October 21, 2008
NBC 5 Tops Lone Star Emmy Awards With Highest Honor: Station Excellence
DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC 5 continues to be recognized as a leader in Texas broadcasting. The 6th Annual Lone Star Emmy Award winners were announced on October 18, 2008 at the Verizon Wireless Theatre in Houston, TX. The awards recognize outstanding achievement by individuals and programs broadcast during the 2007-2008 calendar year.
NBC 5 was honored with the highest Lone Star Emmy Award for "Station Excellence" and 13 additional awards in news, sports, promotions, photography, editing, writing, audio and more. "This is an especially gratifying award because it doesn't spotlight an individual; it recognizes the hard work of an entire team. It is a testament to the excellence we strive to bring to our viewers everyday," says NBC 5 President / General Manager Tom Ehlmann.
NBC 5 2008 Lone Star Emmy recipients are: STATION EXCELLENCE 60 Years In Texas KXAS Tom O'Brien, President / General Manager Susan Tully, Vice President / Content Development NEWSCAST - EVENING - LARGER MARKETS (1-25) NBC 5 News At 10pm - Officer Lozada KXAS Guy Mitchell, Producer BREAKING NEWS Catman KXAS Randy McIlwain, Reporter SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT REPORT - PROGRAM FEATURE / SEGMENT Spotlight: The New Texans KXAS Reginald Hardwick, Producer SPORTS - REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY OR WEEKLY PROGRAM Sports Extra On NBC 5 KXAS Newy Scruggs, Reporter Sam Hale, Producer PROMOTION - NEWS PROMO - SINGLE SPOT 2007 Year Ender KXAS Larry Watzman, Writer Dwight Vasel, Editor Kathy McLean, Producer PROMOTION - NEWS PROMO - SINGLE SPOT / SAME DAY NBC5 Sweeps Combo KXAS Jeremy Claypool, Producer Carisma Ramsey, Producer Ted Nekic, Producer Dwight Vasel, Editor Stephen Lemonds, Editor PROMOTION - IMAGE - STATION 60th Anniversary Campaign KXAS Larry Watzman, Writer Kristal Williams, Designer Stephen Lemonds, Editor Dwight Vasel, Editor Jeremy Claypool, Producer AUDIO NBC5 Creative Comp - Vasel KXAS Dwight Vasel, Editor Stephen Lemonds, Editor DIRECTOR - POST-PRODUCTION / SHORT FORM NBC5 Creative Comp - Watzman KXAS Larry Watzman, Director Dwight Vasel, Director EDITOR - SHORT FORM NBC5 Creative Comp - Steve Lemonds KXAS Stephen Lemonds, Editor Dwight Vasel, Editor EDITOR - SPORTS Melt KXAS Noah Bullard, Sports Photojournalist ON-CAMERA TALENT - ANCHOR - NEWS The Curtis Connection KXAS Brian Curtis, Anchor PHOTOGRAPHER - SPORTS (SINGLE CAMERA) Noah's Art KXAS Noah Bullard, Sports Photojournalist
CONTACT: Carisma Ramsey of NBC 5|KXAS-TV, +1-817-654-6405
Web site: http://www.nbc5i.com/