06 Jul Three Tribune Broadcasting Stations Named Finalists For The National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Awards
PIX11/New York, WGN/Chicago and WDCW/Washington DC
July 6, 2017 – Tribune Broadcasting is pleased to announce three of its broadcast television stations have been named finalists for the National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Awards. The National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Awards honor exemplary coverage of African/African-American people or issues and highlight the work of media organizations and journalists across the nation in broadcast, digital and print journalism.
PIX11 in New York was a finalist in five categories and WGN in Chicago and DCW50 in Washington DC were each named finalists for awards.
The winners will be announced on August 12 at the NABJ Salute to Excellence Gala in New Orleans.
The following are Tribune Broadcasting’s 7 finalists:
TELEVISION > Documentary > Top 15 Markets
Freedoms Deferred: Jim Crow
James Byrne, Fran Murphy, Robin Hamilton, Bob Kanner
TELEVISION > Feature: Long Form > Top 15 Markets
Inequality in Chicago
Gaynor Hall, Pamela Grimes, Afua Owusu, Mike D’Angelo
“No Place To Call Home – Born Into The System”
Jay Dow, Mario Diaz, Amy Waldman & Staff
TELEVISION > General Assignment News: Long Form > Top 15 Markets
Armed Racism on the Showroom Floor & Questionable Police Investigation
TELEVISION > Investigative > Top 15 Markets
No Place To Call Home – Homeless Hotels
TELEVISION > Public Affairs: Interview/Discussion > Top 15 Markets
No Place To Call Home – Jay Dow Goes 1 on 1 with NYC’s Homeless Services Commissioner Jay Dow
TELEVISION > Sports > Top 15 Market
Jack Johnson – The Final Fight
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