WTVR/Richmond, VA Wins 10 Emmy Awards

WTVR/Richmond, VA Wins 10 Emmy Awards

Station Awarded Best Feature News, Best Sports, Best Anchor/Weather, Best Health, Best Historic/Cultural, Best Education, Best Technology and Best Public Affairs

Tribune Broadcasting is pleased to announce WTVR/CBS6 in Richmond, VA has been awarded 10 Emmy® Awards by the the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, which includes Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.

“It is an honor to be recognized for our exemplary work by a group of our respected peers,” said Sheryl Barnhouse, News Director.  “I feel fortunate to be a part of a talented team of journalists with passion, heart and a commitment to tell the incredible stories that impact Central Virginia.”

The following are WTVR’s 10 Emmy® Award Wins:

Feature News Report – Light Feature
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

Health/Science – News Single Story
Tracy & Yvonne’s Story: Co-workers surviving cancer
Tracy Sears, Reporter; Yvonne Libron, Producer; 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 Feature
I Kicked the Ball into a Truck
Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photographer

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

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