PIX11 nominated for news and documentary national Emmy Award

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NEW YORK, July 23, 2015—PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York CW affiliate, has been named a finalist for the National News & Documentary Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). PIX11 was nominated in the Outstanding Regional News Story – Spot News category for the station’s coverage of the Metro-North train derailment.

“This nomination is a reflection of the commitment and dedication our news team continues to display on a daily basis inside the local community,” said Amy Waldman, News Director, PIX11.  “I’m proud of the entire team and how quickly everyone jumped into action to capture the story when this awful tragedy took place.”

Now in its 36th year, the News & Documentary Emmy® Awards continues its mission of honoring the documentary films, news reports, and multimedia projects that exemplify the best of broadcast journalism, honoring programming distributed during the calendar year 2014. The awards will be presented on Monday, September 28th, 2015 in New York City.

“This News Emmy Award nomination is an honor. PIX11 is relentlessly focused on serving our engaged audience on multiple platforms, and covering the stories and social issues that impact our community,” said Rich Graziano, PIX11 President/GM. “I’m very proud and thankful for the recognition the PIX 11 News team has received for their continued commitment to excellence.”

Outstanding Regional News Story – Spot News

PIX11 News (New York, NY)                                                                               

Metro-North Train Derailment

Senior Executive Producer: Amy Waldman

Senior Producer: Zack Smith

Digital Executive Producer: Rolando Pujol

Assignment Editor: Mike Graham

Photojournalist: Kenneth Evseroff, Ian Handler, Tom Miuccio, Tom Cassidy, Kenton Young, Rudy Buccianti, John Frasse, Matt Tomlin

Anchors: Tamsen Fadal, Scott Stanford

Reporters: Mario Diaz, James Ford, Nicole Johnson, Greg Mocker, Mary Murphy, Magee Hickey

News Operations Manager: Christian Taussig

Director: Dave Kalmowitz

Technical Director: Mark Vega

Audio: Mike Merola

Video: Marty Rais

Stagehand: Bart Dejong

Editor: Dave Scanlon

Editor: Frank Melli

Writer: Mitch Merman

Assignment Editors:  Adam Welikson, Tony Gatto

Digital Producer: Alyssa Zauderer

Graphic Artist: Ira Cohen

Full list of nominees: http://emmyonline.com/news_36th_nominations

 ABOUT PIX11:

Founded in 1948 and owned by Tribune Broadcasting, a division of Tribune Media, WPIX-TV (PIX11) has long been regarded as a groundbreaking station in New York. In 2006, PIX11 became the flagship station of the CW Television Network and PIX11’s award winning news, successful primetime programming, off-network sitcom favorites, public affairs shows and outstanding event coverage have contributed to the station’s success. The station has been honored with numerous awards for excellence including nearly 300 Emmy® Awards (two for Outstanding Morning News Program and multiple Awards for Outstanding Newscast.) PIX11 also has a long history of local sports coverage and in 2015 became the broadcast home of the New York Yankees. PIX11 is also the broadcast station of the New York Mets, since 1999. In 2014, PIX11 announced a long-term, exclusive content and marketing partnership with the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.  PIX11 is also home to the New Jersey Lottery drawings. PIX11 engages with audiences across multiple social platforms; find us on Facebook at facebook.com/pix11news, on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Periscope: @pix11news. For more information visit www.pix11.com