News 12 Networks Win 33 Press Club of Long Island Media Awards

News 12 also received the top honor as the winner of this year’s Bob Greene Public Service Award for its ongoing series “The New Normal,” which covers the pandemic, economy and issues impacting society every day.

News 12 Staff

Jun 3, 2022, 3:33 PM

Updated 688 days ago

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News 12 Networks Win 33 Press Club of Long Island Media Awards
News 12 Networks won 33 honors at this year’s Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) Media Awards held Thursday night at the Melville Marriott. 
News 12 also received the top honor as the winner of this year’s Bob Greene Public Service Award for its ongoing series “The New Normal,” which covers the pandemic, economy and issues impacting society every day.
The mixture of honors were won across all media platforms and story types from digital and social media to features, hard news and special programming. Of the 33 honors, 13 were first place, specifically in categories like breaking news, history reporting, business reporting, social media reporting, and blogging. 
Former longtime News 12 anchor Drew Scott was inducted to the Long Island Journalism Hall of Fame, which was recognized during the media awards. 
PCLI is the local pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and has operated since 1974.
Full list of News 12 Press Club of Long Island Media Awards:
First Place:
Digital Best Social Media Campaign - All Platforms  - Hurricane Henri Coverage  - News 12 Staff
Digital Best Use of Facebook - The New Normal - Kelly Drossel, Elizabeth Hashagen, Phil Dowling, Kevin Benjamin, Jimmy Delargy, Henry Salmaggi, Christine Amante, Sandrina Rodrigues, Christine McGrath, Shawn Brown, James DiGregorio, Andrew Schoengold
Digital Blog - Gabby Petito Blog - News 12 Staff
Video Breaking News - Stop and Shop Shooting - News 12 Staff
Video Business - We're Open Composite - Antoinette Biordi, Andrew Ryan
Video Environment - Water Quality Report - Andrew Ehinger, Dave Liebowitz
Video History - Coliseum Memories - Dave Dodds, Kevin Maher
Digital Interactive Presentation - Failing Foundations - Karin Attonito, Rich Barrabi, Shosh Bedrosian, Anthony S. Cocco, Lee Danuff, James DiGregorio, Sabrina Franza, Glenn Garthwaite, Audrey Gruber, Walt Kane, Nancy Lynch, Rocco Marrongelli, Frank Pokorney, Tara Rosenblum, Anthony Zito, Aime Rodriguez
Narrative Non-Local News/Feature - Pandemic in Prison - Charles Bucci, Sabrina Franza, Stan Kowalski, Chade Newton, Frank Pokorney, Aime Rodriguez, Brooke Rothenberg, Jose Sanchez
Video Profile - Flag Man - Virginia Huie, Patrick Mantle
Digital Social Media Video - 9/11 Remembered - Shawn Brown
Narrative Sports Feature - UBS Arena: A New Home for the Islanders - Rob Del Muro, Dave Dodds, Brian Heyman, Kevin Maher, Rocco Marrongelli, Christine McGrath, Frank Pokorney, Sandrina Rodrigues, Jamie Stuart
Video Weather - Long Island Tornado Outbreak - News 12 Staff
Second Place:
Digital Best Social Media Campaign - All Platforms - Gabby Petito Coverage - Shawn Brown, Christine Amante, Stephen Levine
Digital Best Use of Facebook - Andrew Cuomo Coverage - Shawn Brown
Digital Best Use of Instagram - Child Rescued - Shawn Brown
Digital Best Use of Streaming Services- All Platforms - News 12 New York - Christine McGrath, Brian Heyman, Frank Pokorney, Shawn Brown, Chris Vaccaro, Kristin Malaspina, Maureen Quinn, Bill Kirschbaum, Robin Llompart-deMasi, Jeremiah Abraham
Digital Best Use of Twitter - Gabby Petito Coverage - Shawn Brown, Christine Amante, Stephen Levine
Digital Best Website - News12.com - News 12 Staff
Video Health- Science and Technology - Skating and Science: The Anatomy Behind the Ice Show - Meredith Garofalo, Melanie Silverman, David Garden
Digital Interactive Presentation - UBS Arena: A New Home for the Islanders - Rob Del Muro, Dave Dodds, Brian Heyman, Kevin Maher, Rocco Marrongelli, Christine McGrath, Frank Pokorney, Sandrina Rodrigues, Jamie Stuart
Video Lifestyle Feature - Road Trip: Close to Home Composite - Elisa DiStefano, Brian Jingeleski, Jessica Lee
Narrative Non-Local News/Feature - Countdown to Shutdown - Ryin Baskins, Pauline Chiou, Lee Danuff, Alan Flamenhaft, Frank Pokorney, Nadia Galindo, Tara Rosenblum, Jean Salzarulo
Video Profile - Asian American Trailblazers - Virginia Huie, Pat Mantle
Digital Social Media Video - Ida Aftermath - Shawn Brown
Digital User Engagement Campaign - QR Codes & Live Polling at News 12 - Frank Pokorney, Alex Lombardo, Jessica Frech, Christine McGrath, Brian Heyman, Sandrina Rodrigues, Andrew Schoengold
Digital Website Home Page Design - News12.com - News 12 Staff
Third Place:
Digital Best Use of Instagram - Tornado Day on Long Island - Shawn Brown
Digital Best Use of Social Media by an Organization - News 12 Quotable Video Graphics - News 12 Staff
Video Business - Consumer Holiday - Elizabeth Hashagen, Brian Jingeleski
Digital Interactive Presentation - TWA Flight 800: 25 Years Later - Doug Geed, Brian Endres, Frank Pokorney, James Whiteman, Amy Waldman, Bob Doda, Colleen Harrington, James DiGregorio, Rocco Marrongelli, Timothy Ivers, Greg Cannella
Video Race & Diversity - Justice For All - News 12 Staff
Narrative Sports Feature - Coliseum Memories - Charles Bucci, Rob Del Muro, Dave Dodds, Brian Heyman, Kevin Maher, Rocco Marrongelli, Frank Pokorney, Tom Schnaars, Jamie Stuart


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