WRAL-TV Brings Home Regional Emmys

WRAL-TV Brings Home Regional Emmys

WRAL-TV Consumer Reporter Monica Laliberte(left) & Producer Lori Lair received a regional Emmy for their story about flooded cars.
WRAL-TV’s dedication to excellence garnered recognition for the station at the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards; the Raleigh station took home six statuettes at the recent awards ceremony. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) presented the awards at a banquet at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, January 27, 2001.

From the 640 entries received by NATAS, 208 nominations were made in 56 categories. WRAL-TV received 20 nominations, and then took home six of the over 50 statuettes awarded. WRAL’s sister station, WRAZ/FOX50 in Durham, received three nominations.

WRAL-TV’s six Emmys include:

OVERALL NEWS EXCELLENCE
WRAL-TV Compilation, WRAL Raleigh
 
SPORTS PROGRAM/LIVE
Indy 2000Tom Crichton, James A. Ford, Jr., Lynn E. French, Bob Holliday, Jay Jennings, Tom Suiter & Jim Payne (not shown)
 
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING
Flood CarsLori Lair, Monica Laliberte, Robert Meikle
 
SPECIAL EVENT PROGRAM/LIVE
Special Olympics: World Summer Games 2000James A. Ford, Jr., Leesa Moore-Craigie & (not shown) Sundrae Miller, Jim Payne, Tracy Wilson
 
PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Upon This RockDavid Crabtree, Jay Jennings, Scott Mason
 
CHILDREN’S PROGRAM/ENTERTAINMENT
centralXpress.com: “Suzanne”Dan Oliver

WRAL-TV & WRAZ-TV’s other nominations include:

FEATURE STORY/HARD NEWS
Hard Drive Secrets – Lori Lair, Monica Laliberte, Robert Meikle (WRAL)
  DIRECTOR/NON-NEWS
centralXpress.com: “Suzanne” – Dan Oliver (WRAL)
DOCUMENTARY-TOPICAL
The Cape Light: Away from the Edge – Richard W. Adkins, Keith Baker, Mark Copeland, John Cox, Joe Frieda, Gil Hollingsworth, Jay Jennings, Scott Mason, David Renner (WRAL)
  EDITOR/NON-NEWS
Little Bit of Everything Too – Leslie Coble (WRAZ)
PUBLIC AFFAIRS
30 Minutes: Tobacco – Jay Jennings, Scott Mason (WRAL)
  EDITOR/PSA OR PROMO
Little Bit of Everything – Leslie Coble (WRAZ)
CHILDREN’S PROGRAM/EDUCATIONAL
centralXpress.com
: “The Bomb Threat” – Dan Oliver (WRAL)
  LIGHTING/LOCATION
centralXpress.com: “Suzanne” – Tripp Culbreth (WRAL)
PROMOTIONAL SPOT/NEWS
Internet Predators – Shelly Leslie (WRAL)
  TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
WRAL’s 6PM News/Hurricane Dennis – James A. Ford, Jr. (WRAL)
PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN
March Madness – Christian McIlwain(WRAL)
The Traffic Guru – Shelly Leslie (WRAL)
  WRITER/NEWS
Monica Laliberte Composite – Monica Laliberte (WRAL)
Scott Mason Composite – Scott Mason (WRAL)

AUDIO/POST PRODUCED
Little Fun with the Audio – Leslie Coble (WRAZ)

  WRITER/NON-NEWS
centralXpress.com: “The Bomb Threat” – Dan Oliver (WRAL)
DIRECTOR/NEWS
WRAL’s 6PM News/Floyd’s Flooding – James A. Ford, Jr. (WRAL)
   

Congratulations to all WRAL & WRAZ staff members for their recognition from NATAS!

 

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