NBC4, ABC7 Top LA Area Emmy

NBC4 was the big winner at the 66th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, taking home eight trophies, including investigative news reporting and news featuring reporting.

ABC7 won six statuettes, including light news story (single report) and information/public affair series (more than 50% remote).

The Television Academy held the awards ceremony Saturday night at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood.

A complete list of winners follows:

L.A. LOCAL COLOR
54th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration,
 KCET

Adam Davis, Producer
Jennifer Fukutomi, Associate Producer
Robert McDonnell, Producer
Heather Rigby, Associate Producer
Kenneth Shapiro, Producer
Teresa Taylor, Coordinating Producer
Bohdan Zachary, Producer
Laura Zucker, Executive Producer

PUBLIC, MUNICIPAL AND OPERATOR PRODUCED CABLE
Metro Motion: Union Station 75th Anniversary Special
, CityTV of Santa Monica

R. Daniel Farias, Producer
Robin Gee, Executive Producer
Al Johnson, Associate Producer
Marc Littman, Executive Producer
Kim Upton, Producer

EDUCATION
The Power of the PSA, 
CBS2/KCAL9

Garry Ashton, Producer
Mansan Luc, Producer
Otto Petersen, Executive Producer

CRIME/SOCIAL ISSUES
Alcaldia 2013
, KMEX

Horacio Cervantes, Associate Producer
Beatriz Gomez, Coordinating Producer
Leon Krauze, Anchor
Marco Flores, Executive Producer
Gabriela Teissier, Anchor
Mahelda Rodriguez, Co-Executive Producer
Mariam Rodriguez, Producer

ARTS AND CULTURE/HISTORY
The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street, 
PBS SoCaL
Brenda Brkusic, Executive Producer
Stephanie Fischette, Associate Producer
Stephen Galloway, Executive Producer
Jennifer Laski, Producer
Janice Min, Executive Producer

INFORMATION/PUBLIC AFFAIRS SERIES (MORE THAN 50% REMOTE)
Vista L.A.
, ABC7
Jessica Dominguez, Producer
Lisa M. Gonzales, Executive Producer
Miriam Hernandez, On-Camera Talent
Jovana Lara, Host
Jose Manuel Mayorquin, Producer
Danny Romero, Host
Peter K. Weiner, Producer

INFORMATION/PUBLIC AFFAIRS SERIES (MORE THAN 50% STUDIO)
SoCal Connected, 
KCET
Madeleine Brand, Co-Host
Linda Burns, Coordinating Producer
Alicia Joy Clark, Associate Producer
Dina Demetrius, Producer
Karen Foshay, Producer
Vince Gonzales, Reporter
Benjamin Gottlieb, Associate Producer
Rebecca Haggerty, Co-Executive Producer
Cathy L. Hue, Associate Producer
Laura Ling, Reporter
Jennifer London, Reporter
Bret Marcus, Executive Producer fiestas
Judy Muller, Reporter
Lata Pandya, Associate Producer
Brian Rooney, Reporter
Abe Rosenberg, Segment Producer
Angela Shelley, Producer
Val Zavala, Anchor

ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMING:
Invisible Cities: An Opera for Headphones
, KCET
Matthew Crotty, Producer
Joris Debeij, Producer
Juan Devis, Executive Producer
Drew Tewksbury, Co-Producer

CHILDREN/YOUTH PROGRAMMING
#LAPREPA Prime Time Varsity Games
, Time Warner Cable Deportes
Enrique Gutierrez, On-Camera Talent/Producer

NEWS SPECIAL
KTLA’s Season of Sharing: Help for the Philippines, 
KTLA5
Gayle Anderson, Reporter
Cher Calvin, Producer/Reporter
Rick Chambers, Reporter
Kimberly Cornell, Executive Producer
Elizabeth Espinosa, Reporter
Madelaine Hahn, Producer
Angel Kim, Producer
Matt Tanton, Producer

SPORTS SPECIAL
Before the Bigs: Blake Griffin
, Prime Ticket
Prime Ticket Sports Team

SPORTS SERIES – PROGRAMMING
Backstage: Lakers, 
Time Warner Cable SportsNet
Time Warner Cable SportsNet Sports Team

LIVE SPORTS COVERAGE
Lakers vs. Raptors, 
Time Warner Cable Deportes
Time Warner Cable Deportes Sports Team

SPORTS FEATURE
Kopitar’s OT Winner (Stanley Cup Moments), 
Fox Sports West / Prime Ticket
Aaron Brenner, Executive Producer

SPORTS TEASE
The Real A Team – Angels Season Opener, 
Fox Sports West
James Freeman, Producer
Damion Tinsley, Producer

LIVE SPECIAL EVENTS – PROGRAMMING
Fiestas Patrias, 
KMEX
Gabriela Cabrera, Graphics Coordinator
Beatriz Gomez, Executive Producer
Dio Lluberes, Executive Producer

FEATURE SEGMENT
Stray Cat Strut (SoCaL Connected)
, KCET
Karen Foshay, Producer
Bret Marcus, Executive Producer
Judy Muller, Reporter

INFORMATION SEGMENT
Compton Confidential (SoCaL Connected)
, KCET
Karen Foshay, Producer
Lata Pandya, Producer

LIVE COVERAGE OF AN UNSCHEDULED NEWS EVENT
Springs Fire (NBC4 News at 5 pm and 6pm), 
NBC4
NBC4 News Team

SERIOUS NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT
Veteranos Desterrados (Telemundo 52 6pm Newscast), 
KVEA
Alvaro Leal, Camera
Gabriel Huerta, Reporter
Jaime Sanchez, Editor

SERIOUS NEWS STORY – MULTI-PART REPORT
Auto Shop Scheme (NBC4 News at 11pm & 6pm), 
NBC4
Kenny Holmes, Camera/Editor
Whit Johnson, Reporter
Robbi Peele, Producer
Ernesto Torres, Camera

LIGHT NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT
The Artist (Eyewitness News at 4pm), 
ABC7
Edgar Alcala, Camera
Cheryl Diano, Editor
David Ono, Reporter

Justin Carr Story (CBS2 NEWS AT 11PM)
, CBS2
Raymond Bell, Producer
Suraya Fadel, Reporter

LIGHT NEWS STORY- MULTI-PART REPORT
The Papal Conclave: SoCaL at the Vatican (NBC4 News at 5pm, 6pm, 11pm and Today in LA), 
NBC4

Thomas Bravo, Camera
Robert Kovacik, Reporter

MEDICAL NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT
Back on Her Feet (CBS2 News at 11pm)
, CBS2
Kristine Lazar, Reporter

MEDICAL NEWS STORY- MULTI-PART REPORT
Heroes of Children’s Hospital (FOX 11 News at 10pm), 
KTTV-TV
Gerri Shaftel Constant, Producer
Julio Duran, Camera
Burke Ewing, Editor
Rodger Howard, Camera

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING – NEWS
In Harm’s Way (NBC4 News at 5pm and 11pm), 
NBC4
Phil Drechsler, Producer
Bobbie Eng, Camera
Keith Esparros, Executive Producer
Joel Grover, Reporter
Chris Henao, Producer
Kris Li, Camera
Ernesto Torres, Camera

SHORT PROMO
Twilight Zone Marathon, 
KTLA5
Nicole Alaina Hendrix, Producer
Mark Kriski, On-Camera Talent

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Help a Soldier Heal
, CBS2/KCAL9
Mike Maas, Producer
Hansi Rudolph, Producer

GRAPHICS
Christopher Calleton, Graphic Designer, 
Fox Sports West / Prime Ticket

OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS REPORTING
David Goldstein, Reporter
Catherine Gelera, Producer
, CBS2/KCAL9

OUTSTANDING NEWS FEATURE REPORTING
Bruce M. Hensel, Reporter, 
NBC4

David Ono, Reporter
, ABC7

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR – PROGRAMMING
Mike Maas, Director, 
CBS2/KCAL9

OUTSTANDING WRITER – NEWS
Mary Harris, Writer, 
NBC4

OUTSTANDING WRITER – PROGRAMMING
David Ono, Writer
, ABC7

OUTSTANDING EDITOR – NEWS
Jaime Sanchez, Editor, 
KVEA

OUTSTANDING EDITOR – PROGRAMMING
Jeff MacIntyre, Editor
, ABC7

OUTSTANDING VIDEOGRAPHER – NEWS
Ernesto Torres, Videographer, 
NBC4

OUTSTANDING VIDEOGRAPHER SINGLE CAMERA – PROGRAMMING
Jeff MacIntyre, Videographer
, ABC7

SPORTS SERIES – NEWS
Atleta de la Semana, 
KVEA
Claudia Forestieri, Producer
Velia La Garda, Producer
Alejandro Navarro, Reporter

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR – NEWS
Horacio Cervantes, Director
, KMEX

REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY MORNING NEWSCAST: 4:00AM-11:00AM
KTLA5 Morning News at 7am
, KTLA5
KTLA News Team

REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY DAYTIME NEWSCAST: 11:00AM-7:00PM
Noticias 34 a las Seis, 
KMEX
Univision-KMEX 34 News Team

REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY EVENING NEWSCAST: 7:00PM-12:00AM
NBC4 News at 11pm
, NBC4
NBC4 News Team

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