Awards

Select Awards FY21 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)

NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY AWARD

Outstanding Nature Documentary
Nature: The Serengeti Rules

CYNOPSIS BEST OF THE BEST AND RISING STAR AWARDS

Best Online/Video Game for Kids
Cyberchase: Echo Explorers

Best Social Good Series
Cyberchase

2021 WEBBY AWARDS

How-To, Explainer & DIY Video
Take on Fake “How to Fact-Check Like a Journalist”

How-To, Explainer & DIY Video – People’s Voice Award
Take on Fake “How to Fact-Check Like a Journalist”

Video: Music – People’s Voice Award
American Masters – In the Making “Anik Khan: Street Level”

THE CENTER FOR ANTI-VIOLENCE EDUCATION

The Luminary Award
The WNET Group

INTERNATIONAL SERIOUS PLAY AWARDS

Gold Medal
Mission US: Prisoner in My Homeland

Silver Medal
Cyberchase: Fractions Quest

Bronze Medal
Cyberchase: Echo Explorers

JACKSON WILD MEDIA AWARDS

Best Animal Behavior
Octopus: Making Contact

Best Writing
Octopus: Making Contact

Best Ecosystem Film
Okavango: River of Dreams

Best Presenter-Led Film
Cuba’s Wild Revolution

INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE FILM FESTIVAL

Best Animal Behavior
The Leopard Legacy

NETA PUBLIC MEDIA AWARDS

Education – In Person Learning Events
The Youth Collective

Community Engagement – Local Project
The Youth Collective

Marketing/Communication – Integrated Media Campaign
The Summer of ’69 Campaign

TELLY AWARDS

Online: Series: Education & Discovery – Silver Award
Nature – Backyard Nature

Social Video: Series: Education & Discovery – Silver Award
Nature – Soothing Nature

Social Video: General: Education & Discovery– Silver Award
Nature – Earth Day Awards with Ze Frank

Television: Series: History – Silver Award
American Masters: Unladylike2020

Online Documentary – Silver Award
American Masters – In the Making “Damon Davis: Apologue for the Darkest Gods”

Television: General: D&I – Silver Award
¿Qué Pasa NJ?

Television: Series: Cultural – Silver Award
¿Qué Pasa NJ?

Online Series: Comedy – Silver Award
GZERO WORLD with Ian Bremmer

PRESS CLUB OF LONG ISLAND MEDIA AWARDS

Radio: Best Radio News Station – 1st Place
WLIW-FM Long Island’s Only NPR Station

Radio: Best Radio News Station – 2nd Place
WLIW-FM “Behind the Headlines”

Radio: Arts and Entertainment – 1st Place
WLIW-FM “Edwin German, Vietnam Purple Heart Recipient”

Radio: Race & Diversity – 1st Place
WLIW-FM “Sundays on the East End – Guest Bonnie Michelle”

Radio: Race & Diversity – 3rd Place
WLIW-FM “Sundays on the East End – Guest Joel Melia”

LONG ISLAND’S FAIR MEDIA COUNCIL FOLIO AWARDS

Community Affairs Coverage (2020)
MetroFocus “Fair Housing Fight”

Best Feature Story
MetroFocus “Emmanuel Acho Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man”

Best News Special Report
MetroFocus “The Face of America’s Great Social Depression”

Best Use of Social Media by a News Outlet
WLIW-FM Studio Sessions

Election Coverage
WLIW-FM “Special Coverage of Election 2020”

2021 DEADLINE CLUB AWARDS

National TV Spot News Reporting
PBS NewsHour Weekend “Ruth Bader Ginsburg”

THE WALTER CRONKITE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TELEVISION POLITICAL JOURNALISM

Excellence in Television Political Journalism
FRONTLINE: Policing the Police 2020

72nd ANNUAL CHRISTOPHER AWARDS

TV, Cable & Streaming
Chasing the Dream: Broken Places

SOCIALLY RELEVANT FILM FESTIVAL AWARD

Emerging Filmmakers Award (Documentary Short)
Daunnette Moniz-Reyome, “Films BYkids: Against the Current”

UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION FILM FESTIVAL

Youth Vision Award
Films BYkids: Faith’s World

2020 WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL

Best Documentary Student Short
Films BYkids: Against the Current