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NewsChannel 5 snags 31 Midsouth Regional Emmy nominations

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Posted at 9:05 PM, Nov 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-22 11:41:35-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — NewsChannel 5 is proud to announce we are nominated for 31 Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards this year - more than any other station in Nashville.

Categories include News Excellence, General Assignment Reporting and Investigative Reporting for our team's work on Shawn Joseph and the Capitol Hill Controversy surrounding former Speaker of the House Glen Casada.

Our own Vicki Yates is being inducted into the Silver Circle. Congratulations to everyone on our team who is nominated.

NewsChannel 5's Nominations:

  • News Excellence: Sandy Boonstra, Michelle Bonnett
  • General Assignment: Cheri Sunshine - Jason Lamb, Catherine Steward, Holiday Travel - Brandon Marshall, The Forgotten - Chris Conte, Ted Nelson, The Tattoo Artist - Brandon Marshall, Ted Nelson
  • General Assignment no time limit: Crisis on the Farm, WTVF, Chris Conte, Ted Nelson
  • Continuing Coverage within 24 hours: Deadly Day - Emerald Zellers, Bree Smith, Heather Mathis, Nick Beres, Jesse Knutson, Terrence Godfrey, Eric Hilt
  • Continuing Coverage no time limit: Capitol Hill Controversy: Phil Williams , Bryan Staples, Chris Conte
  • Spot News: In Hot Pursuit: Jason Lamb, Brian Hallett
  • Light Feature News Report: Blazing in Bluegrass - Matthew Torres, Homeless Haircut - Amy Watson, Dan Blommel
  • Light Feature News Series: Homeless Help - Kyle Horan, Barry Stevenson
  • Investigative Report: Shawn Joseph Unscheduled - Phil Williams, Bryan Staples, Bob Stinnett, The Unsafe "Safe Home" - Ben Hall, Bob Stinnett, Kevin Wisniewski
  • Investigative Series: Capitol Hill Controversy - Phil Williams, Bryan Staples
  • Business/Consumer Report: Wall Street Landlords - Jennifer Kraus, Ben Hall, Bob Stinnett, Kevin Wisniewski
  • Specialty Assignment Report: What Happened at School Today in School Patrol - Vicki Yates, Charlie Woodward
  • Journalistic Enterprise: Ben Hall Investigates
  • Sports News Feature: Legends on the Wall - Kyle Horan
  • Documentary/Topical: Hooked: Tennessee's Opioid Crisis - Matthew Torres, Chris Conte, Stephen Clapper, Ted Nelson, Brian Hallett, Alan Adkins, Kevin Miller
  • Special Event Coverage: NFL Draft - Kacee Farmer, Vicki Yates, Jesse Knutson, Andrew Diemer, Lance Pugliese, Lucas Wyatt
  • Community Public Service (PSA) Spot: Tennessee Mental Health Crisis Hotline - Jerry L. Walker, Richard Eller, Clifton Hunt, Matthew Parriott
  • Promo Spot News: On The Rise - High Stakes Poker - Jerry L. Walker, Kevin Miller, Richard Eller
  • Promo Spot News Image: On The Rise - See Nashville Grow - Jerry L. Walker, Kevin Miller, Terrence Boyce, Richard Eller; Storm 5 Safety - Jerry L. Walker, Kevin Miller, Alan Adkins, Terrence Boyce, Richard Eller
  • Promo Campaign: The On The Rise Campaign - Jerry L. Walker, Kevin Miller, Terrence Boyce, Alan Adkins, Richard Eller
  • Director News: NewsChannel 5 at 6: The NFL Draft - Andrew Diemer
  • Video Journalist: Oh. Are you here by yourself? - Kristen Skovira
  • Writer News: Chris Conte Composite - Chris Conte; Jason Lamb Writing Composite - Jason Lamb