, WAXQ - New York City 

  • De'Longhi's 'Days of Giving' with z100, WHTZ - New York City

  • WFUV Strikes a Chord, WFUV - New York City

  • WGY Cares for Kids Radiothon, WGY-AM - Albany

  • Kelly's Angels, Inc. WNYT - Albany, Schenectady, and Troy

  • Capital Region Toys for Tots, WNYT - Albany, Schenectady, and Troy

  • WAMC's Fall Fund Drive Community Partnership, WAMC - Northeast United States

  • Ride for Roswell, WGRF, WHTT, and WEDG - Buffalo

  • Aging Together in New York, WPBS - Watertown

  • TUNES Tools for Schools, WBLH-FM - Watertown

  • Overdose Epidemic, WPBS - Watertown

  • Christmas Crusade, WBLH-FM - Watertown

  • No Rent/No Mortgage Contest, WBLH-FM - Watertown

  • The "Local Legendz" Campaign, WBLH-FM - Watertown

  • John Michael Tickner, WACK/WUUF - Newark

  • Ch 2 Day/Opening Day Erie County Fair Food Drive, WGRZ - Buffalo

  • Overdose Awareness Day - Nopiates Committee, WVCR - Loudonville, Albany

  • WALK 97.5 Cares: Diabetes, WALK - Nassau/Suffolk

  • KJOY Holiday Wish, WKJY - Nassau/Suffolk

  • Radio for a Cure, WKJY - Nassau/Suffolk

  • Jovia Financial Fireworks Spectacular, WKJY - Nassau/Suffolk

  • Stamp Out Hunger, WBZO - Nassau/Suffolk

  • HIA-LI Trade Show, WBZO - Nassau/Suffolk

  • Hope Rocks, WWSK - Nassau/Suffolk

  • Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach, WHLI - Nassau/Suffolk

  • United Way of CNY's Day of Caring, WSYR - Syracuse

  • WMHT.org/NY&, WMHT - Capital Region 

  • Erie County Agricultural Society, WBBZ - Buffalo

  • WCNY Entertainment Academy, WCNY - Central New York

  • Jobs Explained, WCNY - Central New York and the Mohawk Valley

  • Visual Storytelling Summer Camp, WCNY - Syracuse 

  • Community FM Radio, WCNY - Central New York

  • Lake George Area Adventures, WLGR - Glens Falls/Lake George

  • Why Vote? - NAACP/Radio Catskill Community Forum, WJFF - Liberty, NY

  • Patchogue Medford Senior Prom, WALK - Farmingdale

  • First Responder Choir Opens for Train, WALK - Farmingdale

  • Taste of Syracuse, WTKW-FM - Syracuse

  • Anna & Raven's Annual Adopt-a-thon at Little Shelter, WALK - Farmingdale

  • WALK 97.5's Thanks for Giving Food Drive, WALK - Farmingdale

  • KJOY 98.3 Free Summer Concert Series, WKJY - Farmingdale

  • 103.1 MAX-FM's Free Summer Concert Series, WBZO - Farmingdale

  • CBS 6 Backpack Heroes, WRGB - Schenectady, NY (Albany, NY)

  • Remembering Some of Those We Lost, WBLS - New York City

  • Hip-Hop 50 Forever, WBLS - New York City

  • African-American Black History, WBLS - New York City

  • Happy Birthday Hip-Hop, WQHT - New York City 

  • Children's Miracle Network Radiothon 2023, WNKI-FM - Elmira

  • Kicks for Kids, WFRG, WLZW, WIBX, WODZ, WOUR - Utica

  • St. Jude Radiothon, WFRG - Utica

  • Empire State Ride Long Island with 106.1 BLIWBLI-FM - Nassau/Suffolk

  • American Cancer Society Making Strides of Long Island with 102.3 WBAB, WBAB-FM - Nassau/Suffolk

  • Contigo A Salvo, WXTV - New York City

  • Contigo Regreso a Clases, WXTV- New York City

  • Feria Contigo Y Tu Salud, WXTV - New York City

  • Ronald McDonald House Radiothon, WKLI - Albany

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