Emmy Statues

AWARDS

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE

32nd ANNUAL MIDSOUTH REGIONAL

EMMY® AWARD NOMINATIONS

 

NEWS EXCELLENCE

Channel 9 Eyewitness News, WSOC, Joe Pomilla, Julie Szulczewski

News 4: Working 4 You, WSMV, Michelle Palmer

NewsChannel 5 Network, WTVF, Sandy Boonstra, Michelle Bonnett

WBIR 10 News: Straight from the Heart, WBIR, Allison Duff

WRAL News Excellence, WRAL, Rick Gall

 

NEWSCAST/EVENING

Charlotte Chaos – 11pm News  9-21-16, WCNC, Matt  King, Fred Shropshire, Rachel Brown, Amanda Boyd, Mark Boyle, Sean Murray, Stewart Pittman, Daniel Brown, Matt Hall, Ken Shermer, Reid Bennett, Bill McGinty, Pierre Simmons, Mike Hanson, Tanya Mendis, Nicole Underwoodm Ty Chandler, Beth Troutman

Downtown Raleigh Fire, WRAL, Lori Grant, Jay Nelson, Alison King, Diana Alston, Heather Trevaskis, Petrick James, Adam Owens, Gina Benitez, Jamie Thomas, Dave Henderson, Kelly Riner, Ken Smith

Eyewitness News 6PM: Chaos in Charlotte, WSOC, Linda Nester, Randy Wardell, Nathan Bishop, Kathryn Parker, Bridget Russo, DaShawn Brown, Andy Holt, Erica Bryant, Scott Wickersham, Joe Bruno, Allison Latos, Christopher Johnson

National Manhunt Ends in Tennessee, WSMV, Kirby Wiley, Brandon Smith

Road to the Cup, WKRN, Janna Kennedy

Sevier County wildfires, WBIR, Annie Carr

 

NEWSCAST/MORNING

Amber Alert Capture, WKRN, John Polumbo

Eyewitness News 6AM: Chaos in Charlotte, WSOC, Erika Hammond, Melissa Martin, Matthew Friend, Amanda Cooper, Whit Whitaker, Cheryl Hardy, Mark Barber, Gina       Esposito, Andrew Perdue, Corey Gensler

NewsChannel 5 This Morning: Chlorine Tanker Fire, WTVF, Megan Franklin Sophie Nielsen-Kolding, Alexandra Koehn, Rebecca Schleicher, Amy Watson, Patsy O’Donnell, Dave Nichols, Kelly Cox

Officer Drowns Trying to Save Suicidal Woman, WSMV, Holly Thompson, Paul Heggen, Payton Knobeloch, Kim St. Onge, Justin Leach, Miriam Cresswell, Billy Hodge

School Buses Swept Away, WSMV, Briona Arradondo, Holly Thompson, Seth Andrews, Billy Hodge, Paul Heggen, Melanie Layden

 

NEWSCAST/WEEKEND

Bridge Blocked, WHBQ, Greg Coy, Kevin Cody, Zach Crenshaw, Chloe Morroni          , Kennan Oliphant

NewsChannel 5 at 5:30: Preds Pregame and the CMA’s, WTVF, Ashley Phillips, Steve Layman, Rhori Johnston, Emily Luxen, Brandon Marshall, Matthew Torres

Stanley Cup Weekend, WKRN, Ashley Zarach

SPOT NEWS

Charlotte Protests, WJZY, Kristina Luque

Clerk Killers Caught LIVE, WSMV, Billy Hodge, Seth Andrews, Don Downs, Kim St. Onge, Justin Leach, Holly Thompson, Melanie Layden

Danger on the Runway, WSOC, John Paul Lohrstorferm Andy Holtm Whit Whitaker, Jennifer Ashley

Downtown Raleigh Fire, WRAL, Jay Nelson, Lori Grant, Jamie Thomas, Kelly Riner, Heather Trevaskis, Dave Henderson, Aspry Jones, Adam Owens, Mikaya Thurmond, Ken Smith, Gina Benitez, Petrick James

Mistaken Identity, WUVC, Belen Gomez-Jordana

Sumner County Flooding, WTVF, Patsy O’Donnell, Henry Rothenberg, Amy Watson, Lelan A. Statom

 

BREAKING NEWS

Charlotte Riots: Chaos in the Queen City, WJZY, Bill Melugin

CLT Protests and Riots, WCCB, Courtney Francisco, Marvin Beach

Downtown Raleigh Fire, WTVD, Steve Daniels, Nicole Hare-Hill, Amy Johnson, Joel Brown, Angelica Alvarez, Gloria Rodriguez, Anna Laurel, Blake Bowers

Flash Flood, WTVF, Rhori Johnston, Vicki Yates, Amy Watson, Jesse Knutson, Henry Rothenberg, Dan Kennedy

Sevier County wildfires, WBIR, Allison Duff, Jim Matheny, Tonja, Burk, Andrew Weil, Michael Crowe

Shots Fired While Live, WBTV, Sarah Blake Morgan, John Sparks

Smoky Mountain Wildfires , WSMV, Matthew Parker, Billy Hodge, Tom Randles, Liz Lohuis, Brandon Smith, Michelle Palmer, Lisa Spencer, Kevin Trager, Mary Katherine Rooker

 

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT – WITHIN 24 HOURS

Beep Beep, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

Final Wildfire Words, WBIR, Jim Matheny

Forgettable View, WTVF, Chris Conte, Catherine Steward

Mountain Tough, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Catherine Steward

One Last Dinner for Christmas, WTVF, Sarah McCarthy, Stephen Clapper

 

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT – NO TIME LIMIT

Caught in California, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Catherine Steward

Eli Erwin, WTVF, Chris Conte, Mike Rose

Endangered River, WSOC, Blaine Tolison

Getting Her Fix: A Nurse’s Story, WCNC, Michelle Boudin

Mother Teresa Canonization, WRAL, Bryan Mims, Chad Flowers

Mustard Seed, WZTV, Erika Kurre, Ryan Thornburg

Security guards fill gap for polic  in crime-ridden Memphis neighborhood, WHBQ, Kristin Leigh

 

CONTINUING COVERAGE – WITHIN 24 HOURS

Chaos in the Council Meeting, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Angelica Dones

Charlotte Riots, WBTV, Dennis Milligan, Kim Saxon

Georgia Escapees Captured, WKRN, Caitlin Stewart

Raleigh Officer Shot, WRAL, Rick Gall, Stephanie Beck, Mark Stebnicki, Chad Flowers, Kathryn Brown, Amanda Lamb

 

CONTINUING COVERAGE – NO TIME LIMIT

Catching Cummins: The Hunt for Tennessee’s Most Wanted Man, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Matthew Torres, Nick Beres, Jonquil Newland, Catherine Steward

Gatlinburg Fires, WATE, Kristin Farley

Gatlinburg Under Siege, WTVF, Thomas Crouse, Chris Conte, Jason Lamb, Matthew Torres, Dan Kennedy, Jordan Powell, Catherine Steward, Barry Thomas

Lost and Found: The Hailey Burns Story, WSOC, Erica Bryant

Rising From The Ashes, WVLT, Amanda Hara, Chynna Greene, Kayla Fuller, Kelsey Leyrer, David Sikes, Kyle Grainger, Casey Wheeless, Donovan  Long, Brittany Tarwater, David Ball, Kristina Horak

Sevier County Wildfires, WBIR, Allison Duff

Synthetic marijuana user gets results, WJZY, David Sentendrey

 

SERIOUS FEATURE NEWS REPORT

A protester and a policeman , WBTV, Sarah Blake Morgan

Anything to See That Smile, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Catherine Steward

Dear Mr. President, Please Help My Father, WECT, Marissa Hundley

Still Knocking, WNCN, Russ Bowen, Jonathan Rodriguez

The Preacher’s Wives, WSOC, Paul Boyd, Josh Stender, Scott Linkous

Zach Mitchell – 20 Years Later, WHNT, Jerry Hayes, Gregg Stone

SERIOUS FEATURE NEWS SERIES

Abused: A Boy Tells His Story, WSOC, Paul Boyd

Betrayed By A Priest, WSOC, Allison Latos, Kim Holt

Debbie Keeps Her Home, WATE, Don Dare, Dave Wignall

Dog Attacking Kids, WRAL, Monica Laliberte, Jennifer Sorber Smith, David McCorkle

Heroes of Tennessee – Memorial Day, WKRN, Bob Mueller

Small Town, Big Problems, WTVF, Phil Williams

Un Grave Error, WUVC, Belen Gomez-Jordana

 

LIGHT FEATURE NEWS REPORT

Barbara’s Day, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

Can Man, WHBQ, Chloe Morroni, Cynthia Perkins

Daniel’s Journey, WXII, Wanda Starke, Ron Fisher

Finding Mom,  WGHP, Bob Buckley

Guitar Artist, WZTV, Stacy Case

I Loved All The Things About Her, WVLT, Amanda Hara

Nashville’s Notebook, WTVF, Dan Kennedy, Jordan Powell

 

LIGHT FEATURE NEWS SERIES

Houses and Homes, WBIR, Jim Matheny

Smile, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

Tar Heel Traveler, WRAL, Scott Mason

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Be Careful What You Axe For , WTVF, Ben Hall, Bob Stinnett, Kevin Wisniewski

NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Where’s The Judge?, WTVF, Phil Williams

Teacher Texts, WRAL, Monica Laliberte, David McCorkle, Jennifer Sorber Smith

 

INVESTIGATIVE SERIES

All the General’s Men, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Jason Finley

Auto City Investigation, WJZY, Bill Melugin

Influence, Infidelity & Men in Power, WSMV, Nancy Amons, James Garbee

NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Metro Schools, WTVF, Phil Williams, Michelle Bonnett

Tennessee’s Secret Prison, WSMV, Demetria Kalodimos, Zina Bauman

 

BUSINESS/CONSUMER REPORT

Auto House: The Investigation, WSOC, Jason Stoogenke, Mike Stolp, Kim Holt, Carl McLean

Low E Windows, WRAL, Monica          Laliberte, Jennifer Sorber Smith, David McCorkle

Up on the Mountain, WSMV, Alanna Autler, Zina Bauman

 

SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT REPORT

#MollysKids, WBTV, Molly Grantham, Jordan Sawyers, Sarah Blake Morgan, Shaun Donithan

5 On Your Side – Ransomware, WRAL, Monica Laliberte, Jennifer Sorber Smith, David McCorkle

Aboard the Ike, WGHP, Bob Buckley

Get Out Alive, WJZY, David Sentendrey

Lead Poison: Where’s the Proof?, WHBQ, Jim Spiewak

Me and Mr. Jones, WVLT, Amanda Hara

The Ferrier Files, WZTV, Dennis Ferrier, Ryan Brooker, Jason Wilson, Darin Belcher, Scott Simpson, Ryan Thornburg

 

JOURNALISTIC ENTERPRISE

Elkmont Will Shine, WBIR, Jim Matheny

NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Tough Questions in Tough Places, WTVF, Ben Hall

Stories From The “B” Block, WTVF, Chris Conte

The Buckley Report, WGHP, Bob Buckley

 

NEWS SPECIAL

Dishonorable Conduct, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Jason Finley

Making the Grade, WTVF, Phil Williams, Bryan Staples

Smokies Wildfires: Out of Ashes, WATE, Linda Nguyen, Don Dare, Kristin Farley, Whitney Good 

Their Final Call – Remembering Officers Shelton and Clark, WBTV, Molly Grantham, Shaun Donithan, Corey Presley, Kevin Marlow

 

SPORTSCAST

Grizzlies LIVE Pregame, FOX Sports Southeast, Randy Stephens, Rohan Backfisch, Scott Zachry, Tom Huet

I hope you “love” this sportscastm WZTV, Paul H. Jones

NewsChannel 5 Sports: Can You Hear Me?, WTVF, Steve Layman

Predators LIVE! Postgame, FOX Sports Tennessee, Randy Stephens, Rohan Backfisch, Bob Kohl, David White, Brett Newkirk, Tyler Beckley, Lyndsay Rowley, Terry     Crisp, Chris Mason, William Daunic

Sunday Sports Central, WTVF, Brian McKeegan

 

SPORTS NEWS FEATURE

Erik Kramer, WRAL, Jeff Gravley, Bradley Scott Simmonsm Greg Clark

Extended Cut: Grizzlies defeat Spurs in Game 4, Memphis Grizzlies, Michael Blevins, Stef Allan, Erik Honeycutt, Ian Owen

Nourished By Love, WVLT, Amanda Hara

 

SPORTS FEATURE

Basketball Town, WRAL, Mandy Mitchell

Conner Strong, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino

Grateful, Blue Devil Network, Chris Metzloff

 

SPORTS EVENT/GAME

2017 ACC Basketball Tournament Championship, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino, Robert Reichley, Jeremy Williams. Lonnie Dale, David Barringer, Jonathan Robbins, Joshua Vinson

High School Football Extra Kickoff, WSOC, Phil Orban, Dana Ellison, Melissa Martin, Mark Bobson

Predators vs. Blackhawks – Game 3, FOX Sports Tennessee, Randy Stephens, Rohan Backfisch, Bob Kohl, David White, Brett Newkirk, John Tackett, William Daunic, Stu Grimson, Lyndsay Rowley, Mark Howard, Terry Crisp, David Raynak

 

WEATHER

From Matthew To Wildfires: A Composite of the Major Impacts Unleashed From Mother Nature, WSOC, John Ahrens

News 2 StormTracker Family Safety Special, WKRN, Caitlin Stewart, Danielle Breezy, Joe Gregory, Davis Nolan

Satellites, Tornadoes, and Snow – Oh my!, WTVF, Bree Friedrichs

Van’s Weather Kids, WGHP, Van Denton

 

DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL

Cheekwood: A Masterpiece by Man & Nature, Nashville Public Television, Mary Makley, Suzy Hence, Paul Mojonnier

Crown on the Mall, UNC-TV, Erica Starke-Knight, Amy Meiggs, Rachel Raney, Galen Black, Nathan Shepherd

Greater Chattanooga: For the Fallen, WTCI, Bo Wheeler, Shaun Townley, Emily Compton

Race Exhibit, WRAL, Scott Mason

 

DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL

Black and Blue, WRAL, Clay Johnson, Jay Jennings, Shan Zhong, Gerald Owens

Fire on the Mountain, WTVF, Chris Conte, Angelica Dones, Mike Rose, Catherine Steward, Alan Adkins, Terrence Boyce, Jason Morgan, Mark Martin

State of Inequality, WRAL, Clay Johnson, Jay Jennings, David Crabtree

The Legacy of 43, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino, Joshua Vinson, Jonathan Robbins, Chris Duzan

 

DOCUMENTARY/HISTORICAL

Derrick Fenner, Raycom Sports, David Barringer, Jonathan Robbins, Richard Brooke

Facing Ghosts:  Return to Vietnam, WBIR, John Becker, Jerry Owens

For The Greater Good: Norris Dam at 80, WBIR, Jim Matheny, Michael Crowe

The Courthouse, UNC-TV, Michael O’Connell, Rachel Raney

The Early Black Press: Tennessee Voices Lifted, Nashville Public Television, Ed Jones, LaTonya Turner

 

HISTORIC/CULTURAL PROGRAM FEATURE         

Fizdale Revisits Roots, Memphis Grizzlies, Michael Blevins, Michael Wallace

Give Hope Global Medical Team Mini Documentary, Give Hope Global & Red Knight Media, Beth Troutman, Jack Chapman

History of the Big River Crossing, Running Pony and DCA, T. Leigh Starns

The Valor of Kiffin Rockwell, WBIR, Jim Matheny

 

ARTS

Everything Wonderful about Something Rotten, WTVD, Ted Silver

Kidznotes, Footpath Pictures, Ray Ellis, Susan Ellis

Sing The Blues – A Troubadour Story, Longfellow Films, Joseph Spence

The Right Note, Yamaha Entertainment Group, Chris Gero, Ben James

Three Masters, Yamaha Entertainment Group, Chris Gero, Ben James

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Heart of Inspiration, Yamaha Entertainment Group, Chris Gero, Ben James

Nashville Predators–Beneath the Ice, Gamma Blast Studios, Chad Denning, Matt Nahay, Tyler Radecki

WRAL.com Original: Bitty & Beau’s Beyond the Coffee Shop, WRAL, Shelly Leslie, Jillian Knight, Anita Normanly, Hannah Webster

 

MAGAZINE SEGMENT

Brotherly Love: An Autism Story, UNC School of Medicine/StoryDriven, Nathan Clendenin, Bryce McNabb, Chelsey Griffith, Chrislyn Choo

Ginjan Brothers, Running Pony and inferno, Greg Miller, Joe McLaughlin, Matthew Fremstad

Grateful for Every Breath, UNC Health Care/StoryDriven, Nathan Clendenin, Bryce McNabb, Chelsey Griffith, Ndabe Mahluza

Jai Sheronda, Gourd Artist, Nashville Public Television, Ed Jones, Gretchen Bates

Topsail Beach Skating Rink, UNC-TV, Heather Burgiss, Miriam McSpadden, Nathan Shepherd

 

MAGAZINE PROGRAM

Carolina Impact: Destination Cuba,, WTVI, Jeff Sonier, Doug Stacker, Amy Burkett

Football Saturdays, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino, Maxwell Brooke, David Barringer, Chris Duzan, Robert Reichley, Joshua Vinson, Jonathan Robbins, Jeremy Williams

My Home, NC Special #3, UNC-TV, Heather Burgiss, Amy Meiggs

Roy’s Folks Blue Ridge Parkway Special , WGHP, David Weatherly

 

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Abuse & Exploitation, Aging Matters  NPT Reports, Nashville Public Television, Will Pedigo, Suzy Hence

Beer Brawl: A Craft Fight Brewing in NC, Spectrum News, Loretta Boniti, Mark Barger

Heroin at Home, WKRN, Ashley Zarach

Team Read, WREG, Bruce Moore, John Gwin, Alex Coleman, April Thompson, Markova Reed Anderson, Michael Suriani

WBTV Investigates – Failing Our Veterans, WBTV, Nick Ochsner, Corey Schmidt, Amanda Bazemore

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

PBS Charlotte: Cyberchase Step It Up Challenge, WTVI, Jason Terzis

Smoky Mountains Rise, TNDV: Television, Nicholas E. Dugger, Danny Nozell, Pete Owens, Scott Durand, Shanna Strassberg, Edie Lynn Hoback, John Zarling, Dolly Parton

The Distracted Driving Project, WHNT, Melissa Riopka, Shane Hays, Denise Vickers, Becky Shores, Lori Miller, Maci Guthrie

The Opioid Epidemic in Tennessee, Addiction Campuses and WZTV, Brian Sullivan, Erika Kurre

 

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM

A Life Changed: Helping in Haiti, Red Knight Media, Beth Troutman, Jack Chapman

News 2 Summer Weather Safety Special, WKRN, Joe Gregory , Davis Nolan, Danielle Breezy, Caitlin Stewart

The Circle of Life, Saint Thomas Health, Ian Bailey

 

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL SERIES

Janet’s Planet Great American Eclipse Series, Janet’s Planet, John Hussey, Janet Ivey-Duensing, Tiger Dulaney

NPT Snapshot, Nashville Public Television, Linda Wei, Shawn Anfinson, Paul Mojonnier

Snake-like Robots Give a Surgical “Human Touch”, Vanderbilt News & Communications, Amy Wolf, Zachary Eagles

UNC-TV Science Middle School Science Animations, UNC-TV, Galen Black, Paula Edelson, Melissa Salpietra

 

TECHNOLOGY

Ensuring Safe Seafood, UNC System Research Opportunities Initiative/StoryDrivenm Nathan Clendenin, Bryce McNabb, Chelsey Griffith, Chrislyn Choo

Harvesting Clean Energy, UNC System Research Opportunities Initiative/StoryDriven, Nathan Clendenin, Bryce McNabb, Chelsey Griffith, Chrislyn Choo

Vanderbilt competes in annual NASA competition, Vanderbilt News & Communications, Mike Todd

 

SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE

2016 Charlotte Thanksgiving Parade, WBTV, Robby Thomas, Brian Baltosiewich , Robert Krumbine, Jon Wicker, John Steed, Tony McMehan

31st Midsouth Emmy Awards Live Telecast, NATAS Nashville/Midsouth, Geneva Brignolo, Clifton Hunt, Nicholas E. Dugger, Don Carr, Charles Shockley, Jr., Beth Tucker Womack, Ken Tucker, David Ditmore

The 63rd Annual Nashville Christmas Parade. JMBest Entertainment, John M Best, Sarah Griffith

 

LIFESTYLE FEATURE

Americas Heartland Railroad, The Boone and Scenic Valley, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

Americas Steam Railroad, The Cumbres and Toltec, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

New Englands Mountain Railroad, The Conway Scenic , Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

 

INTERACTIVITY

From Kidnapping to Capture: NewsChannel 5 tracks Tad Cummins, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Jared Turner, Laken Bowles, Rebekah Pewitt

Road Rants, WTVF, Richard Eller, Sandy Boonstra, Terrence Boyce, Jared Turner, Sierra Barnett, Rebecca Schleicher

Smoky Mountain Wildfires LIVE. WSMV, Matthew Parker, Kevin Trager

WFMY News 2 Weather Spotters, WFMY, Tim Buckley

 

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE (PSA) SPOT

PTSD Foundation of America PSA, Mad Toy Box Films, Chris Stevens, Valerie Bobo

Share Your Blessings – Urban Ministry Center, Priceless Miscellaneous, Matthew Tyndall, Erik Button

Spring to Life: Self-Improvement through Faith, Addiction Campuses & Kaleidoscope Media, Erin Dineen

This is not Charlotte, WSOC, Brittani Edwards

Unity, WRAL, Marc Derro, Karin Fullington, Gayle Hardy, Glenn Dion

 

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE (PSA) CAMPAIGN

Black History Month Vignettes, FOX Sports South, Kyle Payne, Kevin Allison

Project No Rest, WRAL, Elizabeth Kline, Niel Sollod, Christian McIlwain, Walter Nelson, David Sweeney, Brad Schaible

Veterans Coming Home, Nashville Public Television, Will Pedigo, Shawn Anfinson

 

PROMO SPOT/NEWS SAME DAY

Stick Figure Obscenity, WTVF, Alan Adkins

Toy Sex Assault, WTVF, Alan Adkins

Your personal assistant, Dave., WTVD, Darin Saavedra

 

PROMO SPOT/NEWS

He’s The Law, WTVF, Jerry L. Walker, Kevin Miller

Literacy In The East, WNCT, Marc Morriston, Aaron Bevill

Searching For Debra, WHBQ, Tim Doyle

WRAL Investigates: Daycare Ratings, WRAL, Justin Arner

WRAL Investigates: Teacher Texts, WRAL, Justin Arner

 

PROMO SPOT/NEWS IMAGE

2:23AM, WRAL, Jay Yovanovich, Jillian Knight

NewsChannel5 Investigates – “Questions”, WTVF, Richard Eller, Kevin Miller, Mark DeLong, Alan Adkins

Truth, WBTV, Robby Thomas, Jon Wicker, Patrick Bennett, Tony McMehan

WMC Action News 5 – Your News Leader, WMC, Jenny Smith, Traci Lane, Tonya Smith, Terrye Baker

 

PROMO SPOT/PROGRAM

Family Feud CAN CAN, WRAZ, Marc Derro

The Treehouse: Mind, Body, Spirit, Addiction Campuses & Kaleidoscope Media, Erin Dineen

 

PROMO SPOT/IMAGE

FOXiest September, WRAZ, Marc Derro

Power of Steve, WRAZ, Karin Fullington, Gayle Hardy

WRAL Documentary: Black & Blue, WRAL, Jay Yovanovich, Shelly Leslie, Shan Zhong, Justin Arner

 

PROMO SPOT/SPORTS

#together, Charlotte Hornets, Alexis Jordan

Clippers @ Grizzlies Promo, Memphis Grizzlies, Michael Blevins

Memphis Hustle Unveil, Memphis Grizzlies, Michael Blevins

Spurs @ Grizzlies Promo, Memphis Grizzlies, Michael Blevins

 

PROMO CAMPAIGN

Before, WBTV, Robby Thomas, Jason Kane, Tony McMehan

Fire on The Mountain, WTVF, Alan Adkins

Morning People, WBTV, Robby Thomas, Jason Kane

Relentless Pursuit of Excellence, WRAL, Jay          Yovanovich, Anita Normanly, Justin Arner, Pamela Allen

 

COMMERCIAL SPOT

Granny Chase, Star Communications Production, Jason Miller, Chris Heuer

Hearts Everywhere, The Johnson Group, Roger Vaughn, Mike Polcari, Chuck Morrow

Pigeon Forge Tourism “Home Alone”, Bohan, Penny Rahe

Special Forces, The Johnson Group, Roger Vaughn, Mike Polcari, Chuck Morrow

 

COMMERCIAL CAMPAIGN

Erlanger Heart Institute Campaign, The Johnson Group, Roger Vaughn, Mike Polcari, Chuck Morrow

Memphis Grizzlies “Grind City” Campaign, Memphis Grizzlies, Michael Blevins

O’Charley’s “Miss Southern”, Bohan, Penny Rahe

Security Old West Campaign, Star Communications Production, Chris Heuer

 

INTERSTITIAL

Cathy’s Story – Urban Ministry Center, Priceless Miscellaneous, Matthew Tyndall, Tim Grant, Erik Button

Rootle UP!, UNC-TV, Joy Potts, Jessica Edgar, Heather Dollar

 

AUDIO

Bluegrass Underground Season VI, Todd Squared, Andy Kern, Danny Poland, Andrew Dowling, Paul Fuerstenberger

Heart of Inspiration, Yamaha Entertainment Group, Ryan Nelson, Chris Gero, Moogie Canazio

Skyville Live, Skyville, Nicholas E. Dugger, Mills Logan, Adam Ellis, JJ Hacker, Wally Wilson, Kenny Greenberg

 

DIRECTOR/NEWS

Alex Evans Director Track, WSMV, Alexandra Evans

Four on the Floor, WHNT, D. Allen “Tater” Terry

 

DIRECTOR/PROGRAM

Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, James Yockey, Cynthia Brewer

Listen: A Musical Celebration of Christmas, Creative Communications, Bradford Van Demark

The Next Door, Gemini Production Group, Scott C. Jackson

 

DIRECTOR/SHORT FORM

A Day At The Beach – Mother Goose Club, Sockeye Media, John Hussey

PTSD Foundation of America PSA, Mad Toy Box Films, Chris Stevens, Valerie Bobo

Wasteland. Talon Falls Screampark , Josh Shreve

 

EDITOR/NEWS

Germs, Criminals, and Robots, WCTI, Allen Fairbanks

Guitars, Ghosts, Guns and Grannies, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

Shiela Whaley’s Editing Entry, WMC. Shiela Whaley

Their Final Call – Remembering Officers Shelton and Clark, WBTV, Shaun Donithan

 

EDITOR/PROGRAM

Heart of Inspiration, Yamaha Entertainment Group, Spencer Glover, Elliott Eicheldinger

The Right Note, Yamaha Entertainment Group , Liesl Warbel, Carson Jones

Three Masters, Yamaha Entertainment Group, Carson Jones

Zack Eagles Editing Composite, Vanderbilt News & Communications, Zachary Eagles

 

EDITOR/SHORT FORM

Brand New – One Night Gala, Forever Ready Productions, Lauren Squires Ready

Giving Hope in Haiti (Medical), Red Knight Media & Give Hope Global, Jack Chapman

Mitch Martin Editing Composite, Running Pony, Mitch Martin

Saavedra Edit Reel, WTVD, Darin Saavedra

 

GRAPHIC ARTS

Katie Makes Something, Out of Nothing, WSMV, Katie, Callahan

Shan Graphic Arts Composite, WRAL, Shan Zhong

 

LIGHTING

Bluegrass Underground Season VI, Todd Squared, Allen Branton, Todd Latia

Heart of Inspiration, Yamaha Entertainment Group, Matt Satterfield

 

MUSIC COMPOSER/ARRANGER

America’s Steam Railroad, The Cumbres and Toltec, Concentrix Music and Sound Design, Fred Story

Edge of Free – Pony, Shameless Hussey Productions, John Hussey

Heart of Inspiration, Yamaha Entertainment Group, Chris Gero

 

PHOTOGRAPHER/NEWS

C Block Tango, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

Photojournalist: Romeo Lucchesi, WATN-TV, Romeo Lucchesi

Record, Edit, Repeat, WSMV, Zach Tucker

Stephen Clapper Photography Composite, WTVF, Stephen Clapper

 

PHOTOGRAPHER/PROGRAM

Heart of Inspiration, Yamaha Entertainment Group, Matt Satterfield

New Englands Mountain Railroad, The Conway Scenic, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

Was I Supposed to Roll on that?, Saint Thomas Health, Ian Bailey

Zack Eagles Photography Composite, Vanderbilt News & Communications, Zachary Eagles

 

PHOTOGRAPHER/SHORT FORM

Giving Hope in Haiti (Medical), Red Knight Media & Give Hope Global, Jack Chapman

See All The People, The United Methodist Church, Matthew Pessoni, Scott Pessoni

 

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, Nicholas E. Dugger, Todd Jarrell, Todd Mayo, Robert Devlin

Camera 6: SMPTE Fiber, Wireless, Location HD, Adam J. Mills

 

VIDEO JOURNALIST

Prayers Answered: New Hope in Kidney Search, WBIR, Michael Crowe

Sarah Blake Morgan – One Woman Story Teller, WBTV, Sarah Blake Morgan

Shine, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

Sounds, Steps, and Scenery, WBIR, Jim Matheny

 

VIDEO ESSAY

And No One Got Eaten!, WCTI, Allen Fairbanks

Site/Psych, WTVF, Nathan C. Sharkey

Women in Agriculture: Meet Stephanie, Tennessee Department of Agriculture. Samantha Smith Jean

 

WRITER/NEWS

Bryan Mims Writing Composite. WRAL,. Bryan Mims

Daniel Sechtin Composite . WBIR, Daniel Sechtin

Hara Has A Story, WVLT, Amanda Hara

Jason Lamb Composite, WTVF, Jason Lamb

Matheny’s Scenery and Smoke, WBIR, Jim Matheny

Matthew Torres Writing Composite, WTVF, Matthew Torres

Standing In The Face Of Hate, WBTV, Steve Crump

 

WRITER/PROGRAM

Principle Punishment and Redemption, WBTV, Steve Crump

Tennessee Uncharted, Designsensory. Taylor Walters, Joseph Nother

 

WRITER/SHORT FORM

Memphis: A City in Need, WHBQ, Emily Stricklin-Yates

Saavedra Promo Prose, WTVD, Darin Saavedra

 

32nd MIDSOUTH EMMY® AWARDS – CALL FOR ENTRIES

The Nashville/Midsouth Chapter is now accepting entries into the 3wnd Emmy® Awards for work that was telecast, cablecast, or webcast in our region which includes the States of North Carolina (except Ashevillle), Tennessee, and northern Alabama.

Renew your membership or join before entering to receive the member discount

Member Renewals– https://emmyexpress.com/membership_login.php?c=18

New Members– https://emmyexpress.com/membership_application.php?c=18

Entry and Membership fees have not risen since l;ast year.

For smooth sailing when you enter, first update the memberships for all entrants, fill in the entry form, upload the video, and approve the video.  You will need the entry form number to upload, and the successful upload link to approve the video.  To avoid delays, enter before the deadline.

Eligibility Period– July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017

Deadline– September 9

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31ST MIDSOUTH REGIONAL EMMY® AWARD WINNERS  1/21/17

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE SPOT

Terminar la violencia escolar (End school violence), J5 Productions, Gerald Jones, Jalen Jones, Kevin Clark

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE CAMPAIGN

Charlotte Radiology: Screening Saves, GreyHawk Films, Joanne Hock

COMMERCIAL SPOT

Pigeon Forge “Show and Tell”, Bohan, Penny Rahe

COMMERCIAL CAMPAIGN

Erlanger “World Class”, The Johnson Group, Roger Vaughn, Mike Polcari, Chuck Morrow

INTERSTITIAL

A Word on Words, Nashville Public Television, Linda Wei, Matthew Emigh, Will Pedigo, JT Ellison, Mary Laura Philpott, Beth Curley

PROMO SPOT/NEWS SAME DAY

Bug Water!, WRAL, Justin Arner

PROMO SPOT/NEWS

Online Anger, WRAL, Justin Arner

PROMO SPOT/NEWS IMAGE

NewsChannel 5 Morning People “Early Birds”, WTVF, Jerry L. Walker

PROMO SPOT/IMAGE

Long Live Arts, Priceless Miscellaneous, Matthew Tyndall, Erik Button, Abigail Clark

PROMO SPOT/SPORTS

University of Memphis Tigers Football: Wait til This Year, Running Pony, Drew Smith

PROMO CAMPAIGN

WRAL Investigates, WRAL, Justin Arner

SPORTSCAST

Chris Clark is my name. Sports is my game. 5 or 10 its all the same, WCNC, Christopher Clark

SPORTS NEWS FEATURE

A Season to Remember, WTVF, Chris Conte, Angelica Dones

SPORTS PROGRAM FEATURE

Ever Faithful — The Resurrection of UAB Football, Raycom Sports, Richard Brooke. Maxwel Brooke, Jordan Smith, Kourtney Cowart, Timothy Alexander, Michael Shikany

SPORTS EVENT/GAME

2016 ACC Tournament Championship, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino, Robert Reichley, David Barringer, Jeremy Williams, Chris Duzan, Billy McCoy, Joshua Vinson, Jonathan Robbins

AUDIO

SkyVille Live, SkyVille & TNDV: Television, Nicholas E. Dugger,  Wally Wilson, Mills Logan, Adam Ellis, JJ Hacker

MUSIC COMPOSER/ARRANGER

First In Forestry: Carl Schenck and The Biltmore Forest School, Concentrix Music and Sound Design, Fred Story

EDITOR/NEWS

Chris Clark – Slicing and dicing clips for your entertainment, WCNC, Christopher Clark

EDITOR/PROGRAM

Creating Hope: A History of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt Peabody College, Lyle Jackson

EDITOR/SHORT FORM

Mitch Martin Editing Composite, Running Pony, Mitch Martin

DIRECTOR/NEWS

More Than A Spacebar, WHNT, D. Allen “Tater” Terry

DIRECTOR/PROGRAM

SkyVille Live, TNDV: Television, Nicholas E. Dugger

DIRECTOR/SHORT FORM

Caroline Campbell – Yamaha Electric Violin, Yamaha Entertainment Group of America, Chris Gero

NEWS SPECIAL

9 Investigates: Stand Up to Domestic Violence, WSOC, Julie Szulczewski, Kim Holt, Erica Bryant, Dana Ellison, Bill Bruce, Jeremy Letterman, Jed Dorton, Bridget Russo, Dave Kaminsky

SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & Friends – Fifty Years, Circlin’ Back!, Todd Squared, Todd Jarrell, Todd Mayo, Steve Schweidel, James Yockey

DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL

From the Streets to the Stage: The Journey of Fredrick Davis, WTCI, Emily Compton, Shaun Townley, John Cotton, Bo Wheeler, Tyler Pugh, Ann Cater, Sergio Plecas

DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL

Inside Cuba, WRAL, Leyla Santiago, Natalie Matthews, Zac Gooch, Rick Gall, Aysu Basaran

DOCUMENTARY/HISTORICAL

The Red Bandanna, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino, Maxwell Brooke, Chris Duzan

HISTORIC/CULTURAL PROGRAM FEATURE

Restoring Knoxville’s Musical Record, WBIR, Jim Matheny

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

  • Coal Ash Contamination, WBTV, Corey Schmidt, Nick Ochsner

INVESTIGATIVE SERIES

Making the Grade, WTVF, Phil Williams, Bryan Staples

JOURNALISTIC ENTERPRISE

The Finley Brothers: Behind The Crime, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Jason Finley

WEATHER

Nice Day for a White Wedding, WTVF, Jesse Knutson

CONTINUING COVERAGE – WITHIN 24 HOURS

Terror in Tennessee, WTVF, Thomas Crouse, Rhonda Roberts, Rhori Johnston, Chris Conte, Rebecca Schleicher, Matthew Torres, Jonquil Newland

CONTINUING COVERAGE – NO TIME LIMIT

The Manhunt, WTVF, Patsy O’Donnell, Carrie Sharp, Chris Conte, Jason Lamb, Rebecca Schleicher, Emily Luxen, Cuthbert Langley, Stephen Clapper, Gary Pikula, Jr., Catherine Steward

INTERACTIVITY

Soundtrack of America: Made in Tennessee, TNDV: Television & MTP, Nicholas E. Dugger, Robert Pace, Chris Payne

SPOT NEWS

Antioch Theater Attack, WSMV, Matthew Parker, Billy Hodge, Carley Gordon, Caleb Chaney, Mary Katherine Rooker, Christina Flowers, Heather Hourigan, Tracy Kornet, Nickie E. Jennings, Joe Dubin, Tom Randles

BREAKING NEWS

HB318 Protest, WUVC, Belen Gomez-Jordana

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT – WITHIN 24 HOURS

Listen, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT – NO TIME LIMIT

They’re Trapped, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Catherine Steward

BUSINESS/CONSUMER REPORT

What’s Your Beef?, WBTV, Jamie Boll, Leighton Grant

SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT REPORT

How a Mammogram May Have Saved My Life, WBTV, Kristen Hampton

VIDEO JOURNALIST

The Waiting Room, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

VIDEO ESSAY

Holy Crap, WCTI, Allen Fairbanks

COMMUNITY SERVICE

HungerFreeNC, WRAL, Shelly Leslie, Justin Arner, Steve Elizondo, Phyllis Parish Howard, Steven Hammel, William W Burch, Debra Morgan, David Crabtree, Jana Crye, Jodi Leese Glusco, Wendy Gatlin

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM

Creating Hope A History of the  Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt Peabody College, Lyle Jackson, Jack Isenhour

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL SERIES

Seasonal Science, UNC-TV, David Huppert, Melissa Salpietra

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

#StopTheStigma, StoryDriven & North Carolina State University Counseling Center, Bryce McNabb

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

PBS Kids Writers Winner’s Circle, UNC-TV, Heather Dollar, Len Faulconer, Tisha Howard, Nancy Rich

ARTS

Caroline Campbell – Yamaha Electric Violin, Yamaha Entertainment Group of America, Chris Gero

ENTERTAINMENT

Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, Todd Jarrell, Todd Mayo, Becky Magura, James Yockey, Allen Branton, Nicholas E. Dugger, Jamie Campbell Ashlee Trott, Joseph Lurgio, Mike Breece, Tim Smith, Robby Black

MAGAZINE SEGMENT

Transport Therapists Create Calm in the Skies, StoryDriven & UNC Health Care, Bryce McNabb, Melissa Faulkner

MAGAZINE PROGRAM

Our State 801, UNC-TV, Morgan Potts, David Hardy, Heather Dollar, Mike Burke, Amy Meiggs, Karen Pearce, Mike Milstead

LIFESTYLE PROGRAM FEATURE

Royal Canadian Pacific, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

LIGHT FEATURE NEWS REPORT

Reason To Run, WTVF, Chris Conte, Ted Nelson

LIGHT FEATURE NEWS SERIES

Matheny’s Good Nature, WBIR, Jim Matheny

SERIOUS FEATURE NEWS REPORT

Picture Day, WTVF, Chris Conte, Ted Nelson

SERIOUS FEATURE NEWS SERIES

Campus Sex Assault Investigation Series, WBTV, Corey Schmidt, Nick Ochsner

GRAPHIC ARTS

Shan Graphic Arts Composite, WRAL, Shan Zhong

ANIMATION

Perkins – Build-A-Breakfast, The Buntin Group, Tom Gibney

SET DESIGN

Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit, The United Methodist Church, Matthew Pessoni, Duncan Ragsdale, Scott C. Jackson, Scott Pessoni

LIGHTING

Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit , The United Methodist Church, Matthew Pessoni

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, Nicholas E. Dugger, JJ Hacker, Robert Devlin, Todd Jarrell, Todd Mayo

WRITER/NEWS

Chris Conte Composite, WTVF, Chris Conte

WRITER/PROGRAM

Tennessee Uncharted, Popfizz, Taylor Walters, Erick Baker

WRITER/SHORT FORM

Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit, The United Methodist Church, Steve Horswill-Johnston

PHOTOGRAPHER/NEWS

Angelica Dones Composite, WTVF, Angelica Dones

PHOTOGRAPHER/PROGRAM

Is The Little Red Light On?, Saint Thomas Health, Ian Bailey

PHOTOGRAPHER/SHORT FORM

Hallett’s Visuals, WSMV, Brian Hallett

NEWSCAST/WEEKEND

NewsChannel 5 at 10: Floyd Cook Manhunt, WTVF, Chris Conte, Jason Lamb, Samantha Smith Jean

NEWSCAST/MORNING

NewsChannel 5 This Morning: Winter Storm, WTVF, Samantha Miller, Amy Watson, Lelan A. Statom, Bree Friedrichs, Matthew Torres, Kimberly Davis, Gary Pikula,  Jr.

NEWSCAST/EVENING

Pope’s Historic Visit, WRAL, Kimberly Ursich, John Renigar, David Crabtree, Debra Morgan

NEWS EXCELLENCE

NewsChannel 5 Network, WTVF, Sandy Boonstra. Michelle Bonnett

31ST MIDSOUTH REGIONAL EMMY® AWARD NOMINATIONS

NEWS EXCELLENCE

  • Channel 4 News – Working 4 You, WSMV, Jim Gilchriest, Michelle Palmer
  • NewsChannel 5 Network, WTVF, Sandy Boonstra. Michelle Bonnett
  • WBIR 10News “Straight from the Heart”, WBIR, Martha Jennings
  • WRAL News Excellence, WRAL, Rick Gall
  • WSOC-TV: Covering the Carolinas, WSOC, Joe Pomilla. Julie Szulczewski

NEWSCAST/EVENING

  • Channel 4 News at 5 – Chattanooga Shooting, WSMV, Mary Katherine Rooker, Tom Randles
  • NBC Charlotte News At 6pm – Snow Day, WCNC, Matt King, Andrina Cason
  • NewsChannel 5 at 10: Antioch Theater Attack, WTVF, Erin Zeigler, Rhori Johnston, Emily Luxen, Rebecca Schleicher
  • Pope’s Historic Visit, WRAL, Kimberly Ursich, John Renigar, David Crabtree, Debra Morgan
  • WFMY News 2 at 11 – 11/05/15, WFMY, Kim Ballard, Vicki Bradley, Emily Hodgdon, Brad Lowry, Frank Mickens, Julie Luck

NEWSCAST/MORNING

  • Chattanooga Attacks, WATE, Melony Nagel, Jon Ewing
  • Eyewitness News Daybreak 6AM, WSOC, Erika Hammond, Melissa Martin, Whit Whitaker
  • FOX8 Morning News, WGHP, Kevin Daniels, Donna Hayes, Brad Jones, Cindy Farmer Wood, Kerry Charles
  • News 2 this Morning, Winter Storm, WKRN, John Polumbo, Calie Sneed
  • NewsChannel 5 This Morning: Winter Storm, WTVF, Samantha Miller, Amy Watson, Lelan A. Statom, Bree Friedrichs, Matthew Torres, Kimberly Davis, Gary Pikula,

NEWSCAST/WEEKEND

  • Christmas Day Flooding Aftermath, WHNT, Hannah Ward, Greg Screws, Jake Reed, Shevaun Bryan
  • Eyewitness News Sunday 6PM, WSOC, Kim Holt, Rachel Rea, Laura Beggs, Melissa Ott, Liz Foster, Alexa Ashwell, Christopher Johnson, Jesse Tucker
  • NewsChannel 5 at 10: Floyd Cook Manhunt, WTVF, Chris Conte, Jason Lamb, Samantha Smith Jean
  • Vanderbilt Rape Trial Verdict, News 2 Weekend, WKRN, Sharvonnie Canterbury¸Joseph Pleasant, Reanna Mortensen

SPOT NEWS

  • Antioch Theater Attack, WKRN, Bartt Baird, Joseph Pleasant, Hector Gardea, Robbyn DeSpain
  • Antioch Theater Attack, WSMV, Matthew Parker, Billy Hodge, Carley Gordon, Caleb Chaney, Mary Katherine Rooker, Christina Flowers, Heather Hourigan, Tracy Kornet, Nickie E. Jennings, Joe Dubin, Tom Randles
  • Blue Angels Pilot Killed, WSMV, Zach Tucker, Billy Hodge, Kirby Wiley, Liz Lohuis. Craig Landschoot, Mary Katherine Rooker, Heather Hourigan, Briona Arradondo, Tracy Kornet, David Terrell, Tom Randles
  • Finding Carlie Trent, WVLT, Amanda Hara, Kelsey Leyrer, Ted Hall, Lauren Davis, David Ball, Caitlyn Shelton, Heather Burian

BREAKING NEWS

  • Antioch Theater Shooting, WTVF, Rhonda Roberts, Vicki Yates, Lori Hinkle, Rebecca Schleicher, Emily Luxen, Michelle Bonnett
  • HB318 Protest, WUVC, Belen Gomez-Jordana
  • Pat Summitt Dies at Age 64, WATE, Melony Nagel, Kristen Cook, Kristen Holloway, Jillian Mahen, Bridgette Bjorlo
  • The Fallen Five, WSMV, Matthew Parker, Billy Hodge, Carley Gordon, Craig Landschoot, Mary Katherine Rooker, Christina Flowers, David Terrell, Holly Thompson, Wes Moster, Alicia Collins

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT – WITHIN 24 HOURS

  • Asheville: Outrage at School, WUVC, Belen Gomez-Jordana
  • Goodbye Gabbi, WTVF, Chris Conte, Ted Nelson
  • Listen, WSMV, Forrest Sanders
  • Working In the Fields, WUVC, Belen Gomez-Jordana

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT – NO TIME LIMIT

  • Littering Trash Trucks, WNCN, Jonathan Rodriguez, Tommy Harris,
  • Orlando Shooting, WUVC, Stephanie Martinez
  • Shattering Windows, WNCN, Jonathan Rodriguez, David Hattman, Carey Gough
  • Social Media Nightmare, WSMV, Dennis Ferrier
  • The Ghost of Agent Orange, WREG, Stephanie Scurlock
  • They’re Trapped, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Catherine Steward

CONTINUING COVERAGE – WITHIN 24 HOURS

  • Christmas Week Tornadoes, WSMV, Lisa Spencer, Dan Thomas, Matthew Parker, Billy Hodge, Amy Lewis, Holly Thompson, Paul Heggen, Melanie Layden, Nickie E. Jennings, Tom Randles
  • Snowstorm Brings Music City To A Halt, WSMV, Lisa Spencer, Paul Heggen, Dan Thomas, Caleb Chaney, Billy Hodge, Zina Bauman, Carley Gordon, Mary Katherine Rooker, Briona Arradondo, Amy Lewis, Holly Thompson, Maurice Miller, Kirby Wiley, Melanie Layden, Jason Clouse, Michelle Palmer
  • Terror in Tennessee, WTVF, Thomas Crouse, Rhonda Roberts, Rhori Johnston, Chris Conte, Rebecca Schleicher, Matthew Torres, Jonquil Newland

CONTINUING COVERAGE – NO TIME LIMIT

  • Emergency On Hold – 911 Troubles, WCNC, Michelle Boudin
  • HB100 – Out of the Shadows, WUVC, Belen Gomez-Jordana
  • Memphis Leader Accused, WHBQ, Marius Payton, Greg Coy, Patti McGettigan, Matthew Gerien
  • The Manhunt, WTVF, Patsy O’Donnell, Carrie Sharp, Chris Conte, Jason Lamb, Rebecca Schleicher, Emily Luxen, Cuthbert Langley, Stephen Clapper, Gary Pikula, Jr., Catherine Steward

SERIOUS FEATURE NEWS REPORT

  • Disaster on Demonbreun, WZTV, Meagan O’Halloran, Ryan Brooker
  • Healing Maya, WGHP, Bob Buckley, Aaron Glancy
  • Picture Day, WTVF, Chris Conte, Ted Nelson
  • Redemption, WVLT, Amanda Hara, Kyle Warnke

SERIOUS FEATURE NEWS SERIES

  • #OurThreeWinners — One Year Later, WNCN, Sean Maroney, Michael Barnard
  • Campus Sex Assault Investigation Series, WBTV, Corey Schmidt, Nick Ochsner
  • Local Lock Up: Inside the Tennessee Women’s Prison System, WATN, Joy Lambert, Clint Jiras
  • Reaching the Isolated, WUVC, Stephanie Martinez
  • What’s Your Emergency?, WTVF, Chris Conte, Mike Rose

LIGHT FEATURE NEWS REPORT

  • Ghost Track, WGHP, Bob Buckley
  • OCEARCH: Tagging Sharks Off the NC Coast, WNCN, Jonathan Rodriguez, Lauren DesArmo, Carey Gough
  • One Barb At A Time, WSMV, Forrest Sanders
  • Reason To Run, WTVF, Chris Conte, Ted Nelson
  • Student’s Voice May Be Best Kept Secret In Nashville, WSMV, Zach Tucker, Demetria Kalodimos
  • The 49-Year Wait, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Catherine Steward
  • The First Burst, WTVF, Jesse Knutson, Mike Rose

LIGHT FEATURE NEWS SERIES

  • Alternative Medicine in the City of Medicine, WUVC, Stephanie Martinez
  • Come Back to Church. WUVC, Ginna Cardenas
  • Matheny’s Good Nature, WBIR, Jim Matheny
  • My Home, NC, UNC-TV, Heather Burgiss, Matthew Maisano
  • Unexpected Route, WUVC, Ginna Cardenas

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

  • Coal Ash Contamination, WBTV, Corey Schmidt, Nick Ochsner
  • Garbage Truck Death, WTVF, Ben Hall, Bob Stinnett, Jennifer Reyes
  • Newschannel 5 Investigates: Illegal Searches, WTVF, Ben Hall, Bob Stinnett
  • That’s exactly the bitch I thought you would be., WSMV, Alanna Autler, Zina Bauman
  • The Black List, WUVC, Stephanie Martinez

INVESTIGATIVE SERIES

  • A Perfect Storm: Investigating Tennessee’s Prison System, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Jason Finley
  • Dishonorable Conduct – National Guard, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Jason Finley
  • Making the Grade, WTVF, Phil Williams, Bryan Staples
  • The Price of Respect, WUVC, Belen Gomez-Jordana

BUSINESS/CONSUMER REPORT

  • Jennifer Kraus: Consumer Alert, WTVF, Jennifer Kraus
  • Payday Lending, WTVF, Ben Hall, Jennifer Kraus, Kevin Wisniewski, Bob Stinnett
  • Powerless Parents, WRAL, Monica Laliberte, Jennifer Sorber Smith, David McCorkle
  • Trading Lies for Loans, WSMV, Alanna Autler, Zach Tucker
  • What’s Your Beef?, WBTV, Jamie Boll, Leighton Grant

SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT REPORT

  • A Day of Hope, Health, and Healing, Saint Thomas Health, Ian Bailey, Nick Paranjape, Brett Beauregard
  • How a Mammogram May Have Saved My Life, WBTV, Kristen Hampton
  • Infertility, WBIR, Beth Haynes, Lisa Leko, Brian Holt
  • Lead Testing , WHBQ, Jim Spiewak
  • School Patrol, WTVF, Vicki Yates, Charlie Woodward
  • Urban Child Institute Executive Pay, WREG, April Thompson

JOURNALISTIC ENTERPRISE

  • 5 On Your Side Enterprise, WRAL, Monica Laliberte, Jennifer Sorber Smith, David McCorkle
  • Moments That Matter, WTVF, Phil Williams
  • The Buckley Report, WGHP, Bob Buckley
  • The Finley Brothers: Behind The Crime, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Jason Finley
  • WBTV On Your Side Investigates, WBTV, Jamie Boll, Nick Ochsner, Corey Schmidt

NEWS SPECIAL

  • 5 Years Later: Challenges and Changes Since April 27, 2011, WAFF, Amanda Jarrett, Matthew Smith, William McLain, Matthew Warren
  • 9 Investigates: Stand Up to Domestic Violence, WSOC, Julie Szulczewski, Kim Holt, Erica Bryant, Dana Ellison, Bill Bruce, Jeremy Letterman, Jed Dorton, Bridget Russo, Dave Kaminsky
  • Chronicle: 13th District Special from Washington, D.C., WXII , Baylor Long, Cameron Kent, Mike Miller
  • Hope & Healing: One Year After the Mother Emanuel Massacre, WBTV, Steve Crump, Kevin Marlow

SPORTSCAST

  • ACC Gridiron Live, FOX Sports South, Anthony Goldman, Jonathan Bywaters, Lauren Gordon, Christina Atkins
  • Chris Clark is my name. Sports is my game. 5 or 10 its all the same, WCNC, Christopher Clark
  • My Two Cents & A Little More , WFMY, Liz Crawford
  • Selection Sunday, WSMV, Chris Harris, Joe Dubin

SPORTS NEWS FEATURE

  • A Season to Remember, WTVF, Chris Conte, Angelica Dones
  • Kevin Dodd Drafted by the Titans, FOX Sports South, Kyle Payne, Gregg Therieau, Sean Farnam, Kevin Allison
  • Running with Reason, WBIR, Russell Biven
  • The Unstoppable Adam Warner, WCNC, Christopher Clark

SPORTS PROGRAM FEATURE

  • Clemson’s Inspiration – The David Saville Story, Raycom Sports, Chris Duzan, David Saville
  • Ever Faithful — The Resurrection of UAB Football, Raycom Sports, Richard Brooke. Maxwel Brooke, Jordan Smith, Kourtney Cowart, Timothy Alexander, Michael Shikany
  • James Conner, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino
  • Long Live Zae, WBIR, Courtney Lyle
  • Story of Payton, Raycom Sports, Jeremy Williams

SPORTS EVENT/GAME

  • 2016 ACC Tournament Championship, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino, Robert Reichley, David Barringer, Jeremy Williams, Chris Duzan, Billy McCoy, Joshua Vinson, Jonathan Robbins
  • Senators vs. Hurricanes – 3-8-16, FOX Sports South, Randy Stephens, Todd Minhinnett, Jim Mallia, Mike Roth
  • Warriors vs. Hornets – Dell Curry Night, FOX Sports Southeast, Randy Stephens, Todd Minhinnett, Scott Snyder, Maceo Grant

WEATHER

  • CBS North Carolina: Storm Team on Assignment, WNCN, Carey Gough, Wes Hohenstein, Bill Reh, Alyssa Corfont, Kristin Ketchell, Lauren DesArmo, Tommy Harris, , Patrick Priest, Kenneth Roundtree, Kimberly Stephens
  • Meteorologist Lisa Spencer: Weather for All Seasons, WSMV, Lisa Spencer
  • Nice Day for a White Wedding, WTVF, Jesse Knutson
  • Priceville Tornado , WHNT, Jason Simpson, Jake Reed, Christina Edwards, Shane Hays

DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL

  • Childe Hassam and the Isle of Shoals, UNC-TV, Michael O’Connell
  • EARTHCASTER, Minnow Media, Donna Campbell, Georgann Eubanks
  • From the Streets to the Stage: The Journey of Fredrick Davis, WTCI, Emily Compton, Shaun Townley, John Cotton, Bo Wheeler, Tyler Pugh, Ann Cater, Sergio Plecas

DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL

  • Inky Johnson, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino, Chris Duzan
  • Inside Cuba, WRAL, Leyla Santiago, Natalie Matthews, Zac Gooch, Rick Gall, Aysu Basaran
  • Living With Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Aging Matters, Nashville Public Television, Beth Curley, Mary Makley
  • Welcome to North Carolina, WRAL, Clay Johnson, Jay Jennings, Shan Zhong, Debra Morgan

DOCUMENTARY/HISTORICAL

  • America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck and The Asheville Experiment, Bonesteel Films, Paul Bonesteel, James Lewis, Steven Anderson
  • Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit, The United Methodist Church, Matthew Pessoni, Scott Pessoni, Scott C. Jackson, Steve Horswill-Johnston
  • From Poverty to Power: The James B. Duke Story, GreyHawk Films, Joanne Hock
  • The Red Bandanna, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino, Maxwell Brooke, Chris Duzan
  • Vietnam: Honoring our Veterans, WGHP, Holly Iverson, Cindy Farmer Wood, Chad Tucker, Brad Jones

HISTORIC/CULTURAL PROGRAM FEATURE

  • Carolina Impact / Crossing the Color Barrier, WTVI, Danielle Kosir, John Branscum
  • Celebrating 30 Years of Tenting in K-Ville , Duke University, Julie Schoonmaker, Jonathan Lee
  • Restoring Knoxville’s Musical Record, WBIR, Jim Matheny

ARTS

  • Caroline Campbell – Yamaha Electric Violin, Yamaha Entertainment Group of America, Chris Gero
  • Drake White – Meet The Artist, Big Machine Label Group, Seth Hellman, Nicole Flammia
  • The Blumey Awards, WTVI, Amy Burkett, Tyler Glenn, Tim Vaughan, Tom Green, Michelle Youngs
  • Tucker Beathard – EPK, Big Machine Label Group, Seth Hellman, Nicole Flammia, Sandi Spika

ENTERTAINMENT

  • Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, Todd Jarrell, Todd Mayo, Becky Magura, James Yockey, Allen Branton, Nicholas E. Dugger, Jamie Campbell Ashlee Trott, Joseph Lurgio, Mike Breece, Tim Smith, Robby Black
  • Christmas at Belmont, Nashville Public Television, Ed Jones, Don Carr
  • Four-time Cancer Survivor Jonathan Spruell fulfills a dream hunt, Outdoors Interactive, Seth Johnson, Joel Evans
  • P. Lovecraft’s Beast In The Cave, Red Headed Revolution & Shackle Island Studios, Cameron McCasland
  • The Art Of The Love Song, High Five Entertainment, Martin Fischer, William Wolaver, Edie Lynn Hoback, Curt Casassa

MAGAZINE SEGMENT

  • DRIVEN: BK Racing, FOX Sports South, Kevin Allison, Gregg Therieau, Anthony Goldman, Kyle Payne
  • Greater Chattanooga: Our Family, WTCI, Shaun Townley, Tyler Pugh
  • Puppies: The Power of Cute for Mental Health, StoryDriven & UNC Health Care, Bryce McNabb, Melissa Faulkner
  • Transport Therapists Create Calm in the Skies, StoryDriven & UNC Health Care, Bryce McNabb, Melissa Faulkner

MAGAZINE PROGRAM

  • Football Saturdays, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino, David Barringer, Jeremy Williams, Robert Reichley, Chris Duzan, Richard Brooke, Maxwell Brooke
  • Our State 801, UNC-TV, Morgan Potts, David Hardy, Heather Dollar, Mike Burke, Amy Meiggs, Karen Pearce, Mike Milstead
  • Tar Heel Traveler, WRAL, Scott Mason
  • Tennessee Crossroads #2949, Nashville Public Television, Ken Simington, Joe Elmore

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

  • #StopTheStigma, StoryDriven & North Carolina State University Counseling Center, Bryce McNabb
  • Domestic Violence: The Hidden Hurt, WXII, Wanda Starke, Chris Petersen
  • Rundown: The Fight Against Blight in Memphis, Running Pony, Melissa Sweazy
  • Transformed, WRAL, Jennifer Sorber Smith, David Crabtree, Tom Normanly, Aysu Basaran, Clay Johnson
  • Violence in Memphis: Saving Our City , WHBQ, Mearl Purvis, Ernie Freeman, Patti McGettigan, Darrell Greene

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Habitat For Humanity: Building A Better Future, WATE, Kristin Farley
  • HungerFreeNC, WRAL, Shelly Leslie, Justin Arner, Steve Elizondo, Phyllis Parish Howard, Steven Hammel, William W Burch, Debra Morgan, David Crabtree, Jana Crye, Jodi Leese Glusco, Wendy Gatlin
  • Local 24 Cares, WATN, Thomas Holmes

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM

  • Creating Hope A History of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt Peabody College, Lyle Jackson, Jack Isenhour
  • Make Your Vote Count, Time Warner Cable News, Jennifer Babich, Loretta Boniti, Andrew Sorensen, Mark Barger, Linnie Supall
  • VU Inside: Building an Artificial Kidney, Vanderbilt University News and Communications, Patrick Slattery, Amy Wolf, Zachary Eagles

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL SERIES

  • Seasonal Science, UNC-TV, David Huppert, Melissa Salpietra
  • Tennessee Uncharted, Popfizz, Joseph Nother, Taylor Walters, Erick Baker
  • Tennessee’s Wild Side, The Jackson Foundation, Steve Hall
  • VU Inside: Caving for Climate Change Clues, Vanderbilt University News and Communications, Amy Wolf, Zachary Eagles, Mike Todd
  • Wild Side TV: Nature’s Classroom, The Jackson Foundation, Ken Tucker

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

  • PBS Kids Writers Winner’s Circle, UNC-TV, Heather Dollar, Len Faulconer, Tisha Howard, Nancy Rich

SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE

  • Countdown to the Air Show, WATE, Sarah Self, Ryan O’Donnell, David Dixon
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & Friends – Fifty Years, Circlin’ Back!, Todd Squared, Todd Jarrell, Todd Mayo, Steve Schweidel, James Yockey
  • Smashville Saturday, FOX Sports South, Randy Stephens, Bob Kohl, Rohan Backfisch, Jill Gossard-Cook, John Tackett, Kendall Burgess, Mark Howard, Stu Grimson, Terry Crisp, Lyndsay Rowley
  • Smoky Mountain Air Show, WBIR, Martha Jennings, Annie Carr

LIFESTYLE PROGRAM FEATURE

  • Discover the Upper Cumberland: Grassy Cove, WCTE, Desiree Duncan, Craig Gray
  • Royal Canadian Pacific, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

INTERACTIVITY

  • Buzzworthy Bees!, WTVF, Nick Beres, Jared Turner, Rebekah Pewitt, Laken Bowles
  • Soundtrack of America: Made in Tennessee, TNDV: Television & MTP, Nicholas E. Dugger, Robert Pace, Chris Payne

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE SPOT

  • Facing Addiction “Its Time”, Yamaha Entertainment Group of America, Chris Gero
  • Goodwill Success Story: Cassandra, Priceless Miscellaneous, Matthew Tyndall, Erik Button
  • Jude “Family”, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Michael Hamlet
  • Terminar la violencia escolar (End school violence), J5 Productions, Gerald Jones, Jalen Jones, Kevin Clark

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE CAMPAIGN

  • Charlotte Radiology: Screening Saves, GreyHawk Films, Joanne Hock
  • Coats for the Children, WRAL, Anita Normanly
  • Starting a Small Business in Charlotte, Priceless Miscellaneous, Matthew Tyndall, Erik Button
  • What Is 13?, AAF Nashville, Kristen Cole, Tom Woodard, Mark Farrar, Steven Knapp, Michael Hutzel, Ray Barnette, Deidre Wieszciecinski

PROMO SPOT/NEWS SAME DAY

  • Bug Water!, WRAL, Justin Arner
  • Real Time Sports Promo with Chris Clark, WCNC, Christopher Clark
  • Record Rain in Memphis, WHBQ, Ron J. DeJoseph, Jr., Tim Doyle
  • Road To Freedom, WSMV, Don Mashburn

PROMO SPOT/NEWS

  • Active Shooter Stopper, WHBQ, Emily Stricklin Yates
  • Al Whitaker Takes Action, WHNT, Becky Shores, Bradley, Thompson
  • Domestic Violence Special, WSOC, Lacy LeVasseur, Josh Lucas, Dave Kaminsky, Albert Spear
  • NewsChannel 5 Investigates: School Bus Seatbelts, WTVF, Jerry L. Walker
  • Online Anger, WRAL, Justin Arner

PROMO SPOT/NEWS IMAGE

  • CBS North Carolina: “Now”, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Ronald Saavedra, Kristen Byrum
  • ITEAM – I Work 4 You, WSMV, Brian Hallett, Don Mashburn, Luanne Stuart
  • Meet Storm3, WBTV, Robby Thomas, Joseph Dunn, Jon Wicker
  • Morning Coffee, WKRN, Rick Snyder, Steven Roth
  • NewsChannel 5 Morning People “Early Birds”, WTVF, Jerry L. Walker

PROMO SPOT/IMAGE

  • Long Live Arts, Priceless Miscellaneous, Matthew Tyndall, Erik Button, Abigail Clark, Ben Premeaux
  • The Company We Keep, Yamaha Entertainment Group of America, Chris Gero
  • This Is Home, WSMV, Brian Hallett, Don Mashburn
  • We are TDOT, Tennessee Department of Transportation, Jeff Davidson

PROMO SPOT/SPORTS

  • 2016 ACC Tournament featuring Jason Aldean, Raycom Sports, David Barringer, Jeremy Williams, Chris Duzan, Joshua Vinson, Maxwell Brooke
  • ACC Football – “We Will Always Win”, FOX Sports South, Charles Frederick, Adam Shumaker
  • Football Friday Mash-up!, WRAL, Don Ursich
  • Memphis Forever, Memphis Grizzlies, Nicholas Modisett
  • University of Memphis Tigers Football: Wait til This Year, Running Pony, Drew Smith
  • WNCN Friday Night Blitz 2015, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Kristen Byrum

PROMO CAMPAIGN

  • CW LEGO Campaign, WNCT, Christopher Edmonds
  • I Work 4 You, WSMV, Brian Hallett, Don Mashburn, Luanne Stuart
  • Morning People, WTVF, Jerry L. Walker
  • The Peacock, WRAL, Shelly Leslie, Anita Normanly, Shan Zhong, Steve Elizondo, Jay Yovanovich, John Roberts, Wendy Gatlin
  • WRAL Investigates, WRAL, Justin Arner

COMMERCIAL SPOT

  • Chattanooga CVB “Best Town Best Time”, The Johnson Group, Roger Vaughn, Mike Polcari, Chuck Morrow
  • Erlanger “Arrows”, The Johnson Group, Roger Vaughn, Mike Polcari, Chuck Morrow
  • Erlanger “Burdened”, The Johnson Group, Roger Vaughn, Mike Polcari, Chuck Morrow
  • Erlanger “Squeaky”, The Johnson Group, Roger Vaughn, Mike Polcari, Chuck Morrow
  • Pigeon Forge “Show and Tell”, Bohan, Penny Rahe
  • U.S. Pest Protection “Eagle Steve”, Bohan, Penny Rahe

COMMERCIAL CAMPAIGN

  • Erlanger “World Class”, The Johnson Group, Roger Vaughn, Mike Polcari, Chuck Morrow
  • St. Thomas Health “Mariota”, Bohan, Penny Rahe
  • St. Thomas Health “Nothing Shall Be Impossible”, Bohan, Penny Rahe
  • Trianon Tequila TV Campaign, The Johnson Group, Roger Vaughn, Mike Polcari, Chuck Morrow

INTERSTITIAL

  • A Word on Words, Nashville Public Television, Linda Wei, Matthew Emigh, Will Pedigo, JT Ellison, Mary Laura Philpott, Beth Curley
  • JCK 2016 “City of Bling” , Jewelry Television, Sharon Merritt
  • Tucson 2016: “It’s Kind of a Big Deal”, Jewelry Television, Sharon Merritt

ANIMATION

  • Kids With Cars, Villain Place, Lloyd Aur Norman, Cameron McCasland
  • Perkins – Bacon Burger, The Buntin Group, Tom Gibney
  • Perkins – Build-A-Breakfast, The Buntin Group, Tom Gibney
  • Scott Linkous Composite, WSOC, Scott Linkous
  • Shan Animation Composite, WRAL, Shan Zhong

AUDIO

  • Bluegrass Underground Season V, Todd Squared, Andy Kern, Danny Poland, Bradley Baisley, Paul Fuerstenberger, Robert Devlin. JJ Hacker
  • Nathan Reisman Composite, Running Pony, Nathan Reisman
  • SkyVille Live, SkyVille & TNDV: Television, Nicholas E. Dugger, Wally Wilson, Mills Logan, Adam Ellis, JJ Hacker

DIRECTOR/NEWS

  • A great team, WCNC, Alexandra Evans
  • Diemer Composite, WTVF, Andrew Diemer
  • More Than A Spacebar, WHNT, D. Allen “Tater” Terry

DIRECTOR/PROGRAM

  • Bluegrass Underground Season V, Todd Squared, James Yockey, Robin Chessor
  • Creating Hope: A History of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt Peabody College, Lyle Jackson
  • Our State: The Story of Virginia Johnson, UNC-TV, Morgan Potts
  • SkyVille Live, TNDV: Television, Nicholas E. Dugger

DIRECTOR/SHORT FORM

  • Caroline Campbell – Yamaha Electric Violin, Yamaha Entertainment Group of America, Chris Gero
  • Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit, The United Methodist Church, Steve Horswill-Johnston
  • My Seventh-Grade Life In Tights Book Trailer, Halangarde Pictures, Bill Cornelius

EDITOR/NEWS

  • Chris Clark – Slicing and dicing clips for your entertainment, WCNC, Christopher Clark
  • Ken Shermer Edits, WCNC, Ken Shermer
  • Sculpt. Paint., WSMV, Forrest Sanders

EDITOR/PROGRAM

  • Creating Hope: A History of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt Peabody College, Lyle Jackson
  • EARTHCASTER, Minnow Media, Donna Campbell
  • Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit , The United Methodist Church, Matthew Pessoni, Scott Pessoni, Scott C. Jackson

EDITOR/SHORT FORM

  • ABC11 Eyewitness News Reel, WTVD, Darin Saavedra, Ronald Saavedra
  • Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit, The United Methodist Church, Matthew Pessoni, Scott Pessoni, Scott C. Jackson
  • Mitch Martin Editing Composite, Running Pony, Mitch Martin

GRAPHIC ARTS

  • Shan Graphic Arts Composite, WRAL, Shan Zhong
  • Tim Williams Graphic Art Composite – Severe Winter Weather Mobile App, WSOC, Tim Williams
  • WHNT 2015 Graphics, WHNT, Jacob Greene, Maci Guthrie

LIGHTING

  • Bluegrass Underground Season V, Todd Squared, Allen Branton, Han Henze, Todd Latia
  • Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit , The United Methodist Church, Matthew Pessoni
  • SkyVille Live, SkyVille & TNDV: Television, Nicholas E. Dugger, Wally Wilson, Bryan Lee, Jeff Gordon

MUSIC COMPOSER/ARRANGER

  • Chattanooga CVB “Best Town Best Time”, The Johnson Group, Roger Vaughn, Mike Polcari, Chuck Morrow
  • First In Forestry: Carl Schenck and The Biltmore Forest School, Concentrix Music and Sound Design, Fred Story
  • Our State: Keeper Of The Vine, Concentrix Music and Sound Design, Fred Story
  • The Company We Keep, Yamaha Entertainment Group of America, Chris Gero

PHOTOGRAPHER/NEWS

  • Angelica Dones Composite, WTVF, Angelica Dones
  • Catherine Steward Photography Composite, WTVF, Catherine Steward
  • Roll Forrest Roll, WSMV, Forrest Sanders
  • Romeo Lucchesi: Composite Work, WATN, Romeo Lucchesi
  • Stephen Clapper Photography Composite, WTVF, Stephen Clapper

PHOTOGRAPHER/PROGRAM

  • Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit , The United Methodist Church, Matthew Pessoni, Scott Pessoni
  • Is The Little Red Light On?, Saint Thomas Health, Ian Bailey
  • Seth Johnson – Videography for Brush Country Monsters, OI Design Group, Seth Johnson

PHOTOGRAPHER/SHORT FORM

  • #Soul, Memphis Grizzlies, Nicholas Modisett
  • Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit, The United Methodist Church, Matthew Pessoni, Scott Pessoni
  • Hallett’s Visuals, WSMV, Brian Hallett
  • Nicholas Ross – Promotional Photography, WHBQ, Nicholas Ross
  • StoryWalker Photography, JWalker Pictures, Jerry L. Walker

SET DESIGN

  • Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit, The United Methodist Church, Matthew Pessoni, Duncan Ragsdale, Scott C. Jackson, Scott Pessoni
  • JTV’s Rock Star Designer Set Environments, Jewelry Television, Joseph Richani, Cheri Perry, Dara Canada

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

  • Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, Nicholas E. Dugger, JJ Hacker, Robert Devlin, Todd Jarrell, Todd Mayo
  • Live Drive!, WTVF, Mark Martin, Alexandra Koehn
  • Panthers Pride, WSOC, Ted Hand, Jamie Walters
  • Soundtrack of America: Made in Tennessee, TNDV: Television & MTP, Nicholas E. Dugger, Robert Pace, Chris Payne
  • WRAL-TV Launches World’s First Next Generation of TV, WRAL, Mike Mory, Peter Sockett, Frederick Kelly, Josh Knapp, Matthew Brandes, Rick Congleton, Jimmy Goodmon, Steven Hammel

VIDEO JOURNALIST

  • Briscoe Composite, WFMY, Benjamin Briscoe
  • Matheny’s Great Outdoors, WBIR, Jim Matheny
  • The One Woman Storyteller, WBTV, Sarah Blake Morgan
  • The Waiting Room, WSMV, Forrest Sanders
  • Video Journalist Compilation, WUVC, Ginna Cardenas

VIDEO ESSAY

  • Holy Crap, WCTI, Allen Fairbanks
  • Stories from the NICU, Saint Thomas Health, Ian Bailey
  • Teachers by Day, Entertainers by Night, WTVI, Doug Stacker
  • We’re Not What Those People Say, Saint Thomas Health, Ian Bailey

WRITER/NEWS

  • Amanda Hara Composite, WVLT, Amanda Hara
  • Chris Conte Composite, WTVF, Chris Conte
  • Jason Lamb Writing Composite, WTVF, Jason Lamb

WRITER/PROGRAM

  • Creating Hope: A History of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt Peabody College, Jack Isenhour
  • Stories By Kim Holt, WSOC, Kim Holt
  • Tennessee Uncharted, Popfizz, Taylor Walters, Erick Baker
  • Writing on the Wild Side, The Jackson Foundation, Ken Tucker

WRITER/SHORT FORM

  • Francis Asbury: A Flame Spirit, The United Methodist Church, Steve Horswill-Johnston
  • I Work 4 You, WSMV, Don Mashburn
  • Melissa Sweazy Composite, Running Pony, Melissa Sweazy
  • Mint Museum 80th Anniversary Year of the Woman Video , Kelso Communications , Marty Kelso

30TH MIDSOUTH EMMY® AWARD RECIPIENTS

IN ORDER OF PRESENTATION FEBRUARY 27, 2016

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE (PSA) SPOT – TIE

Hope to Dream, VIA Productions, Tom Strodtbeck

Nashville Rescue Mission “Home for Christmas”, WTVF, Jerry L. Walker, Doug Seegers

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE (PSA) CAMPAIGN

#Brake4Buses, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Robby Thomas

COMMERCIAL SPOT

Trex “The Greatest Light Show”, The Buntin Group, Tom Gibney

COMMERCIAL CAMPAIGN

St. Thomas Health “Nothing Shall Be Impossible”, Bohan, Penny Rahe, Matt Weber

INTERSTITIAL

Zuri, Rosi, and Circle de Luz, Priceless Miscellaneous, Matthew Tyndall, Erik Button, Justin Ruckman, Tim Grant

PROMO SPOT/NEWS SAME DAY

Sports Promo with a Skosh of Weather, WCNC, Christopher Clark

PROMO SPOT/NEWS

Cyber Bullying, WNCT, Marc Morriston, Aaron Bevill, Jason Bullock

PROMO SPOT/NEWS IMAGE

WNCN Today: Go Be Great Durham, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Robby Thomas

PROMO SPOT/PROGRAM

WRAL Documentary: An Obvious Suspect, WRAL, Jay Yovanovich

PROMO SPOT/IMAGE

I  Do So Like That App From 2, WFMY, David Fields, Chris Allight

PROMO SPOT/SPORTS

Numbers — The UNC-Duke 2015 ACC Network Tease, Raycom Sports, Richard Brooke, Maxwell Brooke

PROMO CAMPAIGN

WNCN: Tools of The Trade, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Robby Thomas

SPORTSCAST

Chris Clark – All I Ever Wanted To Be Was A Sportscaster, WCNC, Christopher Clark

SPORTS NEWS FEATURE

Panthers Football: Search for New Heroes, WCNC, Christopher Clark

SPORTS PROGRAM FEATURE

Brian Stann, Raycom Sports, David Barringer

SPORTS EVENT/GAME

NHL Playoffs – Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators – Game 5, FOX Sports Tennessee, Randy Stephens, Rohan Backfisch, Brett Newkirk, John Tackett, David White, Pete Weber, Stu Grimson, Bob Kohl, Mark Howard, Terry Crisp, Lyndsay Rowley, David Raynak

AUDIO

Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, Andy Kern, Adam Ellis, Bradley Baisley, Paul Fuerstenberger

MUSIC COMPOSER/ARRANGER – TIE

Miro: The Experience of Seeing, Concentrix Music and Sound Design, Fred Story

The Gift, Yamaha Entertainment Group of America, Chris Gero

EDITOR/NEWS

Chris Clark – Making People Say Wow Daily, WCNC, Christopher Clark

EDITOR/PROGRAM

Roy Williams’ Game Day Security Blanket, StoryDriven Media Group, Philip Henry

EDITOR/SHORT FORM  – TIE

Butch Jones Show Open Tease, Maul Media, Chris Vining

Mitch Martin Editing Composite, Running Pony, Mitch Martin

DIRECTOR/NEWS

Tater Directs the Five, WHNT, D. Allen “Tater” Terry

DIRECTOR/PROGRAM

An Invitation to Hope, Gemini Production Group, Steve Horswill-Johnston, Scott C. Jackson

DIRECTOR/SHORT FORM

McKenzies Mill Electronic Press Kit, knapptimecreative, Steven Knapp

NEWS SPECIAL

Policing For Profit, WTVF, Phil Williams, Bryan Staples, Kevin Wisniewski

SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE

Sounds New Stadium Opening, WTVF, Rhonda Roberts, Lori Hinkle, Rhori Johnston

DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL

First Language – The Race to Save Cherokee, The Language and Life Project at NC State University, Neal Hutcheson, Danica Cullinan

DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL

NPT Reports: Aging Matters – Aging in Place, Nashville Public Television, Will Pedigo, Matthew Emigh

DOCUMENTARY/HISTORICAL

Story of Charles Scott, Raycom Sports, Jeremy Williams, Maxwell Brooke, Richard Brooke, David Daly, Cory Alexander

HISTORIC/CULTURAL PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT

Our State: Hart Square, UNC-TV, Morgan Potts, Mike Burke, Steve Price, Karen Pearce, Grant Dennis, Mike Milstead, Brian Faulkner, Fred Story. Amy Pasquini

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

Identities for Sale, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Jason Finley

INVESTIGATIVE SERIES

The Sheriff’s Campaign, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Jason Finley

JOURNALISTIC ENTERPRISE

Memphis on a Mission, WREG, Matthew Stein, Stephanie Scurlock. April Thompson, Richard Ransom, Gary Blankenship, Zaneta Lowe, Alex Coleman

WEATHER

February Freeze, WTVF, Ron Howes, Lelan A. Statom, Charles Neese, Kelly Cox, Chris Conte, Cuthbert Langley, Amy Watson, Jennifer Reyes

CONTINUING COVERAGE – WITHIN 24 HOURS

Riot at Woodland Hills, WSMV, Billy Hodge, Erika Kent, Justin Leach, Holly Thompson, Nick Morgan, Kara Apel, Anne McCloy

CONTINUING COVERAGE – NO TIME LIMIT

Trouble at Woodland Hills, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Billy Hodge, Holly Thompson, Nancy Amons, Hayley Mason

INTERACTIVITY

#HungerFreeNC, WRAL, Shelly Leslie, Jodi Leese Glusco, Wendy Gatlin, Steve Loyd

SPOT NEWS

Durham Black Lives Matter March, WRAL, Lori Grant, Ken Smith, Mark Simpson, Kevin Davis, James A. Ford, Jr.

BREAKING NEWS

Scaffolding Collapse, WRAL, Rick Gall, Miriam K Melvin, Joseph Thomas, Laura Leslie, Monica  Laliberte, Waliya Lari, Michelle Marsh, Keyetta Mangum, Kianey Carter, Sloane Heffernan, Miranda Dotson, Jenna Auman

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT – WITHIN 24 HOURS

Match for Mary Ann, WTVF, Chris Conte

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT – NO TIME LIMIT

Swatting, WRAL, Renee Chou, Randall Kerr, Greg Clark

BUSINESS/CONSUMER REPORT

Carolina Impact / Catawba Casino: The Big Bet, WTVI, Jeff Sonier, Doug Stacker

SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT REPORT – TIE

Alzheimer’s: Family, Music, and Hope, WKRN, Robbyn DeSpain, Samantha Fisher, Scott Mottern

WNCN Investigates: Energy Exploration in North Carolina, WNCN, Jonathan Rodriguez, Bolton      Minnick, David Hattman, Cary Gough

VIDEO JOURNALIST

Every Day between Charlotte and Demonbreun, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

VIDEO ESSAY

Hardest Day of My Life, WTVF, Ted Nelson

COMMUNITY SERVICE

#Brake4Buses, WNCN, Andrea Parquet-Taylor

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM

Saving Lives: Safe and Supportive Schools in Tennessee. Vanderbilt Peabody College, Lyle Jackson

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL SERIES

Tennessee’s Wild Side, The Jackson Foundation Media Productions, Doug Jackson

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Aging Matters: Caregiving, Nashville Public Television, LaTonya Turner, Suzy Hence

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

Mother Goose Club, Sockeye Media, Sona Jho, Harry Jho

ARTS

Everyone Has a Place, John S. And James L. Knight Foundation, Dennis Scholl. Marlon Johnson

ENTERTAINMENT

2014 Americana Music Honors & Awards, High Five Entertainment, Martin Fischer, Jed Hilly, Edie Lynn Hoback, Michelle Aquilato

MAGAZINE SEGMENT

Tennessee Crossroads: Eyes on LaFollette, Nashville Public Television, Will Pedigo, Matthew Emigh

MAGAZINE PROGRAM

FOX 17 Photog Special, WZTV, Bob Shrader, Ryan Brooker, Ian Bailey. Scott Simpson. Erika Kurre, James Egbert, Darin Belcher, Ryan Thornburg, Jordan Powell

LIFESTYLE PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT

Rocky Mountaineer, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

LIGHT FEATURE NEWS REPORT

Pelican 212, WTVF, Chris Conte, Nathan C Sharkey

LIGHT FEATURE NEWS SERIES

Bulger’s Beat, WSMV, Terry Bulger

SERIOUS FEATURE NEWS REPORT

Sing Me a Story, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Catherine Steward

SERIOUS FEATURE NEWS SERIES

#Boozeitloseit, WNCN, Jonathan Rodriguez, Cary Gough, David Hattman

GRAPHIC ARTS

Adam Shumaker- 2014-15 Graphics Composite, FOX Sports South, Adam Shumaker

ANIMATION

The Value of a Duke Education, Duke University, Robert Carson Mataxis

SET DESIGN

K-LOVE Fan Awards 2015, Go LIVE Productions, Scott Moore

LIGHTING

K-LOVE Fan Awards 2015, Go LIVE Productions, Tony Fransen

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, Todd Mayo, Todd Jarrell, Nicholas E. Dugger, Adam Ellis, Robert Devlin, Andrew Humphries

WRITER/NEWS

Chris Conte Composite, WTVF, Chris Conte

WRITER/PROGRAM

Saving Lives, Safe and Supportive Schools in Tennessee, Vanderbilt Peabody College, Jack Isenhour

WRITER/SHORT FORM

Patrick Stage Writing Composite, Memphis Grizzlies, Patrick Stage

PHOTOGRAPHER/NEWS

Catherine Steward Photography Composite, WTVF, Catherine Steward

PHOTOGRAPHER/PROGRAM

An Invitation to Hope, Gemini Production Group, Matthew Pessoni, Scott Pessoni

PHOTOGRAPHER/SHORT FORM

Greater Memphis Trailer, Memphis Grizzlies, Nicholas Modisett

NEWSCAST/WEEKEND

Eyewitness News Sunday 6PM, WSOC, Kim Holt, Dana Ellison, Phil Orban, Andy Holt, Christopher Johnson, Stacey Minchin, Stephanie Coueignoux, Lawrence Gilligan, Ken Lemon

NEWSCAST/MORNING

February Snow Noon Newscast, WRAL, Miriam K Melvin, Keyetta Mangum, Elizabeth Gardner, Nathan Johnson, Michelle Marsh, Amanda Smith, Jenna Auman

NEWSCAST/EVENING

NewsChannel 5 at 6: Snow, WTVF, Rhonda Roberts, Rhori Johnston, Shannon Royster

NEWS EXCELLENCE

WRAL News Excellence, WRAL, Rick Gall

30TH Midsouth Emmy® Award Nominations

Compiled by Vaden Group, CPA’S

NEWS EXCELLENCE

Channel 4 News: Working 4 You, WSMV, Jim Gilchriest, Michelle Palmer

News 2, WKRN, Matthew Zelkind

NewsChannel 5 Network, WTVF, Sandy Boonstra, Michelle Bonnett

WBIR- Straight from the Heart, WBIR, Martha Jennings

WNCN News Excellence, WNCN, Andrea Parquet-Taylor

WRAL News Excellence, WRAL, Rick Gall

NEWSCAST/EVENING

Amtrak Train Crash, WRAL, Lori Grant, Jamie Thomas, Mark Simpson, Gerald Owens,  Adam Owens

Channel 4 News at 10:00, WSMV, Matthew Parker, Tom Randles

Eyewitness News at 5PM: Charleston Shootings, WSOC, Kathryn Parker, Erica Bryant, Natalie Pasquarella, Blair Miller, Jesse Tucker

News 2 at 10, WKRN, Robbyn DeSpain, Kenneth Wilson

NewsChannel 5 at 6: Snow, WTVF, Rhonda Roberts, Rhori Johnston, Shannon Royster

School Bus Tragedy, WBIR, Andrew Weil, Megan Johnson

NEWSCAST/MORNING

Channel 4 News Today: Ice Storm, WSMV, Erika Kent, Holly Thompson, Paul Heggen, Jennifer Herron, Justin Leach, Billy Hodge, Adrianne Flores, Rudy Kalis, Nickie E. Jennings, Anne McCloy, Talia Naquin, Kara Apel

February Snow Noon Newscast, WRAL, Miriam K Melvin, Keyetta Mangum, Elizabeth Gardner, Nathan Johnson, Michelle Marsh, Amanda Smith, Jenna Auman

News 2 This Morning, WKRN, John Polumbo, Bartt Baird, Janna Kennedy

NewsChannel 5 This Morning: I-65 Tanker Explosion, WTVF, Samantha Miller, Steve Hayslip, Amy Watson, Cuthbert Langley, Thomas Crouse

NewsChannel 5 This Morning: Snow, WTVF, Chris Davis

WBTV News This Morning – Charleston Church Shooting, WBTV, Molly Kelleher, Tim Capasso, Keshia Rice, John Carter, Christine Sperow, Kristen Miranda, Al Conklin, Chris Larson, Ashton Pellom, Mark Davenport, Alexis Mitchell

NEWSCAST/WEEKEND

Channel 4 News at 10:00, WSMV, Christina Flowers, Alanna Autler, Carley  Gordon

Eyewitness News Sunday 6PM, WSOC, Kim Holt, Dana Ellison, Phil Orban, Andy Holt, Christopher Johnson, Stacey Minchin, Stephanie Coueignoux, Lawrence Gilligan, Ken Lemon

Remembering Dean Smith, WCNC, Jacqueline  Hauser

Weekend Newscast: Remembering Dean Smith, WNCN, Cory Knapp, Kathleen Jacob, Sean Maroney, John Lindsay

SPOT NEWS

Durham Black Lives Matter March, WRAL, Lori Grant, Ken Smith, Mark Simpson, Kevin Davis, James A. Ford, Jr.

Halifax Train Crash, WRAL, Rick Gall, James A. Ford, Jr.. Sloane Heffernan

I-65 Tanker Fire, WTVF, Thomas Crouse, Samantha Miller, Amy Watson. Cuthbert Langley, Jennifer Reyes, Shannon Royster, Cary Clark

Tanker Truck Explosion, WZTV, David Ditmore, Sarah Shiverdecker, Erika Lathon

BREAKING NEWS

3 Killed When 2 School Buses Collide, WBIR, Tonja Burk, Martha Jennings, Andrew Weil, Megan Johnson

Charleston Church Shooter Caught in Shelby, WBTV, John Carter, Christine Sperow, Ashton Pellom, Mark Davenport, Thomas Hopkins, Alexis Mitchell

Charleston Church Shooting, WCNC, Matt King

Scaffolding Collapse, WRAL, Rick Gall, Miriam K Melvin, Joseph Thomas, Laura Leslie, Monica  Laliberte, Waliya Lari, Michelle Marsh, Keyetta Mangum, Kianey Carter, Sloane Heffernan, Miranda Dotson, Jenna Auman

The Breakout, WTVF, Todd Walker, Jimmy Farmer, Cuthbert Langley

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT – WITHIN 24 HOURS

Carmen Rodriguez, WUVC, Belen Gomez-Jordana

Congratulations, Dr. Ray, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Catherine Steward

Match for Mary Ann, WTVF, Chris Conte

Mourning a Maestro, WBIR, Jim Matheny

The Unknown Soldiers, WSMV, Dennis Ferrier, Jason Clouse

Undocugraduation, WUVC, Belen Gomez-Jordana

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT – NO TIME LIMIT

#Brake4Buses, WNCN, Jonathan Rodriguez, Cary Gough

A Broken Law, WTVF, Chris Conte, Angelica Dones

Letters to Tennessee, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

Swatting, WRAL, Renee Chou, Randall Kerr, Greg Clark

The Truth About 911, WCNC, Michelle Boudin, John Gray, Robin Lipe

CONTINUING COVERAGE – WITHIN 24 HOURS

Chapel Hill Killings, WRAL, Rick Gall, Waliya Lari, James A. Ford, Jr., Kathryn Brown, Ken Smith, Amanda Lamb, Aysu Basaran

Chapel Hill Shooting: 3 Muslim Students Killed, WNCN, Andrea  Parquet-Taylor

Charleston Church Shooting, WCNC, Matt King

Charleston Shooting, WUVC, Jaime Zea, Natalia Verdina

Fire Destroys Bridge, WSMV, Billy Hodge, Justin Leach, Anne McCloy, Jason Clouse, Nickie E. Jennings

Riot at Woodland Hills, WSMV, Billy Hodge, Erika Kent, Justin Leach, Holly Thompson, Nick Morgan, Kara Apel, Anne McCloy

CONTINUING COVERAGE – NO TIME LIMIT

Green Mile Investigation, WZTV, Sabrina Hall, Scott Simpson, Ryan Brooker, Ryan Thornburg

Taking Action, Getting Results: The Connie Ibarra Story, WHNT, David Kumbroch, Carrie Marchese, Gregg Stone

The Day They Found Holly, WTVF, Chris Conte, Nick Beres, Angelica Dones

The Rape That Rocked a Campus, WTVF, Nick Beres, Chris Conte, Michelle Bonnett, Rick Casebeer, Andrew Diemer, Marielena Ramos, Dominic Leonardo

Trouble at Woodland Hills, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Billy Hodge, Holly Thompson, Nancy Amons, Hayley Mason

Wayne County Community College Shooting, WRAL, Aysu Basaran, Miriam K Melvin, Joseph Thomas, Mikaya Thurmond, Kianey Carter, Amanda Smith

SERIOUS FEATURE NEWS REPORT

15 Years Later: The Son Rae Carruth Never Wanted, WSOC, Erica Bryant

Injured Trooper, WRAL, Cullen Browder, Greg Clark

Sing Me a Story, WTVF, Jason Lamb, Catherine Steward

The Funeral of Dugan Smith, WRAL, Debra Morgan

The Loop, WSMV, Jason Finley

Who Killed Elbert Williams, WATN, Kelli Cook, Kenyon Corbitt

SERIOUS FEATURE NEWS SERIES

#Boozeitloseit, WNCN, Jonathan Rodriguez, Cary Gough, David Hattman

Jake and Evelyn Get a Home, WATE, Don Dare, Dave Wignall

School Playground Problems, WBIR, Jim Matheny, Mike Donila

LIGHT FEATURE NEWS REPORT

Dancing Through Chemo, WCNC, Michelle Boudin

Elvis Was in the Building, WGHP, Bob Buckley

Giving the Gift of Life, Saint Thomas Health, Nick Paranjape, Brett Beauregard

Pelican 212, WTVF, Chris Conte, Nathan C Sharkey

Walking Medical Miracle, Saint Thomas Health, Nick Paranjape, Brett Beauregard

Wildlife Biology Exposure, WBIR, Jim Matheny

Wilted Flowers on Capitol Blvd., WSMV, Forrest Sanders

LIGHT FEATURE NEWS SERIES

Bulger’s Beat, WSMV, Terry Bulger

Mystery Target Kid Helped and Hired, WTVD, Anna Laurel

Pass It On, WREG, Richard Ransom, Gary Blankenship

Tar Heel Traveler – Stories, WRAL, Scott Mason

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

Check On Your Contractor, WFMY, Lechelle Yates, Ryan Gavette

City Workers Slacking Off, WSOC, Scott Wickersham, Mike Stolp

Drugs in the Attic, WSMV, Brittany Freeman, Zina Bauman, Kimberly Curth

Identities for Sale, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Jason Finley

Investigates: Guardrails, WRAL, Renee Chou, Edward Wilson

NewsChannel 5 Investigates: A Hog Farm and a State Representative, WTVF, Ben Hall, Mike Rose

NewsChannel 5 Investigates: A Mayor’s Truck. WTVF, Ben Hall, Kevin Wisniewski

INVESTIGATIVE SERIES

Building Boomtown, WTVF, Ben Hall, Kevin Wisniewski, Mike Rose, Terrence Boyce

NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Drug Dogs, WTVF, Phil Williams, Bryan Staples

NewsChannel 5 Investigates: The DA’s Deals, WTVF, Phil Williams

Sheriff Raided, WSMV, Nancy  Amons

The Sheriff’s Campaign, WSMV, Jeremy Finley, Jason Finley

BUSINESS/CONSUMER REPORT

Carolina Impact / Catawba Casino: The Big Bet, WTVI, Jeff Sonier, Doug Stacker

Duplicating Keys, WNCN, Jonathan Rodriguez, David Bertram, Cary Gough

Meat Under the Microscope, WSMV, Demetria Kalodimos, Zina Bauman

Nashville Motor Cars, WSMV, Nancy Amons, Billy Hodge

NewsChannel 5 Investigates: Consumer Alert, WTVF, Jennifer Kraus

SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT REPORT

#MollysKids, WBTV, Molly Grantham, Joseph Muller

Alzheimer’s: Family, Music, and Hope, WKRN, Robbyn DeSpain, Samantha Fisher, Scott Mottern

FOX8 on Your Side: Playing it Safe, WGHP, Melissa Painter, Chris Weaver

Nothing Shall Be Impossible, Saint Thomas Health, Ian Bailey, Nick Paranjape, Brett Beauregard

Nursing Home Problems, WREG, Zaneta Lowe

WNCN Investigates: Energy Exploration in North Carolina, WNCN, Jonathan Rodriguez, Bolton Minnick, David Hattman, Cary Gough

JOURNALISTIC ENTERPRISE

Hara Has a Story, WVLT, Amanda Hara

Memphis on a Mission, WREG, Matthew Stein, Stephanie Scurlock. April Thompson, Richard Ransom, Gary Blankenship, Zaneta Lowe, Alex Coleman

Middle Tennessee Moments, WTVF, Chris Conte

News Channel 5 Investigates, WTVF, Phil Williams, Jennifer Kraus, Ben Hall

Stacy Case Composite, WZTV, Stacy Case

Zaneta Lowe Investigates, WREG, Zaneta Lowe

NEWS SPECIAL

1,000 Year Flood – 5 Years Later, WZTV, David Ditmore, Sarah Shiverdecker, Bob Shrader, Erika Lathon, Erika Kurre

Dean Smith Memorial, WNCN, Kathleen Jacob, Jodi Dishner

Dean Smith: Coaching Legend, WRAL, James A. Ford, Jr., Randall Kerr, Debra Morgan, Jeff Gravley, Kenneth Medlin, Diana Alston, Timothy King, Alison King, Leesa  Moore, Jason Jennings

Policing For Profit, WTVF, Phil Williams, Bryan Staples, Kevin Wisniewski

Senate Showdown 2014, WSOC, Tori Duncan, Scott Linkous, Blair Miller, Scott Schweers

The Nashville Sounds: A New Era, WSMV, Demetria Kalodimos, Rudy Kalis, Zina Bauman, Brittany Freeman, Joe Dubin, Chris Harris, Craig Landschoot

SPORTSCAST

Bee Gees & Baseball, WZTV, Paul H. Jones

Chris Clark – All I Ever Wanted To Be Was A Sportscaster, WCNC, Christopher Clark

Live from Smashville, WSMV, Chris Harris, Joe Dubin

No Highlights, No Problem, WSMV, Joe Dubin

SPORTS NEWS FEATURE

Now I’m Riding A Horse, WVLT, Amanda Hara, Kyle Warnke

Panthers Football: Search for New Heroes, WCNC, Christopher Clark

Sylvia Hatchell’s Biggest Victory, WRAL, Debra Morgan

The Dream Deferred, WMC, Ari Alexander

Vols Film Study, WBIR, Patrick Murray

SPORTS PROGRAM FEATURE

ACC Football Saturdays, Raycom Sports, Jeremy Williams, Maxwell Brooke, Richard Brooke, Alex Farmartino, Robert Reichley, David Barringer, Chris Duzan

Beneath the Ice, Gamma Blast, Chad Denning, Matt Nahay, Matt Carroll

Brian Stann, Raycom Sports, David Barringer

Grizzlies Films Presents: Chasing Greater, Memphis Grizzlies, Patrick Stage

The Story of Lorenzo Mauldin, Raycom Sports, Jeremy Williams

SPORTS EVENT/GAME

ACC Network: Wake Forest @ Syracuse Basketball, Raycom Sports, Alex Farmartino, Lonnie Dale

Friday Night Frenzy – Preseason Playbook, WCNC, Christopher Clark, Devon Heffer

NBA- Sacramento Kings vs. Memphis Grizzlies, FOX Sports South, Randy Stephens, Rohan Backfisch, Scott Zachry, Tom Huet, Pete Pranica, Brevin Knight, Sean Tuohy, Rob Fischer, Brian Wright. Michael Edwards

NHL Playoffs – Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators – Game 5, FOX Sports Tennessee, Randy Stephens, Rohan Backfisch, Brett Newkirk, John Tackett, David White, Pete Weber, Stu Grimson, Bob Kohl, Mark Howard, Terry Crisp, Lyndsay Rowley, David Raynak

The Country Music Marathon, WTVF, Rhori Johnston, Chris Conte, Cuthbert Langley

WEATHER

Claiborne County Tornado, WATE, Linda Nguyen, Matt Hinkin, Ken Weathers

February Freeze, WTVF, Ron Howes, Lelan A. Statom, Charles Neese, Kelly Cox, Chris Conte, Cuthbert Langley, Amy Watson, Jennifer Reyes

Lessons Learned From Every Storm, WHNT, Jerry Hayes, Meredith Miller, Shane Hays, Jason Simpson, Jake Reed, Ben Smith, Brandon Chambers. Al Whitaker

Lisa Spencer Weather, WSMV, Lisa Spencer

News 2 Weather, WKRN. Lisa Patton

Winter 2015 Snow, WRAL, Rick Gall, Elizabeth Gardner, Nathan Johnson, Miranda Dotson, Amanda Lamb, Bonnie Moore

DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL

David Holt’s State of Music, Will & Deni Media, Deni McIntyre, Will McIntyre

First Language – The Race to Save Cherokee, The Language and Life Project at NC State University, Neal Hutcheson, Danica Cullinan

Rock My Soul, Todd Squared, David Macias, Todd Mayo, Larry Nager, Todd Jarrell

Take Me Out to the Bulls Game, WRAL, Jay Jennings, Clay Johnson, Steve Elizondo, Josh Knapp, Richard Adkins

The Highline, an American Treasure, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

Wessyngton Plantation: A Family’s Road to Freedom, Nashville Public Television, Ed Jones, Joe DelMerico, Joey Hodge, LaTonya Turner

DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL

A Call for Help, WRAL, Clay Johnson, Jay Jennings, Lynda Loveland

An Obvious Suspect, WRAL, Clay Johnson, Jay Jennings, Chad Flowers. Shan Zhong

Autism In America, Skydive Films, Zac Adams, Tim Vandesteeg, Darren Williams. Joel Hahn, Randy Ryder

Behind The Lens: “Becoming the It City”, WTVF, Mike Rose

NPT Reports: Aging Matters – Aging in Place, Nashville Public Television, Will Pedigo, Matthew Emigh

Pat’s Story, Foundation for Biomedical Research, Liz Hodge, Frankie Trull. Ben Howard, Josh Gibson

DOCUMENTARY/HISTORICAL

Desperate Days: Last Hope of the Confederacy, The Jackson Foundation Media Productions, Doug Jackson

History Makers: John P. Franklin, Sr., WTCI, Emily Compton, Shaun Townley

Reconstruction: A Moment in the Sun, Nashville Public Television, Ed Jones, Joey Hodge, Joe DelMerico

Return to Normandy, WBIR, Nathan Higgins, John Becker, Jerry Owens

Story of Charles Scott, Raycom Sports, Jeremy Williams, Maxwell Brooke, Richard Brooke, David Daly, Cory Alexander

HISTORIC/CULTURAL PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT

Emmett Till Interpretive Center, WATN, Katina Rankin, Whitney Blake Gramling

Greater Chattanooga: Underground Revealed, WTCI, Tyler Pugh, Shaun Townley, Jennifer Crutchfield

Our State: Hart Square, UNC-TV, Morgan Potts, Mike Burke, Steve Price, Karen Pearce, Grant Dennis, Mike Milstead, Brian Faulkner, Fred Story. Amy Pasquini

Red M&M Revival, WBIR, Jim Matheny

Reflections of Bloody Sunday, WBTV, Steve Crump

Skunk Train, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

ARTS

An Extra-Ordinary Look Backstage at Pippin, WTVD, Ted Silver

Everyone Has a Place, John S. And James L. Knight Foundation, Dennis Scholl. Marlon Johnson

Road to Nashville, Seek First Productions, James Thayer

Thomas Rhett Crash & Burn Behind-The-Scenes, Big Machine Label Group, Steven Knapp, Seth Hellman

ENTERTAINMENT

2014 Americana Music Honors & Awards, High Five Entertainment, Martin Fischer, Jed Hilly, Edie Lynn Hoback, Michelle Aquilato

Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, Todd Jarrell, Todd Mayo, Becky Magura, Jamie Campbell, James Yockey, Robby Black

Dailey & Vincent – Alive!, Apex Entertainment, Patrick Tohill, Zac Koffler, Adam J. Mills, Jamie Dailey, Darrin Vincent

SkyVille Live, SkyVille, Nicholas E. Dugger, Wally Wilson

The Gospel Choir- Behind-The-Scenes Workers Take Center Stage, StoryDriven Media Group, Nathan Clendenin, Bryce McNabb, Zachary Read

MAGAZINE SEGMENT

Roy Williams’ Game Day Security Blanket, StoryDriven Media Group, Nathan Clendenin, Stephanie Mahin, Philip Henry

Tennessee Crossroads: Eyes on LaFollette, Nashville Public Television, Will Pedigo, Matthew Emigh

Tennessee’s Wild Side-Richland Creek Whitewater, The Jackson Foundation Media Productions. Doug Jackson

War Vet Receives His Hearing Back, StoryDriven Media Group, Nathan Clendenin

MAGAZINE PROGRAM

Carolina Impact, WTVI, Amy Burkett, Jeffrey Rivenbark

FOX 17 Photog Special, WZTV, BobShrader, Ryan Brooker, Ian Bailey. Scott Simpson. Erika Kurre, James Egbert, Darin Belcher, Ryan Thornburg, Jordan Powell

Hitting the Right Note, WKRN, Jeff Davidson, Matthew Zelkind, Joe Gregory

Our State 707: Dorton Arena, Wild Horses, Flag Man, UNC-TV, David Hardy, Morgan Potts, Mike Burke, Kenneth Hackney, Grant Dennis, Glenn Abbey, Karen Pearce, Brian Faulkner, Steve Price, Fred Story, Laura Casteel, Heather Dollar

Tennessee’s Wild Side, The Jackson Foundation Media Productions. Doug Jackson

The American Legion World Series, Life in the Carolinas, Carl White, Jack Pennington, Lynn Rogers, Sean Butler, Richard Clabaugh, Jared Shumate

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Aging Matters: Caregiving, Nashville Public Television, LaTonya Turner, Suzy Hence

Childhood Hunger: The Silent Crisis, WXII, Wanda Starke, Barrett Whritenour, Phil Kivett

Education Town Hall, WNCN, Kathleen Jacob, Jodi Dishner. Kimberly Stephens. Sean Maroney

HungerFreeNC, WRAL,, Shelly Leslie, Phyllis Parish Howard, Justin Arner, Debra Morgan, David Crabtree, Kevin Shand, Steven Hammel, Steve Elizondo, Stephanie Beck

COMMUNITY SERVICE

#Brake4Buses, WNCN, Andrea Parquet-Taylor

#eNOughNC, WRAL, Shelly Leslie, Elizabeth Kline, Steven Hammel, Jodi Leese Glusco, Debra Morgan, Clay Johnson, Wendy  Gatlin

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM

Exploring Climate Change, WRAL, Gregory B. Fishel, Richard Adkins, Nathan Johnson, Waliya Lari

Saving Lives: Safe and Supportive Schools in Tennessee. Vanderbilt Peabody College, Lyle Jackson

Tennessee’s Black Heritage, WKRN, Jeff Davidson, Anne Holt, Joe Gregory

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL SERIES

A VU Inside: Cotton Candy Organs, Vanderbilt News & Communications, Amy Wolf, Zachary Eagles, Mike Todd

Fight or Flight Self-Defense Series, WMC, Kendall Kirkham, Jeremy Jones, Daniel Yohey

Tennessee Uncharted, PopFizz, Joseph Nother, Taylor Walters, Bryan Allen, Brandon Rochelle, Don King, Erick Baker

Tennessee’s Wild Side, The Jackson Foundation Media Productions, Doug Jackson

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM

Little Panthers Game of the Month, Carolina Panthers, Peter Vacho, Riley Fields, Doug Bell

Mother Goose Club, Sockeye Media, Sona Jho, Harry Jho

SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE

American Country Countdown Awards Red Carpet Special, WZTV, David Ditmore, Sarah Shiverdecker, Meagan O’Halloran, Erika Kurre, Bob Shrader

K-LOVE Fan Awards 2015, Bluesland Films for John Sanders LLC, Julian Williamson. Daniel Zapata, Nicholas E. Dugger, John Sanders, Scott Moore, David Pierce, Steve Strout. Gabe Dunlap, Michael Carpino, David Janney

Sounds New Stadium Opening, WTVF, Rhonda Roberts, Lori Hinkle, Rhori Johnston

LIFESTYLE PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT

Positively Tennessee, WKRN, Jeff Davidson, Dawn Davenport

Pullman Railjourneys, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

Rocky Mountaineer, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

INTERACTIVITY

#HungerFreeNC, WRAL, Shelly Leslie, Jodi Leese Glusco, Wendy Gatlin, Steve Loyd

Interactive Weather, WFMY, Grant Gilmore, Tim Buckley

North Carolina Science Now, UNC-TV, Frank Graff, Liz Bowles, Daniel Lane, Heather Dollar, Amy Meiggs

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE (PSA) SPOT

#Brake4Buses, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Samantha Rahn, Robby Thomas

 Hope to Dream, VIA Productions, Tom Strodtbeck

Nashville Rescue Mission “Home for Christmas”, WTVF, Jerry L. Walker, Doug Seegers

NC Tarheels National Guard Youth Foundation, High End TV, Adam J. Mills

Salvation Army Red Kettle, WAXN, Noelle Frederickson

Silence NC-CASA, WRAZ, Karin Fullington

COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE (PSA) CAMPAIGN

#Brake4Buses, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Robby Thomas

Nashville Rescue Mission “Hope Lives Here”, WTVF, Jerry L. Walker

PROMO SPOT/NEWS SAME DAY

Embrace The Day – Same Day Turn, WSMV, Brian Hallett, Don Mashburn

Man in the Mirror, WCNC, Christopher Clark

Pit Bull Beetle, WTVF, Alan Adkins

Sports Promo with a Skosh of Weather, WCNC, Christopher Clark

PROMO SPOT/NEWS

Cyber Bullying, WNCT, Marc Morriston, Aaron Bevill, Jason Bullock

Little Meteorologist, WJZY, Karen D. Johnson

Marriage Fraud, WSOC, Ron J. DeJoseph, Jr, Lacy LeVasseur, Brittani Edwards, Josh Lucas, Albert Spear

WRAL Investigates: State Fair Accident, WRAL, Justin Arner

WRAL Investigates: Highway Safety, WRAL, Justin Arner

PROMO SPOT/NEWS IMAGE

Every Day, Every Newscast, Every Story, WTVF, Alan Adkins

NewsChannel5 Breaking News, WTVF, Jerry L. Walker

WNCN Today: Go Be Great Durham, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Robby Thomas

WNCN: Tools of The Trade “Studio”, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Robby Thomas

PROMO SPOT/PROGRAM

Chasing Greater Trailer, Memphis Grizzlies, Patrick Stage

Lip Dub 2015, WRAZ, Marc Derro, Phillipe Charles, Scott Reid

WRAL Documentary: An Obvious Suspect, WRAL, Jay Yovanovich

PROMO SPOT/IMAGE

Cowboys Wanted & Missing, WRAZ, Karin Fullington

Drumline Grizz Nation Spirit, WATN, Thomas Holmes, Stephen Allan

I  Do So Like That App From 2, WFMY, David              Fields, Chris Allight

WNCN: Shred-It Event 2014, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Robby Thomas

PROMO SPOT/SPORTS

#GreaterMemphis, Memphis Grizzlies, Patrick Stage

2015 ACC Tournament Promo, Raycom Sports, Jeremy Williams, John Hairston, Boris Rogers, Maxwell Brooke

High School Football Extra Preview Show, WSOC, Ron J. DeJoseph, Jr, Josh Lucas

Numbers — The UNC-Duke 2015 ACC Network Tease, Raycom Sports, Richard Brooke, Maxwell Brooke

The Locker Room, WSOC, Josh Lucas, Ron J. DeJoseph, Jr

PROMO CAMPAIGN

Embrace the Day Campaign, WSMV, Brian Hallett, Don Mashburn

Our Valley, WHNT, Bradley Thompson

WNCN Today: Go Be Great, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Robby Thomas

WNCN: Tools of The Trade, WNCN, Reuben Carrington, Jason Kane, Robby Thomas

Your Home, Your News 2, WKRN, Gil Mazur

COMMERCIAL SPOT

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee “Hispanic”, Bohan, Penny Rahe

Chinet “Terms”, The Buntin Group, Tom Gibney

I Can’t Wait to Get to Memphis, Running Pony, Benjamin Rednour

Pigeon Forge “Fast Talker”, Bohan, Penny Rahe

Stash Home – Four Pillars, VIA Productions, Tom Strodtbeck

Trex “The Greatest Light Show”, The Buntin Group, Tom Gibney

COMMERCIAL CAMPAIGN

O’Charley’s Weekly Promotions, Bohan, Penny Rahe

Royal Bank of Canada Campaign, The Buntin Group, Tom Gibney

St. Thomas Health “Nothing Shall Be Impossible”, Bohan, Penny Rahe, Matt Weber

INTERSTITIAL

Hey Parents, WCTE, Becky Magura, Cynthia Putman, Craig Gray, Jacob Carr, Desiree Duncan

Veterans Coming Home, Nashville Public Television, Will Pedigo, Shawn Anfinson

Zuri, Rosi, and Circle de Luz, Priceless Miscellaneous, Matthew Tyndall, Erik Button, Justin Ruckman, Tim Grant

ANIMATION

Central Carolina Community College Commercial, WRAL, Shan Zhong

Malala Yousafzai, Caravan, Jonathan Muedder

The Value of a Duke Education, Duke University, Robert Carson Mataxis

AUDIO

Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, Andy Kern, Adam Ellis, Bradley Baisley, Paul Fuerstenberger

Nathan Reisman Audio Composite 2014-2015, Running Pony, Nathan Reisman

SkyVille Live, SkyVille, Nicholas E. Dugger, Wally Wilson, Mills Logan. Adam Ellis

DIRECTOR/NEWS

Caleb Chaney, WSMV, Caleb Chaney

February Freeze Day 1, WZTV, Micah Wooten

Tater Directs the Five, WHNT, D. Allen “Tater” Terry

DIRECTOR/PROGRAM

An Invitation to Hope, Gemini Production Group, Steve Horswill-Johnston, Scott C. Jackson

Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, James Yockey, Cynthia Brewer

SkyVille Live: Director Dugger!, TNDV: Television, Nicholas E. Dugger

Tailypo, Red Headed Revolution, Cameron McCasland

The Highline, an American Treasure, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

DIRECTOR/SHORT FORM

Brazen Hussey Composite Deux, P-K Pictures, John Hussey

Director Composite, WSOC, Ron J. DeJoseph, Jr, Josh Lucas

McKenzies Mill Electronic Press Kit, knapptimecreative, Steven Knapp

Stash Home – Four Pillars – Spot 2, VIA Productions, Tom Strodtbeck

EDITOR/NEWS

Catherine Steward Editing Composite, WTVF, Catherine Steward

Chris Clark – Making People Say Wow Daily, WCNC, Christopher Clark

More Than a Memory, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

Will I make Slot Tonight?, WCTI, Allen Fairbanks

EDITOR/PROGRAM

Grizzlies Films Editing Composite, Memphis Grizzlies, Patrick Stage

Roy Williams’ Game Day Security Blanket, StoryDriven Media Group, Philip Henry

Saving Lives, Safe and Supportive Schools in Tennessee, Vanderbilt Peabody College, Lyle Jackson

Zach Whipple Compilation, FOX Sports South, Zach Whipple

EDITOR/SHORT FORM

Butch Jones Show Open Tease, Maul Media, Chris Vining

Chris Clark – Short and Sweet for Short Attention Spans, WCNC, Christopher Clark

Edit Walker, WTVF, Jerry L. Walker

Made Together in America, Priceless Miscellaneous, Matthew Tyndall, Erik Button, Justin Ruckman, Nicholas Fry, Tim Grant

Mitch Martin Editing Composite, Running Pony, Mitch Martin

Patrick Stage Editing Composite, Memphis Grizzlies, Patrick Stage

Visual Hooks, WRAL, Justin Arner

GRAPHIC ARTS

Adam Shumaker- 2014-15 Graphics Composite, FOX Sports South, Adam Shumaker

Shan Graphic Arts Composite, WRAL, Shan Zhong

LIGHTING

An Invitation to Hope, Gemini Production Group, Matthew Pessoni

Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, Han Henze, Allen Branton, Todd Latia, Larry Bearden

K-LOVE Fan Awards 2015, Go LIVE Productions, Tony Fransen

Stillman & Friedland Spots, High End TV, Adam J. Mills

MUSIC COMPOSER/ARRANGER

Blessed, TWA Pictures, Beau Davidson

Miro: The Experience of Seeing, Concentrix Music and Sound Design, Fred Story

Our State – Hart Square, Concentrix Music and Sound Design, Fred Story

The Gift, Yamaha Entertainment Group of America, Chris Gero

PHOTOGRAPHER/NEWS

Catherine Steward Photography Composite, WTVF, Catherine Steward

Journey Alone, WRAL, Zac Gooch

Street Lights and Sunsets, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

PHOTOGRAPHER/PROGRAM

An Invitation to Hope, Gemini Production Group, Matthew Pessoni, Scott Pessoni

Capturing Memories and Moments, Saint Thomas Health, Ian Bailey

The Highline, an American Treasure, Wide Eye Productions, Robert Van Camp

Zack Eagles Composite, Vanderbilt News & Communications, Zachary Eagles

PHOTOGRAPHER/SHORT FORM

Greater Memphis Trailer, Memphis Grizzlies, Nicholas Modisett

Josh Lucas Photography, WSOC, Josh Lucas

Stillman & Friedland Spots, High End TV, Adam J. Mills, Chad Smith

The Value of a Duke Education, Duke University, Robert Carson Mataxis

SET DESIGN

Almanac Gardener, UNC-TV, Heather Dollar

February Freeze Ice Desk, WZTV, Grover Murrell, Bryan McGruder

K-LOVE Fan Awards 2015, Go LIVE Productions, Scott Moore

WRAL Sand Desk, WRAL, William W Burch

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Bluegrass Underground, Todd Squared, Todd Mayo, Todd Jarrell, Nicholas E. Dugger, Adam Ellis, Robert Devlin, Andrew Humphries

Take Me Out to the Bulls Game in 4K, WRAL, Tony W. Gupton, Josh Knapp, Frederick Kelly, Peter Sockett, Jay Jennings, Steve Elizondo, Clay Johnson

The Value of a Duke Education, Duke University, Robert Carson Mataxis

VIDEO JOURNALIST

Boater Beware, WHNT, David Wood

Darknet, WZTV, Eric Alvarez

Every Day between Charlotte and Demonbreun, WSMV, Forrest Sanders

Matheny’s Meritable Journalism (MMJ), WBIR, Jim Matheny

Men and Cats, WBIR, Heidi Wigdahl

ShanksFX, UNC-TV, David Huppert

VIDEO ESSAY

Hardest Day of My Life, WTVF, Ted Nelson

On the Head of a Drum, WSOC, Gregory Simpson

WRITER/NEWS

Chris Conte Composite, WTVF, Chris Conte

Hara Has a Story, WVLT, Amanda Hara

Jason Lamb Composite, WTVF, Jason Lamb

WRITER/PROGRAM

A Century Past, Peabody on 21st., Vanderbilt Peabody College, Jack  Isenhour

Saving Lives, Safe and Supportive Schools in Tennessee, Vanderbilt Peabody College, Jack Isenhour

Tennessee Uncharted, PopFizz, Taylor Walters, Erick Baker

Tennessee’s Black Heritage, WKRN, Jeff Davidson

WRITER/SHORT FORM

Keep It Simple, WSMV, Brian Hallett, Don Mashburn

Patrick Stage Writing Composite, Memphis Grizzlies, Patrick Stage

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NASHVILLE/MIDSOUTH CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES

The Nashville/Midsouth Chapter grants Regional Emmy® Awards for programming seen on broadcast, cable, or broadband..

In addition, the chapter grants The Governors’ Award for Lifetime Achievement, and inducts quarter-century veterans into the Silver Circle.

A separate section is devoted to the Student Production Award for high school projects.

Producers of material seen in more than 50% of the country are eligible to enter the national awards.

Midsouth Emmy® Awards

Material broadcast, cablecast, or webcast in the Midsouth Region, which encompasses the States of North Carolina (except Asheville) and Tennessee, plus northern Alabama, from July 1 to June 30 is eligible for entry.  Official entry forms are available in July of each year, with entries to be uploaded by early September through the Emmy® Express system.

Nominations are announced during the week before Thanksgiving.  Emmy® Awards are granted at a banquet and live telecast in Nashville In February..

Governors’ Award

Given in recognition of achievements by individuals, organizations, or companies, which do not fall within the structure of the Chapter’s regular categories.  The Board of Governors’ Award is for truly outstanding and unique accomplishments and achievements of some duration and durability.  For this award, an Emmy® statuette is given.

Silver and Gold Circles

The Circles are  societies of honor. Television professionals are inducted to recognize significant contributions made by these individuals to our industry for 25 years or more for Silver Circle, or 50 years for Gold Circle. The award is a rosewood plaque.  In nominating individuals to be inducted , the following should be included:

  1.  Service to the television or media-related industry
  2.  Service to The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
  3.  Service to the community
  4.  Service to people working or training for careers in television or allied media.

National Awards

The National Academy recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, Technology & Engineering, and Business & Financial Reporting.

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Emmy Statue

30th Midsouth Emmy® Awards

  • Entry Period July 7 – September 11, 2015
  • Eligibility Period July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015