NBC 5 Wins 11 Lone Star Emmy Awards
DALLAS/FORT WORTH, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ — The Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognized the accomplishments of NBC 5 / KXAS-TV with 11 Emmy awards during its 7th annual event on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, in Dallas.
NBC 5 Today at 6 a.m. took top morning newscast honors. NBC 5 Today is anchored by North Texas favorites Brendan Higgins, Deborah Ferguson, Meteorologist Jennifer Lopez and traffic expert Tammy Dombeck.
Nada Ruddock, NBC 5 director of community affairs, received the community service Emmy for her work in promoting the 2009 Komen Race for the Cure.
“There’s a team of folks working very hard each day to bring relevant news and information to DFW area viewers and it’s rewarding to have a prestigious organization like the Emmys recognize this,” says NBC 5 president and general manager Tom Ehlmann.
NBC 5 2009 Lone Star Emmy recipients: NEWSCAST - MORNING / DAYTIME - LARGER MARKETS (1-25) "NBC 5 Today" Alisha LeBrun, Producer COMMUNITY SERVICE "Komen Race for the Cure 2009" Nada Ruddock, Director of Community Affairs and Producer FEATURE NEWS REPORT - SERIOUS FEATURE / SERIES "A Game of Hope" Matt Barrie, Producer/Reporter Noah Bullard, Producer/Photographer SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT REPORT - PROGRAM / SPECIAL / FEATURE / SEGMENT "Spotlight: Cleared By DNA" Reginald Hardwick, Producer Kristi Nelson, Anchor/Reporter PROMOTION - NEWS PROMO - SINGLE SPOT "2008 Year Ender" Steve Lemonds, Shooter/Editor Ted Nekic, Producer Larry Watzman, Executive Producer Kristal Williams, Art Director DIRECTOR - POST-PRODUCTION / SHORT FORM (PROMOS, PSAS, COMMERCIALS, OPENS, ETC.) Directing Excellence 2008 Ted Nekic, Director Dwight Vasel, Director Larry Watzman, Director DIRECTOR - TECHNICAL DIRECTOR NBC 5 Today at 6 Composite Marc Mahacek, Technical Director EDITOR - SHORT FORM (PROMOS, PSAS, COMMERCIALS, OPENS, ETC.) Excellence in Editing 2008 Steve Kampen, Editor Steve Lemonds, Editor Dwight Vasel, Editor ON-CAMERA TALENT - REPORTER - SPORTS "Don't Barrie My Stories" Matt Barrie, Reporter PHOTOGRAPHER - SPORTS (SINGLE CAMERA ONLY) "Noah's Art" Noah Bullard, Photographer WRITER - NEWS "Beijing Bound" Brian Curtis, Writer/Reporter NBC 5/KXAS-TV is the NBC Owned and Operated media center serving the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.
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