Entercom Honored With 10 2019 New York State Associated Press Association News and Broadcast Contest Awards

WCBS 880 and 1010 WINS in New York Recognized in 11 Categories Total

PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 29, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., is the proud recipient of 10 2019 New York State Associated Press Association News and Broadcast Contest Awards. WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM), New York’s trusted source for news and information, and 1010 WINS (WINS-AM) the most listened to news station in the nation, were recognized in 11 categories total. Among the awards is a first-place win in the podcast category for the sister stations’ first-time collaboration on “The Breakdown,” a powerful deep dive into America’s infrastructure crisis.

In addition, WCBS 880 received first place in eight categories, including “Outstanding News Operation, Radio I” for the second year in a row. 1010 WINS was awarded top honors in two categories. The stations received second place recognition in five categories collectively.

Full list of Entercom winners below.

Radio I 

Outstanding News Operation
First Place
WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM)
New York, NY

Spot News Coverage
First Place
WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM)
New York, NY
“The Jersey City Shooting”

Second Place
1010 WINS (WINS-AM)
New York, NY
“Helicopter Crash in Manhattan”

Feature Story
First Place
WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM)
New York, NY
Sean Adams
“Stories from Main Street: Dr. Vitalone”

News Series
First Place
WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM)
New York, NY
Peter Haskell
“The New Pain of Sandy”

Sports Coverage
First Place
WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM)
New York, NY
“The 50th Anniversary of The Miracle Mets” 

Digital Presence
First Place
1010 WINS (WINS-AM)
New York, NY

Second Place
WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM)
New York, NY
Marta Zielinska, Erica Brosnan and Adam Bloom

Podcast
First Place
WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM) and 1010 WINS (WINS-AM)
New York, NY
The Break Down
Steve Burns, Al Jones and Bill Tynan 

Weathercast
First Place
1010 WINS (WINS-AM)
New York, NY
“New York City Snow Squall”

Second Place
WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM)
New York, NY
Craig Allen

Newscast
First Place
WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM)
New York, NY

Second Place
1010 WINS (WINS-AM)
New York, NY

Continuing Coverage
Second Place
WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM)
New York, NY
“The Victims Compensation Fund” 

Art Athens General Excellence of Individual Reporting
Peter Haskell
WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM)
New York, NY

A full list of 2019 New York State Associated Press Association News and Broadcast Contest Award winners can be found here.

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

About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading audio and entertainment company engaging over 170 million consumers each month through its iconic broadcast brands, expansive digital platform, premium podcast network and live events and experiences. With presence in every major U.S. market, and accessible on every device, Entercom delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. The company’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Entercom is the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news and the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).

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