Newhouse students, WAER win big at NYS Broadcasters Association awards

The New York State Broadcasters Association is announced the award winners for their 2021 Excellence in Broadcasting Awards, showering honors on WAER and CitrusTV. The awards will be presented at the Regional Awards Luncheons this month.

Medium Market Radio

Outstanding Feature

WAER: “How to warn kids about dangers of vaping? Cornell program shows through a microscope.”

Outstanding Sports Coverage

WAER: “Overdue: Retire a woman’s jersey.”

College Radio

Outstanding Feature:
WAER: “The pride of Syracuse”

College Television

Outstanding Public Affairs Program or Series

CitrusTV: “Talking Points, October 5, 2020”

Outstanding Spot News Story

CitrusTV: “Special Report: #NotAgainSU and Syracuse University Fail to Reach Agreement, Occupation to Continue”

Outstanding Hard News Story

CitrusTV: “The Mental Toll of Protesting”

Outstanding Feature News Story


CitrusTV: “SU Student Looks Back and Acts Forward with Music”

Outstanding Live On-Screen Reporting

CitrusTV – Ricky Sayer/#NotAgainSU Protests Winter Live Coverage

Outstanding Specialty Programming


CitrusTV: “Special Report: Faculty Under Pressure”

Outstanding Evening Newscast

CitrusTV: “News Live at 6: February 25, 2020”

Outstanding Morning Newscast

CitrusTV: “Juice and Java: February 22, 2020”

Outstanding Social Media Personality

CitrusTV: Ricky Sayer Twitter Profile

Outstanding Breaking News Coverage

CitrusTV: “Citrus TV #NotAgainSU Protest Tweets”

Congratulations, all!