WXXI Radio & TV won a total of 8 awards at Saturday night’s meeting of the New York State Associated Press Association.
A 1st place award for Best News Series for: “Schools for South Sudan, “ a WXXI TV series reported by Helene Biandudi Hofer.
And WXXI received 7 ‘Special Mention Awards’ for these entries:
WXXI-TV-Best News Special/Documentary - ``Human Trafficking In Monroe County”
WXXI-Radio – Best News Series- “Lessons from July 64”
WXXI-Radio -Best Interview- ``Sharp Ears: Rochester's top musicians guide you to the artists most worth your time''
WXXI-Radio- Best Enterprise Reporting: ``New Ban the Box Ordinance Aims to Help More Locals Find Work''
WXXI-Radio-Best Feature- ``Artist transforms MRI exam experience through musical collaboration'' & “Rocking With Bach And The Gang”
WXXI-Radio-Best Website: ``Understanding the Affordable Care Act"