Tribune Broadcasting Stations PIX11/New York, WGN/Chicago and WDCW/Washington DC Win National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Awards

Tribune Broadcasting Stations PIX11/New York, WGN/Chicago and WDCW/Washington DC Win National Association of Black Journalists Salute to Excellence Awards

Stations Win a Total of Four Awards

August 15, 2017 – Tribune Broadcasting is pleased to announce that three of its broadcast television stations been honored with four 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 received two awards and WGN in Chicago and DCW50 in Washington DC each won an award.

The following are Tribune Broadcasting’s 4 winners: 

TELEVISION > Documentary > Top 15 Markets
Freedoms Deferred: Jim Crow
James Byrne, Fran Murphy, Robin Hamilton, Bob Kanner
DCW50

TELEVISION > Feature: Long Form > Top 15 Markets
Inequality in Chicago
Gaynor Hall, Pamela Grimes, Afua Owusu, Mike D’Angelo
WGN-TV

TELEVISION > General Assignment News: Long Form > Top 15 Markets
Armed Racism on the Showroom Floor & Questionable Police Investigation
Jay Dow, Reporter,  Tom Cassidy, Chief Photographer
WPIX-TV

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
Jay Dow, Reporter, Tom Cassidy, Chief Photographer
WPIX-TV

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