WRAL-TV & FOX 50 Receive Over 40 Regional Emmy Noms

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WRAL-TV & FOX 50 Receive Over 40 Regional Emmy Noms
CBC & Fletcher Foundation to be Honored with Governor’s Award

The MidSouth Region of the National Television Arts and Sciences has once again honored WRAL-TV, FOX 50 and WJZY-TV with dozens of Emmy nominations. The Board of Governors also unanimously voted to honor Capitol Broadcasting and the A.J. Fletcher Foundation with the Academy’s highest honor, The Governors’ Award.

WRAL-TV tied for the most nominations of any station with 32 nods. FOX 50 and WJZY-TV received 10 nominations for their oustanding promotional work.

And the WRAL-TV and FOX 50 nominees are:

News Excellence
WRAL-TV

Newscast/Evening
Deadly Tornadoes – Tony Gupton, Christine Bowley, WRAL-TV

Newscast/Morning
Tornado Aftermath – Randall Kerr, Keyetta Mangum, Sloane Heffernan, Kelcey Carlson, Crystal Woods, WRAL-TV

Newscast/Weekend
WRAL News at 11: Tornado Recovery – Ken Smith, Debra Morgan, Martha Woodward, Lori Grant, Chad Flowers, WRAL-TV

Spot News
NC Flooding – Rick Gall, WRAL-TV

Breaking News
Deadly Tornadoes Hit – James Ford, Rick Gall, Martha Woodward, Mike Charbonneau, Sally Smith, Ken Smith, Tony Gupton, Lori Grant, Mary Alice Boliek, Nathan Johnson, Chad Flowers, WRAL-TV

Continuing Coverage – Within 24 Hours
Brad Cooper Verdict – Amanda Lamb, Kelly Hinchcliffe, Jennifer Sorber Smith, Chad Flowers, WRAL-TV

Continuing Coverage – No Time Limit
Tornado Aftermath and Recovery – Rick Gall, WRAL-TV

Serious Feature News Series
Main Street, North Carolina – Bryan Mims, Richard Adkins, WRAL-TV

Light Feature News Report
Birthday Card – Scott Mason, Robert Meikle, WRAL-TV

Light Feature News Series
North Carolina Nooks and Crannies – Richard Adkins, WRAL-TV

Investigative Report
Waiting for Care – Bruce Mildwurf, Ed Wilson, WRAL-TV

News Special
Elizabeth Edwards Funeral – James Ford, Martha Woodward, Kelly Riner, David Crabtree, Kelcey Carlson, Tony Gupton, Chad Flowers, WRAL-TV

Weather
Deadly Tornadoes – Mike Maze, Nate Johnson, WRAL-TV

Magazine Program
Tar Heel Traveler #13 – Scott Mason, Robert Meikle, WRAL-TV

Community Service
WRAL News: Disaster Relief – Rick Gall, WRAL-TV

Special Event Coverage/Live
Scotty’s Homecoming – Leesa Moore, Debra Morgan, Gerald Owens, James Ford, Lynda Loveland, Jodi Glusco, Chad Flowers, Pete Sockett, Fred Kelly, Tony Gupton, Mike Upchurch, Charles Braswell, Tony Patterson, Bill Weinel, Mike Mory, Chris Coles, WRAL-TV

Interactivity
The O-Fishel Month of May – Shelly Leslie, Anita Normanly, Jodi Glusco, Aysu Basaran, Valerie Aguirre, WRAL-TV/WRAL.com

PSA Spot
NC Symphony “Bold Harmony of Sound” – Karen Johnson, Phillipe Charles, FOX 50

PSA Campaign
NC Symphony Events “Bold Harmony of Sound” / “Queen” – Karen Johnson, Justin Owen, Phillipe Charles, FOX 50

Promo Spot/News Same Day
Sex in Schools – Jay Yovanovich, WRAL-TV
Stay Strong – Jay Yovanovich, WRAL-TV
Tornado Survivor – Jay Yovanovich, Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

Promo Spot/News
Here to Help: NC Tornadoes – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

Promo Spot/News Image
@NCCapitol – Jay Yovanovich, WRAL-TV
Day After Day / Breaking News – Shelly Leslie, Christian McIllwain, Steve Elizondo, WRAL-TV
The O-Fishel Way – Shelly Leslie, Christian McIllwain, Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

Promo Spot/Program (Non-News)
Hellcats “Cheer” – Phillipe Charles, Don Ursich, WJZY-TV
Time Warner Cable/Durham Bulls in HD – Karen Johnson, Justin Owen, FOX 50

Promo Spot/Image (Non-News)
FOX 50 Next MasterChef – Marc Derro, Karin Fullington, FOX 50

Promo Campaign
FOX 50 Lip Dub Project – Marc Derro, Karin Fullington, Phillipe Charles, FOX 50
The O-Fishel Campaign – Shelly Leslie, Christian McIllwain, Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV
Tornado Neighbors – Shelly Leslie, Jay Yovanovich, WRAL-TV

Director/News
Smoky Skies – James Ford, WRAL-TV

Director/Short Form
FOX 50 Lip Dub Project – Marc Derro, Karin Fullington, Phillipe Charles, FOX 50

Editor/Short Form
“Doodles” – Scott Reid, FOX 50

Music Composer/Arranger
Lip Dub Music Composite – Phillipe Charles, FOX 50

Graphic Arts
Shan Graphic Arts Composite – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

Photographer/News
TV ‘tog – Richard Adkins, WRAL-TV

Writer/News
Tar Heel Traveler – Scott Mason, WRAL-TV

Writer/Short Form
It’s O-Fishel – Shelly Leslie, WRAL-TV
Lip Dub Composite: Lyrical Copy – Phillipe Charles, FOX 50

The 26th annual MidSouth Regional Emmy winners will be announced and awards presented at a ceremony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville on Saturday, March 17, 2012.

The Nashville/Midsouth Region encompasses the States of North Carolina (except Asheville) and Tennessee, and the television market of Huntsville, Alabama.

Find a complete list of all nominees in the Midsouth region here: http://nashville.emmyonline.org/#153

Congratulations to all our deserving nominees!

Thanks to WRAL-TV’s Shelly Leslie & FOX 50’s Kevin Kolbe for contributions to this capcom story.

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