The station was recognized in the Medium/Small (50+) category for Best Evening Newscast, and Adam Chodak was also recognized in the Commentary/Editorial category as the Best Talent.
WROC, Nexstar’s CBS affiliate in Rochester, N.Y., earned two 2021 Emmy Awards from The New York chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
The station was recognized in the Medium/Small (50+) category for Best Evening Newscast for its News 8 at 6pm from Sept. 2, 2020.
Adam Chodak, WROC’s managing editor and anchor, was also recognized in the Commentary/Editorial category as the best talent.
“This is another incredible achievement for our News 8 team and a tue testament to their hard work in producing a quality news product on TV and on RochesterFirst.com,” says Wendy Bello, WROC’s GM. “Our team is committed to excellence. That is what our viewers in Rochester deserve and what they can expect from News 8 every day.”
“This is a wonderful tribute to the talented journalists we have on the News 8 team who work every day to bring important stories that matter to the community across all of our platforms,” says Steve Koles, WROC’s news director. “Everyone on the news team should be very proud of this recognition.”
The 64th Annual New York Emmy Awards were announced on Oct. 30.
WNJU Telemundo 47 earned 21 awards while WABC and WPIX earned 17 New York Emmys.
WABC earned the News and Overall Excellence Emmy. WNBC earned an Emmy in the Evening Newscast Larger Market category.
Click here to see all the 2021 New York Emmy Awards.
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