PIX11 WINS THREE NEW YORK STATE BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION AWARDS

BEST SERIES/DOCUMENTARY, BEST SPECIALITY PROGRAMMING AND BEST USE OF USER-GENERATED CONTENT

NEW YORK, May 15, 2017— PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, honored today with three Awards for Excellence by the New York State Broadcasters Association. This year marks NYSBA’s 52nd Annual Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting, which recognize the best in New York state journalism.

The following are PIX11 News’ three NYSBA awards:

OUTSTANDING SERIES OR DOCUMENTARY WPIX-TV, NEW YORK – “THE HOOKED GENERATION: INSIDE THE OPIOID CRISIS”

OUTSTANDING SPECIALITY PROGRAMMING WPIX-TV, NEW YORK – “STANDING STRONG: 5 YEARS AFTER SANDY”

OUTSTANDING USE OF USER-GENERATED CONTENT WPIX-TV, NEW YORK – “FUEL MY SCHOOL”

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 375 Emmy® Awards. PIX11 also has a long history of local sports coverage and in 2015 became the broadcast home of the New York Yankees. Since 1999 PIX11 has also been the broadcast station of the New York Mets. The station 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 http://www.pix11.com.

Media contact:

Jessica Bellucci

VP/Communications

212-210-2626 jbellucci@tribunemedia.com

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