WRAL Brings Home Three Regional Emmys

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Christian McIllwain, Phyllis Parish & Shan Zhong
WRAL-TV’s Christian McIlwain (l to r), Phyllis Parish & Shan Zhong show off their Emmys.

WRAL-TV has once again come home with multiple Regional Emmys Awards.  

The Triangle’s news leader nabbed 3 statuettes at the 21st Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards at a ceremony on Saturday, January 27, 2007. 

A formal dinner and awards presentation took place at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville.

The Northwest Chapter, based in Seattle, judged this years entries.

And the winners are:

Sports Program/Series
The Class of ’86 – Bob Holliday, Jeff Gravley, WRAL-TV

  Bob Holliday Jeff Gravley

Community Service
Teen Pregnancy Prevention – Phyllis Parish, Loretta Harper-Arnold, Debra Morgan, Bob Sadler, WRAL-TV

  Phyllis Parish Loretta-Harper Arnold
  Debra Morgan Bob Sadler

Commercial Spot
RDU to LAX – Christian McIlwain, WRAL-TV

    Christian McIllwain

WRAL-TV newcomer Shan Zhong won an Emmy at the ceremony as well. He is now a part of the WRAL team as Lead Designer & Animation Specialist. He brought home an award for Graphic Arts for a composite of his work for Shan Zhong Designs. He was nominated for Animation as well.

WRAL Team Several members of the WRAL-TV team were among the 460 guests at the Regional Emmy ceremony: (l to r) Shan Zhong, Stacie Holyfield, Chad Flowers, Amanda Lamb, Courtney Davis, Stephanie Beck, Phyllis Parish & Christian McIllwain.
Stacie Holyfield
WRAL-TV’s Stacie Holyfield (left) walks the red carpet with her date, Kenneth Deane.
Phyllis Parish's Winning Moment
WRAL-TV’s Phyllis Parish (right) hears that she & her team won the Emmy for Community Service and stands to take the stage.
Chad Flowers, Christian McIllwain & Shan Zhong
WRAL-TV’s Chad Flowers (l to r), Christian McIlwain & Shan Zhong strike a pose at the 21st Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards gala

WRAL-TV earned an impressive 20 nominations in the overall competition. Almost 700 entries were received but only 267 nominations made in 59 categories. For a list of WRAL’s nominations, visit the link below:

Thanks to WRAL-TV’s Shan Zhong for the capcom photos from the awards ceremony.

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