WRAL-TV Wins Nine Regional Emmys

WRAL-TV Wins Nine Regional Emmys

WRAL-TV brought home the gold this past weekend, as the station nabbed nine Regional Emmy Awards from the 16th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards in Nashville on Saturday, February 2, 2002. The statues were presented at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center at the annual banquet and telecast.

WRAL-TV won Emmys in a variety of categories. The station took home statues for the following:

NEWS SPECIAL EVENT
StormTrack 2000: What You Need To KnowRandall Kerr, James A. Ford, Jr., David Crabtree, Greg Fishel, Monica Laliberte
WEATHERCAST
Strawberry Scare – Elizabeth Gardner
CHILDREN’S PROGRAM/ENTERTAINMENT
centralXpress.com – What Have You Heard? Dan Oliver
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING
Flood Cars, Where Are They Now?Monica Laliberte, Robert Meikle, Lori Lair
PUBLIC AFFAIRS
30 Minutes – Billy GrahamBill Leslie, Jay Jennings
PROMO/NEWS
Breast Cancer: The Husband’s PerspectiveChristian McIlwain
PROMO/NON-NEWS
How Are You Doing?Shelly Leslie
ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT
World’s First All HD Newscast
Craig Turner, Tom Beauchamp, Fred Kelly, Mike Mory, Tony Gupton, Adam Woodlief
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
StormTrack 2000: What You Need To Know – James A. Ford, Jr.
**tied with February Floods, H. Patrick Sweetman of WKRN Nashville

WRAL-TV Anchor Debra Morgan participated in the event as a presenter. Awards were given in 57 categories; winners were culled from 700 entries judged by the Cleveland Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and tabulated by Sussman and Associates.

A non-profit, professional organization dedicated to fostering excellence in television, NATAS has 18 chapters with 15,000 members nationwide. The Nashville/Midsouth region covers states of North Carolina and Tennessee and television market of Huntsville, Alabama.

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