EMMYs

2006 Lone Star EMMY Awardees

Congratulations to all the Award Recipients of the 4th Annual Lone Star EMMY Awards.

Overall Station Excellence

KDFW FOX 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Kathy Saunders, General Manager
Maria Barrs, Vice President News Director
John Kukla, Vice President Promotions
Marie Fuhrken, Vice President Finance
Mark LeValley, VP Engineering

News Excellence

KHOU 11 News
KHOU-TV, Houston
Keith Connors, Executive News Director

Community Service

KDFW FOX 4 Race For The Cure
KDFW FOX 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Kathy Saunders, General Manager

Team Coverage

The Enron Verdict
KHOU-TV, Houston
Keith Connors, Executive News Director

Interactivity

CCISD Get Connected Web Site
www.ccisd.net/getConnected, Clear Creek ISD
Melissa Wiland, District Webmaster
Karen Permetti, Director of Public Information

Newscast – Evening – Markets (1-25)

KPRC-TV Local 2 Night Beat
KPRC-TV, Houston
April Arias, Executive Producer
Tanya Hayes, Producer

Newscast – Evening – Markets (26-60)

KVUE News Beat
KVUE-TV, Austin
Carlos Reina, Producer

Severe Weather Hits San Antonio
KENS-TV, San Antonio
Eric Valadez, Producer

Newscast – Evening – Markets (61+)

The Approach of Hurricane Rita
KFDM Television, Beaumont
Scott Lawrence, Executive Producer

Newscast – Morning/Daytime – Markets (1-25)

Collin County Tornado
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Susan Mahaney, Executive Producer
Kim Pearson, AM News Producer
Chris Mathis, Photographer
Mary Ann Razzuk, Reporter
Steve Stoler, Reporter
Dan Ronan, Senior Reporter

News Special

Swing for the Ring
KRIV FOX 26, Houston
Kathy Williams, News Director

General Assignment Report – Within 24 Hours

Finding Lost Loved Ones
KHOU-TV, Houston
Jason Whitely, Reporter
Nathan Kvinge, Photographer

General Assignment Report – No Time Limit

Hope For Haiti
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Brad Hawkins, Reporter
Alan McKenzie, Photographer/Editor

Breaking News

Running On Empty
KPRC-TV, Houston
Kris Gutierrez, News Reporter

Spot News

Police Chase And Shootout
KPRC-TV, Houston
Kris Gutierrez, News Reporter

Continuing Coverage – Within 24 Hours

Amarillo Wildfires
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Mary Ann Razzuk, Reporter
Greg T. Johnson, Photographer

Continuing Coverage – No Time Limit

Hey Mr. Mailman!
KDFW Fox 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Rebecca Aguilar, Reporter
Joe Ellis, Producer
Richard T. Smith, Photographer
Michael Tew, Editor
Steve Bellairs, Photographer
Phil Fleming, Photographer

Hurricane Katrina
KTVT-TV CBS 11, Dallas/Fort Worth
Jay Gormley, Reporter
Edgar Solis, Photographer
Becky Wiese, Photographer

Nueva Rosita
KWEX-TV, San Antonio
Luis Flores, Producer
Martha Flores, Reporter

Investigative Report – Single Story

SAWS Down the Drain
WOAI-TV, San Antonio
Tanji Patton, Anchor/Reporter
Joey Mendoza, Asst. Chief Photographer
Mandi Johnston, Director of Special Projects
Maritza Nunez, Special Projects Producer

Investigative Report – Series

Caremark Investigation
KHOU-TV, Houston
Jeremy Rogalski, Investigative Reporter

Feature News Report – Within 24 Hours

A Wallet of Memories
KTVT-TV CBS 11, Dallas/Fort Worth
Jay Gormley, Reporter

Feature News Report – No Time Limit

Women Behind Bars
KENS-TV, San Antonio
Sarah Lucero, Reporter/Producer
Meagan Harris, Photographer/Producer
Sue Calberg, Photographer/Producer
Larry Burns, Editor

Arts/Entertainment – Single Story

Sing Me Back Home
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Gary Reaves, Reporter

Vida De Sonrisas
KXTX 39 Telemundo, Dallas/Fort Worth
Javier Sanchez, Photojournalist/Editor
Nelly Carreno, Reporter

Arts/Entertainment – Program Feature/Segment

Downtown – 22 to Watch
Downtown Austin Alliance, Austin
Molly Alexander, Executive Producer
Priscilla Temple, Production Consultant
Matt Hovis, Executive Producer
Mark Miks, Executive Producer
Dan Brown, Director

Arts/Entertainment – Program/Special

Ted Koppel: Off Camera
KTRK-TV ABC 13, Houston
Ted Oberg, Producer/Reporter
Brian Schack, Producer/Photographer/Editor

Business/Consumer – News Single Story

Xtreme Deepwater
KRIV FOX 26, Houston
Greg Groogan, Reporter
Dave Svelgliato, Editor

Business/Consumer – News Series

Getting Hosed
KTRK-TV ABC 13, Houston
Wayne Dolcefino, Reporter
Steve Bivens, Producer
David Defranchi, Photographer

Crime – News Single Story

Bait Cars
KRIV FOX 26, Houston
Melinda Spaulding, Reporter

Crime – News Series

MS13′s Hold on Houston
KTRK-TV ABC 13, Houston
Art Rascon, Executive Producer/Reporter
Johnny Rivera Marquez, Photographer
John Mubarak, Producer/Editor
Justin Sternberg, Producer

Education/Schools – News Single Story

Shattered Dreams
PTN 30, Plano
Jason VanSickel, Producer

Health/Science – News Single Story

Their Daughter the Donor
KHOU-TV, Houston
Jason Whitely, Reporter
Chris Desmond, Photographer

Health/Science – News Series

The Journey Home
KDFW Fox 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
John Hammarley, Medical Reporter
Bob Hawman, Photographer
Michael Tew, Editor
Michael Patrick, Exec. Producer Special Projects

Human Interest – News Single Story

A Perfect Match
KHOU-TV, Houston
Nancy Holland, Reporter
John Shaw, Photographer

Miracle League
KEYE CBS 42, Austin
Kim Miller, Anchor/Reporter

Human Interest – Series

Dying To Stay Thin
KLTV, Tyler
Gillian Sheridan, Anchor

Politics/Government – Single Story

Social Insecurity
KHOU-TV, Houston
Jeremy Rogalski, Investigative Reporter

Politics/Government – News Series

Parking Perks
KDFW FOX 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Rehan Hyder, Producer
Paul Adrian, Reporter

Religion – Single Story

Breaking Da Vinci
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Bert Lozano, Reporter
Juan Renteria, Producer

Religion – News Series

In God’s Name
KDFW Fox 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Richard T. Smith, Photographer
Michael Tew, Editor
Richard Ray, Reporter

Specialty Assignment Report – News Single Story

Public Workers, Private Profit
KDFW Fox 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Joe Ellis, Producer
Phil Fleming, Photographer
Michael Tew, Editor
Becky Oliver, Reporter

Specialty Assignment Report – News Series

Inside Day Labor
KTRK-TV ABC 13, Houston
Art Rascon, Executive Producer/Reporter
Johnny Rivera Marquez, Photographer
Stephen Davis, Photographer
John Mubarak, Producer/Editor

New Orleans
KWEX-TV, San Antonio
Luis Flores, Producer
Martha Flores, Reporter

Specialty Assignment Report – Program/Special

Beauty Beneath the Skin
KTRK-TV ABC 13, Houston
Jessica Willey, Reporter
Kim Nordt-Jackson, Executive Producer
Brian Schack, Photographer/Editor
Andre Dorsey, Photographer/Editor

Sports – News Single Story

Fumbled Fatherhood
KHOU-TV, Houston
Jeremy Rogalski, Investigative Reporter

Sports – Sportscast

FOX 4 Sports
KDFW FOX 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Mike Doocy, Anchor
Kevin Morrell, Executive Producer

Sports – News Series

North Texas in Torino
KXAS-TV NBC 5, Dallas/Fort Worth
Brian Curtis, Reporter
Barbara Merckx, Executive Producer

Sports – News Feature

Dunta In L.A.
KTRK-TV ABC 13, Houston
Justin Sternberg, Producer
John Mubarak, Producer/Editor
Michael J. Lukaszewskyj, Photographer

Sports – Regularly Scheduled Daily or Weekly Program

Sports Special
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Sean Hamilton, Executive Producer
David Elder, Director
Joe Trahan, Reporter
Dale Hansen, Anchor

Sports – One-Time Special

2005 Houston Astros: The Championship Season
Major League Baseball Productions
David Gavant, VP/Production
David Check, Executive Producer
Bob Bodziner, Lead Producer
Jeff Scott, Senior Writer
Brian Barrow, Producer
Roger Schlueter, Producer
Jay Lucas, SVP, Commmunications
Jimmy Stanton, Director, Media Relations

Red River Rivalry
FSN Southwest, Dallas/Fort Worth
John Rhadigan, Anchor
Dana Larson, Anchor

Sporting Event/Game – Live/Unedited

Big 12 Football: Oklahoma vs Texas Tech
FSN Southwest, Dallas/Fort Worth
Robert Steinfeld, Producer
Mike Anastassiou, Executive Producer

Texas Heritage – Single Story

Indianola
KRIV FOX 26, Houston
Greg Groogan, Reporter

Texas Heritage – Series

Buscando al Vaquero
KXTX 39 Telemundo, Dallas/Fort Worth
Daniel Fonseca, Reporter/Producer

Weather – Single Story

High Speed Weather
KHWB-TV, Houston
Jared Silverman, Meteorologist
Thomas Rigia, Editor

Weather – News Weathercast

News Weathercast
KHWB-TV, Houston
Keith Monahan, Chief Meteorologist

Weather – Program/Special

Tracking Texas Weather
KXAS-TV NBC 5, Dallas/Fort Worth
Reginald Hardwick, Producer
Barbara Merckx, Executive Producer
David Finfrock, Chief Meteorologist
Rebecca Miller, Meteorologist
Steve MacLaughlin, Meteorologist
James Aydelott, Meteorologist

Children/Youth – Program/Special

The Biscuit Brothers – You Got Style
Biscuit Biz Productions, Austin
Damon Brown, Producer

Documentary

IN FOCUS: Unlikely Liberators
KTRK-TV ABC 13, Houston
Shara Fryer, Producer
John Mubarak, Producer
Ben Lutman, Producer-Photographer

Interview/Discussion – Program/Special

In the American West: A Twentieth Anniversary Special
KERA, Dallas/Fort Worth
Rick Thompson, Producer/Editor
Yolette Garcia, Host/Producer
Gila Espinoza, Associate Producer

Texas Monthly Talks
KLRU-TV, Austin
Lynn Boswell, Producer

Magazine Program – Feature/Segment

How to be a Game Warden in Six Easy Months
Texas Parks & Wildlife TV, Austin
Bruce Biermann, Photographer
Ron Kabele, Producer/Editor/Writer

Magazine Program – Program/Special

The Best of Walton’s World Gone Wild
KHOU-TV, Houston
Johnathan Walton, Reporter
Nathan Kvinge, Photographer/Editor

Public/Current/Community Affairs – Feature/Segment

Downtown – Arts from the Streets
Downtown Austin Alliance, Austin
Molly Alexander, Executive Producer
Priscilla Temple, Production Consultant
Matt Hovis, Executive Producer
Mark Miks, Executive Producer

Public/Current/Community Affairs – Program/Special

High School: The Best and the Rest
KERA, Channel 13, Dallas/Fort Worth
Sujata Dand, Reporter/Producer
Linda Stogner, Editor
Stewart Mayer, Photographer

Zona Escolar de Dallas #404
Dallas Schools Television, Dallas/Fort Worth
Michael Bell, Producer/Editor
Mark Bergner, Producer/Editor
Ernest Conde, Producer/Editor
Carmen Alvarado-Vasquez, Producer/Editor
Toni Ford, Multi-Media Graphic Designer
Vicky Mitcham Probeck, Writer
Michelle Briscoe, Production Coordinator
Rosie Suarez, Producer/Editor

Service Program – Feature/Segment

In Memory of . . .
ACTV-15: Allen City Television, Allen
Mark Kaufmann, Video Producer

Special Event Coverage

Joel Osteen: On Top of the World
KTRK-TV ABC 13, Houston
Kim Nordt-Jackson, Executive Producer

Community/Public Service [PSA] – Single Spot

Modern Art Museum
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Don Hazen, Director/Editor/Shooter
Kathryn Inda, Producer

Community/Public Service [PSA] – Campaign

Chopper 11 Holiday Food Project
KTVT-TV CBS 11, Dallas/Fort Worth
David Hershey, Director/Producer/Editor

Promotion – News Promo – Single Spot

Skin Crawler
KENS-TV, San Antonio
Maura Doyle, Writer/Producer
Fred Fechter, Editor
Christopher Burgess, Graphic Artist

Promotion – News Promo – Single Spot/Same Day

Lady Killer
KENS-TV, San Antonio
Maura Doyle, Writer/Producer
Fred Fechter, Editor
Kyle Schaub Contreras, Graphic Artist

Promotion – News Promo – Campaign

GOOD DAY 2006
KDFW Fox 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Robert Ayson, Producer/Director/Editor
John Kukla, Writer
Alex Uribe, Animator
Aaron Caughran, Director of Photography

Make Sense of Your World
KHOU, Houston
Dale Lockett, Director of Creative Services

Promotion – Program – Single Spot

Texas Rangers – Tex-Men
KDFI-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Keith Paxton, Writer/Producer/Editor

Promotion – Program – Campaign

The Home of Comedy Blues
KRIV FOX 26, Houston
Enrique Rojas, Graphic Designer/Producer
Craig Chambers, Writer
Alex Luster, Sound Designer

Promotion – Program – Sports

Mavs Dance Party
KTXA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Tadd Van Cleve, Writer/Producer
Dean Pauley, Art Director
Josh Goode, Composer
Matthew JC, Music Director

Promotion – Image – Station

UPN 21 – Made You Look
KTXA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Tadd Van Cleve, Writer/Producer
Jerry Wise, Compositor
Carolyn Fusinato, Designer

Audio

Art is All Around Us, Downtown
KUHT-TV Houston PBS, Houston
Douglas Robertson, Audio Specialist

Director – Live or Live to Tape

Miss Texas USA Pageant
The Crystal Group, Houston
Patricia Lowry, Director

Director – Newscast

News 8 Update
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Art MacLaren, Director

Director – Post-Production

David Hershey Composite
KTVT-TV CBS 11, Dallas/Fort Worth
David Hershey, Director

Director – Technical Director

Overnight Aftermath
KTVT-TV CBS 11, Dallas/Fort Worth
Samuel Jones, Director/TD

Editor – Program

Editing Reel ’06
KDAF-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Randy Booth, Editor

Editor – News – Within 24 Hours

Splicing to the Nearest Frame
KXAS-TV NBC 5, Dallas/Fort Worth
Brad Short, Editor

Editor – News – No Time Limit

And That’s The Way It Is ’05-’06
KVUE-TV, Austin
Todd Rogenthien, Director of Photography

Editor – Sports – Within 24 Hours

Taking Turco’s Job
KTVT-TV CBS 11, Dallas/Fort Worth
Ram Guzman, Editor

Editor – Sports – No Time Limit

Dallas Stars 24 Hour Roadtrip
FSN Southwest, Dallas/Fort Worth
Jeremy Bush, Editor

Graphic Arts – Graphics

Graphics Composite KTBC designs
KTBC-TV, Austin
Susan Detrie, Design Director/Designer

Graphic Arts – Graphics – News

Collected News Work Vol. 06
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Justin Anstead, Graphics Designer
Monica Helberg, Graphic Designer
Percy Powers, Graphic Designer
Holly Walters, Graphic Designer
Jeff Harris, Graphic Designer

Graphic Arts – Animation

Animation Excellence 2006
KHOU, Houston
Robyn Hughes, Art Director
Fotis Gerakis, Art Director
Eddie Lozano, Art Director

Graphic Arts – Animation – News

FOX 4 News Animation
KDFW Fox 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Linda Hamilton Sterne, Design Director
Stephen Vance Daniels, Assistant Design Director
Alex Uribe, Senior Designer

Lighting

The Quality of Light
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Arnold Payne III, Photojournalist

Musical Composition/Arrangement

Miss Texas USA Pageant
The Crystal Group, Houston
Richard Callaci, Composer

News Producer

Guy Mitchell Producing
KXAS-TV NBC 5, Dallas/Fort Worth
Guy Mitchell, Senior Producer

On-Camera Talent – Anchor – News

Heather Hays
KDFW Fox 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Heather Hays, Anchor

On-Camera Talent – Anchor – Weather

Compilation
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Pete Delkus, Meteorologist

On-Camera Talent – Anchor – Sports

Hansenstyle
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Dale Hansen, Anchor

On-Camera Talent – Program Host/Moderator

Whitney Casey
KHOU-TV, Houston
Whitney Casey, Host

On-Camera Talent – Reporter – Features/Human Interest

DEAL OR DUD
KDFW Fox 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Steve Noviello, Consumer Reporter

On-Camera Talent – Reporter – General Assignment

Art Rascon Reporting
KTRK-TV ABC 13, Houston
Art Rascon, Reporter

Katrina Houston
KXLN-TV45, Houston
Patricio Espinoza, Reporter

On-Camera Talent – Reporter – Investigative

Becky Oliver Reports
KDFW Fox 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Becky Oliver, Investigative Reporter

Brett Shipp Reports
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Brett Shipp, Reporter

On-Camera Talent – Reporter – Live

Good Day Dallas Live
KDFW Fox 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
Casey Stegall, Reporter

On-Camera Talent – Reporter – Specialty Assignment

Wayne Reports
KTRK-TV ABC 13, Houston
Wayne Dolcefino, Reporter

On-Camera Talent – Reporter – Sports

Trahan’s Take
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Joe Trahan, Sports Reporter

Photographer – Program

Why TV- Deep Cuts
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Douglas Burgess, Photojournalist/Editor

Photographer – News – Within 24 Hours

The Art of the HOT TURN
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Douglas Burgess, Photojournalist/Editor

Photographer – News – No Time Limit

Inspirational Songs For the Entire Family (To Sing)
WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Douglas Burgess, Photojournalist/Editor

Photographer – Sports – No Time Limit

The Garage Boxing Gym
KDAF-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth
Jose Sanchez, Photojournalist

Writer – Program

Stories From the Backroads
Phillips Productions, Inc., Dallas/Fort Worth
Bob Phillips, Writer
Jason Anderson, Writer
Ryan Britt, Writer
Brian Hawkins, Writer

Writer – Short Form

What I Did Last Year
KDFW Fox 4, Dallas/Fort Worth
John Kukla, Writer

Writer – News

Write This!
KHOU-TV, Houston
Jeremy Desel, Reporter

College News

Detached
Texas Christian University
Greg Mansur, Teacher/Advisor
Laura Pici, Director
Chris St. Pierre, Producer/Editor

Regeneration
Texas Christian University
Greg Mansur, Teacher/Advisor

College Program

The Post Cognitive (Episode 201)
University of North Texas
Jimmy McCoy, Executive Producer

Outstanding News Story/Segment
“TraderCast”
Trader Television Network
CHRIS KRAFT
Executive Producer
Splash Media

Outstanding Program Feature/Segment
“The Download”
ELVIRA SAKMARI
Executive Producer
and
SUSAN M. TULLY
Vice President, Content Development
KXAS-TV NBC 5

Outstanding Student Production
“Mocha”
SAMUEL GARCIA
Director
The Film School of San Antonio at Harlandale