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PIX11 Morning News Continues Ratings Surge

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Press Releases, Rich Graziano, WPIX-TV (PIX11) New York | Comments Off on PIX11 Morning News Continues Ratings Surge

PIX11 MORNING NEWS CONTINUES RATINGS SURGE

PIX11 Morning News Posts Most Growth in the Market 

  

NEW YORK, August 31, 2015 – PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, continued to make significant ratings gains in August ’15 with the PIX11 Morning News (5-9a) posting the most year-to-year growth in Adults 25-54 (+25%), Women 25-54 (+40%) and Adults 18-49 (+67%) of any station in the market. This marks the third consecutive sweep period of year-to-year audience growth for the PIX11 Morning News.

“I’m extremely proud of the PIX 11 News team and their continued growth.  Our mission is to deliver meaningful content across all platforms; connecting with our audience in various communities through heart-first storytelling,” said Rich Graziano, President/GM, PIX11.

PIX11 MORNING NEWS

ADULTS 25-54 HIGHLIGHTS (unless otherwise noted)

5-6a (0.4)

  • Most year-to-year growth of any station in Adults 25-54 (+300%), Women 25-54 (+200%) and Adults 18-49 (+300%) versus Aug’14
  • Ranked #2 in Women 25-54

6-7a (0.5)

  • Most year-to-year growth in Adults 25-54 (+67%) and Women 25-54 (+75%).  Also up in Adults 18-49 (+33%).

 7-9a (0.6)

  • Up in Adults 25-54 (+20%), Women 25-54 (+14%) and Adults 18-49 (+25%) versus Aug’14;

5a-9a (0.5)

  • Most YTY growth in Adults 25-54 (+25%), Women 25-54 (+40%) and Adults 18-49 (+67%) versus Aug’14
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PIX11 Wins National Association of Black Journalists Award

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 in Press Releases, Rich Graziano, WPIX-TV (PIX11) New York | Comments Off on PIX11 Wins National Association of Black Journalists Award

Station’s Reports from Ferguson, Missouri Named Best General Assignment Long Form

NEW YORK, August 10, 2015— PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, has won a National Association of Black Journalists Award for the station’s coverage on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri. PIX11 Correspondent Jay Dow and Videographer Kenton Young’s coverage was named Best General Assignment: General Long Form in the National Award competition.

The National NABJ awards honor exemplary coverage of African/African-American people or issues and highlight the work of media organizations and individuals involved in print, broadcast and online journalism media.

PIX11 Correspondent Jay Dow and Videographer Kenton Young reported live from Ferguson, Missouri in the aftermath of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, and then returned to Ferguson to report on the Grand Jury decision in the case. Dow and the series have also been honored with a New York Emmy Award for On Camera Talent – Continuing Coverage and an Associated Press Award for Continuing Coverage.

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Matt Doran from Crime Watch Daily on PIX11 This Fall

Posted by on Aug 1, 2015 in Rich Graziano, WPIX-TV (PIX11) New York | Comments Off on Matt Doran from Crime Watch Daily on PIX11 This Fall

Some good fun between our own PIX11‘s Mr. G and Matt Doran of the new show Crime Watch Daily (airing weekdays at 4p, beginning 9/14 on PIX11.)

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PIX11 Nominated: National News & Documentary Emmy Award

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Press Releases, Rich Graziano, WPIX-TV (PIX11) New York | Comments Off on PIX11 Nominated: National News & Documentary Emmy Award

Station’s Reports on Metro-North Train Derailment Were Named a Finalist for Best Regional News Story

NEW YORK, July 23, 2015PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York CW affiliate, has been named a finalist for the National News & Documentary Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). PIX11 was nominated in the Outstanding Regional News Story – Spot News category for the station’s coverage of the Metro-North train derailment.

“This nomination is a reflection of the commitment and dedication our news team continues to display on a daily basis inside the local community,” said Amy Waldman, News Director, PIX11. “I’m proud of the entire team and how quickly everyone jumped into action to capture the story when this awful tragedy took place.”

Now in its 36th year, the News & Documentary Emmy® Awards continues its mission of honoring the documentary films, news reports, and multimedia projects that exemplify the best of broadcast journalism, honoring programming distributed during the calendar year 2014. The awards will be presented on Monday, September 28th, 2015 in New York City.

“This News Emmy Award nomination is an honor. PIX11 is relentlessly focused on serving our engaged audience on multiple platforms, and covering the stories and social issues that impact our community,” said Rich Graziano, PIX11 President/GM. “I’m very proud and thankful for the recognition the PIX 11 News team has received for their continued commitment to excellence.”

Outstanding Regional News Story – Spot News

PIX11 News (New York, NY)                                                                               

Metro-North Train Derailment

Senior Executive Producer: Amy Waldman

Senior Producer: Zack Smith

Digital Executive Producer: Rolando Pujol

Assignment Editor: Mike Graham

Photojournalist: Kenneth Evseroff, Ian Handler, Tom Miuccio, Tom Cassidy, Kenton Young, Rudy Buccianti, John Frasse, Matt Tomlin

Anchors: Tamsen Fadal, Scott Stanford

Reporters: Mario Diaz, James Ford, Nicole Johnson, Greg Mocker, Mary Murphy, Magee Hickey

News Operations Manager: Christian Taussig

Director: Dave Kalmowitz

Technical Director: Mark Vega

Audio: Mike Merola

Video: Marty Rais

Stagehand: Bart Dejong

Editor: Dave Scanlon

Editor: Frank Melli

Writer: Mitch Merman

Assignment Editors: Adam Welikson, Tony Gatto

Digital Producer: Alyssa Zauderer

Graphic Artist: Ira Cohen

 

Full list of nominees: http://emmyonline.com/news_36th_nominations

 

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