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.

PAB Awards Site Opens December 6th!

PAB 2022 Excellence in Broadcasting Awards

We hope you will participate in the 2022 PA Association of Broadcasters Excellence in Broadcasting Awards Competition! All entries are $40.00 each and must be submitted online. Deadline for entries is noon January 18, 2022. All entries must have been broadcast between January 16, 2021 - January 10, 2022.

2021 Winners List

Radio Winners

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TV Winners

T-1 OUTSTANDING USE OF DIGITAL MEDIA

  • WHTM – 10th Congressional Debate Page
  • WPXI-TV – WPXI Digital Platforms
  • WTAE-TV – Tracking COVID-19

T-2 OUTSTANDING TELEVISION PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT/SERIES

  • WGAL-TV – WGAL 8 Together
  • WTAE-TV – Commitment 2020: This House

T-3 OUTSTANDING TELEVISION PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT/CAMPAIGN

  • WTAE-TV – It Starts With Me
  • WTAJ-TV – Autism Awareness

T-4 OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY/REPORT/SERIES

  • WHTM-TV – Ride Along
  • WICU-TV – Answering the Call
  • WNEP-TV – Jaden Leiby’s Road To Recovery
  • WPMT-TV – Teen Athlete’s Drive for Success
  • PCN-TV – Interview with Debi, Certified Deaf Interpreter For Governor Tom Wolf
  • WTAJ-TV – Dano Gets a Kidney
  • WQED-TV – A Crowning Achievement
  • WUVP-TV – Toy Quest: Daddy-Daughter Duo Takes Over YouTube For Autism

T-5 OUTSTANDING TELEVISION PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM/PROGRAM SERIES

  • WGAL-TV – WGAL8 Infocus, Human Trafficking
  • WQED-TV – Childhood Lost: The Adultification of African American Girls

T-6 OUTSTANDING TELEVISION SPOT NEWS

  • WNEP-TV – Watching The Susquehanna River On Christmas Day
  • WPMT-TV – Black Lives Matter Protests
  • WPXI-TV – WPXI Spot News
  • WTAJ-TV – Bedford County Activist Shot
  • WTAE-TV – COVID-19 At Brighton Rehab
  • WUVP-TV – Justice for My Son

T-7 OUTSTANDING BREAKING NEWS REPORT

  • WGAL-TV – WGAL Lancaster Police Involved Shooting September 13
  • WHTM-TV – George Floyd Death Protest
  • WJET/WFXP-TV – BLM Protest/Riot May 2020
  • WTAE-TV – Pittsburgh’s Breaking News Team: May 30th Protest

T-8 OUTSTANDING TELEVISION COVERAGE OF A LOCAL SPORTING EVENT

  • WTAJ-TV – Sportsbeat 2020
  • WPXI-TV – 11 On The Ice: Hockey’s Back

T-9 OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

  • WPSU-TV – Speaking Grief
  • WQED-TV – An Unlikely Refuge: Surviving the Holocaust in Shanghai

T-10 OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE STORY/REPORT/SERIES

  • WICU-TV – INVESTIGATION Tracking Your Tax Dollars
  • WPXI-TV – Nursing Home Employee Whistleblowers

T-2020 Outstanding COVID Feature Story/Report

  • WBRE-TV – PA Live! The Show Must Go On
  • WPHL-TV – Paying It Forward, One Wish at a Time!
  • WOLF-TV – Scranton Firefighter Laid to Rest
  • WPMT-TV – An unexpected side effect of COVID-19: The resurgence of drive-in movie theaters

JUDGES’ MERIT – TELEVISION

  • WBRE/WYOU-TV – From Scranton to Pennsylvania Avenue: Joe Biden’s Story
  • WPHL-TV – Weekend Philler Episode 419
  • WVIA-TV – WVIA Presents the Scranton Civic Ballet’s The Nutcracker
  • WLVT-TV – Community Update on Coronavirus
  • WFMZ-TV – What’s So Cool About Manufacturing Awards
  • WOLF-TV – Countryside Conservancy
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