CBS 6 honored with 12 Emmy awards

Posted at 11:18 PM, Jun 18, 2012
and last updated 2012-06-24 22:54:05-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – The South’s First Television Station, CBS 6 WTVR-TV, was honored with 12 Emmy Awards at the Newseum in Washington D.C. this past Saturday.

The list of Emmy awards reflects a diverse focus in coverage from the CBS 6 News team; spanning a range of story topics that delved into crime, culture, history, property investigations, politics and weather.

WTVR’s 12 Emmy Awards were the most awards received by any television station in the region.

CBS 6 is proud of these achievements as we believe they reflect the station’s dedication to our community.

The list of winners, with links to the video archive of each story,  is below.  To view all the Regional Emmy winners, click this link: PDF OF WINNERS.

 Newscast-Weekend-Smaller Market

Christmas Eve 11pm Newscast: Breaking News, Double-Homicide in East End
Scott Wise, Producer
Lorenzo Hall, Reporter
Michael Gibrall, Director
Yvonne Libron, Audio Operator
Watch the team accept the award here.

Investigative Report-Single Story

Space Properties
Catie Beck, Reporter
Beau Menefee, Photojournalist

Feature News Report – Light Feature

Mr. Bojangles: A Generous Tapper  —
Greg McQuade, Reporter
Tim Hawkins, Photojournalist

Feature News Report – Serious Feature

Dr. Ferrara
Mark Holmberg, Reporter
Rob Byrne, Producer

Feature News Report – Serious Feature

Problems with Facebook” —
Tracy Sears, Reporter
Tim Hawkins, Photojournalist

Crime – News Single Story

A Mother’s Anguish: The Murder of Marshall Ray Butler 20 Years Later
Greg McQuade, Reporter
Beau Menefee, Photographer

Politics/Government – News Series

A Life Like Yours
Sam Brock, Reporter
Ama Arthur-Asmah, Photojournalist

Historic/Cultural – News Single Story

“John Mitchell Jr.: The Man Who Rule the Planet”
Greg McQuade, Reporter
Tim Hawkins, Photojournalist

Weather – Program/Special

CBS 6 Winter Weather Outlook: Before, During And After The Storm
Zach Daniel, Chief Meteorologist

Promotion – News Promo – Single Spot/Same Day

DNA Pioneer
Heath Oldham, Producer/Editor

Anchor – Weather

The Weather Of 2011: A Year To Remember
Zach Daniel

Photographer – News – No Time Limit

Tim Hawkins Composite
Tim Hawkins

Depend on CBS 6 News and for the most complete, in-depth coverage of local news in Central Virginia.