Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 10/30/2019
Nexstar’s CBS affiliate WROC Rochester, N.Y., celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month by producing and airing special stories each Monday during its 5:30 p.m. newscast. It aired the half-hour special, “Hidden History: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage,” three times. Governor Andrew Cuomo presented WROC with a proclamation for its coverage of Hispanic Heritage Month and its commitment to fair representation. “It is fitting that all New Yorkers share in the events that highlight the extensive legacy of accomplishment, success, and abundantly rich Latino customs and traditions,” he said.
“This is truly an honor, and the credit goes to our entire news team,” said General Manager Wendy Bello. “Our Hispanic Heritage initiative is a collaboration of impactful stories celebrating the proud heritage of Hispanic culture and its influence in the Rochester community.”
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