CLEVELAND - The National Academy of Television of Arts and Sciences announced its nominations for Lower Great Lakes Emmys and WEWS received 19 nods, including best evening and morning newscasts. It is the most nominations of any other Cleveland news station.
"This recognition by our peers validates our continuing efforts to bring our customers quality content on multiple platforms," said WEWS News Director Jill Manuel. "I'm very proud to work with a team of such accomplished journalists."
The Emmy is an international award that recognizes excellence in the industry and one of the most prestigious awards given in television.
NewsChannel5's nominations are as follows:
NewsChannel5 at 6 - Ann Geyser
NewsChannel5 at 11 - Julie Flynn, Danita Harris, John Kosich
Good Morning Cleveland at 6 - Kelly Hainer, Emily Greene, Sara Roth
NewsChannel5 at 11 weekend - Tracy Carloss, Sara Roth
General Assignment reporting - Sarah Buduson - Innocence Project
Investigative reporting - Ron Regan - Rigged for Disaster
Consumer reporting - Jenn Strathman/Melissa Watson- Driving for Cheaper Airfare
Health/science reporting - Jenn Strathman/Melissa Watson - Solar Reflection
Health/science reporting - Sarah Buduson/Melissa Watson - Illegal Tattoos
Historical/Cultural program - Hollie Brubaker - Dream Deferred: The Legacy of Bussing
Military News - Melissa Watson/Ron Regan/David Arnold/David Hatala/Robert Gardner - Operation Deep Freeze
Sports story - Ron Regan - Cashing In on Dreams
Teen Program - Steve Kurrent/Berry Pinney/Jason Nicholas- Academic Challenge
Editor - Robert Gardner
Meteorologist - Jason Nicholas
On Camera Talent/reporter - Ron Regan
Video Journalist - Gary Abrahamsen
Video Journalist - David Arnold
Crafts: Director - Steve Kurrent