NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 Win 32 Lone Star Emmys - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 Win 32 Lone Star Emmys

Both NBCUniversal-owned Stations Were Recognized for Having the Best “Morning/Daytime Newscast” and “Evening Newscast” in English and Spanish-language categories and for their “Investigative Report – Single Story” Reports

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    NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 Win 32 Lone Star Emmys
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    The Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 a total of 32 Lone Star Emmy Awards during the 13th annual awards gala held on Saturday, November 7 in Austin, Texas.

    NBC 5 received 12 Emmy awards across various categories recognizing a variety of teams and individuals while Telemundo 39 received 20 Emmy awards, the most awards it’s ever received in a single year and the most of any Texas television station.

    Both stations took the top honors for having the best "Morning/Daytime Newscast" and "Evening Newscast" in both English and Spanish-language categories, in larger markets. In the "Investigative Report – Single Story" category, NBC 5 won for "Injured Heroes, Broken Promises" and Telemundo 39 won for "Fake Immigration Lawyer."

    "The Emmys are a symbol of excellence among our media," said John Trevino, President and General Manager of Telemundo 39. "I am proud of my entire staff for all their hard work, commitment and dedication; they are deserving of all their individual and team recognitions. Receiving the award for overall station excellence is a wonderful tribute to everyone’s hard work."

    "Our journalists and those that support them strive to deliver meaningful stories that North Texans connect with every day," said Tom Ehlmann, NBC 5 President and General Manager. "It’s an honor to be recognized with so many Lone Star Emmy Awards."

    Lone Star Emmys Awarded to NBC 5:

    NEWSCAST - MORNING/DAYTIME - LARGER MARKETS (1-25)

    Dawn Hensley, Producer  - "NBC 5 Today: Snowfall for the Ages"

    NEWSCAST - EVENING - LARGER MARKETS (1-25)

    Ashley Lowell, Producer - "NBC 5 NEWS at 5pm: Runaway Bay"

    INVESTIGATIVE REPORT - SINGLE STORY

    Scott Friedman, Peter Hull, Eva Parks, Shannon Hammel - "Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

    MILITARY - NEWS SINGLE STORY/FEATURE

    Scott Friedman, Peter Hull, Eva Parks - "Injured Heroes, Broken Promises"

    EDUCATION/SCHOOLS NEWS STORY / SERIES / FEATURE

    Scott Friedman, Peter Hull, Eva Parks - "The Texas High School Helmet Tracker"

    HEALTH/SCIENCE - NEWS SERIES

    Deanna Dewberry, Jose Sanchez, Don Peritz, Jr. - "Inked In Texas: A Tale of High Risk and Little Oversight"

    ON-CAMERA TALENT - REPORTER - SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT

    Deanna Dewberry - "Show Me The Money!"

    ON-CAMERA TALENT - ANCHOR  - NEWS

    Brian Curtis - "Curtis Connection"

    PHOTOGRAPHER - SPORTS (SINGLE CAMERA ONLY)

    Noah Bullard - "Noah's Art"

    SPORTS - NEWS FEATURE

    David Watkins, Noah Bullard - "Relentless"

    ON-CAMERA TALENT - REPORTER - LIVE

    Ben Russell - "Memorable Moments"

    ON-CAMERA TALENT - REPORTER - GENERAL ASSIGNMENT / SPOT NEWS

    Ben Russell - "There's no news in the Newsroom"

     

    Lone Star Emmys Awarded to Telemundo 39:

    OVERALL EXCELLENCE

    John Trevino, General Manager - "Telemundo 39 Dallas-Fort Worth"

    NEWS EXCELLENCE

    Karen Mendez, VP of News - "Comprometidos Contigo"

    NEWSCAST - MORNING/DAYTIME - LARGER MARKETS (1-25)

    Iris Rodriguez, Producer - "Your News at 5"

    NEWSCAST - EVENING - LARGER MARKETS (1-25)

    Georgina Gonzalez-Campo, Lorraine Caceres, Daniel Manrique, Carlos Zapata - "No More Dream For Now"

    NEWS PRODUCER

    Roberto Flores, Digital Content Producer - "T39 Anytime, Anywhere"

    INVESTIGATIVE REPORT - SINGLE STORY
    Yezmin Thomas, Sergio Alvarado - "Fake Immigration Lawyer"

    INVESTIGATIVE REPORT - SERIES
    Yezmin Thomas, Sergio Alvarado - "Non Profit For Profit"

    ON-CAMERA TALENT - REPORTER - INVESTIGATIVE
    Yezmin Thomas - "Investigative Reporter"

    HISTORIC/CULTURAL - NEWS SERIES
    Fernando Mejia - "Border Crisis"

    POLITICS/GOVERNMENT - NEWS SERIES
    Norma Garcia, Sergio Alvarado - "5 Days in October"

    HUMAN INTEREST - NEWS SERIES

    Lorraine Caceres, Jairo Martinez, Noe Cumplido - "Lideres en Construccion"
    SPORTS - SPORTSCAST

    Ramon Diaz - "Telemundo Deportivo World Cup Edition"
    SPORTS - ONE TIME SPECIAL
    Ramon Diaz, Erik Mora, Christian Suarez, Jairo Martinez, Noe Cumplido - "En Base Con Los Rangers"

    ON-CAMERA TALENT - ANCHOR - SPORTS
    Ramon Diaz - "Telemundo Deportivo"

    ON-CAMERA TALENT - REPORTER - SPORTS
    Erik Mora - "Reportando La Pasion Por El Deporte"

    DIRECTOR - LIVE OR RECORDED LIVE / NEWSCAST / SPORTS
    Everardo Huerta - "Roll That Puppy"

    DIRECTOR - POST PRODUCTION / SHORT FORM (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens, Etc.)
    Christian Suarez - "Digital Promo"

    EDITOR - SHORT FORM (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens, Etc.)
    Christian Suarez - "Digital Promo"
    PHOTOGRAPHER - SHORT FORM (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens, Etc.)
    Christian Suarez - "Digital Promo"

    WRITER - SHORT FORM (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens, Etc.)
    Christian Suarez - "El Poder De Saber"

    Both NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 are co-located in NBCUniversal's new state-of-the-art broadcast facility, The Studios at DFW, and work closely together to fully leverage their collective strengths and resources to better serve viewers – both Spanish- and English-speaking – in North Texas.

    For complete details on all of the winners and categories, please access The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Lone Star Chapter's official 2015 Lone Star Emmy Awardees list here.