WPTZ/NBC5 wins state award for election coverage
PLATTSBURGH — WPTZ-TV/NBC5 announced it won a New York State Broadcasters Association award.
In a team effort, the NBC5 News Department won in the “Outstanding Election Coverage” category for NBC5’s election night 2020 coverage.
“We’re proud and honored to be recognized by the New York State Broadcasters Association,” News Director Michael LaFlesh said. “We take pride in our work for the North Country voters and approach every election night very seriously, and you can see that hard work showcased in our 2020 election night coverage.”
Coverage that night featured live reports from the City of Plattsburgh for the mayoral race. NBC5 also had live reports from New York’s…