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May 11, 2021

A New York Minute in History Podcast Wins Excellence in Broadcasting Award

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A New York Minute in History, WAMC

This article originally appeared on the WAMC website.

WAMC is proud to announce that it has won three Excellence in Broadcasting Awards from the New York State Broadcasters Association.

In the 55th annual competition, WAMC won in the following categories: 

OUTSTANDING ELECTION COVERAGE: WAMC ELECTION COVERAGE 2020
OUTSTANDING LIVE LOCAL COVERAGE: ALBANY PROTESTS TURN DANGEROUS
OUTSTANDING PODCAST: A NEW YORK MINUTE IN HISTORY

Excellence in Broadcasting awards will be presented in September.

"We are grateful to receive these honors after such a demanding year," WAMC President and CEO Dr. Alan Chartock said. "We are thankful our members continue to enable us to produce important reporting and programming in our local communities."

The news comes days after WAMC received a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award also honoring “A New York Minute In History,” about the history of New York and the unique tales of New Yorkers. It is hosted by State Historian Devin Lander, Saratoga County Historian Lauren Roberts and Don Wildman. Jesse King and Jim Levulis of WAMC produce the podcast.

“A New York Minute In History” is a production of the New York State Museum, WAMC Northeast Public Radio and Archivist Media. Support for the project comes from The William G. Pomeroy Foundation. Original funding came from the National Endowment for the Humanities and a Humanities New York Action Grant. Read more...