WGN-TV & Oak Brook Productions Bring Home 10 Emmy® Awards

WGN-TV & Oak Brook Productions Bring Home 10 Emmy® Awards

At Saturday’s 2014 Chicago/Midwest Emmy® Awards, WGN-TV and OBP won 10 Emmy® Awards. In addition, it was announced that Tribune Broadcasting President Larry Wert, WGN-TV Special Projects Producer Pam Grimes and Videographer Richard “Ike” Isaac will be inducted into the prestigious Chicago Silver Circle in 2015 for their accomplished broadcast careers.  WGN-TV/OBP Emmy® Award winners include:

  • Outstanding Achievement for News Programming/Morning Newscast
    Morning News Team:  Blackhawks Win the Stanley Cup
    Blackhawks Win the Stanley Cup: Larry Potash, Robin Baumgarten, Paul Konrad, Erin McElroy, Dean Richards, Anchors; Pat Tomasulo, Nick Boyan, Andrew Gavrilos, Terence Barthel, Producers; Ana Belaval, Amy Rutledge, Frank Holland, Tonya Francisco, Reporters; Ted Parra, Mary Bohentin, Sean Maroney, Adam DeBacker, Gerald Jackson, Leo Brucato, Steve Segers, Amy Aiello, Pat Parmenter, John Laboda, Photographers; Mike Sypien, Skycam; Andrew Zuick, Pat Curry, Assignment Editors; Sandy Pudar, Executive Producer; Joe Dix, Phil Lucas, Lisa Augello, Directors.






  • Outstanding Achievement for Sports Programs – One-Time Special
    Bob Vorwald/Terry Bates:  Wrigley 100: A Century Celebration
    See intro here:  youtube.com/watch?v=jMOKcEZWXcY


  • Outstanding Achievement for Programming Promos (Non-News) Single Spot/Campaign
    Andrew Lennie, Ryan Johnson:  WGN-TV 2014 Crosstown Cup
    See it here:  http://youtu.be/jYyxa53UnWs


  • Outstanding Achievement for Informational/Instructional Programming – Program/Special/Series/Segment
    Weekend Workbench: Josh Kaufman, David Rosenberg, Executive Producers; Rochelle Adkinson, Casey O’Halloran, Greg Harshbarger, Theodore Pawlicki, Producers; Ryan Salzwedel, Host. Oak Brook Productions
    See it here: http://wgntv.com/category/weekend-workbench/


  • Outstanding Crafts Achievement for On-Camera Talent
    Elliott Bambrough – Chicago’s Best. Oak Brook Productions
    See it here:  http://chicagosbesttv.com/


  • Outstanding Craft Achievement Off-Air: Editor – Program (Non-News)
    Jordan Arseneau – Chicago’s Best. Oak Brook Productions
    See it here: http://chicagosbesttv.com/

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WGN-TV is Chicago’s CW network affiliate, programming news, sports and entertainment.  Most programming airs in high definition on WGN 9.1.  WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station, airing on WGN-TV as well as CLTV.  WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Tribune Broadcasting’s classic TV network Antenna TV and WGN 9.3 is Chicago’s This TV movie network affiliate.  WGN-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting station.  For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNTV.com

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