WTVR wins 17 – including Overall Excellence – at Emmy Awards 

Posted at 3:48 PM, Jun 24, 2018

BETHESDA, Maryland — WTVR CBS 6 won the prestigious Overall Excellence award during the Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter’s 60th Emmy® Awards Gala Saturday night at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel in Maryland. Television stations throughout Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. competed in categories that included best newscasts, promotions, on-air talent, and video editing.

WTVR won 17 Emmy® Awards, tied for the most of any station in the region. Scroll down to see which awards WTVR won and links to the award-winning stories.

Overall Excellence Working for You: CBS 6 News WTVR Stephen Hayes, General Manager

Newscast – Daytime 6:00 p.m. newscast – The Monday after Charlottesville – 8/14/17 WTVR James Jobes, Producer Dwight Nixon, Photojournalist

Newscast – Evening WTVR Jennifer Carr, Producer Lauren Mackey, Executive Producer Jason Hicks, Photojournalist

Continuing Coverage A Case Reopened: The Mysterious Death of Nick Clavier WTVR Laura French, Reporter Chris Munnings, Photojournalist

Chesapeake Heritage – News Feature “Round and Round: Vibrant from Head to Hoof” WTVR Greg McQuade, Reporter Chris Norton, Photojournalist

Health/Science – Within 24 Hours The Star of the Show: My Robot Arm WTVR Brad Wilson, Photographer/Writer/Editor

Education/Schools – No Time Limit “See Spot Read: He Just Licked the Book” WTVR Greg McQuade, Reporter Chris Norton, Photojournalist

Sports – News Feature Beyond The Roster: Sepp Shirey WTVR Lane Casadonte, Reporter Chris Munnings, Photojournalist/Editor

Weather – News Single Story/News Series A Pile of Ashes: Wildfire Destroyed Man’s Home While He Was Saving Lives WTVR Jason Hicks, Photojournalist Jacob Burns, Reporter Scott Wise, Producer

Promotion – News Promo – Single Spot Crime Insider WTVR Shannon Hopkins, Editor Tyler Conta, Videographer David Stotts, Director Danica Neddenien, Producer Rob Byrne, Graphic Artist

Promotion – News Promo – Single Spot/Same Day Mysterious Dad Death WTVR Shannon Hopkins, Producer

Promotion – News Promo – Campaign CBS6 This Morning Back to School WTVR Shannon Hopkins, Producer David Stotts, Director Danica Neddenien, Producer Rob Byrne, Graphic Artist

Promotion – News Promo – Image 11pm Storytellers WTVR David Stotts, Producer Shannon Hopkins, Producer Danica Neddenien, Producer Andres Jimenez, Graphic Artist

Director – Non-Live (Post Produced) CBS 6 and RVA WTVR David Stotts, Director

Anchor – Weather WTVR Zach Daniel, Chief Meteorologist

Reporter – Transportation/Traffic WTVR Raymond Hawkes, Traffic Reporter

Photographer – News – No Time Limit WTVR Brad Wilson, Photographer



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