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Edward R. Murrow Awards
WBEN Newsroom
May 12, 2020 - 1:00 pm
The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced its prestigious regional Edward R. Murrow journalism awards for 2020 and WBEN is honored to have received three of the awards in top categories.
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Sandy Beach, Joey Reynolds and Danny Neaverth
Tim Wenger
May 12, 2020 - 9:38 am
If you're bored of Netflix and trying to escape the pandemic news, I have just the solution for you! Three legendary radio personalities fire it up on a Zoom call and talk about just about everything and anything. You can't go wrong by checking out this Zoom call with our own legenday Sandy Beach,...
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Coronavirus
Tim Wenger
March 05, 2020 - 3:07 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) – As New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told residents of the state this week amidst growing concerns of the spread of Coronavirus, “the fear is outpacing reason”, and that is the basis of a special three hour radio show on WBEN Thursday that will offer fact-based information on...
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(WBEN) - This week, instead of a more formal debate, WBEN is bringing you "Candidates in Conversation," which aims to provide a more extensive look at the two candidates running for Erie County Executive. Both County Executive Mark Poloncarz and County Legislator Lynne Dixon will join WBEN for an...
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July 25, 2019 - 12:05 pm
Get a fresh outlook on a difficult process. Join attorney David Carr for Divorce Radio on WBEN! Find out how the once expensive and painful process of divorce has changed into a positive event that can help you thrive. David Carr is the managing partner of David Carr and Associates - a firm focused...
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(WBEN) - In the week since David Bellavia was presented the Medal of Honor, he has been put on a whirlwind tour in New York City. It turns out it's not over yet. "We're going to be doing a bunch of local media," Bellavia told WBEN. "We're going to ring the bell at the New York Stock Exchange...
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Brendan Keany
June 17, 2019 - 1:38 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Last month, the Kiss Cares for Kids/WBEN Radiothon possessed a goal to raise $173,000 to enable Oishei Children's Hospital to purchase a brand new ENT Tower, which will enhance imaging capabilities for ear, nose and throat conditions. On Monday morning, Gronk Nation...
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(WBEN) - Rochester native Gary Beikirch was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1973 for his heroic actions in Vietnam. On April 1, 1970, with disregard for his personal safety, Beikirch moved through the enemy fire to apply first aid to his fallen comrades and assisted them to a medical-aid station...
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April 28, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The $1000 Cash Code is back on WBEN! It's your chance to enter to win $1000 twelves times each weekday by texting the Cash Code to 72881. Beginning at 7am and continuing through 6pm weekdays, we'll announce the Cash Code each hour and you'll have the entire hour to text the...
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RTNDA
April 23, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Radio Television Digital News Association has honored the WBEN News Team with four prestigious Regional Edward R. Murrow journalism awards. WBEN was awarded top honors for Breaking News, Continuing Coverage, Best Documentary and Excellence in Innovation. The RTDNA says, "...
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