NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 Awarded 33 Lone Star Emmys

NBCUniversal-owned Stations Win More Emmys Than Any Local News Organization

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013  |  Updated 8:37 AM CDT
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NBC 5 won the Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Morning/Daytime Newscast and 13 other Emmy awards at the 2013 Lone Star Emmy Awards in San Antonio on Saturday night.

Kevin Cokely and Lindsay Wilcox, NBC 5 News

NBC 5 won the Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Morning/Daytime Newscast and 13 other Emmy awards at the 2013 Lone Star Emmy Awards in San Antonio on Saturday night.

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The Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded NBC 5 / KXAS-TV and Telemundo 39 / KXTX-TV a total of 33 Lone Star Emmy® Awards during its 11th annual awards gala in San Antonio on Saturday, November 9, 2013.  The Lone Star Chapter represents the state of Texas’ 19 television markets.

NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 began serving local viewers last month from “The Studios at DFW,” a state-of-the-art broadcasting and multimedia news facility located near DFW International Airport.

NBC 5 won a total of 15 Lone Star Emmy Awards.  The NBC 5 Investigates team, recognized with a national Edward R. Murrow Award earlier this year, earned six Emmys alone.  NBC 5 recognitions include:

NEWSCAST-MORNING/DAYTIME-LARGER MARKETS
"NBC 5 Today: Tornado Aftermath"
Dawn Hensley, producer

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORT – NO TIME LIMIT
"Abusing The Badge"
Scott Friedman, reporter
Peter Hull, photojournalist/editor

BREAKING NEWS
"Casino Bus Crash"
Mike Wortham, producer

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT - SERIES
“Driven to Distraction”
Scott Friedman, reporter
Eva Parks, producer
Peter Hull, photojournalist/editor
Shane Allen, producer

EDUCATION/SCHOOLS – NEWS SINGLE STORY/SERIES/FEATURE
"Teaching Security"
Scott Friedman, reporter
Peter Hull, photojournalist/editor

EDUCATION/SCHOOLS – NEWS SINGLE STORY/SERIES/FEATURE
"The $90,000,000 Test"
Scott Friedman, reporter
Peter Hull, photojournalist/editor

HEALTH/SCIENCE – NEWS SERIES
"Missed Opportunities"
Scott Friedman, reporter
Peter Hull, photojournalist/editor

MILITARY – NEWS SINGLE STORY/FEATURE
"Hasan Gets Paid"
Scott Friedman, reporter
Peter Hull, photojournalist/editor
Eva Parks, producer

POLITICS/GOVERNMENT – NEW SERIES
"You're Gonna Wait"
Scott Friedman, reporter
Peter Hull, photojournalist/editor
Eva Parks, producer

SPORTS – NEWS FEATURE
"Hold The Rope"
Noah Bullard, photojournalist
Pat Doney, sports anchor
Continued

ON-CAMERA TALENT – ANCHOR – SPORTS
“5 Minutes of Sports Funk”
Newy Scruggs, anchor/reporter

ON-CAMERA TALENT – REPORTER – LIVE
“Journey-lism”
Ray Villeda, reporter

ON-CAMERA TALENT – REPORTER – LIVE
“What I Can Tell You…”
Ben Russell, reporter

ON-CAMERA TALENT – REPORTER – CONSUMER/MEDICAL
Deanna Dewberry, consumer investigative reporter

FEATURE NEWS REPORT – SERIOUS FEATURE
"Get Out Alive!"
Deanna Dewberry, reporter
Jose Sanchez, photojournalist/editor
Karin Matz, producer

Noticiero Telemundo 39 won a total of 18 Emmys – more than any other Spanish language station in the State of Texas for 2013.  Noticiero Telemundo 39 recognitions include:

NEWSCAST-MORNING/DAYTIME-LARGER MARKETS

"Tornadoes in North Texas"
Alfredo Sanchez, executive producer
Lupe Martinez, technical director
Everardo Huerta, technical director
Omar Parrilla, audio operator
Fernando Mejia, video journalist
Yezmin Thomas, video journalist

SPOT NEWS
"Tragedy on the Bush Turnpike”
Alfredo Sanchez, executive producer
Norma Garcia, news anchor
Juany Bazan, news anchor
Yezmin Thomas, video journalist
Erick Iglesias, video journalist

HISTORICAL/CULTURAL-NEWS SINGLE STORY
"I Don’t Speak Spanish”
Nancy Leal, video journalist

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORT
"Tras el Tornado”
Erick Iglesias, news reporter

NEWS SPECIAL
"Santa Muerte”
Norma Garcia, general producer/anchor/writer
Fernando Mejia, co-producer/photographer/editor
Everardo Huerta, technical director
Juan Pinzon, producer
Jose Flores, vice president of news

FEATURE NEWS REPORT/LIGHT FEATURE
"Madres Gays”
Nancy Leal, video journalist
Juan Pinzon, executive producer

CONTINUING COVERAGE
"Habemus Papam”
Jose Flores, executive producer
Norma Garcia, news anchor/reporter
Fernando Mejia, video journalist

CONTINUING COVERAGE
"Secuelas de la Explosion”
Erick Iglesias, news reporter

ON CAMERA TALENT ANCHOR-SPORTS
Ramon Diaz, sports anchor

BREAKING NEWS
"Oklahoma Devastation”
Fernando Mejia, video journalist
Noe Cumplido, photographer

SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT REPORT-NEWS SERIES
"Mexican Elections Coverage”
Norma Garcia, news anchor/reporter
Yezmin Thomas, photographer/editor
Alfredo Sanchez, executive producer

VIDEO JOURNALIST
Fernando Mejia, video journalist

NEWS PRODUCER
"Another Day in Newsland”
Alfredo Sanchez, executive producer

ON-CAMERA TALENT-ANCHOR-WEATHER

Nestor Flecha, meteorologist

HUMAN INTEREST-NEWS SINGLE STORY

"El Duelo de Inmigrante”
Yezmin Thomas, video journalist

NEWSCAST-EVENING-LARGER MARKETS
"The Drug Cartel in Southlake”
Jose Flores, vice president of news
Juan Pinzon, executive producer
Norma Garcia, news anchor
Everardo Huerta, technical director
Daniel Colon, graphics
Manny Bazan, audio operator

ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT-PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT
"Que Pasa Metroplex”
Adriana Lopez, host/executive producer
Everardo Huerta, photographer/editor/producer

ON CAMERA TALENT-ANCHOR-NEWS

"On the Set, On the Field”
Norma Garcia, news anchor

About NBC 5 / KXAS-TV
NBC 5 / KXAS-TV is the NBC-owned television station serving the communities of North Texas with quality news and entertainment programming on NBC 5, COZI TV (Digital 5.2) and online at NBCDFW.com.

About Telemundo Station Group
Telemundo Station Group, part of Telemundo Media, oversees 15 owned television stations in the U.S., as well as independent Spanish-language television station WKAQ in Puerto Rico, and offers support to 50 affiliates across the country. In addition, Telemundo Station Group manages 10 dedicated local websites and applications, and a digital out-of-home operation that reaches consumers in 17 Hispanic markets. Producing and broadcasting more than 5,000 hours of unique and relevant local content each year, including award-winning news, public affairs and entertainment programs, Telemundo Station Group serves Hispanic viewers in the metropolitan areas of Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Houston, Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, San Antonio, Bay Area, Phoenix, Fresno, Denver, Las Vegas, Boston, Tucson, Philadelphia and Puerto Rico. Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal, is a world-class media company, leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world.

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