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2024 Award Recipients

Excellence in Broadcasting 

LARGE MARKET RADIO

Outstanding Commercial, WEPN, New York - Peter Rosenberg - Better  Help Commercial

Outstanding Promotional Announcement/SeriesWCBS-AM, New York - Bill Tynan

Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign, WCBS-FM, New York - Foxx & Annie's Diaper Drive

Outstanding Spot News, WBBR, New York - Confidence Crisis Hits Global Banks

Outstanding Newscast, WABC, New York - The News of the Day in NY

Outstanding Feature, WBBR, New York - Investing in Hispanic Owned Businesses

Outstanding Morning Show, WCBS-FM, New York - Foxx & Annie In the Morning

Outstanding Radio Show, WCBS-FM, New York - Broadway Bill Lee Show

Outstanding Sports Coverage, WFUV, New York - Perfection "WFUV to Yankee Voices"

Outstanding Interview, WEPN, New York - The Michael Kay Show With Joe Namath

Outstanding Editorial/CommentaryWABC, New York - James Golden, AKA Bo Snerdley

Outstanding Use of Audio, WCBS-FM, New York - Race Taylor

Outstanding Live On-Scene Reporting, WABC, New York - A Tribute to the NYPD 

Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms, WABC, New York - Curtis Sliwa Takes His Show to Instagram 

Outstanding Personality, WBLS, New York - Deja Vu

Outstanding Podcast, WBBR, New York - Bloomberg Daybreak US Edition

Outstanding Live Local Coverage, WABC, New York - Trolley and Broadcast From the Columbus Day Parade

LARGE MARKET TELEVISION

Outstanding Promotional Announcement or Series, WABC-TV, New York - 50 Years of Hip-Hop: Bronx & Beyond

Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign, WXTV-TV, New York - Amate A Ti Misma Campaign

Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, WNYW-TV, New York - Good Day Street Talk Celebrates Black History Month

Outstanding Spot News, WNBC-TV, New York - Parking Garage Collapse

Outstanding Hard News Story, WNBC-TV, New York - The Forgotten Soldier

Outstanding Feature News Story, WNBC-TV, New York - There Are No Mistakes

Outstanding Series/Documentary, WNBC-TV, New York - A Hidden Pandemic: More than a Number

Outstanding Live On-Scene Reporting, WCBS-TV, New York - Union Square Riot

Outstanding Specialty ProgrammingWABC-TV, New York - Pride 2023: Strength in Solidarity

Outstanding Evening Newscast, WABC-TV, New York - Deadly Band Bus Crash

Outstanding Morning Newscast, WABC-TV, New York - Deadly Cargo Ship Fire

Outstanding Weathercast, WABC-TV, New York - Powerful Storm Hits the Tri-State

Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms, WABC-TV, George Santos: "The Man, the Myths the Lessons"

Outstanding Breaking News Coverage, WCBS-TV, Bronx Building Collapse

MEDIUM MARKET RADIO

Outstanding Commercial, WBLI, Long Island - Mosquito King Natural Products

Outstanding Promotional Announcement, WGMC, Rochester - Jazz Cruises

Outstanding Public Service Announcement/CampaignWKRL, Syracuse - Papa Roach "Leave a Light On"

Outstanding Public Affairs Program or SeriesWCNY, Syracuse - Justice for All

Outstanding Spot News, WBFO, Buffalo - DOJ Seeks Death Penalty for Tops Massacre Gunman

Outstanding Newscast, WHAM, Rochester - “The 5 O'Clock News Hour: 2/29/24

Outstanding Feature, WLIW, Long Island - The Piano Man at 50

Outstanding Morning Show, WKRL, Syracuse - The Show with Josh & Cody

Outstanding Radio Show, WLIW, Long Island - The Afternoon Ramble

Outstanding Sports Coverage, WKRL, Syracuse - Syracuse University Director of Athletics

Outstanding Interview, WKRL, Syracuse - Papa Roach "Leave a Light on"

Outstanding Editorial/Commentary, WHAM, Rochester - Hospitals Are Not Dumping Grounds for Kids

Outstanding Use of Audio, WXXI-AM, Rochester - Unusual Keyboard Instruments Featured in Brockport Recital

Outstanding Live-On Scene, WGRF, Buffalo - Boot Drive to Benefit Family of Firefighter Jason Arno

Outstanding Election Coverage, WAMC, Albany - Election Night 2023

Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms, WXXI, Rochester - Rochester's Cold Cases

Outstanding Social Media Personality, WCNY, Syracuse - David Lombardo

Outstanding Live Local Coverage, WTKW, Syracuse - Gomez's Best Worst Christmas Concert 

Outstanding Podcast, WAMC, Albany - A New York Minute in History

MEDIUM MARKET TELEVISION

Outstanding Commercial, WNYT-TV, Albany - CR Spotlight "Taste of Italy"

Outstanding Promotional Announcement or Series, WNYT-TV, Albany - Today Image Campaign

Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign, WMHT-TV, Albany - Opioids in NY Stories & Solutions

Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, WRGB-TV, Albany - You Paid for It

Outstanding Spot News, WSYR-TV, Syracuse - Flooding in Central NY: 8/7/23

Outstanding Hard News Story, WTEN-TV, Albany - Get the Gun -  A Man Responds to an Active Shooter

Outstanding Feature News Story, WNYT-TV, Albany - Helping Sgt. Ryan

Outstanding Use of Local News Video, WIVB-TV, Buffalo - Mund Family Tragedy

Outstanding Series or Documentary, WROC-TV, Rochester - The One to Remember

Outstanding Live On-Scene Reporting, WNYT-TV, Albany - Albany Med Lockdown

Outstanding Sportscast, WSTM-TV, Syracuse - Inaugural Jim Boeheim Day

Outstanding Specialty Programming, WSYR-TV, Syracuse - Veterans Voices

Outstanding Evening Newscast, WKBW-TV, Buffalo - A Mother's Grief and Her Fight for Change

Outstanding Morning Newscast, WKBW-TV, Buffalo - Best Morning Newscast

Outstanding Weathercast, WSTM-TV, Syracuse - First Snow of the Season

Outstanding Use of Digital PlatformsWNYT-TV, Albany - Schoharie Limo Trial Verdict

Outstanding User-Generated ContentWSTM-TV, Syracuse - Smoky Central New York

Outstanding Social Media PersonalityWTVH-TV, Syracuse - Meteorologist Violet Scribior

Outstanding Podcast, WSTM-TV, Syracuse - The Orange Zone Podcast

Outstanding Breaking News Coverage, WROC-TV, Rochester - A Heartbeat From Heartbreak - The Night Damar Hamlin Collapsed

SMALL MARKET RADIO

Outstanding Commercial, WNGZ, Elmira - Yale's Music Shop - Inner Rockstar

Outstanding Promotional Announcement, WPIE, Ithaca - ESPN Ithaca Super Bowl Promo

Outstanding Public Service Announcement, WCDO, Sidney - Earth Day Recycle "Talking Can"

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

Outstanding Spot News, WRVO, Oswego - It was a Good Run - Cazenovia College's Last Day of Classes

Outstanding Feature, WPHD, Elmira - Kelli Gates - Eric Carmen Tribute

Outstanding Morning Show, WFRG, Utica - Tad & Polly in the Morning

Outstanding Radio Show, WNKI, Elmira - The Scott & Ally Show

Outstanding Sports Coverage, WPIE, Ithaca - NYS Class B Baseball Semifinal: Lansing vs. Albertus Magnus

Outstanding Interview, WPHD, Elmira - Lee Richey - Lou Gramm Interview 

Outstanding Editorial/Commentary, WCZX, Poughkeepsie - Can Modern Security Tech Keep Up With Today's Cyber Threats?

Outstanding Use of Audio, WJFF, Jeffersonville - Hard Harvest

Outstanding Live On-Scene, WRNQ, Poughkeepsie - Hot Air Balloon Ride with Chris & Felicia 

Outstanding Election Coverage, WJFF, Jeffersonville - Election 2023

Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms, WUMX, Utica - Mix Angels

Outstanding Social Media Personality, WUMX, Utica - Big Poppa

Outstanding Podcast, WCDO, The Nate Lull Podcast

SMALL MARKET TELEVISION

Outstanding Commercial, WWNY-TV, Watertown - Save A Lot Foods

Outstanding Promotional Announcement or Series, WPTZ-TV, Plattsburgh - Tyler Gets it Right: Eclipse Edition

Outstanding Public Service Announcement/CampaignWIVT-TV, Binghamton - The Full Plate Project

Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, WETM-TV, Elmira- Talk of the Tires

Outstanding Spot News, WENY-TV, Elmira - Explosives Discovery Forces Neighborhood Evacuation

Outstanding Hard News Story, WWNY-TV, Watertown - MRAP Sherriff Says "Gimmie Another One"

Outstanding Feature News Story, WENY-TV, Elmira - Trans Siberian Orchestra's Jeff Plate Talks Music Career

Outstanding Use of Local News Video, WETM-TV, Elmria - Andy Malnoske Use of Video

Outstanding Series or Documentary, WETM-TV, Elmira - Seneca Depot

Outstanding Live On-Scene Reporting, WKTV-TV, Utica - Cindy's Diner Explosion

Outstanding Sportscast, WICZ-TV, Binghamton - 10 PM Sports: 11/17/23

Outstanding Specialty Programming, WENY-TV, Elmira - Valor at Sea

Outstanding Evening Newscast, WPTZ-TV, Plattsburgh - Live From the Empire State Winter Games

Outstanding Morning Newscast, WENY-TV, Elmira - Good Morning Twin Tiers: 2/13/24

Outstanding Weathercast, WENY-TV, Elmira - Joe Veres Forecast: 2/27/24

Outstanding Election Coverage, WICZ-TV, Binghamton - Da Race Coverage

Outstanding Use of Digital Platforms, WKTV-TV, Utica - The Christmas Letter

Outstanding Social Media PersonalityWICZ-TV, Binghamton – Ian Mills

Outstanding Podcast, WETM-TV, Elmira - Twin Tiers Overtime 2023 Watkins Glen Special

COLLEGE RADIO

Outstanding Promotional Announcement, WPNR, Utica University - Mock Interview Day by James Hymon

Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign, WBSU, SUNY Brockport - Driving High PSA

Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, WRHU, Hofstra University - Well Said

Outstanding Spot News, WRHU, Hofstra University - Massapequa 12U Softball Celebrates LLWS Championship

Outstanding Newscast, WRHU, Hofstra University - Newsline: 2/27/24

Outstanding Feature, WICB, Ithaca College - Ithaca Now "Adam Lorenzo"

Outstanding Morning Show, WRHU, Hofstra University - Interview with AI Expert

Outstanding Radio Show, WFUV, Fordham University - Sports Class of 2023 Reflects on Their Time at the Station

Outstanding Sports Coverage, WICB, Ithaca College - Liberty League WBB Semifinal: Ithaca at Skidmore

Outstanding Interview, WONY, SUNY Oneonta - The Driver Era Plays SUNY Oneonta

Outstanding Editorial/Commentary, WFUV, Fordham University - The Boys in the Boat

Outstanding Use of Audio, WBSU, SUNY Brockport - Imagining Boneyard Promo

Outstanding Live on Scene, WFUV, Fordham University - The Greatest Spectacle in Racing

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

Outstanding Personality, WRHU, Hofstra University - Ricky Hubert

Outstanding Podcast, WBSU, SUNY Brockport - Western New York Lacrosse Podcast

Outstanding Live Local Coverage, WFUV, Fordham University - Sportscaster of the Year Ian Eagle

COLLEGE TELEVISION

Outstanding Promotional Announcement, WNYO, SUNY Oswego - WNYO Promo

Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series, ICTV, Ithaca College - A City in Motion

Outstanding Spot News Story, Syracuse University - Pro-Palestinian Protestors Gather at SYR University

Outstanding Hard News Story, Syracuse University - Child Poverty Rate in Syracuse Remains High

Outstanding Feature News Story, Hofstra University - Cup Stacking is No Small Feat

Outstanding Series or Documentary, Syracuse University - 15 for Life

Outstanding Live On-Scene Reporting, Syracuse University - Max Williams

Outstanding Sportscast, Fordham University, - Scott Rolen & Fred McGriff Enter Baseball Immortality

Outstanding Specialty Programming, Hofstra University - 5/10/23 Newscast

Outstanding Evening Newscast, Syracuse University - Live at 6: 2/29/23

Outstanding Morning Newscast, ICTV, Ithaca College - Good Day Ithaca

Outstanding Weathercast, Syracuse University - Max Williams

Outstanding Election Coverage, Syracuse University - Election Special 2023

Outstanding Digital Platforms, Syracuse University - Citrus TV Sports 

Outstanding Social Media Personality, Syracuse University - Ilana Epstein

Outstanding Digital Project, WBSU, SUNY Brockport - Joe Goetting Profile Piece

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