05 Dec WGNO/ABC Wins 4 Emmy Awards
Including Best Arts/Entertainment and Best Writer
December 5, 2016 – WGNO, Tribune Broadcasting’s ABC Television Network affiliate for the greater New Orleans area, is pleased to announce the station has been honored with four Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Suncoast Chapter.
“News with a Twist” reporter “Wild” Bill Wood received three Emmy Awards and the station’s Creative Service Director Jeff Funk was honored for WGNO’s ongoing campaign “God Bless Louisiana,” for which the station’s has won Emmy Awards for three consecutive years.
“Wild Bill Wood is one of the great storytelling reporters. He weaves a story with memorable moments and creativity. Jeff Funk’s passion with our God Bless Louisiana campaign is never ending. Jeff and his team capture the essence, tradition, and culture of Louisiana with breathtaking photography and writing,” said News Director Rick Erbach.
WGNO 2016 EMMY AWARD WINS:
Bill Wood – A Nose for News
Bill Wood and Justin Abshire
Scooby Doo, Where Are You?
Wild Bill Wood Writes Good
Writer-Short Form (Promos, PSA’s, Commercials, Opens, etc.)
God Bless Louisiana Water
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/