Utica, NY (WIBX) - WIBX picked up three awards at the 45th annual "Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting" ceremony held last night.

The awards are sponsored by the New York State Broadcasters Association.

WIBX received awards for "Outstanding Spot News" for the shooting at the A T & T Store in New York Mills, "Outstanding Local Newscast" for a tornado and flooding news update and "Outstanding Local Sporting Event" for the Class D Boy's Basketball State Final Game.

Our sister station WFRG (Big Frog 104) won an award for Outstanding Promotion Announcement or Series for its Frogfest promos.