PIX11 Wins Four New York State Associated Press Association Awards

PIX11 Wins Four New York State Associated Press Association Awards

NEW YORK, June 3, 2019— PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, today announced the station has won four New York State Associated Press Association Awards, two first place and two second place honors.

The NYS AP Association Awards honor excellence in the television and newspaper media.  Winners of the organization’s contest were announced on Saturday during the state AP’s annual awards dinner in Saratoga Springs.

The following are PIX11’s 2019 wins:

FIRST PLACE:

  • Continuing Coverage, Mary Murphy – “The Junior Files”
  • News Series, Kirstin Cole and Keith Lopez – “The Hooked Generation”

SECOND PLACE:

  • Public Service, Dan Mannarino, Rebecca Millman and Eddie Lebron – “Gangland NYC”
  • Documentary, WPIX – TV – “Justice for Junior: The Murder of a Bronx Teen”

ABOUT PIX11:
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 programs and outstanding event coverage have contributed to the station’s success. The station has been honored with numerous awards for excellence, including over 380 Emmy® Awards. PIX11 also has a long history of local sports coverage, since 1999 PIX11 has been the broadcast station of the New York Mets and in 2015 became the broadcast home of the New York Yankees. The station 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 and Snapchat: @pix11news. PIX11 also has a channel on Roku/Apple TV/Amazon Fire TV Stick/Android TV and can be found as an Alexa skill. For more information visit www.pix11.com.

Jessica Bellucci
VP, Communications
Tribune Broadcasting
220 East 42nd Street 10 FL
NY NY 10017
office: 212-210-2626
cell: 917-463-7037
Jbellucci@tribunemedia.com
@BellucciPR

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