MidSouth Emmy Nominations Announced, WRAL-TV and Capitol Broadcasting Earn Multiple Nods

National Academy of Television Arts & SciencesThe Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 34th Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards on Thursday, November 21, 2019, and WRAL-TV and Capitol Broadcasting Company are proud to have made the list multiple times.  The station received a total of 21 nominations, including the overall nomination for News Excellence and multiple nods for the Capitol Audience Development team.

The Emmy winners will be announced at a ceremony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, TN, on February 15, 2020.

The WRAL-TV nominees are:

NEWS EXCELLENCE
WRAL-TV

NEWSCAST/MORNING
Explosion Rocks Durham – Miriam K Melvin, Brian Thomas, Renee Chou, Emmy Victor, Sarah Krueger, Kimberly Ursich Lauren DesArmo, Donte’vian Harris, Keith Baker, Petrick James, Jeff Hogan, WRAL-TV

NEWSCAST/WEEKEND
Hurricane Florence Slams North Carolina – Holly Iverson, Greg Ziller, Adam Owens, Luke Notestine, Aimee Wilmoth, Stephanie Beck, Kathryn Brown, David Crabtree, Kasey Cunningham, Sarah Krueger, Mark Stebnicki, Heather Trevaskis, WRAL-TV

BREAKING NEWS
Hurricane Florence Slams North Carolina – Rick Gall, Adam Owens, Mark Stebnicki, Lauren DesArmo, Sarah Krueger, Gilbert Baez, Kasey Cunningham, Rosalia Fodera, Kathryn Brown, David Crabtree, Mary Alice Boliek, Brian Thomas, WRAL-TV

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT – NO TIME LIMIT
Close Before You Doze – Monica Laliberte, David McCorkle Jennifer, Sorber Smith, WRAL-TV

SERIOUS FEATURE NEWS SERIES
Lynn Council Remembers – Gerald Owens, WRAL-TV

LIGHT FEATURE NEWS SERIES
Nooks and Crannies – Richard Adkins, WRAL-TV

BUSINESS/CONSUMER REPORT
Insurance: Are You Covered? – David McCorkle, Jennifer Sorber Smith, Monica Laliberte, Erin Simanskis

WEATHER
75 Hours – Jay Jennings, Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL
Connecting the Bots – Clay Johnson, Jay Jennings, Shan Zhong, Tony W Gupton, WRAL-TV

ENTERTAINMENT
Black Country – Anita Normanly, Keyetta Mangum, Shelly Leslie, Capitol Broadcasting Company and Black Country Productions,

MAGAZINE PROGRAM
5 On Your Side Extra – David McCorkle, Jennifer Sorber Smith, Monica Laliberte, WRAL-TV

PUBLIC AFFAIRS
This Is Human Trafficking – Anita Normanly, Cliff Bumgardner, Shelly Leslie, Capitol Broadcasting Company

PROMO SPOT/PROGRAM
This Is Human Trafficking – Cliff Bumgardner, Samuel Petersen, Capitol Broadcasting Company

ANIMATION
News Animation Composite – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV
Tornado Safety – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

AUDIO
Deadly Storm – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

DIRECTOR/NEWS
Hurricane Florence Aftermath – Greg Ziller, WRAL-TV

GRAPHIC ARTS
News Augmented Reality Graphics – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV
Shan Graphic Arts Composite – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TVl

SET DESIGN
WRAL Virtual and Augmented Reality Projects – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

Black Country, a project on which CBC Audience Development partnered with former WRAL-TV News Director Keyetta Mangum, also receive an Emmy nomination in the MUSIC COMPOSER/ARRANGER category for the Black Country Original Theme Song – Black Country Productions by Keosha Mangum &  Larry Wall.

Find a full list of the nominees here:  34th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Award Nominations

Watch the archived live stream of the nomination announcements here.

Comments are closed.