Saturday, December 20, 2014

NEWSChannel 2 honored with three Syracuse Press Club awards

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WKTV) - NEWSChannel 2 was honored Saturday night with three awards from the Syracuse Press Club at the club's annual awards dinner.

Photojournalist Tim Fisher took home first place for the News Feature category. His piece "Heartbreak on Schuyler Street, through a photographer's lens," following being on the scene of the fatal fire that killed three children and their mother, became one of the most-viewed pieces in history and went viral on the web.

NEWSChannel 2's Boilermaker 2011 broadcast was awarded second place in the Special Program category. was awarded second place for the best website in the greater Central New York area, for the second year in a row.

NEWSChannel 2 News Director Steve McMurray and Digital Media Producer Andrew Donovan were on-hand to accept the awards.