PIX11 Wins Three Fair Media Council Folio Awards

PIX11 Wins Three Fair Media Council Folio Awards

Best Long Feature, Best Short Feature And Best News Special

NEW YORK, March 21, 2018—PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship television station, today announced the station has won three FOLIO Awards from the Fair Media Council of Long Island.

The FOLIO Awards honor the best in New York Metro news and social media, and is judged by the public for relevance to the community. The Fair Media Council is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization that advocates for quality local news coverage and educates its members on issues affecting local news coverage.

PIX11 was honored in the following categories:

  • Feature Story, Long Form (television): Embedded: Inside the Nassau County Police Department -Produced, Edited and Filmed by Keith Lopez, PIX11
  • Best News Special: The Hooked Generation: Inside the Opioid Epidemic – Tamsen Fadal -Host, Reporters: Mary Murphy, Dan Mannarino, Kirstin Cole; Ken Pelczar -Photographer, Eddie Lebron -Photographer/Editor, Lou Schiro -Graphics, Dave Kalmowitz -Director, Rebecca Millman -Executive Producer, Amy Waldman – News Director, PIX11
  • Feature Story (Short Form): Child Bride’s Scarring Past – Mary Murphy, 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 shows and outstanding event coverage have contributed to the station’s success. The station has been honored with numerous awards for excellence including 350 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. 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.

Jessica Bellucci
VP, Communications
Tribune Broadcasting
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