15 Dec WGNO/ABC 26 New Orleans Honored with Three Emmy Awards
Station Wins Best On-Camera Talents and Best Promotion Campaign
WGNO, Tribune Broadcasting’s ABC Television Network affiliate for the greater New Orleans area, is proud to announce the station has been honored with 3 Emmy Awards at the 2014 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Suncoast Emmy Chapter awards on Saturday Night in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honors excellence in television markets in the entire State of Florida, Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles and New Orleans, Louisiana, Mobile, Alabama, Thomasville, Georgia and Puerto Rico.
News Director Rick Erbach says, “I am proud of our nominees and Emmy award winners. We work very hard every day to inform and educate our viewers using non-traditional storytelling techniques. It’s awesome to see our efforts are recognized by the NATAS judges for outstanding achievement.”
The following are WGNO’s 2014 Emmy Awards:
Best On-Camera Talent, Reporter-Medical
Dr. Rachel Reitan was honored for the second consecutive year for her Dr. Rachel segments.
Eric Zurcher was honored for his weekly segments Devour Power.
God Bless Louisiana station campaign
WGNO is the ABC Television Network affiliate for the greater New Orleans, Louisiana area, as well as parts of southern and coastal Mississippi. It is home to the popular and eccentric “News with a Twist” at 5 and 6PM, the Award Winning “God Bless Louisiana” campaign and all of your favorite ABC shows. WGNO, which launched as WWOM in 1967, becoming WGNO in 1969, currently airs 22 1Ž2 hours of locally produced news and informational programming every week (23 1Ž2 hours in the fall with Friday Night Football) For more information, please visit http://wgno.com/