WBNG honored for its flood coverage by the Associated Press

(WBNG) — 12 News recently won the first place award for Spot News from the New York State Associated Press Association.

The winning submission showcased our breaking news coverage of the area’s flooding in late-July last year.

According to the AP, 28 newspapers submitted more than 658 entries and 46 television and radio stations submitted more than 524 entries for the award. There were also 22 submissions from five college stations.

WBNG is honored to accept this award and is thankful to our 12 News team members for their remarkable work and dedication.