NBC 5 Wins 11 Lone Star Emmy Awards

Morning Team Wins Top Honors for NBC 5 Today

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    Dallas/Fort Worth (Oct. 20, 2009) – The Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognized the accomplishments of NBC 5 / KXAS-TV with 11 Emmy awards during its 7th annual event on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, in Dallas.

    NBC 5 Today at 6 a.m. took top morning newscast honors. NBC 5 Today is anchored by North Texas favorites Brendan Higgins, Deborah Ferguson, Meteorologist Jennifer Lopez and traffic expert Tammy Dombeck. 

    Nada Ruddock, NBC 5 director of community affairs, received the community service Emmy for her work in promoting the 2009 Komen Race for the Cure.

    “There’s a team of folks working very hard each day to bring relevant news and information to DFW area viewers and it’s rewarding to have a prestigious organization like the Emmy’s recognize this,” says NBC 5 president and general manager Tom Ehlmann.

    NBC 5 2009 Lone Star Emmy recipients:

    NEWSCAST – MORNING / DAYTIME - LARGER MARKETS (1-25)
    “NBC 5 Today”
    Alisha LeBrun, Producer

    COMMUNITY SERVICE
    ‘Komen Race For The Cure 2009”
    Nada Ruddock, Director of Community Affairs and Producer

    FEATURE NEWS REPORT - SERIOUS FEATURE / SERIES
    ‘A Game of Hope “
    Matt Barrie, Producer/Reporter
    Noah Bullard, Producer/Photographer

    SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT REPORT – PROGRAM / SPECIAL / FEATURE / SEGMENT
    ”Spotlight: Cleared By DNA “
    Reginald Hardwick, Producer
    Kristi Nelson, Anchor/Reporter

    PROMOTION - NEWS PROMO - SINGLE SPOT
    “2008 Year Ender”
    Steve Lemonds, Shooter/Editor
    Ted Nekic, Producer
    Larry Watzman, Executive Producer
    Kristal Williams, Art Director

    DIRECTOR - POST-PRODUCTION / SHORT FORM (PROMOS, PSAS, COMMERCIALS, OPENS, ETC.)
    Directing Excellence 2008
    Ted Nekic, Director
    Dwight Vasel, Director
    Larry Watzman, Director

    DIRECTOR - TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
    NBC 5 Today at 6 Composite
    Marc Mahacek, Technical Director

    EDITOR - SHORT FORM (PROMOS, PSAS, COMMERCIALS, OPENS, ETC.)
    Excellence in Editing 2008
    Steve Kampen, Editor
    Steve Lemonds, Editor
    Dwight Vasel, Editor

    ON-CAMERA TALENT - REPORTER - SPORTS
    “Don't Barrie My Stories “
    Matt Barrie, Reporter

    PHOTOGRAPHER - SPORTS (SINGLE CAMERA ONLY)
    “Noah's Art “
    Noah Bullard, Photographer

    WRITER – NEWS
    “Beijing Bound”
    Brian Curtis, Writer/Reporter