WTVR/Richmond, VA Nominated For 17 Emmy Awards

WTVR/Richmond, VA Nominated For 17 Emmy Awards

May 23, 2016—Tribune Broadcasting is pleased to announce WTVR/CBS 6 in Richmond, VA has been nominated for 17 Emmy® Awards by the the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The winners of the 58th Emmy® Awards will be announced on June 25th.

Said Sheryl Barnhouse, WTVR-CBS 6 News Director, “I am incredibly proud of the CBS 6 News team, it’s an honor to work with such a top-notch group of journalists. Our entire staff shares a passion for in-depth storytelling and connecting with our wonderful community. We’re pleased that our dedication to quality reporting is resonating with our peers and our viewers.”

The following are WTVR’s 17 Emmy® Award Nominations:

Newscast- Morning (4:55am -1pm)- Medium Market (50+)
October 30th 6:30am Newscast
Andy Pederson, Producer; Lauren Mackey, Executive Producer; Chris Peralta, Producer; Rob Cardwell, Anchor; Demetrius Terry, Floor Director; Jacob Burns, Reporter; Nikki-Dee Ray, Meteorologist; Reba Hollingsworth, Anchor

General Assignment Report -Within 24 Hours
You don’t have an Uncle Frankie
Sandra Jones, Writer; Brad Wilson, Editor

News Feature Report: Serious Feature
Still No Knock at the Door: Who Killed Donna & Mike?
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Chris Munnings, Photojournalist; Michael Bergazzi, Executive Producer

Finding Fuller: He Sleeps in a Friendly Country
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Chris Munnings, Photojournalist

Crime: News Series, No Time Limit
Face to Face with a Killer?
Laura French, Reporter; Chris Munnings, Photojournalist

One Final Mission: I didn’t think I would ever be here
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Editor

Self Portrait
Rob Cardwell, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Editor

Sharing a Common Thread: Pillows with a Purpose
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photojournalist

Historical/Cultural: Single News Story
Friday the 13th: The Story of Lust, Betrayal, & Revenge
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Rob Byrne, Graphic Artist

A Gift of Words: The MLK Lost Tape
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Editor

Sports: News Feature
Sideline Inspiration: My Main Man Cody
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photojournalist

Weather: News Weathercast
Winter Storm Hits Central Virginia
Zach Daniel, Chief Meteorologist

Public/Current/Community Affairs: Feature/Segment/Series
Heroin’s Deadly Hold on Virginia’s Youth
Tracy Sears, Reporter; Eli Gardiner, Photojournalist

Gallery of Grins
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photojournalist

Anchor: Weather
Zach Daniel, Chief Meteorologist

Photographer: News: No Time Limit
Brad Wilson
Eli Gardiner


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Jessica Bellucci
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