WITI FOX6 Milwaukee Wins 10 Emmy Awards

WITI FOX6 Milwaukee Wins 10 Emmy Awards

Including Best News Gathering, Best News Specialty Report, Best On Camera Talent, Best Editing And Best Photographer

December 6, 2016 – WITI FOX 6, Tribune Media’s Milwaukee broadcast television station, is pleased to announce the station has been honored with 10 Emmy Awards from the Chicago/Midwest Chapter, more than any other station in Wisconsin.

“I am so very proud of our winners as well as our nominees,” said John LaPorte, Vice President of News. “We work very hard to serve our viewers. To have that work recognized by our colleagues is a great honor.”

FOX6 received Emmy Awards in the following categories:

News Gathering – Investigative Series
“Speaking Up for Special Needs”
Meghan Dwyer- Reporter; Dave Michuda – Producer

News Gathering – Serious News Feature
“Baaa’d Medicine”
Bryan Polcyn – Reporter; Erica Drehfal, Jerry Imig, Andy Konkle, Dave Michuda, Tim Primeau, LeeAnn Watson, Jim Wilson – Producers

News Specialty Report/Series – Business/Consumer
“Thieves in the Night”
Bryan Polcyn – Reporter; Stephen Davis, Jeff Frings, Aaron Frye, Dave Michuda, Jim Wilson, Kale Zimny – Producers

News Specialty Report/Series – Crime
“Underground and Off the Grid”
Brad Hicks – Reporter; Craig Sween, Kale Zimny – Producers

News Specialty Report/Series – Human Interest
“The Thirteen Sisters”
Bryan Polcyn – Reporter; John LaPorte – Executive Producer; Stephen Davis, Josh Dewar, Jeff Frings, Brad Hicks, Jerry Imig, Dave Michuda – Producers

News Specialty Report/Series – Politics/Government
“Risk on the Rails: Railroad Secrecy, A Wake Up Call to Washington”
Brad Hicks – Reporter; Jeff Frings, Craig Sween, John Upton, Kale Zimny – Producers

News Specialty Report/Series – Special Assignment Report
“Bridge on the Brink”
Brad Hicks – Reporter; Craig Sween, Kale Zimny – Producers

On Camera Talent – General Assignment Reporter
Brad Hicks

Outstanding Crafts Achievement – Editing
Andy Konkle

Outstanding Crafts Achievement – Photographer
Andy Konkle


For more information please visit: http://fox6now.com/
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