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WTVR CBS 6 nominated for 22 Emmy Awards

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Posted at 2:11 PM, May 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-31 11:29:02-04

RICHMOND, Va. — WTVR CBS 6 is proud to announce the newsroom and its journalists have been nominated for 22 Emmy Awards by The National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. WTVR’s nomination total is the most of any station in Central Virginia and tied for second most in the region, which includes Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.

“I’m thrilled that my colleagues and I here at WTVR CBS 6 were able to garner 22 Emmy nominations,” anchor-reporter Greg McQuade, a multiple Emmy Award winner, said. “I think it demonstrates the high quality of work we produce day in and day out at WTVR. It is always a distinct honor being recognized by your peers in the broadcasting industry.”

WTVR is nominated for Emmy Award in the following categories:

Evening Newscast
May 9th 11 p.m. Newscast

Jennifer Carr, Michael Bergazzi, Christopher Walker, Stephanie Rochon, Jon Burkett, Chelsea Rarrick, Tyler Conta, Rashard Rose,Robert Hughes, Michael Prentace, Alix Bryan, Nick Dutton and Scott Wise

Investigative Report – Single Story
Chesterfield Ticket Quota

Melissa Hipolit, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photographer
Melissa Hipolit

Anchor – Weather
Zach Daniel: 2014 Weather Coverage

Zach Daniel, Chief Meteorologist
Zach Daniel

General Assignment Report – Within 24 Hours
Mile high tragedy: Fighter Jet goes down

Sandra Jones, Reporter/Writer
Sandra Crash

Continuing Coverage – No Time Limit
Hannah Graham & Jesse Matthew: Continuing Coverage

Laura French, Reporter; Chris Munnings, Photographer Laura French 02

Feature News Report – Light Feature

One Man Toys ‘R’ Us

Greg McQuade, Reporter; Tyler Conta, Photographer

Toy R Us

Who’s In Your Tree?

Rob Cardwell, Reporter
Rob Cardwell family tree 02

Feature News Report – Serious Feature
The Best Week of the Summer

Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photographer
Best Summer

Chesapeake Heritage – News Feature
Suds of Success: From Prohibition to Prosperity

Greg McQuade, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer
richmond-beer-history

Health/Science – News Single Story
Tracy & Yvonne’s Story: Co-workers surviving cancer

Tracy Sears, Reporter; Yvonne Libron, Producer; Jesse Burkett-Hall
yvonne-and-tracy-sears

Health/Science – News Series/Program
Buddy Check 6

Stephanie Rochon, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photographer

Stephanie Rochon Buddy Check 6 03

Politics/Government – News Single Story/News Series
The Chef Dishes

Lorenzo Hall, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer
hall-01

Education/Schools – News Single Story/News Series
She is watching over us: Grace of St. Andrews

Greg McQuade, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer
St. Andrews Collage

Historical/Cultural – News Single Story
Freedom beckoned and they answered: Escape From Libby Prison

Greg McQuade, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer
Libby Prison Collage

Historical/Cultural – Program Segment
Reaching Home: The Story of Third Baseman 

Greg McQuade; Jesse Burkett-Hall; Rob Byrne, Graphic Artist
 Ray Dandridge

Sports – News Single Story/Series
Soles of Love: Remembering Meg Menzies

Greg McQuade, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer

SolesofLove01

Sports – News Feature
I Kicked the Ball into a Truck

Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photographer
Kicked ball into truck

Weather – News Weathercast
Tracking Storms from Land to Sea

Zach Daniel, Chief Meteorologist; Mike Goldberg, Meteorologist

Technology – News Single Story
Nothing is more precious than life

Chelsea Rarrick, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer

Patty Perutelli grieves at her husband's grave.

Public/Current/Community Affairs – Feature/Segment
I Can’t Get Enough!

Lorenzo Hall, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photojournalist/Editor

The REAL program provides inmates with job training.

Photographer – News – Within 24 Hours
Brad Wilson Composite

Brad Wilson, Photographer
Brad Wilson

Brad Wilson

Photographer – News – No Time Limit
Brad Wilson Composite

Brad Wilson, Photographer