WTVR/Richmond, VA Wins 10 Emmy Awards

WTVR/Richmond, VA Wins 10 Emmy Awards

Station Honored for Best Morning Newscast, Best Feature News Report, Best Health/Science News, Best Education, Best Historical/Cultural News, Historical/Cultural Program, Best Writer – News, Best Photographer and Best Weather Anchor

Tribune Broadcasting is pleased to announce WTVR/CBS 6 in Richmond, VA has been awarded 10 Emmy® Awards by the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at an award ceremony in Silver Spring, Maryland.

WTVR received 10 Emmy® Awards, the most in the state, and was the second most honored station in the region (Virginia, Maryland and DC) with WTVR reporter Greg McQuade winning 5 of the station’s 10 Emmy® Awards.

“We are honored to be recognized by our peers.  The Emmy’s are a result of a news team which shares a passion for in-depth storytelling and informing viewers what’s important to Central Virginians. These accolades are a shining representation of the outstanding talent, creativity and dedication that thrive at WTVR,” said Stephen Hayes, President/GM, WTVR.

The National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 56th Annual Emmy® Awards honor outstanding achievement in the television industry.

The following are WTVR’s 10 Emmy® Award wins:

Feature News Report – Serious Feature:  “The Cuban: A Stroke of Survival”

  • Greg McQuade, Reporter;  Tim Hawkins, Photographer


Health/Science News:  “What Happens When You Die?

  • Tracy Sears, Reporter;  Chris Munnings, Photographer


Education:  “Secret School”

  • Lorenzo Hall, Reporter;  Jesse Burkett, Photographer


Historical/Cultural News – Single Story:  “The Most Hated Woman in Virginia”

  • Greg McQuade, Reporter;  Jesse Burkett, Photographer


Historical/Cultural program:  

  • “JFK at 50: Witness to History” Greg McQuade, Reporter;  Jesse Burkett, Photographer;  Michael Bergazzi, Producer
  • “I Wish I Was Never Born: JFK’s Haunted Secret Service Agent” Greg McQuade, Reporter;  Jesse Burkett, Photographer;  Michael Bergazzi, Producer


Weather Anchor:  Zach Daniel


Morning NewscastOctober 17th 6 a.m. Newscast

  • Chris Westfall, Producer; Pierce Sharpe, Producer; Lauren Mackey, Senior Producer; Reba Hollingsworth, Anchor; Lamar Person, Photographer; Rob Cardwell, Anchor; Bill Anderson, News Director; Jerrita Patterson,  Reporter; Jake Burns, Reporter/Photographer


Writer – News:  “A Dark Day in Dallas”

  • Greg McQuade, Reporter


Photographer:  “No Time Limit”

  • Timothy Hawkins


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Jessica Bellucci