Folio Award News Winners

The gold standard for media today, the Folio Awards recognize quality news. Winning sends a strong message back to newsrooms everywhere of what the public wants and needs in its news.

Best in News 2021

Best Newscast

WCBS-AM Newsradio 880

The Morning After The Protests
WCBS News Team

Best Talk Show

WFAN-NY

Talking Golf with Ann Liguori
Ann Liguori, Host, Producer

Investigative Reporting (Robert W. Greene Award)

Newsday

The Grumman Plume: Decades of Deceit
Paul LaRocco, Staff Writer
David Schwartz, Staff Writer
Jeffrey Basinger, Senior Multimedia Editor

Best News Special Report

WLIW/WNET Thirteen

THE FACE OF AMERICA’S GREAT SOCIAL DEPRESSION
Diane Masciale, Executive Producer, Local Production
Domenic Camia, Senior Broadcast Producer
Christina Timothy, Senior Broadcast Producer
Rafael Pi Roman, Host

Best News Special Report

Newsday

The Grumman Plume: Decades of Deceit
Paul LaRocco, Staff Writer
David Schwartz, Staff Writer
Jeffrey Basinger, Senior Multimedia Editor

Breaking News

WCBS-AM Newsradio 880

The Fury of Isaias
WCBS News Team

Coronavirus Pandemic Coverage

CBS New York

Front Line Nurse
Carolyn Gusoff, Reporter
Joe Garufi, Editor

Immigration News

Documented

Coverage of Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors in the New York Area
Mazin Sidahmed, Co-Executive Director
documentedny.com

History News

Newsday

Confronting a Crisis: How Long Islanders United to Fight an Epidemic in 1898
John Hanc

Nonprofit News Feature Story

Blind Swimmer Life Changer

Keith Lopez, Video Journalist
PIX11

Health News

Patch.com

Giving Blood In A World Of COVID-19: Long Island Man Tells His Story
Peggy Spellman Hoey, Editor

Science News

CBS New York

Save the Honeybees says Garden City Widower
Jennifer McLogan, Reporter

Education (Sean A. Fanelli Award)

WABC-TV

Student Challenges In-person Learning Guidelines
Kristin Thorne, Reporter
Anthony Saturno, Photographer

Religion News (Msgr. Thomas Hartman Award)

Patch.com

Good Shepherd Flock Moves Forward After Fire
Peggy Spellman Hoey, Editor

Best Multimedia Package

Newsday

The Grumman Plume: Decades of Deceit
Paul LaRocco, Staff Writer
David Schwartz, Staff Writer
Jeffrey Basinger, Senior Multimedia Editor

Coronavirus Pandemic Coverage

Documented

Community Driven Coronavirus Coverage for Immigrant New Yorkers
Nicolás Ríos, Audience Editor
Kevin Dugan, Freelance Reporter
documentedny.com

Public Policy News

Dan’s Papers

Shinnecocks’ Cry for Protection of Unmarked Graves Finally Answered
Taylor K. Vecsey

Election Coverage

WLIW-FM

Special Coverage of Election 2020
Diane Masciale – Host/General Manager
Kyle Lynch – Production Manager
Delaney Hafener – Production & Administration Coordinator
Joe Shaw – Express News Group, Panelist
Beth Young – East End Beacon, Panelist
David Rattray – East Hampton Star, Panelist
Joe Werkmeister – Times Review, Panelist

Arts & Culture News

Dan’s Papers

All Eyes on Bonac Blind: Art Sparks Vandalism & Conversation
Associate Editor David Taylor

Arts & Culture Feature

CBS New York

The Dig with Elle McLogan: Floyd Memorial Library
Elle McLogan, Digital Reporter

Weather, Boating & Coastal News

WABC-TV

Tropical Storm Isaias and the Power Outages that Plagued PSEG
Stacey Sager, Reporter
Joe Tesauro, Photographer

Continuing News Story

Newsday

Thomas Murphy Continuing Coverage
Cecilia Dowd, Matt Golub, Howard Schnapp, James Carbone, John Roca and Greg Inserillo

Community Service News

CBS New York

Covid Nursing Staff Moves Into Group Home
Jennifer McLogan, Reporter

Feature Story

WLIW/WNET Thirteen

EMMANUEL ACHO UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS WITH A BLACK MAN
Diane Masciale, Executive Producer, Local Production
Domenic Camia, Senior Broadcast Producer
Christina Timothy, Senior Broadcast Producer
Jack Ford, Host

Community Affairs News

Patch.com

Harlem Council Rep Clashes With Community Board Over NYPD Funding
Nick Garber, Reporter

Health News

WSHU Public Radio

COVID-19 Brings DNA Vaccines To The Forefront

JD Allen

Continuing News Story

CBS New York

The Saga of Victim Thomas Valva

Jennifer McLogan, Reporter

Immigration Feature

WSHU Public Radio

Everytown: The Hamptons
Charles Lane, Reporter
Ann Lopez, Editor
Max Wasserman, Producer

Coronavirus Pandemic Coverage: Feature

Patch.com

Beloved Washington Heights Station Agent Dies From Coronavirus
Anna Quinn

Continuing Coronavirus Coverage

Newsday

Newsday Staff

Coronavirus Pandemic Coverage

WSHU Public Radio

COVID Support Groups Offer Place For Those With Ongoing Symptoms
Desiree D’Iorio

Environment Feature

CBS New York

Butterfly Mama
Carolyn Gusoff, Reporter
Joe Garufi, Editor

Environment News

Newsday

The Grumman Plume: Decades of Deceit
Paul LaRocco, Staff Writer
David Schwartz, Staff Writer
Jeffrey Basinger, Senior Multimedia Editor

Able Newspaper

“The ADA – The Fight For Rights”

Angela Melledy, Publisher & Editor
Karin Falcone Krieger, Staff Writer

History News

CBS New York

Crew Working To Restore Roslyn Grist Mill Finds Historical Artifacts In Bottle
Jennifer McLogan, Reporter

Education News(Sean A. Fanelli Award)

Patch.com

Hundreds Voice Stories Of Racism At Queens Private School
Maya Kaufman, Reporter

Religion News (Msgr. Thomas Hartman Award)

CBS New York

The History Of The Underground Railroad Is Tied With AME Zion Church In Manhasset
Jennifer McLogan, Reporter

Coronavirus Pandemic Coverage

WRHU FM / WRHU.org Radio Hofstra University

Well Said – Coronavirus and Cancer Care
Ira Nash, M.D.
John Mullen
Stephanie Lin
Connor Pilkington

Business News

CBS New York

Long Island Print Shop Churning Out Thousands Of Cardboard Mets Fans To Pack Citi Field
Jennifer McLogan, Reporter

Housing Feature

Long Island Business News

Housing Crunch
David Winzelberg

History Feature

Newsday

Soaring Success: In 1939, Port Washington’s Place in Aviation History Took Off
John Hanc

Business Feature

Long Island Business News

The Year the Music Died
David Winzelberg

Feature Story

Patch.com

Beset By Coronavirus, NYC Man Rides A Lonely Roller Coaster
Maya Kaufman, Reporter

Feature Story

Newsday

American Gangster
Sandra Peddie, Staff Writer
Robert Cassidy, Executive Director
Multimedia, Raychel Brightman – Producer Multimedia, Jeffrey Basinger – Senior Editor Multimedia

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