Press Entercom Honored With 17 2017 New York State Associated Press Association Awards

Entercom Honored With 17 2017 New York State Associated Press Association Awards

WCBS 880, 1010 WINS and WBEN Receive Top Honors, Including Eight First-Place Category Wins

PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 5, 2018 – Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, has been honored with 17 2017 New York State Associated Press Association awards. The organization’s annual newspaper and broadcast contest honors important journalism. Forty-six radio and television stations submitted more than 524 entries in the annual awards. News stations WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM), 1010 WINS (WINS-AM) in New York and WBEN (WBEN-AM) in Buffalo collectively received first place in eight categories.

Radio I

Spot News Coverage
First Place
WCBS-AM, New York
“Terror on the Bike Path”

Second Place
WINS-AM, New York
“Manhattan Truck Terror Attack”

Public Service
First Place
WINS-AM, New York
Larry Mullins and Sharon Barnes-Waters
“Race 101: What Young People Think About Race Relations”

Feature
First Place
WCBS-AM, New York
“Backstories”

Sports Coverage
First Place
WINS-AM, New York
“NY Yankees ALCS Series”

Podcast
First Place
WCBS-AM, New York
Wayne Cabot
“50 Stories – The Summer of ‘77”

Newscast
First Place
WINS-AM, New York
Lee Harris and Brigitte Quinn

Second Place
WINS-AM, New York
Larry Mullins and Lori Madden

Continuing Coverage
Second Place
WCBS-AM, New York
Marla Diamond
“The Killer Tide”

News Series
Second Place
WCBS-AM, New York
Alex Silverman
“The Breaking Point”

Art Athens General Excellence of Individual Reporting
Second Place
WINS-AM, New York
Glenn Schuck

Radio II

Continuing Coverage
First Place
WBEN-AM, Buffalo
“Missing Buffalo Police Diver”

Weathercast
First Place
WBEN-AM, Buffalo
Andy Parker

Second Place
WBEN-AM, Buffalo
Andy Parker

Podcast
Second Place
WBEN-AM, Buffalo
Tim Wenger
“Carl Paladino’s NYS Education Trial”

Newscast
Second Place
WBEN-AM, Buffalo

Art Athens General Excellence of Individual Reporting
Second Place
WBEN-AM, Buffalo
Mike Baggerman

WCBS has been broadcasting since 1924 and has been an All-News station since 1967. The station celebrated its 50th anniversary as an All-News station in 2017.

1010 WINS is New York’s #1 News radio station. More people get their news from 1010 WINS than any other station in the nation.

WBEN, the Voice of News in Buffalo, first hit the airwaves in 1930.

WCBS 880, 1010 WINS and WBEN are a part of Entercom, a leading American media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the country.

CONTACT:
Jennifer Morales
Entercom
212-649-9685
Jennifer.Morales@Entercom.com
@EntercomPR

About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 100 million people each week through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

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