WAMC's Award-Winning News

Jun 22, 2015

New York State Broadcasters Association Awards:

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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 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:

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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.