NEW YORK, October xx, 2017 – PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s New York flagship station, is pleased to announce the station has partnered with the Jorge Posada Foundation to help bring aid to the residents of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
The Jorge Posada Foundation is a non-profit organization established by the New York Yankees’ All-Star Catcher, Jorge Posada, and his wife, Laura. Since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, the Posadas have raised more than $300,000 for hurricane relief. PIX11 will be partnering with the foundation on its next trip to Puerto Rico (WHEN) as they send their plane filled with supplies to the devastated island and continue to help dozens of sick patients get to the mainland for medical treatment.
PIX11 Morning News Anchor Dan Mannarino will be joining the Posada Foundation’s next relief flight to Puerto Rico and will join the Posada family as they aid the residents of Puerto Rico.
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 http://www.pix11.com.