17 Oct WGNO/ABC Nominated for 9 Emmy Awards
Including Best Arts/Entertainment, Best Talent, Best Writer, Best Historical/Cultural and Best Human Interest
October 17, 2016 – WGNO, Tribune Broadcasting’s ABC Television Network affiliate for the greater New Orleans area, is pleased to announce the station has been nominated for nine Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Suncoast Chapter.
The station’s News department was nominated for seven awards, including Best Arts/Entertainment, Best Historical/Cultural, Best Talent, Best Writer and Best Human Interest.
WGNO’s Creative Services team was nominated for two awards including Best Writer for WGNO’s “God Bless Louisiana,” for which the station’s ongoing campaign has won Emmy Awards for the last two consecutive years.
WGNO 2016 EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS:
Wild Bill Wood -A Nose for News Wild Bill Wood WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA
Giants of the Fest 2016 Lebron Joseph WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA
Scooby Doo, Where Are You? Wild Bill Wood WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA
New Orleans Music Playlist Lebron Joseph, Mark Deane WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA
Historic/Cultural – News
The Story of Rye Whiskey Bobby Childs WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA
Little Levi Ready to Fly Justin Abshire WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA
Wild Bill Wood – As Seen on TV Wild Bill Wood WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA
Writer-Short Form (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens, etc.)
God Bless Louisiana Water– Jeff Funk WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA
Wild Bill Wood Writes Good Wild– Bill Wood WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA
The winners will be announced at a ceremony on December 3.
WGNO, owned by Tribune Media, 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 ½ hours of locally produced news and informational programming every week (23 ½ hours in the fall with Friday Night Football.) For more information, please visit http://wgno.com/
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