CLEVELAND - WEWS won eight awards Saturday night at the 44th Annual Emmy Awards Gala.
The winners and categories include:
- Health and Science for Best News Series
Ron Regan and Melissa Watson for "Prescription for Profit"
- Best Magazine Program Series or Special
Ann Geyser, Leon Bibb and Cynthia Edwards for "My Ohio with Leon Bibb"
- Best Weekend Newscast
Joshua Boose, Colin McDermott and Eric Ristow for "Good Morning Cleveland Saturday"
- Community Service
Mel Watson, Joe Pagonakis, Ron Regan, Tara Sutton, Ted Kortan, Rob Gardner and Gary Abrahamsen for "Building Better Neighborhoods"
- Continuing Coverage
Mel Watson, Ron Regan, Joe Pagonakis, Ted Kortan and Rob Gardner for "Cashing in on Cleveland"
- Crafts: On Camera Talent
- Best Newscast -- Morning/Daytime
Kelly Hainer, Sara Roth, Mike Dunston and Macie Jepson for "Good Morning Cleveland"
- Best News Special
Julie Flynn for "Rock Comes Home"
The Lower Great Lakes Chapter's Emmy Awards Show was held at Windows on the River in downtown Cleveland. NewsChannel5 had 23 nominations.