PIX11 wins 15 Emmy Awards, including breaking news, enterprise and weather

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NEW YORK, May 3, 2015—PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, was awarded 15 Emmy® Awards at the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ 58th Annual Award presentation Saturday night in Manhattan at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. This year, PIX11 was nominated for 62 Emmy® Awards, the most nominations garnered in a single year in in the station’s history. To date, PIX11 has won nearly 300 Emmy® Awards.

“PIX11 is relentlessly focused on serving our audience with meaningful news and information with an emotional quotient. I’m proud of our entire news team for being recognized and honored for its work serving the community,” said Rich Graziano, President/GM, PIX11.

The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ 58th Annual New York Emmy® Awards honor outstanding achievement in the television industry during the eligibility period of September 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014.

“I’m incredibly proud of the wide range of awards won by PIX11 News, a reflection of the dedication and commitment of our team to serving the viewers,” said Amy Waldman, PIX11 News Director.

The following are PIX11’s 15 Emmy® Award wins:

BREAKING NEWS

Metro-North Train Derailment Breaking News. December 1, 2013. (WPIX-TV). Amy Waldman, Senior Executive Producer; Mario Diaz, Nicole Johnson, Greg Mocker, Reporters; Mike Graham, Assignment Editor.

CONTINUING COVERAGE

Shop & Frisk. October 23, 2013. (WPIX-TV). Mario Diaz, Reporter; Bill Mueller, Photographer; Amy Waldman, Senior Executive Producer.

FEATURE NEWS REPORT: LIGHT SERIES

Hidden New York City. February 7, 2014. (WPIX-TV). Dan Mannarino, Reporter/Producer. Ace Zaken, Photographer; C. Jean Hessel, Graphics; Dawn Howes, Editor

ARTS: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT

Blind on Broadway. August 21, 2014. (PIX11.com). Kimberly Pestalozzi, Producer; Tamsen Fadal, Reporter; Eddie Lebron, Editor.

ENTERTAINMENT: NEWS

The Beatles 50th Anniversary. February 6, 2014. (WPIX-TV). Marvin Scott, Reporter/Producer.
CRIME
· Pill-Popping Cop. May 20, 2014. (WPIX-TV). Mary Murphy, Reporter/Writer/Producer.

SOCIETAL CONCERNS: PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT

Feeding a Change. June 13, 2014. (PIX11.com). Kimberly Pestalozzi, Producer; Mr. G, Reporter.

WEATHER

Hell and High Water. October 27, 2013. (WPIX-TV). Zack Smith, Executive Producer; Jay Dow, Correspondent; Amy Waldman, Senior Executive Producer; Narmeen Choudhury, Reporter.

JOURNALISTIC ENTERPRISE

Mary Murphy. August 20, 2014. (WPIX-TV).

ON-CAMERA TALENT: ANCHOR – SPORTS

Scott Stanford. July 11, 2014. (WPIX-TV).

ON-CAMERA TALENT: REPORTER – POLITICAL

Mario Diaz. April 28, 2014. (WPIX-TV).

ON-CAMERA TALENT: REPORTER – SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT

Jay Dow. August 17, 2014. (WPIX-TV).

ON-CAMERA TALENT: COMMENTATOR/EDITORIALIST

Larry Mendte. September 3, 2013. (WPIX-TV).

WRITER: COMMENTARY/EDITORIAL

Lionel. September 25, 2013. (WPIX-TV).

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Anthony Mazza, Vincent Shields February 14, 2014. (WPIX-TV). “Live with Lisa!”