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NewsChannel 5 wins News Excellence at Midsouth Regional Emmys

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Posted at 10:56 AM, Feb 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-18 11:56:23-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — For the third consecutive year, NewsChannel 5 took home the award for News Excellence at the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards.

The 33rd annual awards ceremony was held Saturday night in downtown Nashville.

NewsChannel 5 won top honors in the following categories:

  • Promo Spot/News Image: “On The Rise” – Jerry L. Walker, Richard Eller, Terrence Boyce
  • Editor/News: “I Hope There’s Not a Flash Frame in Here” – Catherine Steward Editing Composite
  • Director/News: “NewsChannel 5 This Morning Waffle House Shooting” – Andrew Diemer
  • News Special: “Toxic School Water” – Phil Williams, Bryan Staples, Michelle Bonnett
  • Public Affairs: “Investigating the Investigators” – Phil Williams, Bryan Staples
  • Writer/Short Form: “What If We Said” – Richard Eller
  • Newscast/Morning: “Waffle House Manhunt” – Kacee Farmer, Kevin Sherrill, Bethany Davison, Nick Beres, Adam Hammond, Amy Watson, Dan Kennedy, Dan Blommel, Blayke Roznowski, Vincent Bradford, Lelan A. Statom, Rebecca Schleicher
  • News Excellence: The NewsChannel 5 Network – Sandy Boonstra, Michelle Bonnett