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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.

2024 Excellence in Broadcasting Awards Competition Site opens December 1, 2023

PAB 2024 Excellence in Broadcasting Awards

The 2024 PAB Awards For Excellence in Broadcasting Competition begins December 1, 2023. All submissions must be made online - entry deadline noon, January 11, 2024.

2024

2024 Winners List

Radio Winners

Outstanding Use of Digital Media 2024

Mind Over Matter Season Recap

WVIA

 

Outstanding Use of Digital Media 2024

WQSU Digital Media – Social Media On-Air and Video

WQSU

 

Outstanding Use of Digital Media 2024

WDIY App and Digital Strategy

WDIY

 

Outstanding Use of Digital Media 2024

This Hits Different

KDKA-AM

 

Outstanding Radio Station Marketing & Promos 2024

The X Store

WQXA-FM

 

Outstanding Radio Station Marketing & Promos 2024

Promotional Campaign for WPSU’s Vehicle Donation Program

WPSU

 

Outstanding Radio StationMarketing & Promos 2024

Mobile App Promo Series

WLVR

 

Outstanding Radio Station Marketing & Promos 2024

Bee Positive on B101

WBEB-FM

 

Outstanding Radio Station Marketing & Promos 2024

90-SWIFT-FIVE T-A-Y Rebrand Stunt

WTDY

 

2024 Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign

Wayne County Ford & Bold Gold Media Holiday Toy Drive Challenge

WDNH

 

2024 Outstanding Public Service Announcement/Campaign

B101’s Christmas Choir Competition

WBEB-FM

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/ Report

Conversation group in Scranton helps refugees from around the world

WVIA

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report

Central and northern PA school districts and companies struggle to find bus drivers

WPSU

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report

Shankweiler’s Drive-In Theatre to Celebrate 89th Birthday First Under New Owners

WDIY Local News

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report

40 years later, Billy Joel’s “Allentown” still elicits strong strong emotions in the Lehigh Valley

WLVR

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report

‘The Fries Rebellion’ Docudrama Film Will Bring Lehigh Valley History To Life

WDIY Local News

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report

Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation/90.5 WESA

‘I feel like I can breathe again’ Pittsburgh Synagogue attack survivors begin to move forward

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report

Crisis at the Juvenile Justice Center

KYW

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report

WMMaRchives Interviews

WMMR

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Public Affairs Program

People & Perspectives “Sudden Cardiac Arrest”

WNNK-FM/WQXA-FM/WTPA-FM

WWKL-FM/WHGB-AM

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Public Affairs Program

Teen Scientist

WDIY

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Public Affairs Program

Our Delaware Valley with Lora Lewis

WMMR/WMGK/WXTU/WPEN

WBEN/WTMR/WWDB

 

2024 Outstanding Local Radio Newscast

WINKWatch News

WNNK-FM

 

2024 Outstanding Local Radio Newscast

WCCS 101.1 FM and AM-1160

CHIEF UNDER FIRE

 

2024 Outstanding Local Radio Newscast

WLVR Newscast

WLVR

 

2024 Outstanding Local Radio Newscast

Garfield Standoff

KDKA-AM

 

2024 Outstanding Local Radio Newscast

The I-95 Collapse in Philadelphia

KYW Newsradio

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Commercial

Patriot Plumbing and Drains “Plumbing Battles”

WGTY/WYCR

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Commercial

Owlett’s Farm Store Christmas

WDKC

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Commercial

MK Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning “Fall”

WXMJ

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Commercial

Sieger’s Jewelers

WOGI-FM

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event

Easton-Phillipsburg #116

WEEX-AM

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event

Run for the Diamonds

WHLM

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Coverage of a Local Sporting Event

Oobi’s Orchestration

KDKA-AM

 

2024 Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team

The Rich Zeoli Show

WPHT-AM

 

2024 Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team

The Doc Show with Chewy

WGGY

 

2024 Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team

Hot Topics with Kendall

WMBS

 

2024 Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team

Kayal & Company

WPHT-AM

 

2024 Outstanding Local Radio Personality/Team

Bubba Show

WBZZ

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Station Sponsored Event

96.1 SOX Toy Challenge on the Bridge

WSOX-FM

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Station Sponsored Event

Mock Crash

WDSN

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Station Sponsored Event

I-105 FallFest Country Music Festival

WIOV-FM

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Station Sponsored Event

WMMR’s Preston & Steve Camp Out For Hunger

WMMR

 

2024 Outstanding Radio Station Sponsored Event

BIG 98.1 Loves Our Kids Radiothon

WOGL-FM

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2024

Navigating Inflation

WPSU

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2024

PA Pigskin Preview Sports Talk Show

WQSU

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2024

WLVR’s Flight Club

WLVR

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2024

Mental Health Tips

WHJB-FM 107.1

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2024

The Baker and the Grocer

KYW Newsradio

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2024

Christmas Music Kick-Off on B101

WBEB-FM

 

Judges’ Merit – Radio – 2024

WMMR Pays Tribute to Philly’s Legendary ‘Geator With The Heater, The Boss With The Hot Sauce Jerry Blavat

WMMR

TV Winners

Outstanding Use of Digital Media 2024 

FOX43 Digital Strategy 

WPMT 

 

Outstanding Use of Digital Media 2024 

WVIA presents PIZZA! A multi-channel campaign 

WVIA 

 

Outstanding Use of Digital Media 2024 

ROAR Documentary Launch Digital and Social Media Campaign 

WVIA 

 

Outstanding Use of Digital Media 2024 

Pocono Television Network 

WDPN 2.8 

 

Outstanding Television Station Marketing & Promos 2024 

Weather Smart Alphabet 

WPMT 

 

Outstanding Television Station Marketing & Promos 2024 

WBRE/WYOU/PAHomepage.com 

28/22 News Home Field 

 

Outstanding Television Station Marketing & Promos 2024 

Anchors at Market 

WPMT 

 

Outstanding Television Station Marketing & Promos 2024 

6abc Marketing Promo Reel 

WPVI-TV 

 

Outstanding TV Public Service Announcement/Campaign 2024 

Hispanic Culture Across Pennsylvania 

WPMT 

 

Outstanding TV Public Service Announcement/Campaign 2024 

Steeling the Spotlight 

WPGH 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

First Responder Saved by Fellow First Responders 

WBRE/WYOU/PAHomepage.com 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

Kohberger’s Case from PA’s Perspective 

WFMZ 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

The Golden Apple Awards 

WJET TV 24 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

Child Survivor Inspires Others 

WTAJ 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

Tiffany’s New Light Series 

WFMZ 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

The Hooded Graves of Catawissa 

WVIA 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

Jonah’s Heart 

WICU/WSEE 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

An Honor Worth the Wait 

WHTM 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

Abandoned PA 

WGAL 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

Paola’s Parenting Playbook Helmet Safety 

WBRE/WYOU 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

Subaru Love the Earth “Terracycle” 

WPHL 

 

2024 Outstanding Feature Story/Report 

Breast Cancer: One Man’s Fight 

KYW-TV 

 

2024 Outstanding Television Public Affairs Program 

Community Conversation Mideast Crisis Hits Home 

WLVT-TV 

 

2024 Outstanding Television Public Affairs Program 

Politics in Focus 

WPHL-TV 

 

2024 Outstanding TV Weathercast 

Wintercast – Tony Martin 

WJAC-TV 

 

2024 Outstanding TV Weathercast 

Fall Foliage 

WHTM-TV 

 

2024 Outstanding TV Weathercast 

Air Quality Concerns 

WTAE 

 

2024 Outstanding Television Spot/Breaking News Story 

The Search For A Killer 

WGAL 

 

2024 Outstanding Television Spot/Breaking News Story 

Bird-in-Hand Explosion 

WPMT 

 

2024 Outstanding Television Spot/Breaking News Story 

CBS 21 News, PSP Troopers Shot 

WHP-TV 

 

2024 Outstanding Television Spot/Breaking News Story 

East Palestine Train Derailment 

WPXI 

 

2024 Outstanding TV Coverage of a Local Sporting Event 

Hershey Bears win Calder Cup 

WPMT 

 

2024 Outstanding TV Coverage of a Local Sporting Event 

Black & Gold Primetime 

WTAE 

 

2024 Outstanding TV Coverage of a Local Sporting Event 

Abington Heights v North Pocono Annual “Pink Game” 

FOX56 WOLF-TV 

 

2024 Outstanding TV Coverage of a Local Sporting Event 

Adley’s Army-Red Land Basketball Supports their Biggest Little Fan 

WPMT FOX43 

 

2024 Outstanding Television Documentary 

Opiods:  Help and Hope 

WBRE/WYOU/PAHomepage.com 

 

2024 Outstanding Television Documentary 

ROAR:  The Story of the Southern Columbia Football Tigers 

WVIA 

 

2024 Outstanding Television Documentary 

The Lost Children of Carlisle 

WGAL 

 

2024 Outstanding Television Documentary 

Overcoming Hate 

WPXI 

 

2024 Outstanding TV Investigative Story/Report/Series 

Burning Coal Country 

WFMZ 

 

2024 Outstanding TV Investigative Story/Report/Series 

TRANQ:  A deadly drug crisis 

WTAJ 

 

2024 Outstanding TV Investigative Story/Report/Series 

Disparity in hospital costs spark nationwide call for price transparency 

FOX56 WOLF-TV 

 

2024 Outstanding TV Investigative Story/Report/Series 

Jim Rogers Settlement Investigation 

WPXI 

 

Judges’ Merit – Television – 2024 

Sky View 21:  A Unique Look at Visual Storytelling 

WHP-TV 

 

Judges’ Merit – Television – 2024 

Team Allied Services and You 

WNEP 

 

Judges’ Merit – Television – 2024 

Chris Bohinski Judges Merit Composite 

WBRE/WYOU 

 

Judges’ Merit – Television – 2024 

2023 Freddy Awards 

WFMZ 

 

Judges’ Merit – Television – 2024 

What is NextGen TV or ATSC 3.0? 

WPVI-TV 

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