WGRZ, Channel 2 and WIVB, Channel 4 have each been nominated for multiple Emmys by the New York Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.  The Emmys will be handed out in New York City on March 30th.

Channel 2 received 15 nominations:

•        FEATURE NEWS REPORT: SERIOUS  Steve Diver: Recovering from Loss, Finding Love, February 26, 2013 (WGRZ-TV) Michael Wooten, Reporter, Dooley O’Rourke, photographer, Sally Durwald, producer.

•        ENTERTAINMENT: NEWS  The Limbo World Record Holder, November 2, 2012, (WGRZ-TV) Claudine Ewing, Reporter, Dave Harrington, photographer.

•        CRIME  Mixon Fights for Freedom, November 21, 2012 (WGRZ-TV) Melissa Holmes, Reporter, Andy DeSantis, photographer.

•        ENVIRONMENT: PROGRAM/SPECIAL  2 The Outdoors, January 1, 2013 (WGRZ-TV) Terry Belke, Reporter/Producer.

•        HUMAN INTEREST: NEWS  Ride for Ryan, November 8, 2012 (WGRZ-TV) Melissa Holmes, Reporter.

•        POLITICS/GOVERNMENT: NEWS/FEATURE  A Brother’s Fight, May 13, 2013 (WGRZ-TV) Scott Brown, Reporter, Scott May, photographer.

•        RELIGION: PROGRAM  Introducing Pope Francis, March 13, 2013 (WGRZ-TV) Maryalice Demler, Field Anchor/Reporter, Jessica Malowicki, producer, Dooley O’Rourke, photographer.

•        SOCIETAL CONCERNS: NEWS Kendra’s Story, January 31, 2013 (WGRZ-TV) Scott Brown, Reporter, Dave Harrington, photographer.

•        SOCIETAL CONCERNS: NEWS Kidney Connection, May 22, 2013 (WGRZ-TV) Scott Brown, Reporter, Scott May, photographer.

•        SPORTS: NEWS SINGLE STORY  Rising Son, February 25, 2013 (WGRZ-TV) Jonah Javad, Reporter, Ben Read, photographer.

•        SPORTS: DOCUMENTARY Wilson: The Life, Impact and Living Legacy of Ralph C. Wilson Jr., February 16, 2013 (WGRZ-TV) Adam Benigni, Reporter/Producer, Scott Brown, reporter, Scott May, photographer, Andy DeSantis, editor.

•        PROMOTION: NEWS PROMO – SINGLE SPOT/CAMPAIGN WGRZ Daybreak Wash, August 16, 2013 (WGRZ-TV) James Caskie, Producer

•        PROMOTION: NEWS PROMO – SINGLE SPOT/CAMPAIGN WGRZ Weather “We’re Ready” September 25, 2012 (WGRZ-TV) James Caskie, Producer

•        ON-CAMERA TALENT: REPORTER – POLITICAL Scott Brown, January 1, 2013 (WGRZ-TV) “Composite.”

•        VIDEO JOURNALIST  Dooley O’Rourke, September 18, 2012 (WGRZ-TV) “Composite”

Channel 4 received four nominations:

•        FEATURE NEWS REPORT: SERIOUS Wilson House Explosion: An Unsolved Mystery, February 14, 2013 (WIVB-TV) George Richert, Reporter.

•        CHILDREN/YOUTH PROGRAMMING Water Wings, October 3, 2012 (WIVB-TV) Lou Raguse, Reporter.

•        SOCIETAL CONCERNS: NEWS The Fight for Mikey, May 4, 2013 (WIVB-TV) Lou Raguse, Reporter.

•        GRAPHIC ARTS: ANIMATION Kurt Murphy, September 3, 2012 (WIVB-TV) WIVB Compilation Reel.

The BBA offers its congratulations to all of the nominees.  These honors are yet another indication ot the quality of the broadcast journalism in our community. 


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