Regional Emmy Noms Announced

WRAL-TV 5 logoFOX 50 logo Regional Emmy Noms Announced
WRAL-TV & FOX 50 Staffers Receive 30 Nominations

The Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) recently announced the nominations for the 20th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards, and both WRAL-TV and FOX 50 received numerous nods. The following entrants will represent Capitol Broadcasting in Nashville, Tennessee at the ceremony on Saturday, January 28, 2006.

News Excellence
WRAL News

Newscast/Daytime
Snow and the South, An Icy Mix – Jennifer Sorber, Chris Bolanz, Brad Grantham, WRAL-TV

Newscast/Weekend
The Rally in Raleigh – Stephanie Beck, Laurie Clowers, WRAL-TV

Live Breaking News
Gridlock – Rick Gall, WRAL-TV
UNC Victory – Rick Gall, WRAL-TV

News Series/Non-Hard News
WRAL Archives – Scott Mason, WRAL-TV

Sportscast
Saturday Night at the Final Four – Tom Suiter, Jeff Gravley, WRAL-TV

Sports Event Coverage
US Open at Pinehurst – Bob Holliday, Jeff Gravley, Brad Simmons, Jay Hardy, WRAL-TV

Documentary/Cultural
Cleaning the Air – Clay Johnson, Jay Jennings, WRAL-TV

Documentary/Historical
Hazel Documentary – Clay Johnson Jay Jennings, Kim Williams, WRAL-TV

Documentary/Topical
Lost Generation – Clay Johnson, Jay Jennings, WRAL-TV

Entertainment
Peaceful Journey – Steve Elizondo, Bill Leslie, WRAL-TV

Special Event/Live
Arch Madness – Leesa Craigie, Stacy Wimmer, James Ford, Tom Suiter, Jeff Gravley, Bob Holliday, Richard Adkins, Ken Smith, Ken Medlin, Tony Gupton, WRAL-TV

Special Event/Post Produced
King of the Court – Randall Kerr, James Ford, Tom Suiter, Ken Medlin

Community Station Project
For the Children Campaign – Phyllis Parish, Loretta Harper-Arnold, WRAL-TV

Informational/Instructional
Kelly’s Story: Weighing Options – Phyllis Parish, Steve Elizondo, WRAL-TV

Children’s Programs
Smart Start Kids – Phyllis Parish, Lee Wing, Bill Jensen, Janet Walters, Willa Brigham, WRAL-TV

Interactivity
WRAL.com – John Conway, WRAL-TV

PSA Spot
AIDS, Not Funny – Christine Van Cott, FOX 50

Promo/News
5 Degree Guarantee – Christian McIllwain, Bill Reeves, WRAL-TV
Mark’s Road Crew – Christian McIllwain, Bill Reeves, WRAL-TV

Promo/Non-News
Real Men of FOX 50 – Scott Reid, Jason Matthews, FOX 50

Audio
Soundtrax by Shelly 2005 – Shelly Leslie, WRAL-TV

Director/Short Form
Christian McIllwain Composite – Christian McIllwain, WRAL-TV

Editor/News
Scott Mason: Stories – Scott Mason, WRAL-TV

Graphic Arts
FOX50.com Campaign – Gayle Hardy, Tim Greeney, FOX 50

Music Composer/Arranger
Peaceful Journey – Bill Leslie, WRAL-TV

Technical Director
Capital Clash – James Ford, WRAL-TV

Writer/News
Scott Mason: Stories – Scott Mason, WRAL-TV

Writer/Short Form
Christian McIllwain Composite – Christian McIllwain, WRAL-TV

The two CBC stations were among 716 entries which were whittled down to 271 nominations by a panel of judges from other regions. Nominees in the 59 categories are from 45 stations and companies in the Nashville/Midsouth Region, which encompasses the states of North Carolina (except Asheville) and Tennessee, and the television market of Huntsville, Alabama.

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