WRAL-TV Receives Multiple Midsouth Emmy Nominations, Including Overall News Excellence

National Academy of Television Arts & SciencesThe Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 35th Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards on Friday, November 27, 2020, and WRAL-TV received fifteen nods, including a nomination for News Excellence.

The Midsouth NATAS received over 900 entries from which the nominees were selected.  The award winners will be announced in late February 2021.  The awards event will take place online.

The WRAL-TV nominees are:

NEWS EXCELLENCE
WRAL-TV

NEWSCAST/MORNING
Aftermath of 2nd Night of Riots – Jay Jay Nelson, Renee Chou, Nia, Harden, Alexis Porter, Kasey Cunningham, WRAL-TV

NEWSCAST/WEEKEND
Peaceful Protests After Riots – Madeline Stebbins, Lauren Slome, Joe Fisher, Mark Boyle, Luke Notestine, Kara Lysle, Mark Stebnicki, Yonnas Kibret, Wade Allen, Amanda Lamb, Rosalia Fodera, WRAL-TV

BREAKING NEWS
Riots in Downtown Raleigh & Fayetteville – Rick Gall, Madeline Stebbins, Luke Notestine, Mikaya Thurmond, Aaron Thomas, Alison King, Bradley Scott Simmons, Ashley Talley, Lauren Slome, Michael Joyner, Keely Arthur, Jamila Elder, WRAL-TV

CONTINUING COVERAGE – NO TIME LIMIT
Covering Hurricane Dorian – Rick Gall, Kelly Riner, Luke Notestine, McKenzie Bennett, Kathryn Brown, Diana Alston, Sloane Heffernan, Yonnas Kibret, Nia Harden, Kasey Cunningham, Greg Clark, Aimee Wilmoth, WRAL-TV

DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL
Out of the Darkness – Clay Johnson, Jay Jennings, WRAL-TV

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM
Facts Not Fear: Local Mayor Virtual Town Hall – Jeremy Spearman, Greg Ziller, Ashley Talley, Debra Morgan, David Crabtree, Gerald Owens, WRAL-TV

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL SERIES
Coronavirus: Facts Not Fear – Jeremy Spearman, Greg Ziller, Ashley Talley, Debra Morgan, David Crabtree, Gerald Owens, WRAL-TV

PROMO SPOT/NEWS IMAGE
Fleet Image 2019 – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

PROMO CAMPAIGN
Fleet Image Campaign 2019 – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

ANIMATION
WRAL Image Promos – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

DIRECTOR/NEWS
Reopen NC Protests – Greg Ziller

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

VIDEO JOURNALIST
Bryan Mims Video Journalist Composite – Bryan Mims, WRAL-TV

WRITER/NEWS
Bryan Mims Writing Composite – Bryan Mims

Find a full list of the nominees here:  35th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Award Nominations

Watch the archived live stream of the nomination announcements here.

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