NEW YORK, September 10, 2015 –PIX11 has partnered with The United War Veterans Council to serve as the broadcast media partner for America’s Parade, the New York City Veterans Day Parade, the largest celebration of service in the nation. On November 11, PIX11 will air the parade and stream it on PIX11.com. Together the United War Veterans Council and PIX11 will bring the stories of veterans young and old, from all corners of America, to the broader public emphasizing the importance of service and personal sacrifice.
PIX11 will provide full coverage of the parade from 12-3pm, on-site from Fifth Avenue as the parade marches from 26th Street to 53rd Street. PIX11will also air several segments and vignettes on PIX11 News, PIX11.com and all social platforms highlighting special service members and military stories in our community. Additionally, PIX11 will air a 60-minute parade recap special on Sunday, November 15.
“PIX11 is honored to partner with and broadcast New York City Veterans Day Parade. This is an iconic event celebrating our nation’s brave servicemen and women and their families, all who have made major sacrifices for our freedom” said Rich Graziano, President/GM, PIX11.
“It is indeed fitting that PIX11, which traces its roots to World War I veteran Joseph Medill Patterson, will broadcast the 96th annual Veterans Day Parade in New York City – America’s Parade,” said United War Veterans Council Founding President Vincent McGowan. “With PIX11’s support, we will continue the great tradition of honoring service and of telling the stories of the men and women who have sacrificed so much for us.”