WRAL-TV & FOX 50 Snag Seven Regional Emmys

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WRAL Winners
Proud WRAL-TV staffers show off the multiple Emmys won by CBC’s two Triangle stations.

WRAL-TV and FOX 50 have won an impressive seven Regional Emmys between the two stations.

The 22nd Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards ceremony took place on Saturday, January 26, 2008, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville.

The NATAS Chicago/Midwest Chapter and the Rocky  Mountain Southwest Chapter judged this year’s entries.

And the winners are:

Journalistic Enterprise
The Case of Bonnie Neighbors
Katie Prince, FOX 50

  Katie Prince

Sports Programs/Series
Wheels of Fortune – Jay Jennings & Clay Johnson, WRAL-TV

Jay Jennings Clay Johnson

Public Affairs
NC Wanted – David Creech, FOX 50

  David Creech
Advanced Media Interactivity
WRAL.com Video Player – Nathan Clendenin, WRAL.com
  Nathan Clendenin
Advanced Media Commercial
GOLO.com – Christian McIllwain & Shan Zhong, WRAL.com
Christian McIllwain Shan Zhong
Advanced Media Video Editor
WRAL.com “Create Your Own Promo” – Christian McIlwain, WRAL.com
  Christian McIllwain
WRAL 2007 HD Talent Opens – Steve Elizondo, Shelly Leslie & Jay Yovanovich, WRAL-TV
  Steve Elizondo Shelly Leslie Jay Yovanovich

WRAL Winners Several members of the WRAL-TV team were among the 535 guests at the Regional Emmy ceremony: (l to r) James Ford , Pete Sockett , Stephanie Beck, WRAL Alum Rob Hale , Phyllis Parish, Ken Smith , Shelly Leslie, Shan Zhong, and Anita & Tom Normanly.
Anita Normanly
NMG’s Anita Normanly (left) enjoys the event alongside WRAL-TV’s Phyllis Parish (right) & her husband, Seab Howard.
Rob Hale & Stephanie Beck
WRAL-TV’s Stephanie Beck (right) & WRAL alum Rob Hale strike a pose at the 22nd Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards gala
Shan Zhong
WRAL-TV’s Shan Zhong poses for a photo with his Emmy.
The Schermerhorn Symphony Center serves as a backdrop for the event.
WRAL-TV staffers enjoy an elegant cocktail reception & gala banquet in downtown Nashville.
Tom Normanly
WRAL-TV’s Tom Normanly examines one of the station’s new statues.

EmmysWRAL-TV & FOX 50 earned an impressive 36 nominations in the overall competition. Over 700 entries were received . For a list of WRAL’s nominations, visit the link below:

Thanks to NMG’s Anita Normanly for the capcom photos from the awards ceremony.

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