WEWS NewsChannel5 nominated for 19 regional Emmys

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

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