EMMYs

2007 Lone Star EMMY Awardees

Congratulations to all the Award Recipients of the 5th Annual Lone Star EMMY Awards.

Station Excellence

WFAA-TV, Dallas-Fort Worth: The Spirit of Texas
WFAA-TV
Kathy Clements, General Manager
Mike Devlin, Station Manager
Michael Valentine, News Director
Mark Ginther, Asst News Director

News Excellence

KVUE News
KVUE-TV
Frank Volpicella, News Director

Community Service

Predator Check 2007
KRIV FOX 26
Kathy Williams, Executive Producer
Aprille Meek, Executive Producer

Team Coverage

Evacuation In Progress
KFOX-TV
Lauren Macias-Cervantes, Executive Producer
Shauna Ziegler, Producer

Newscast-Evening-Larger Markets

KPRC Local 2 at 10
KPRC-TV
April Z. Arias, Executive Producer
Tanya Hayes Conflenti, Producer

Newscast-Evening-Medium Market

November 9, 2006 Newscast
WOAI-TV
Dale Blasingame, Producer

Newscast-Evening-Smaller Markets

KLTV 7 News at 10
KLTV 7
Joe Terrell, Anchor/Managing Editor

Newscast-Morning/Day-Large Market

CBS 11 NEWS AT 4:00
KTVT – CBS 11
Victoria Kennedy , Newscast Producer
Janeen Duckett , Executive Producer

Newscast-Morning/Day-Small Market

Newschannel 5 This Morning – 3/27/2007
KRGV-TV
Kimberly Reck, Producer

News Special

One Degree
WFAA-TV
Michael McCardel, Producer, Writer
Pete Delkus, Host
Juan Renteria, Photographer
David Carter, Editor

General Assignment Report-Within 24 Hours

Parking Lot Bandits
KHOU-TV
Brad Woodard, Reporter
Greg Hamilton, Photojournalist

General Assignment Report – No Time Limit

No More Victims
WFAA-TV
Greg T. Johnson, Photographer
Jim Douglas, reporter

Breaking News

Georgetown Drowning – 3/13/07
KVUE-TV
Kevin Peters, reporter
Robert McMurrey, photographer

Spot News

Georgetown Drowning – 3/14/07
KVUE-TV
Kevin Peters, reporter
Robert McMurrey, photographer

Continuing Coverage – Within 24 Hours

The Friday the 13th Tornadoes
WFAA-TV
Sarah Garza, Executive Producer
Michael McCardel, Producer
Sandra Turner, Producer
Carlos Hopkins, Producer

Continuing Coverage – No Time Limit

Electric Shock
KPRC
Amy Davis, Reporter

Jordy’s Job
KPRC TV
Robert L. Arnold, Investigative Reporter

Investigative Report-Single Story

Prescription for Cancer
KHOU-TV
Jeremy Rogalski, Investigative Reporter

Investigative Report – Series

Criminal Child Care
KDFW FOX 4
Joe Ellis, Investigative Producer
Becky Oliver, Investigative Reporter
Donna Ressl, Producer
Michael Tew, Editor
Phil Fleming, Photographer

Feature News Report-Within 24 Hours

Do You Believe?
WFAA TV
David Carter, Photographer/Editor

Feature News Report-No Time Limit

A Place In The Sun
WFAA-TV
Douglas Burgess, Photographer-Editor

Sharp Dresser
KRIV FOX 26
Carolyn Canville, Carolyn Canville
Darlene Janik Faires, Photographer

Feature News Report – Series

Ada Cuadros Interview
KUVN Univision 23
Volga Santos, Reporter
Jose Lomeli, Photographer-Editor

Arts/Entertainment-News Single Story/Series

Dust Art
KRIV FOX 26
Greg Groogan, Reporter
Joel Mathiason, Photojournalist

Arts/Entertainment-Program Feature/Segment

DOWNTOWN: Slam Poets
Downtown Austin Alliance & Action Figure Studios
Molly Alexander, Executive Producer
Priscilla Temple, Production Consultant
Dawn Cooper, Director
Ian Pikryl, Editor

Arts/Entertainmt-Program/Special

Steve Tyrell: A Houston Standard
KTRK ABC 13
Justin Sternberg, Producer/Writer
John Mubarak, Editor/Photographer
Ben Lutman, Photographer
Michael Lukaszewskyj, Photographer
Brenda Kemph, Photographer
Dave Ward, Anchor

Business/Consumer – News Single Story

Unnatural Chicken
WFAA-TV
Byron Harris, Reporter

Business / Consumer -News Series

Under The Nails
WFAA TV
Greg Johnson, Photographer

Crime – News Single Story

Behind the Badge
KHOU-TV
Jeremy Rogalski, Investigative Reporter

Inocencia Perdida
Telemundo Production Center
Nancy Leal, Reporter
Mario Valadez, Photojournalist

Crime – News Series

Fudging the Crime Numbers
KHOU-TV
Mark Greenblatt, Investigative Reporter

Education/Schools

Every 15 Minutes
Plano Television Network
Jason Van Sickel, Producer/Director/Camera/Editor/Audio
Marc Rouse, Camera/Graphics
Kurt Ugland, Camera
Evan Reitzell, Camera
Travis Petty, Camera

Environment

E-Waste Worries
KENS-TV
Barry Davis, Reporter
Michael Humphries, Photographer/Editor

Health/Science – News Single Story

Stolen From The Grave
KEYE-TV, CBS 42
Nanci Wilson, Reporter/Producer

Health / Science – News Series

ER: In Critical Condition
CBS 42 KEYE News
Seema Mathur, Reporter

Historic / Cultural

Immigrant Tour
KUVN Univision 23
Virgilio Avila, Reporter

The Negro Leagues
WFAA-TV
Arnold M. Payne III, Photographer
Joe Trahan, Reporter
Sean Hamilton, Editor

Human Interest – News Single Story

Funeral de Adam Garcia
KXTX 39 Telemundo
Javier Sanchez, Photojournalist/ Editor

The Burned
KRIV-TV FOX 26 FOX 26
Greg Groogan, Reporter

Human Interest – Series

Iraq: Off the Front Lines
WFAA TV
Dan Ronan, Reporter

Politics / Government-News Single Story

DWI Disaster
KHOU-TV
Mark Greenblatt, Investigative Reporter

Politics/Government – News Series

In Harm’s Way
KHOU-TV
Jeremy Rogalski, Investigative Reporter

Politics / Government – Program/Segment

2006 Crossing the Line “Illegal Immigration in Houston”
KHOU-TV
Liz Chapman, Producer

Religion – News Single Story

Denver
KRIV-TV FOX 26 FOX 26
Greg Groogan, Reporter

Specialty Assignment Report – News Single Story

From Stable to Table: America’s Dirty Little Secret
KHOU-TV
Brad Woodard, Reporter
Tom Empey, Photojournalist

Tomas Contreras: Injusticia tras las Rejas
KLDO-TV Univision Laredo.
Wendolyne Morales, Special Assignment

Specialty Assignment Report-News Series

Kids and Cars
WFAA-TV
David Schechter, Senior Reporter
PJ Ward, Producer

Miya Shay: Discovery of China
KTRK ABC 13
Miya Shay, Reporter

Specialty Assignment Report-Program/Segment

San Antonio’s Mission in Iraq
WOAI-TV
Randy Beamer, Anchor/Reporter
Maritza Nunez, Producer
Chris Graczyk, Editor

Sports-News Single Story/Series

El Duque de Juarez
KUVN Univision 23
Mario Montez, Reporter

That “Lovie” Feeling
WFAA-TV
Joe Trahan, Reporter
Arnold M. Payne III, Photographer

Sports-News Single Story/Series

Granny Ball
WFAA TV
George Riba, Reporter
Arnold Payne, Photographer

Sports – Sportscast

Newy Scruggs – Gone Fishin’
KXAS-TV
Newy Scruggs, Sports Anchor

Sports – News Feature

Roy’s Story
WFAA-TV
Arnold M. Payne III, Photographer
Joe Trahan, Reporter
Sean Hamilton, Editor

Sports-Reg.Scheduled Day/Wk Prog/Segment

High School Sports Live/Spring
KTBU-TV
Todd, Host/Producer

Sports – One-Time Special

Spotlight – Jeff Bagwell, Legacy of an MVP
FSN Houston
Patti Smith, Producer
Max Mejia, Editor
Marshall Hooker, Photographer

Sporting Event/Game-Live/Unedited

Texas Rangers at Chicago White Sox No-hitter
FSN Southwest
Kurt Deichert, Producer
Dave Burchett, Director
Mike Anastassiou, Executive Producer

Texas Heritage – News Single Story/Series

Praha
KRIV FOX 26
Greg Groogan, Reporter

Texas Heritage – Program Feature/Segment

DOWNTOWN: The Magi’s Gift’s Before He Was O. Henry
Downtown Austin Alliance & Action Figure Studios
Molly Alexander, Executive Producer
Priscilla Temple, Production Consultant
Dawn Cooper, Director
Ian Pikryl, Editor
Dan Brown, Director

Weather – News Single Story/Series

A Year After Katrina
KHOU-TV
Jason Whitely, Reporter
Ernesto Torres, Photojournalist
Tony Delgado, Photojournalist

Weather – News Weathercast

11 News Weather
KHOU-TV
David Paul, METEOROLOGIST

Weather – Program / Segment

Tracking Texas Weather
KXAS-TV
Reginald Hardwick, Producer
Barbara Merckx, Executive Producer
David Finfrock, Chief Meteorologist
Rebecca Miller, Meteorologist
Steve MacLaughlin, Meteorologist
James Aydelott, Meteorologist

Children/Youth (12 & under)

The Biscuit Brothers “Folk Songs”
Biscuit Biz
Damon Brown, Producer
Allen Robertson, Producer
Jerome Schoolar, Producer

Documentary – Cultural

Soulful Stitches
KTRK ABC 13
Gina Gaston, Anchor/Reporter
Brian Schack, Photographer/Editor
Kim Nordt Jackson, Executive Producer

Documentary – Historical

”Sniper ’66”
KTBC-Fox 7
Whitney Milam, Director/Producer/Writer/Editor

Documentary-Topical

The Intrepid – Texas Lifeline
KRIV FOX 26
Greg Groogan, Reporter
Michael Baugh, Executive Producer
Kathy Williams, vice president – news
John Heads, Editor
Joel Mathiason, Photojournalist

Informational / Instructional

Bridges to Health
KTRK ABC 13
Michael A. Carl, Producer/Editor
Michael J. Lukaszewskyj, Photojournalist
Carolina Boyd, Executive Producer

Interview / Discussion

FSN Live: NHL Salute To A Generation Of Stars
FSN Southwest
John Rhadigan, Moderator
Ed Pete, Coordinating Producer
Mike Anastassiou, Senior Executive Producer
Jeff Gibson, Director News Ops/Field Producer

Magazine Program-Feature/Segment

Sprinkles
KTXA-TV
Tadd Van Cleve, Reporter

Magazine Program – Program/Special

Docubloggers – The Pilot
KLRU
Domenique Bellavia, Producer
Sean Cunningham, Producer
Bill Stotesbery, CEO/General Manager

Public/Current/Community Affairs-Feature/Segment

DOWNTOWN: Experience Caring
Downtown Austin Alliance & Action Figure Studios
Molly Alexander, Executive Producer
Priscilla Temple, Production Consultant
Dawn Cooper, Director
Ian Pikryl, Editor

Reflejos Segment on “Cheese”
Univision 23
Gloria Lynette Flores, Host

Public/Current/CommunityAffairs-Program/Special

State of Tomorrow: Disaster Response
Alpheus Media/The University of Texas Foundation
Mat Hames, Executive Producer/Series Director
Randa Safady, Executive Producer
Beth Hames, Producer
Anne Nagelkirk, Producer
Cara Carney, Producer

Special Event Coverage

China: Descendants of the Dragon
KTRK ABC 13
Ilona Carson, Anchor/Reporter
Andre Dorsey, Photographer/Editor
Brian Schack, Photographer/Editor
Kim Nordt Jackson, Executive Producer

Teen (13 & up)

Shattered Dreams
Plano Television Network
Ana Gonzalez, Video Producer

Community/Public Service(PSA)

Pop Tots
KDFW FOX 4
Robert Ayson, Writer/Producer/Editor
Alex Uribe, Animator
Aaron Caughran, Director of Photography

Promotion-News Promo-Single Spot

CBS 11: Spring Weather
KTVT / CBS 11 Creative Services
Gary Thomas Wann, Promotion Manager
David Hershey, Creative Director
Carolyn Fusinato, Designer
Chris Burgess, Designer

Promotion-News Promo-SingleSpot/SameDay

Jessica’s Genes
KDFW FOX 4
Robert Ayson, Writer/Producer/Director/Editor
Aaron Caughran, Director of Photography

Promotion-News Promo-Campaign

Delkus Delivers
WFAA-TV
Larry Watzman, Executive Producer
Jim Glass, Creative Director
Monica Bradshaw, Designer
Chris Smith, Copywriter

The Roach
WOAI-TV
Greg Derkowski, Writer/Producer

Promotion-Program-Single Spot

Sex Offenders
WOAI-TV
Greg Derkowski, Writer/Producer/Photographer
Abe Exum, Editor/Artist

Promotion-Program-Campaign

LOL Love Moments
KHCW-TV
Elizabeth Zazueta, Writer/Producer
Jesse Mercado, Graphic Design

Promotion-Program-Sports

Game On
KENS-TV
Matthew Cockrell, Writer/Producer/Director
Robert Sico, Editor
Kyle Schaub Contreras, Graphic Artist

Promotion – Image – Station

TXA 21 “Signs”
KTXA-TV
Tadd Van Cleve, Writer/Producer
Bob Rickard, Director of Photography

TXA 21 News: It’s About Time Launch Teaser
KTXA-TV
David Hershey, Director-Producer-Editor

Commercial

NeighborsGo.com
WFAA-TV
Larry Watzman, Producer
Andrea Rodriguez, Editor
Monica Bradshaw, Designer

Director – Live or Live to Tape

Miss Texas USA
The Crystal Group
Patricia Lowry, Director
Tami Mickle, Associate Director/Camera Blocker

Director – Newscast

Fallen Heroes CBS 11 News at 10
KTVT – CBS 11
Joel Craig Gibson, Director – Newscast

Director – Technical Director

New Cowboys Coach
KTVT – CBS 11
Dennis A. Lokey, Technical Director

Super Tuesday
KTVT – CBS 11
Samuel Jones, Technical Director

Editor – Program

WHY-TV/6 –The Road To The Finals
WFAA-TV
Douglas Burgess, Photographer-Editor

Editor – Short Form

Gayle-licious Editing
KHCW-TV
Gayle Halvorsen, Editor

One Degree Open
WFAA-TV
Justin Anstead, Editor

Tadd Van Cleve – Editing Composite
KTXA-TV
Tadd Van Cleve, Editor

Editor – News -Within 24 Hours

No One Has To Die
WFAA TV
David Carter, Editor

Editor-News-No Time Limit

Otro Ano De Amor Y Muerte
WFAA-TV
Douglas Burgess, Photographer-Editor

Editor – Sports

Sport of Entry
KRIV FOX 26
David Svegliato, Editor

Graphic Arts – Graphics

CBS 11 / TXA 21 Design Composite
KTVT / CBS 11 Creative Services
Joel Chris Benavides, Director of On-Air Design
Carolyn Fusinato, Designer
Chris Burgess, Designer

Design Excellence 2006-7
KHOU-TV
Robyn Hughes, Art Director
Vicky Charleston, Senior Designer
Eduardo Lozano, Graphic Designer
John Calvin McElroy, Graphic Designer
Sahir Waseem, Graphic Designer

Graphic Arts-Graphics-News

WFAA8 Collective News Graphics Vol. 7
WFAA-TV
Ben Day, Art Director
Monica Bradshaw, Graphic Designer
Justin Anstead, Graphic Designer
Percy Powers, Graphic Designer
Chris Rotenberry, Graphic Designer
Holly Walters, Graphic Designer

Graphic Arts – Animation

State of Tomorrow: Show Open
Alpheus Media/The University of Texas Foundation
Mat Hames, Executive Producer/Series Director
Randa Safady, Executive Producer

Graphic Arts – Animation – News

911 Five Years Later
NBC ArtHouse
Joel Michon, Creative Director
Bruce Fallini, Senior Design Manager
Edward Parra, Co-Lead Designer
Jeff Steed, Co-Lead Designer

WFAA8 Collective News Animation Vol. 7
WFAA-TV
Ben Day, Art Director
Monica Bradshaw, Graphic Designer
Justin Anstead, Graphic Designer
Jeff Harris, Graphic Designer
Percy Powers, Graphic Designer
Chris Rotenberry, Graphic Designer
Kristal Williams,Graphic Designer
Holly Walters, Graphic Designer

Lighting

Lighting for Teens
WFAA-TV
Greg T. Johnson, Photographer

Musical Compositon / Arrangement

TXA 21 Mix Tape
KTXA-TV
Matthew JC, Music Director
Josh Goode, Composer
Tadd Van Cleve, Lyricist

News Producer

Digging for the Truth
WOAI-TV
Stephen Kline, Producer

Guy Mitchell Producer
KXAS-TV
Guy Mitchell, Guy Mitchell

On-Camera Talent-Anchor-News

Norma Garcia-Anchor
Telemundo Production Center
Norma Garcia, Anchor

Randy Beamer – WOAI-TV San Antonio – Compilation
WOAI-TV
Randy Beamer, Anchor

On-Camera Talent-Anchor-Weather

KENS 5 Weather
KENS-TV
Paul Mireles, Anchor

On-Camera Talent-Anchor-Sports

Scruggs on Sports
KXAS-TV
Newy Scruggs, sports director

On-Camera Talent-Program Host/Moderator

Whitney Casey
KHOU Great Day Houston
Whitney Casey, Host & Senior Producer

On-Camera Talent-Reporter-Consumer

Jeremy Rogalski Consumer Investigations
KHOU-TV
Jeremy Rogalski, Investigative Reporter

Money Matters
KXAS-TV
Brian Curtis, Reporter

On-Camera Talent-Reporter/Features/Human Interest

Stories With No Filler Added
WFAA-TV
Mike Castellucci, Reporter

On-Camera Talent-Reporter-General Assignment

Ken Kalthoff Reporting
KXAS-TV
Ken Kalthoff, Reporter

On-Camera Talent-Reporter-Investigative

Classic Collister
WOAI-TV
Brian Collister, Reporter

On-Camera Talent-Reporter-Live

Police Live Shots
KTVT – CBS 11
J.D. Miles, Reporter
Jay Johnson, Photographer

On-Camera Talent-Reporter-Medical

Miller’s Medical 2007
KHOU-TV
Doug Miller, Reporter

On-Camera Talent-Reporter-Programming

Uh-Oh! Oh No!
KHOU-TV
Rebecca Spera, Reporter

On-Camera Talent-Reporter-Specialty Assignment

Covering Texas Lawmakers
KEYE-TV, CBS 42
Nanci Wilson, Reporter/Producer

On-Camera Talent – Reporter – Sports

Trahan’s Take
WFAA-TV
Joe Trahan, Reporter

On-Camera Talent-Sports Analyst/Play by Play

Frisco RoughRiders vs. Tulsa Drillers
Frisco RoughRiders Baseball Club
Scott Garner, Play-by-Play Broadcaster

Photographer – Program

Images from the Backroads
Phillips Productions Inc.
Dan Stricklin, Photographer

WHY TV/6 The Road To The Finals
WFAA-TV
Douglas Burgess, Photographer-Editor

Photographer-Short Form

United Way
Studio W, Inc.
Rick Christie, Photographer

Photographer – News – Within 24 Hours

Not All News is Bad News
WFAA TV
David Carter, Photojournalist

Photographer – News-No Time Limit

Inspirational Songs For The Entire Family (To Sing)
WFAA-TV
Douglas Burgess, Photographer-Editor

Photographer – Sports

Seeing is Believing
WFAA-TV
Arnold M. Payne III, Photojournalist

Writer – Program

DFW 10
KTXA-TV
Tadd Van Cleve, Writer
Dean Lewis, Writer

Writer – Short Form

Tadd Van Cleve – Writing Sample
KTXA-TV
Tadd Van Cleve, Writer

Writer – News

Write This! V. 2007
KHOU-TV
Jeremy Desel, Reporter

Student News

My Life in Local TV News
Schieffer School of Journalism
Robyn Kriel, Reporter, Writer, Producer

Student Non – News

Dead Letter
Reel to Red Productions & UTPA TRiO Programs
Chelse Benham, Director/Senior Editor

Student Non – News

Bill Mercer: Sportscaster, Teacher, Father
NTTV Sports
Joel Villanueva, Producer, Reporter
Jim Slaughter, Producer, Editor, Photographer

Student Non – News

Elvis and Slick Monty, Episode 205 – “Shades of Gray”
North Texas Television
Chad McCanna, Producer
Hyle Russell, Producer

Breaking News / Continuing Coverage

The Great Truck Race
WFAA
Katharyn DeVille, Digital Media Producer
Brad Hawkins, Anchor/Reporter
Rebecca Lopez, Reporter
Walt Zwirko, Senior Web Editor

Commercial

Save Your Vote for Kinky Kinkytoon
North Woods Advertising
Bill Hillsman, Chief Creative Officer

Documentary / Historical / Cultural

America ‘s Heroes
Clear Creek Independent School District
Joe Perez, Electronic Media Specialist
Karen Permetti, Director of Public Information
Melissa Wiland, Webmaster

Informational/Instructional

Plano Balloon Festival Interactive
KDFW FOX 4 Dallas, myFOXdfw.com
Tracy DeLatte, Web Producer

Informational/Instructional

Moving a City
Clear Creek Independent School District
Joe Perez, Electronic Media Specialist
Karen Permetti, Director of Public Information
Melissa Wiland, Webmaster Interactivity

You Decide 2006
myFOXdfw.com (KDFW FOX 4)
Alice Kalthoff, Web Producer
Tracy DeLatte, Web Producer

Interactivity

WhiteBlox’s Live Interactive 7 Camera IPTV Broadcast of the Indy 500
WhiteBlox & Indy Racing League
Adrian Payne, Manager, Internet Development, Indy Racing League

Investigative Report

Fast Money
myFOXdfw.com (KDFW FOX 4)
Alice Kalthoff, Web Producer
Tracy DeLatte, Web Producer
Rehan Hyder, News Producer
Richard T. Smith, Photographer

Public/Current/Community Affairs

In Time of Need
Clear Creek Independent School District
Joe Perez, Electronic Media Specialist
Karen Permetti, Director of Public Information
Melissa Wiland, Webmaster

Sports

Covering the Mavsā€¦MoJo Style
WFAA
Aaron Chimbel, Mobile Journalist

Animator / Motion Graphic Designer

Richard Web Reel
Dallas Cowboys
Richard Krause, Graphic Designer

Photography

Scott Kesterson – Afghanistan Combat
Belo Corporation
Scott Kesterson, Videojournalist
David Leeson, Executive Producer

Photography

Rick Gershon – 2006 Video
The Dallas Morning News
Rick Gershon, Photojournalist

Video Editor

My8TVExtra
WFAA
Greg T. Johnson, Photographer/Editor

Student Production

“29″
The Film School of San Antonio
Frank Romo, Director
Abraham Elizondo, Assistant Director
Raul Flores, Editor
Alejandra Lopez, Production Assistant
Ana Escatel, Production Assistant
Cameron Quintanilla, Actor