MidSouth Emmy Nominations Announced, WRAL-TV Earns Multiple Nods, News Excellence

The Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 36th Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards via livestream on Monday, November 29, 2021, and WRAL-TV received 23 nods, including a nomination for News Excellence.

The Midsouth NATAS stated they chose “nominees who showed creativity and ingenuity during this unusual time.”  The award winners will be announced in late February 2022.

The WRAL-TV nominees are:

NEWS EXCELLENCE
WRAL-TV

CONTINUING COVERAGE
Search For Answers In Andrew Brown’s Death – Rick Gall, Mark Boyle, Amanda Lamb, Keith Baker, Adam Owens, Aaron Thomas, WRAL-TV

WEATHER
Tracking the Tropics: Preparing During a Pandemic – Jeremy Spearman, Lena Tillett, Shan Zhong, Aimee Wilmoth, WRAL-TV

DOCUMENTARY TOPICAL
The Skin We’re In – Jay Jennings, Clay Johnson, WRAL-TV

PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM
On the Record: Fake News in a Post-Trump Presidency – Ashley Talley, Debra Morgan, Jeremy Spearman, Greg Ziller, Joe Fisher, WRAL-TV

ENTERTAINMENT
Carolina Ballet’s The Nutcracker – Glenn Dion, Kyle LaCkore, Heather Gray, John Gilliam, WRAL-TV

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
North Carolina Voting PSA– Justin Arner, WRAL-TV
That Sound – Don Ursich, Steve Elizondo, WRAL-TV

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT CCAMPAIGN
Mask Up Campaign – Heather Gray, John Gilliam, Justin Arner, Glenn Dion, WRAL-TV

NEWS PROMOTION – TOPICAL
The Year of Lost Learning – Marc Derro, WRAZ-TV

NEWS PROMOTION – IMAGE
Breaking News Tracker – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV
WRAL When You Wake Up – Justin Arner, Kyle LaCkore, WRAL-TV

PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN
WRAL Fleet Image Campaign 2020 – Shan Zhong

AUDIO
Shan Audio Composite – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

DIRECTOR- NEWSCAST
Protesters in Downtown Raleigh Composite – Greg Ziller, WRAL-TV

DIRECTOR – SHORT FORM CONTENT
WRAL Promo Campaign – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

EDITOR – LONG FORM CONTENT
Carolina Ballet’s The Nutcracker – Glenn Dion, WRAL-TV

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

GRAPHIC ARTS – MOTION GRAPHICS
WRAL Immersive Mixed Reality – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV
WRAL Promo Composite – Shan Zhong, WRAL-TV

VIDEO JOURNALIST
Through The Lens – Bryan Mims, WRAL-TV

WRITER – NEWS
I Love To Tell The Stories – Bryan Mims, WRAL-TV

WRITER – SPOT ANNOUNCEMENT
That Sound Script – Don Ursich, Steve Elizondo, WRAL-TV

Find a full list of the nominees here:  36th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Award Nominations

Watch the archived live stream of the nomination announcements here.

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