Awards

New York State Broadcasters Association Awards:

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Outstanding Spot News

North County Bureau Chief Pat Bradley won for covering the escape from Clinton Correctional Facility.

Outstanding Local Sporting Event

Ian Pickus won for Hooley’s Heroics Lift UAlbany To NCAAs.

BEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM OR SERIES:

The Capitol Connection

BEST SPOT NEWS:

“Maloney Declares Victory; Hayworth Does Not Concede”

BEST FEATURE STORY:

“Preserving The Story of the American Juke Box”

BEST LOCAL SPORTING EVENT:

“UMass Basketball Player Joins Growing List of Openly Gay Athletes”

BEST LOCAL COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL:

"Say It Ain't So, Jeter"

New York State Associated Press Awards

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BEST NEWSCAST

Finalist for Midday Magazine, May 2015

DIGITAL PRESENCE

Finalist

BEST FEATURE

Finalist, "for "Café For Kids Aims To Fight Food Insecurity" by Jessica Bloustien Marshall

BEST CONTINUING COVERAGE

WAMC was a finalist for Pat Bradley’s coverage of Escape From Clinton Correctional Facility.

For best public service, WAMC was a finalist for Pat Bradley’s coverage of Plattsburgh’s charter review process. FIRST PLACE AWARD

For best sports feature, WAMC was a finalist for  “It's ‘Turn 2’ For Jeter In Capital Region, Where He Played In 1994” by Ian Pickus. FIRST PLACE AWARD

BEST NEWS SPECIAL/DOCUMENTARY

"WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Infectious Disease Doctor John Bennett Robbins," Alan Chartock, David Guistina

"Joan Rivers: In Memoriam," Joe Donahue, Sarah LaDuke

BEST NEWS SERIES

"WAMC News Student Loan Series," Staff

BEST CONTINUING NEWS COVERAGE

"Jim Levulis - North Adams Regional Hospital Closes"

Oil Trains Threaten Albany, Depending Who You Ask," Dave Lucas

BEST FEATURE

"Preserving The Story Of The American Jukebox," Lucas Willard

BEST SPORTS COVERAGE

"Say It Ain't So, Jeter," Ian Pickus

ART ATHENS GENERAL EXCELLENCE OF INDIVIDUAL REPORTING

Allison Dunne

GENERAL EXCELLENCE IN USE OF MEDIUM

"Preserving the Story of the American Jukebox," Lucas Willard

"North Adams Goes Unsilent: Electronic Audio Experience Fills Streets," Jim Levulis

Communicator Awards

Award of Excellence for on-air talent, Joe Donahue

Production/Sound Design for “Preserving the Story of the American Juke Box,” Lucas Willard

Production/Sound Design for “North Adams Goes Unsilent,” Jim Levulis

Mirror Awards nomination

Credit Mirror Awards

WAMC is a finalist in the category

Best Single Story - Radio, Television, Cable or Online Broadcast Media

for the story "Local Media Question Pittsfield's Press Protocol" by Jim Levulis, a Syracuse graduate.