PIX11 wins Fair Media Council Folio Award For Best Continuous Long Island Coverage: Hurricane Sandy

PIX11 wins Fair Media Council Folio Award For Best Continuous Long Island Coverage: Hurricane Sandy

PIX11 News was honored with a FOLIO Award for Best Continuous Long Island Coverage: Hurricane Sandy at a ceremony held today by 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 with the award for Best Continuous Long Island Coverage: Hurricane Sandy for live coverage of the region post Hurricane Sandy with “PIX11 CARES” segments.

http://pix11.com/pix-11-cares

PIX11 News 11/20/2012 – PIX11 Cares: Long Island

Anchor: Sukanya Krishnan

Reporters: Dan Mannarino, Lisa Mateo

News Director: John Houseman

Executive Producer: Howard Dorsey

Senior Producer: Marcia Parris

Producers: Ojinika Obiekwe, Kate Sullivan, Brynne Gadinis, Samantha Neely, Khadia Jonjo, Ed Erlenmeyer

Photographer: Kenton Young

Truck Operator: Victor Lopez

“As a local broadcast station our top priority is to serve our community, our goal with the PIX11 Cares series was to provide continued support to those affected by Hurricane Sandy,” said Eric Meyrowitz, PIX11 Vice President/General Manager. “We are honored the FMC has chosen this series for award, a tribute to PIX11’s hardworking newsroom and dedication to our community.”

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