(Yonkers, NY, April 4, 2005) – The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has honored News 12 Westchester with a New York Emmy Award. The 48th Annual Emmy awards were presented on Sunday, April 3, 2005 at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
News 12 Westchester received the following New York Emmy Award:
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"This is another indication that News 12 Westchester is committed to serving the community with in-depth looks at issues others don't explore, said Janine Rose, News 12 Westchester News Director and Anchor.
The New York Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievements in television, originally broadcast or cablecast in New York or Northern New Jersey.
News 12 Westchester is a 24-hour regional news service reaching approximately 252,000 homes in Westchester County on the Cablevision cable system.
News 12 Westchester is part of News 12 Networks; the country's first, largest and most watched 24-hour local television news network. The Network is made up of 5 individual local news channels serving the areas of Long Island, New Jersey, Southwestern Connecticut, Westchester County, and the Bronx. News 12 Networks is a cable exclusive service, reaching approximately 3.3 million households in the New York market. News 12 Networks is owned and operated by Cablevision Systems Corporation. Cablevision is one of the nation's leading entertainment and telecommunications companies. Its cable television operations serve 3 million households located in the New York metropolitan area. Cablevision owns a controlling interest and operates Madison Square Garden and its sports teams including the Knicks and Rangers. The company also operates New York's famed Radio City Music Hall and owns and operates Clearview Cinemas in the New York metropolitan area.