PAB Award 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.

2017 Winners List

Radio Winners

Outstanding Use of Digital Media – Radio – 2017
WEEU-AM
The WEEU Sound Room
Outstanding Use of Digital Media – Radio – 2017
WCFT
Camp Cadet
Outstanding Use of Digital Media – Radio – 2017
KYW-AM
KYW Newsradio on Social Media
Outstanding Radio Promotional Announcement/Contest – 2017
WBEB-FM
101.1 More FM’s Christmas Kick-Off
Outstanding Radio Promotional Announcement/Contest – 2017
WRKT-FM
Rocket Promo – Bush Tix
Outstanding Radio Promotional Announcement/Contest – 2017
WESB/WBRR
Happy New Yinz 2017
Outstanding Radio Public Service Announcement/Campaign – 2017
WBEB-FM
101.1 More FM Christmas Choir Campaign
Outstanding Radio Public Service Announcement/Campaign – 2017
WALY
WALY-Warmth
Outstanding Radio Public Service Announcement/Campaign – 2017
WYCY
Classic Hits 105.3 & Wayne County Ford Toys For Tots Challenge
Outstanding Radio Feature Story/Report/Series – 2017
WVYC-FM
York College’s It’s on Us Effort
Outstanding Radio Feature Story/Report/Series – 2017
KYW-AM
Dems After Dark
Outstanding Radio Feature Story/Report/Series – 2017
WPSU
Reporting Sexual Assault
Outstanding Radio Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2017
WBEB-FM
Tell me More on 101.1 More FM
Outstanding Radio Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2017
WHLM
Coming Clean: The Drug Crisis
Outstanding Radio Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2017
WNNK-FM WQXA-FM WWKL-FM WZCY-FM WHGB-AM
People & Perspectives
Outstanding Local Radio Newscast – 2017
WILK
WILK Noon News 5/25/16
Outstanding Local Radio Newscast – 2017
KDKA-AM
Wilkinsburg Mass Shooting
Outstanding Local Radio Newscast – 2017
WBYB-FM
60 Minutes
Outstanding Radio Commercial – 2017
WFGY-FM
Rozick’s Greenhouse “Crazy for Plants”
Outstanding Radio Commercial – 2017
WBEB-FM
Mosquito Shield
Outstanding Radio Commercial – 2017
WLCY-FM
Indiana Regional Medical Center
Outstanding Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2017
WMSS
LVC defeats arch rival Albright
Outstanding Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2017
KYW-AM
The Wild Wildcats
Outstanding Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2017
WCTL
The Response
Outstanding Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2017
WEEU
Championship Comeback
Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team – 2017
WNPV-AM
Darryl Berger – Personality
Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team – 2017
WABT & WYNY
Pepper Question
Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team – 2017
WPHT-AM
Rich Zeoli & Dawn Stensland
Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team – 2017
WQXA-FM
The People’s Morning Show 2016
Outstanding Station Sponsored Event – 2017
WATS WAVR
Scholarship Challenge
Outstanding Station Sponsored Event – 2017
WJTL-FM
Kids Cookie Break Fest
Outstanding Station Sponsored Event – 2017
WDSY
Y108’s Girls with Guitars
Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2017
WBEB-FM
Ask the Experts on 101.1 More FM
Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2017
WNTP
GolfTalk Live at Notre Dame
Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2017
WLBR/WQIC
WLBR/WQIC 70th Anniversary Thank You Promo
Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2017
WMBS
75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

TV Winners

Outstanding Use of Digital Media- Television – 2017
WPSU-TV
WPSU Digital Studio
Outstanding Use of Digital Media – Television – 2017
WTAE-TV
Facebook Live:  Election Night
Outstanding Use of Digital Media – 2017
WPMT
Digital Discussion on the Heroin Epidemic
Outstanding Television Promotional Announcement/Series – 2017
WGAL-TV
WGAL 8 Rich in Tradition
Outstanding Television Promotional Announcement/Series – 2017
KDKA-TV
Our Legacy
Outstanding Television Public Service Announcement/Campaign – 2017
WTAE-TV
It’s More than A Coat
Outstanding Television Public Service Announcement/Campaign – 2017
WJET-TV & WFXP-TV
Winter School Closings
Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2017
WNEP-TV
Friends Shocked By Randy Budd’s Death
Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2017
WFMZ-TV
A Father’s Greatest Gift
Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2017
WPMT-TV
Playing With Heart
Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2017
WCAU-TV
Four Letter Fate:  Playing For Luke
Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2017
KDKA-TV
How To Spot A Liar
Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2017
WHP-TV
Bringing Back Bruce
Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2017
WTAJ-TV
The Biggest Impact of the Smallest Spike
Outstanding Television Feature Story/Report/Series – 2017
WHTM-TV
Homeless Students
Outstanding Television Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2017
WPSU-TV
Conversations LIVE
Outstanding Television Public Affairs Program/Program Series – 2017
WTAE-TV
Chronicle:  Compassion & Cannabis
Outstanding Television Spot News – 2017
WPXI-TV
Spot News
Outstanding Television Spot News – 2017
WGAL-TV
February Tornado
Outstanding Television Breaking News Report – 2017
WTAE-TV
Munhall Stabbings
Outstanding Television Breaking News Report – 2017
WGAL-TV
The Collapse
Outstanding Television Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2017
WTAE-TV
Penguins Victory Rally
Outstanding Television Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2017
WOLF-TV
Fox56 Live Local Basketball
Outstanding Television Coverage of a Local Sporting Event – 2017
WHTM-TV
Deaf Race Car Driver
Outstanding Television Documentary Program – 2017
WQED-TV
Hope After Heroin:  The Epidemic in our Backyard
Outstanding Television Documentary Program – 2017
WBRE-TV/WYOU-TV
Eyewitness News Presents:  “What Happened to the Girl Next Door?
Outstanding Television Investigative Story/Report/Series – 2017
WPXI-TV
Domestic Violence & The Justice System
Outstanding Television Investigative Story/Report/Series – 2017
WJAC-TV
Accused Teacher Pensions
Outstanding Television Investigative Story/Report/Series – 2017
WBRE-WYOU-TV
Luzerne County Rental Scam
Outstanding Television Investigative Story/Report/Series – 2017
WICU/WSEE-TV
Erie News Now Investigates:  Constable’s Criminal Record Brought into Question
Outstanding Television Investigative Story/Report/Series – 2017
WNEP-TV
Political Perk:  Free PSU Tickets for Lawmakers
Judges’ Merit – Television – 2017
WPMT-TV
2016 Election:  The Voices of the Future
Judges’ Merit – Television – 2017
WPHL-TV
Weekend Philler
Judges’ Merit – Television – 2017
WTAJ-TV
Fallen hero:  A Salute to Trooper Weaver
Judges’ Merit – Television – 2017
WFMZ-TV
Breaking Barriers:  The Greatest Game Never Played
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