PAB Awards Competition

Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting

This competition encourages professional performance among radio and television stations in our state. All stations are encouraged to participate.

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2018 Awards Competition

This competition encourages professional performance among radio and television stations in our state. All stations in the state are urged to submit entries. Click the button below for more information and/or to submit an entry.

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2018 Winners List

Radio Winners

2018 AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN BROADCASTING WINNERS LIST

RADIO

 R-1 Outstanding Use of Digital Media – 2018

WEEU

The Sound Room

 

R-1 Outstanding Use of Digital Media – 2018

WBEB-FM

101.1 More FM Christmas Choir Competition

 

R-1 Outstanding Use of Digital Media – 2018

WRTS-FM

Fairview HS Marching Band Heading to Pearl Harbor

 

R-2 Outstanding Radio Promotional Announcement/Contest – 2018

KYW Newsradio

The KYW Newsradio Traffic Center

 

R-2 Outstanding Radio Promotional Announcement/Contest – 2018

WEEU

Sports Democracy Promo

 

R-2 Outstanding Radio Promotional Announcement/Contest – 2018

WRTS-FM

Rocket Roulette

 

R-3 Outstanding Radio Public Service Announcement/Campaign – 2018

WBEB-FM

2017 101.1 More FM Christmas Choir Competition Campaign

 

R-3 Outstanding Radio Public Service Announcement/Campaign – 2018

WDNH

95.3 DNH Wayne County Ford Holiday Toy Drive Challenge

 

R-3 Outstanding Radio Public Service Announcement/Campaign – 2018

WIOV-FM/WSOX-FM/WARM-FM/WSBA-AM

Hurricane Harvey Bottled Water & Diaper Drive

 

R-4 Outstanding Radio Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WESA/WYEP

Advocates Push for Limiting Suspensions in Early Grades, While PPS Board Weighs Options

 

R-4 Outstanding Radio Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WVCY-FM

YCP Travelog – Poland

 

R-4 Outstanding Radio Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WCCS/WADD/WLCY/WGSM/WQMU

The Coroners Life

 

R-5 Outstanding Radio Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2018

KDKA-AM

Pittsburgh For Puerto Rico – KDKA-AM

 

R-5 Outstanding Radio Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2018

WEEU

This is Reading

 

R-5 Outstanding Radio Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2018

WMBS

History of World War II in Fayette County

 

R-5 Outstanding Radio Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2018

WNNK/WQXA/WWKL/WACY/WHGB

People & Perspectives “Sweet Pea Project”

 

R-6 Outstanding Local Radio Newscast – 2018

WILK

WILK News 3-14,5-17, 6-26

 

R-6 Outstanding Local Radio Newscast – 2018

KDKA-AM

Winter Preps 18 – KDKA-AM

 

R-6 Outstanding Local Radio Newscast – 2018

WATS/WAVR

Choice News with Chuck Carver

 

R-6 Outstanding Local Radio Newscast – 2018

WESB/WBRR

ARG News Review – WESB’s 70th Anniversary

 

R-7 Outstanding Radio Commercial – 2018

WHVR/WYCR-FM

Hanover Concrete “The Little Pigs”

 

R-7 Outstanding Radio Commercial – 2018

WBEB-FM

Mattress Firm –  Bed Wedding

 

R-7 Outstanding Radio Commercial – 2018

WHVR/WYCR-FM

Penn Dutch Structures “Outdoor Time”

 

R-7 Outstanding Radio Commercial – 2018

WCCS/WDAD

IRMC Interventional Cardiac Moment

 

R-8- Outstanding Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2018

WEEU

Knights to Remember

 

R-8- Outstanding Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2018

WIP

Eagles vs. Giants

 

R-8- Outstanding Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2018

WCTL

The Opportunity

 

R-8- Outstanding Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2018

WQSU

WQSU River Hawks Football

 

R-9 Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team – 2018

WBUS

Local Radio Personality

 

R-9 Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team – 2018

KDKA-AM

The Mike Pintek Show – KDKA-AM

 

R-9 Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team – 2018

WRTS-FM

Jessica & Murphy in the Morning

 

R-10 Outstanding Station Sponsored Event – 2018

WATS/WAVR

Christmas is for Kids

 

R-10 Outstanding Station Sponsored Event – 2018

WPHT

Talk Radio WPHT Speaker Series

 

R-10 Outstanding Station Sponsored Event – 2018

WGTY/WYCR

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

 

R-10 Outstanding Station Sponsored Event – 2018

WCTO

CAT Country 96 20th Anniversary Party

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2018

WATS/WAVR

Scholarship Challenge

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2018

WGTY

Froggy 107.7 Year End Countdown

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2018

WESA/WYEP

Warhol & Music

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2018

WQSU

WQSU 50 Years of College Radio

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2018

WEEU

60 Years Wildly Flying on Air

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2018

WKYE

Hearts against Heroin Drug Education and Awareness Campaign

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2018

WBCB

WBCB 1490 AM:  Surviving, Thriving and Celebrating 60 Years

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2018

KYW Newsradio 1060

KYW Breakfast Briefing

 

TV Winners

2018 AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN BROADCASTING WINNERS LIST

TELEVISION

 

T-1 Outstanding Use of Digital Media – Television – 2018

WTAE-TV

WTAE State of Addiction:  Facebook Live

 

T-1 Outstanding Use of Digital Media – Television – 2018

WNEP-TV

Customer Tackles Armed Bank Robber

 

T-1 Outstanding Use of Digital Media – Television- -2018

WHP-TV

First on Scene – CBS21 Facebook Live

 

T-1 Outstanding Use of Digital Media – Television – 2018

WPMT-TV

“Me Too” Discussion

 

T-2 Outstanding Television Promotional Announcement/Series – 2018

WTAE-TV

Stay Classic Pittsburgh

 

T-2 Outstanding Television Promotional Announcement/Series – 2018

WHP-TV

CBS 21 Proudly Pennsylvanian

 

T-2 Outstanding Television Promotional Announcement/Series – 2018

WJET-TV

#MyErie

 

T-3 Outstanding Television Public Service Announcement/Campaign – 2018

WGAL-TV

Chronicle:  Refugees, An Unsettled Future

 

T-4 Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

KDKA-TV

Carlton’s Comeback

 

T-4 Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WPHL-TV

Zitner’s Candy Corp.

 

 

Due to the record setting number of entries in the BLUE TV Feature Story Category, the judge was permitted to choose multiple winners for this color group

 

T-4 Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WPMT-TV

Mr. Molson’s Bucket List

 

T-4 Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WHP-TV

What Justifies Police Use of Force?

 

T-4 Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WNEP-TV

Bringing Light to a Dark Place

 

T-4 Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WJAC-TV

Dragging Them Down

 

T-4 Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WTAJ-TV

Blackbird Distillery

 

T-4 Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WJET-TV

Golden Apple Award

 

T-4 Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WOLF-TV

State of the Child

 

T-4 Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2018

WICU-TV

Father & Son Reunited

 

T-5 Outstanding Television Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2018

WFMZ-TV

The Wisdom Coalition:  Power of Positive Thinking

 

T-5 Outstanding Television Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2018

WBRE-TV

Newsmakers:  SPCA and Understanding Libre’s law

 

T-5 Outstanding Television Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2018

WQED-TV

Broken:  Women – Families – Opioids

 

T-6 Outstanding Spot News Coverage – 2018

WPXI-TV

Officer Killed, Floods & Fire, Building Collapse

 

T-6 Outstanding Spot News Coverage – 2018

WNEP-TV

Blizzard of ‘17

 

T-7 Outstanding Television Breaking News Report – 2018

WPXI-TV

Fire & Flooding – Severe Weather in Pittsburgh

 

T-7 Outstanding Television Breaking News Report – 2018

WGAL-TV

February Tornado

 

T-7 Outstanding Television Breaking News Report – 2018

WTAE-TV

Officer Shaw’s Death

 

T-8 Outstanding Television Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2018

WBRE-TV

Southern Columbia Wins Eighth State Championship

 

T-9 Outstanding Documentary Program – 2018

WTAE-TV

Chronicle:  In Harm’s Way

 

T-9 Outstanding Documentary Program – 2018

WICU-TV

Common Bonds POW MIA Part 3

 

T-10 Outstanding Investigative Story/Report/Series – 2018

KDKA-TV

Burn Pits

 

T-10 Outstanding Investigative Story/Report/Series – 2018

WBRE-TV

I – Team:  Sky-High Air Ambulance Bills

 

Judges’ Merit – Television – 2018

WPHL-TV

Weekend Philler – Episode 23

 

 

Judges’ Merit – Television – 2018

WPMT-TV

Playing Games With Pennsylvania Jobs

 

 

Judges’ Merit – Television – 2018

WVIA-TV

This Is My Song – 500 Years of the Reformation

 

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