29 Mar PIX11 Wins Two Fair Media Council Folio Awards
PIX11 Wins Two Fair Media Council Folio Awards
Best Continuing News Story
March 29, 2017—PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship television station, is pleased to announce the station has won two FOLIO Awards for Best Feature Story and Best Continuing News Story 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’s winning pieces:
Flags in Ceremony
Keith Lopez, Photojournalist
CONTINUING NEWS STORY:
Allegations of Racism in the Workplace, and a Questionable Police Investigation
Jay Dow, Reporter
Thomas Cassidy, Chief Photographer
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. 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.