WTVR/Richmond, VA Nominated For 22 Emmy Awards

WTVR/Richmond, VA Nominated For 22 Emmy Awards

Tribune Broadcasting is pleased to announce WTVR/CBS 6 in Richmond, VA has been nominated for 22 Emmy® Awards by the the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The winners of the 57th Emmy® Awards will be announced on June 27th.

WTVR’s nomination total is the most of any station in Central Virginia, and tied for second most in the region, which includes Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.

The following are WTVR’s 22 Emmy® Award Nominations:

Newscast – Evening (8pm – Midnight) – Medium Market (50+)
May 9th 11pm Newscast – Jennifer Carr, Producer; Alix Bryan, Web Producer; Nicholas Dutton, Web Producer; Christopher Walker, Director; Jon Burkett, Reporter; Chelsea Rarrick, Reporter; Michael Bergazzi, Executive Producer; Tyler Conta, Photographer; Rashard Rose, Assignment Manager; Scott Wise, Web Producer; Michael Prentace, Editor; Stephanie Rochon, Anchor; Robert Hughes, Assignment Manager

General Assignment Report – Within 24 Hours
Mile high tragedy: Fighter Jet goes down
Sandra Jones, Reporter/Writer

Continuing Coverage – No Time Limit
Hannah Graham & Jesse Matthew: Continuing Coverage
Laura French, Reporter; Chris Munnings, Photographer

Investigative Report – Single Story
Chesterfield Ticket Quota
Melissa Hipolit, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photographer

Feature News Report – Light Feature
One Man Toys ‘R’ Us
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Tyler Conta, Photographer

Who’s In Your Tree?
Rob Cardwell, Reporter

Feature News Report – Serious Feature
The Best Week of the Summer
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photographer

Chesapeake Heritage – News Feature
Suds of Success: From Prohibition to Prosperity
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer

Health/Science – News Single Story
Tracy & Yvonne’s Story: Co-workers surviving cancer
Tracy Sears, Reporter; Yvonne Libron, Producer; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer

Health/Science – News Series/Program
Buddy Check 6
Stephanie Rochon, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photographer

Politics/Government – News Single Story/News Series
The Chef Dishes
Lorenzo Hall, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer

Education/Schools – News Single Story/News Series
She is watching over us: Grace of St. Andrews
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer

Historical/Cultural – News Single Story
Freedom beckoned and they answered: Escape From Libby Prison
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer

Historical/Cultural – Program Segment
Reaching Home: The Story of Third Baseman Ray Dandridge
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer; Rob Byrne, Graphic Artist

Sports – News Single Story/Series
Soles of Love: Remembering Meg Menzies
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer

Sports – News Feature
I Kicked the Ball into a Truck
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photographer

Weather – News Weathercast
Tracking Storms from Land to Sea
Zach Daniel, Chief Meteorologist; Mike Goldberg, Meteorologist

Technology – News Single Story
Nothing is more precious than life
Chelsea Rarrick, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer

Public/Current/Community Affairs – Feature/Segment
I Can’t Get Enough!
Lorenzo Hall, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photojournalist/Editor

Anchor – Weather   
Zach Daniel: 2014 Weather Coverage
Zach Daniel, Chief Meteorologist

Photographer – News – Within 24 Hours
Brad Wilson Composite
Brad Wilson, Photographer

Photographer – News – No Time Limit
Brad Wilson Composite
Brad Wilson, Photographer

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