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Posts Tagged ‘Alex Silverman’

New York Press Club Hands Out Annual Awards; The Associated Press Takes Top Honors

The Associated Press was the big winner today of the 2012 New York Press Club Awards for Journalism. The AP walked away with six awards including top prize, the Gold Keyboard Investigative Journalism Award for the series, “NYPD Spies on NYC.”

Finalists for the Gold Keyboard were Ian Urbina at The New York Times and Daniel Golden and Oliver Staley at Bloomberg News.

NY1 won the coveted Rev. Mychal Judge Heart of New York trophy for One on 1 with Budd Mishkin: A Look Back at 2011.

Finalist for the Nellie Bly Cub Reporter was WCBS 880 reporter/anchor Alex Silverman.

The winner for Best Headline and Front Page in the magazine category went to Bloomberg BusinessWeek, while Newsday took home for newspaper.

For Best Business Reporting, Bloomberg TV with anchors Carole Massar, Matt Miller, and Carole Zimmer was victorious. Bloomberg also won in the magazine division.

Best Business Reporting among newspapers goes to The Wall Street Journal.

In the Consumer Reporting category, chalk another for the mayor’s media empire, as Bloomberg News wins in the NewsWire division.

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Seattle Anchor/Reporter Alex Silverman Heads to WCBS 880

WCBS 880 has hired Alex Silverman as a part time anchor and reporter. Since May 2010, Silverman has been a reporter and anchor at Seattle’s KIRO-FM.

Silverman attended Syracuse University from 2006 to 2010. While at Syracuse, according to his LinkedIn page, Silverman was president and general manager at the student-run radio station.

The New Jersey native got additional experience as morning anchor at the Clear Channel station in Syracuse.