PIX11 Wins NY Press Club Awards
PIX11 WINS 3 NEW YORK PRESS CLUB AWARDS
Best News Special, Best Business Reporting and Best Consumer Reporting
NEW YORK, May 11, 2016 — PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, is proud to announce it has been awarded three New York Press Club Awards. The annual New York Press Club Awards for Journalism honor excellence in the craft by writers, reporters, photographers, editors, producers and multimediographers.
The following are the 3 awards won by PIX11:
News Special: Broadcast/TV | “No Place To Call Home”
Jay Dow, Mario Diaz, Victor Lopez, Eddie Lebron, Kenny Pelczar, Dave Scanlon, Pete Ruello, Ian Handler, Shashi Sharma, Bill Muller
Business Reporting: Broadcast/TV “Outsourcing Patriotism”
Mario Diaz, Tom Miuccio, David Scanlon
Consumer Reporting: Broadcast/TV | “The Crossing: 100 Days After Valhalla”
Mario Diaz, Eddie Lebron, Kenton Young, Jared Barnett
“PIX11 is honored to have our work, which is a reflection of the depth of our commitment to our audience, recognized by the prestigious New York Press Club,” said Amy Waldman, News Director, PIX11.
This year’s awards will be formally presented at the New York Press Club’s Awards and Installation of Officers Dinner on Monday, June 6th at Manhattan’s Water Club.
Founded in 1948 and owned by Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media, WPIX-TV (PIX11) has long been regarded as a groundbreaking station in New York. In 2006, PIX11 became the flagship station of the CW Television Network and PIX11’s award winning news, successful primetime programming, off-network sitcom favorites, public affairs shows and outstanding event coverage have contributed to the station’s success. The station has been honored with numerous awards for excellence including nearly 300 Emmy® Awards (two for Outstanding Morning News Program and multiple Awards for Outstanding Newscast.) PIX11 also has a long history of local sports coverage and in 2015 became the broadcast home of the New York Yankees. PIX11 is also the broadcast station of the New York Mets, since 1999. In 2014, PIX11 announced a long-term, exclusive content and marketing partnership with the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. PIX11 is also home to the New Jersey Lottery drawings. PIX11 engages with audiences across multiple social platforms; find us on Facebook at facebook.com/pix11news, on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Periscope: @pix11news. For more information visit www.pix11.com.