Current Issue:

Current Issue

On The Cover:
David Field
Also: Radio Wayne Finalists
Click here to subscribe to Radio Ink.

Radio Ink Writers

CBS, Emmis Tops in New York State


At its annual event held on beautiful Lake George at the Sagamore Hotel in Bolton Landing, the New York State Broadcasters Association awarded WCBS-AM and WQHT-FM three trophies each for Excellence in Broadcasting.

WCBS-AM, the flagship radio station of the CBS radio network, collected awards for “Outstanding Local Newscast” (Hurricane Irene), “Outstanding Feature Story” (The Sock Lady-10 Years Later) and “Outstanding Local Sporting Event” (The New York City Marathon).

Emmis Communications-owned WQHT-FM netted wins for “Outstanding Commercial” (Scullcandy Rocnation Headphones), “Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series” (Hot 97 Street Soldiers) and “Outstanding On-Air Broadcast Personality or Team” (The Angie Martinez Show).

The complete list of radio winners by program category and market are as follows:

* Outstanding Commercial: WQHT-FM (New York), WBAB-FM (Babylon) and WLVL-AM (Lockport)
* Outstanding Promotion Announcement or Series: WBLS-FM (New York), WYJB-FM (Albany) and WLVL-AM (Lockport)
* Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign: WWRL-AM (New York), WBBS-FM (Syracuse) and WJGK-FM (New Windsor)
* Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series: WQHT-FM (New York), WXXI-AM (Rochester) and WGHQ-AM (Beacon)
* Outstanding Spot News: WOR-AM (New York), WGY-AM (Albany) and WIBX-AM (Marcy)
* Outstanding Local Newscast: WCBS-AM (New York), WGY-AM (Albany) and WVTT-FM (Olean)
* Outstanding Feature Story: WCBS-AM (New York), WXXI-AM (Rochester) and WIBX-AM (Marcy)
* Outstanding Station-Sponsored Event: WAVR-FM (Waverly)
* Outstanding On-Air Broadcast Personality or Team: WQHT-FM (New York), WTKW-FM (Syracuse) and WPIE-AM (Lansing)
* Outstanding Local Sporting Event: WCBS-AM (New York) and WGVA-AM (Geneva)
* Outstanding Sportscast: WFUV-FM (New York), WTKW-FM (Syracuse) and WCKM-FM (Glens Falls)

Add a Comment


Send This Story To A Friend