Celebrate & Network with Best in News & Social Media

June 17, 2022

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The Folio Awards are Friday, June 17, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Crest Hollow Country Club, Long Island, N.Y., Outdoors, weather permitting.


A legendary media event in the New York market since the 1980s, the Folio Awards is renowned for being the largest gathering of news media and celebrities mingling with a Who’s Who of leaders from business and community. 

Legends & Icons: Folio Awards Presenters

New York Icon Ernie Anastos

Ernie Anastos is a legendary New York Emmy Award-winning news journalist recognized as a leading anchor at WABC-TV, WCBS-TV and WNYW-TV. While his amazing news career spans several decades, he is also an accomplished media executive, owning multiple multimedia companies. In 2021, he graduated Harvard Business School with an award of distinction. 

Legendary Rita Cosby

Renowned TV host and veteran correspondent, female legend of the year in radio and NYT best-selling author, Rita Cosby is currently channeling her endless energy as host of The Rita Cosby Show, airing on 77WABC Radio. A dedicated advocate for military and veterans, Rita is also chair of the Global Service Institute at Long Island University.


Folio Awards Co-Host: Scott Stanford

Scott Stanford is a 7-time Emmy winning broadcaster whois currently co-hosting The Suki & Scott Show and is now in his 13th year as Studio Host for WWE. Scott was also a New York City television staple spending many years as sports and news anchor on PIX11, NBC4 and My9. He can also be seen and heard on many commercials and infomercials on local and national television.

Folio Awards Co-Host: Tina Cervasio

A seven-time Emmy Award winner, sports anchor Tina Cervasio is a 20-year broadcast veteran who became the first female lead-host on SiriusXM NBA Radio. She is currently a sideline reporter on CBS Sports Network for College Football and College Basketball, a talk radio host at SiriusXM NBA Radio, and the pregame and halftime host of New York Red Bulls broadcasts on MSG Network. She also hosts “Red Bulls Insider,” a magazine show on MSG, and handles part-time reporting and anchor duties on FOX5 New York’s Good Day New York and Sports Extra.

Shirleen Allicot

Shirleen Allicot is the co-anchor of Eyewitness News this Morning and Eyewitness News at Noon. She has covered everything from Hurricane Sandy to the Boston Marathon Bombings to the deadly 2015 Amtrak derailment. Some of her memorable moments include interviewing First Lady Michelle Obama in the White House Kennedy Garden and doing live reports from London during the Royal Wedding of 2018. Shirleen previously worked at News 12 and is a graduate of Hofstra University.

Ken Rosato

Five-time Emmy Award winner Ken Rosato is anchor of Channel 7’s top-rated Eyewitness News This Morning. He spent a decade anchoring Eyewitness News at Noon. Prior to WABC-TV, Ken was at FOX5 in New York, and WFOR-TV in Miami/Fort Lauderdale, where was nominated for a Suncoast Emmy Award. On radio, he anchored the news on the nation’s premiere all-news radio station, 1010 WINSKen received his BFA in Television and Radio from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and his MA in languages – he speaks five fluently.

Tom Kaminski

When Tom Kaminski says he has been playing in traffic since 1984, he means it: As Managing Editor of Traffic & Transit for WCBS Newsradio 880, Tom is usually found in Chopper 880, helping you navigate your daily coming and goings. While his view of New York typically begins at 1,000 feet, there are things he does on land, such as teaching at his alma mater, Montclair State University. 

Dave Price

Dave Price is the weather anchor for NBC 4 New York’s 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. newscasts. He also serves as a fill-in weather anchor for NBC’s TODAY.
Prior to joining NBC 4 New York, Price co-anchored FOX 5’s Good Day New York and served as weather anchor for CBS’s The Early Show. He has also covered major weather events for the CBS Evening News, include Hurricane Katrina.
For more than a decade, Price has traveled to Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Djibouti and military installations around the globe during the holiday season, performing comedy for U.S. troops.

VIP List

Reservations are still rolling in!  Shirleen Allicot, Anchor, ABC 7; New York icon Ernie Anastos; Sarah Burke, Vice President, News Director, CBS New York; Tina Cervasio, Lead Sports Anchor and Reporter, WNYW-FOX5; television personality and female legend of the year in radio Rita Cosby, Host, Rita Cosby Show, 77WABC; Pat Dolan, Owner, Newsday; Dan Forman, Managing Editor, CBS New York, Johnny Green Jr., President, CBS New York; Tom Kaminski, Managing Editor, Traffic & Transit, WCBS Newsradio 880; John Durso, Jr., Vice President, Community & Communications, NBC New York; Debby Krenek, Publisher, Newsday; Chad Matthews, President, ABC Owned Television Stations; Chris McDonnell, Vice President & General Manager, PIX11/ Nexstar Media Inc.’s New York City Operations; Jenna Natale, Publisher, Long Island Business News; Dave Price, Weather Anchor, NBC & NBC New York; Ken Rosato, Anchor, ABC 7; Tim Scheld, News & Programming Director, WCBS Newsradio 880; Scott Stanford, Host, The Suki & Scott Show, and Studio Host, WWE; Nicole Tindiglia, News Director, PIX11 … and more to come!

And then there’s the *other* A-List — the list that reveals who is the best in news and social media, Class of 2022. To find out who they are, and congratulate them in person, plan now to be with us on June 17. 


Crest Hollow Country Club is one of Long Island’s premier event venues. Weather permitting, the Folio Awards will be held outdoors. The pool area and manicured grounds offer up a South Beach vibe. Shades and sunscreen recommended. Dress code: business casual/country club casual. Proof of vax required. 


Driving? GPS this address: 8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, Long Island, N.Y. 11797

Phone: 516-692-8000


Using the Train? Go to LIRR’s Cold Spring Harbor Station.  Uber your way to the venue in less than 10 minutes. 


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Folio Awards Event Menu

11 a.m. - Networking Receptions

Our networking receptions feature light brunch-style fare

Luncheon Immediately Follows

Gourmet Grill Station:
Angus Brisket Blend Burgers

Shrimp Skewers
BBQ Rubbed Chicken Breast
Grilled Vegetable Kebobs
Grilled Portobello Mushroom Caps

Toppings Bar: Bacon, assorted cheeses, brioche rolls, more.

Surf & Turf Station:
NY Shell of Beef – sliced to order
Roasted Asian Sole

Harvest Community Table:

Cold Poached Salmon

Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil

Cutchogue Salad: Roasted Carrots, Gold Beets, Heirloom Carrots, Grape Tomatoes, Goat Cheese, Spiced Pecans
Shogun Salad: Baby String Beans, Red and Green Peppers, Baby Corn, Straw Mushrooms, Ginger, Soy
Artichoke Oregenta Salad: Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Peppers, Baby Spinach, Focaccia Crisps 

Garden Salad Table:

Mixed field greens, Grape Tomatoes, Mandarin oranges, Dried cranberries, Spiced walnuts & Assorted dressings

Dessert Station:
Ice Cream Sundae Bar with Assorted Toppings, Assorted Homemade Cookies and Sliced Fresh Seasonal Fruit

Sponsors & Supporters

Behind the Folio awards

Organizations that support the Folio Awards help the Fair Media Council advocate for more and better news coverage in order to ensure an informed electorate, vibrant communities, and the highest quality-of-life standards. Please get involved today. 

All or part of your support may be tax deductible, to the extend allowable by law. 

Fair Media Council is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. 


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