Join Us at Folio June 7

Long Island’s biggest and most prestigious media event celebrates the best in media on the local, regional, and national levels. Be sure to join us by securing tickets, sponsorships, and ads for the Folio Magazine. The Folio Awards is Friday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Garden City Hotel. 

This year’s special Lifetime Achievement Award honorees include Newsday’s Rita Ciolli, WABC-TV/ABC’s Sandy Kenyon, and The Atlantic’s Michael Powell. The Distinguished Achievement Award will be presented to The Associated Press and accepted by Paul Haven.  Master of Ceremonies is Larry Mullins, News Anchor, 1010WINS.

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