PIX11 To Air Standing Strong: Five Years After Sandy

PIX11 To Air Standing Strong: Five Years After Sandy

Superstorm Sandy Special to Air on 10/207 and 10/29

October 26, 2017 –PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, will air Standing Strong: Five Years After Sandy. The 30-minute special, hosted by PIX11 anchors Tamsen Fadal and Dan Mannarino, will air on Friday, October 27 at 10:30pm and again on Sunday, October 29 at 5:30pm.

In Standing Strong: Five Years After Sandy, PIX11 will return to the hardest hit neighborhoods to see which have made a comeback and which have yet to be rebuilt, and speak with the families in these communities. PIX11 will also examine the work that still needs to be done and preparations for future storms.

“As New York’s Very Own, PIX11 News has continuously followed the journey of our region as it recovered from Superstorm Sandy and the devastating aftermath.  Standing Strong: Five Years After Sandy, details the very best of our community, its resilience and its strength of spirit,” said Amy Waldman, PIX11 News Director.

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 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.


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