2001 Emmy Nominees


2001 Emmy® Award Nominations
Title Production Company Member Name
Investigative reporting
Broken Branches WISH-TV Clayton Taylor,  Producer/Researcher
Eileen Waldron, Producer/Researcher
Sandra Chapman, Reporter
Ron Nakasone, Photographer
Above the Law WTHR Bill Ditton, Photographer/Editor/Researcher
Roger Harvey , Reporter/Researcher
Kathleen Johnston, Producer/Researcher
Gerry Lanosga, Producer/Researcher
Steve Wolfe, Graphics Producer
Jeremy Rogalski, Reporter/Researcher
Ticket To Trouble WJW Carl Monday, I Team Reporter
Joe Benny, Exec. Producer
David Hollis, Photographer
Inside These Walls WEWS Tom Merriman, Investigative Reporter
Service News Story - Single Story
Incarcerated Fathers WXIN Cheryl Adams, News Anchor
Death Without A Scratch WEWS Tom Merriman, Reporter
Mike Zubek, Editor
Alarming Trend WKYC Eric Mansfield, Reporter
Stamped But Not safe WEWS Christina Caswell, Reporter
Aaron Wische, Producer
Digital Satisfaction-Free at Your Local Library WEWS Tom Merriman, Reporter
Service News Story - Series
Living Legacy WTHR Anne Ryder, Reporter/Researcher
Kevin Utley, Photographer/Editor
Jason Richards, Digital Editor
Fantasy or fraud WEWS Christina Caswell, Reporter
Aaron Wische, Producer
Natural Dangers WISH-TV Eileen Waldron, Producer
Deborah Knox, Reporter
William Fisher, Photographer
Suffering in Silence WTHR Anne Ryder, Reporter/Researcher
Stephen Starnes, Photographer/Editor
Jason Richards, Digital Editor
4 News Report - Hard News
Henry's Money WEWS Tom Merriman, Reporter
Mike Zubek, Editor
Cody The Cancer Boy WJW Carl Monday, I Team Reporter
Joe Benny, Exec. Producer
David Hollis, Photographer
Ali Ghanbari, Photographer
Tim Roskey, Editor
He Just Messed Up WISH-TV Joe  Stoll, Photographer
Mary McDermott, Reporter
Jerry Peck, Photographer
Pointless Penalty WOIO Thomas Meyer, Reporter
Full House WJW Christopher Reece, Photojournalist
Mark Spain, Reporter
5 News Report - Soft News
Airport Entertainer WTHR Chris Proffitt, Reporter
Steve Rhodes, Photographer/Editor
The Exorcism WKYC Dick Russ, Reporter
Dean Cummings, Videographer
Gregory T. Hickey, Editor
A Grave Concern WTHR Steve Rhodes, Photographer/Editor
Chris Proffitt, Reporter
Till Death Do Us Part WJW Ali Ghanbari, Photojournalist/Editor
Mark Spain, Reporter/Anchor
Making up for Lost Time WKYC Brian Johnson, Videographer/Producer
Gregory T. Hickey, Editor
Bridge to Nowhere WTHR Kevin  Rader, Reporter
Steve Rhodes, Editor
News Series - Hard News
The Criminal Mind WTHR Mark Clegg, Reporter/Researcher/Producer
Treated Wood Danger WJW Carl Monday, Reporter 
Joe Benny, Exec. Producer
David Hollis, Photographer
Tim Roskey, Editor
Too Young to Kill WISH-TV Sandra Chapman, Reporter
Jerry Peck, Photographer
Into The Darkness WISH-TV Rick Dawson, Reporter
Kevin Stinson, Photographer
News Series - Soft News
A Womb With A View WKYC Greg Groogan, Reporter
Staci Adelman Vincent, Producer
Hidden Indiana WXIN Bob Donaldson, Reporter
Outback Adventure WTHR Chris Proffitt, Reporter/Researcher
Steve Rhodes, Photographer/Editor
Baby Snatching WKYC Dave Summers, Reporter
Tim White, Reporter
Jeffery Harwood, Producer
Kimbal Fatica, Videographer
Gregory T. Hickey, Editor
Outstanding Live News
Propane Explosion WJW Stacey Bell, Anchor
Antoinette Garbo, Managing Editor
Sonya Thompson, Ass. News Director
Deonna Phelps, Producer
Marc Singer, Exec. Producer
Greg Easterly, News Director
Wrong Way on the Highway WTHR Kris Schubach, Reporter
Scott Graber, Photographer
Butch Bates, Chopper 13 Pilot
Creek Rescue WISH-TV Rick Dawson, Reporter
Herbert McCutchen, Chopper Pilot
Ravenna Baby Abduction WOIO/WUAB Jodi Parrish, Assignment Editor
Paul Orlousky, Reporter
Dan Wagner, Videographer
Michael Brown, Truck Engineer
Team Effort - News Event Coverage
Watermain Break WJW
The Funeral of Officer Wayne Leon WKYC
Water Main Break WOIO/WUAB News Hometeam News Department
Sports Report
Pancho's Dream WJW Matthew Rafferty, Editor
Kristy Steeves, Reporter
Doug Herrmann, Photographer
Another Path WXIN James Suiter, Photographer
Eric Richey, Reporter
Best of the Best WJW Mark Schroeder, Sports Reporter/Anchor
Ali Ghanbari, Photojournalist/Editor
Big Dreams Start Small WTHR Kevin Rader, Reporter
Steve Rhodes, Photographer/Editor
Newscast Production
Storm Assault WTOL Jason Scott, Producer
Fox Toledo News at 10:00 WUPW Gary Brown, News Director
Eyewitness News at 6:00 WTHR Michael Wilhite, Producer
6News at 11 WRTV Kelly Hicks, Senior Producer
Crafts: Journalistic Enterprise
Lorrie Taylor WJW Lorrie Taylor, Reporter
Tom Merriman WEWS Tom Merriman, Investigative Reporter
Carl Monday Fox 8 I Team WJW Carl Monday, I Team Reporter
Kevin Rader WTHR Kevin Rader, Reporter
Crafts: Photojournalist Enterprise
Ali Ghanbari Composite  WJW Ali Ghanbari, Photojournalist
Steve Rhodes WTHR Steve Rhodes, Photographer/Editor
Crafts: Journalistic Editing Enterprise
Gregory Hickey-Stories edited for 2000 WKYC Gregory T. Hickey, Editor
Matt Rafferty WJW Matthew Rafferty, Editor
Jason Richards WTHR Jason Richards, Video Editor
Crafts: Anchor - News
John Stehr WTHR John Stehr, Anchor
Indy Car Chase- Martha WRTV Martha Weaver, News Anchor
Storm Assault WTOL Jerry Anderson, Anchor
Tim White WKYC Tim White, Anchor
Jack Marschall-Propane Explosion  WOIO/WUAB Jack Marschall, News Anchor
Crafts: Anchor - Weathercaster
Steve Bray WISH-TV Steve Bray, Anchor
The Wright Forecast WTHR Chris Wright, Chief Meteorologist
Crafts: Anchor - Sportscaster
Rock The House WJW Mark Schroeder, Sports Anchor
Dave Calabro WTHR Dave Calabro, Anchor
It'll Raise Your Hair WJW Mark Schroeder, Sports Anchor
Crafts: On Camera Talent
No Nominations Awarded in this Catorgory
Crafts: Videographer/News
Bone Lady WJW Ali Ghanbari, Photographer/Editor
Bridge to Nowhere WTHR Steve Rhodes, Photographer/Editor
Making Up For Lost Time WKYC Brian Johnson, News Photographer
Northern Lights WJW Christopher Reece, Photojournalis
Crafts: Videographer/Programming
Project Elephant-At The Zoo WRTV David Schmiedel, Videographer
Cedar Point 200Coastermania WJW Tim Roskey, Videographer
Brickyard 400 Preview Show WRTV Mike Jensen, Videographer
Crafts: Director
Newschannel 5 at 6:00 PM : LTV  WEWS Steve Kurrent, Director
The Cleveland Orchestra In Performance WVIZ Bill Cosell, Producer/ Director
Cash Explosion:State Fair Road Show  WEWS Steve Kurrent, Director
Crafts: Editor/News
Airport Entertainer WTHR Steve Rhodes, Photographer/Editor
Blue Monkey Sideshow WTHR Steve Rhodes, Photographer/Editor
Making Up For Lost Time WKYC Gregory T. Hickey, Editor
Swattin' & Sweatin' WTHR Steve Rhodes, Photographer/Editor
Crafts: Editor/Programming
Act of Duty WNEO/WEAO Duilio Mariola, Producer/ Director
In The Child's Best Interest WTHR Brian Mulligan, Post Production Editor
Crafts: Editor/Promotion
Monsters of Comedy WTTV4 Robin Micheal Breeden, Editor/Producer
Operation Football WTHR Jason Richards, Video Editor
Daybreak Image WISH Janine Huber Young, Writer/Producer
Jason Russell, Editor
Crafts: Graphic Designer
Design Comosite WKYC Gregory C. Golya, Designer
WTHR News Graphics and Set 2000 WTHR Janet Birkhead, Design Director
Terry Ross, Designer
Steve Wolfe, Designer
Karl Kroening, Photographer/Designer
Todd Donaldson, Designer
Kris Burke, Designer
Graphic Composite WKYC Joseph Wood, Designer
Jim Kegelmeyer, Designer
Crafts: Research
Rockfeller: The Cleveland Legacy WVIZ/PBS Jane Hirz, Writer/ Producer
Bilk Indiana WISH-TV Eileen Waldron, Producer/Researcher
Pastor Thief WOIO Thomas Meyer, Reporter
Crafts: Writer/Non-News
In The Child's Best Interest WTHR Kevin Finch, Writer
Karen Grau, Writer
How I Trained John Worthen Ball State University
Dept. of Telecommunications
Jim Shasky, Writer
Crafts: Audio
Best Of The Best WJW Ali Ghanbari, Photographer/Editor
Blue Monkey Sideshow WTHR Steve Rhodes, Photographer/Editor
The Cleveland Orchestra In Performance WVIZ John McLure, Audio
Full House WJW Christopher  Reece, Photojournalist/Editor
Crafts: Lighting
Sylvia Brown WJW Ronald Mounts, Photographer
Pacers Playoff Lighting WTHR Kyle Duell, Videographer
Karl Kroening, Videographer
It's A National Epidemic WJW Ronald Mounts, Photographer
Music Composition
No entries
News Specials
The Vision: Hoosiers in Honduras WANE Karen Hensel, Writer/ Producer
Lou Cucinelli, Photographer
In The Child's Best Interest WTHR Kevin Finch, Co-Executive Producer
Stephen Starnes, Photographer
John Whalen, Photographer
Karen Grau, Co-Executive Producer/Reporter
Brian Mulligan, Digital Editor
Kris Burke, Graphic Design
Janet Birkhead, Graphic Design
Jason Richards, Digital Editor
Fox Family Health Checkup WJW Tracy Coombs, Producer
Surviving the Storm WTHR Julie Cooley, Writer/Producer
Entertainment Programs - Regularly Scheduled
Ohio Lottery Cash Explosion Double Play-Lorain Road Show Mills/James Productions Marc Boardman, Producer
Steve Kurrent, Director
Nicole Gilligan, Assistant Producer
Tracey Lorvak, Account Executive
Scott Lanum, Production Manager
Jim Gelarden, Set Designer
Mark Terbovich, Editor
The Big Chuck & Lil John Show WJW Chuck Schodowski, Producer/Co-Host
John Rinaldi, Co-Host
Tim Roskey, Videographer/Editor
Thomas Stross, Animator
Applause WVIZ/PBS Julie Henry, Managing Producer
Cynthia Albanese, Producer
Mark Stone, Producer
Luanne Bole-Becker, Contributing Producer
Bob Becker, Contributing Producer
Entertainment Programs - Specials
One Tank Holiday Getaway WJW Neil Zurcher, Host/Reporter
Lisa March, Producer
Tim Roskey, Post-Producer
James Holloway, Videographer
4 Minutes on Ice WEWS Kim Hollett, Executive Producer
Lana Durban, Producer
Cynthia O'Neill Edwards, Avid Editor
Mike Zubek, Editor
The Cleveland Orchestra In Performance WVIZ Bill Cosell, Producer/ Director
Mark Smukler, Executive Producer
Mark Rosenberger, Co-producer
Gary Hanson, Executive Producer
True Drew WJW David Moss, Host
Andrew Fishman, Executive Producer
Kevin Salyer, Executive Producer
Ronald Mounts, Photographer
Tim Roskey, Editor
Children/Youth Programs - Regularly Scheduled
KaZoo WEWS Mark Johnson, Host
Dale Kirk, Producer
Eric Blackburn, Videographer
Meredith Kieger, Field Technician
Project Elephant- At The Zoo WRTV Kenneth Scheidler, Producer/Director
Children/Youth Programs - Specials
Science Is The Solution WVIZ Gary Manke, Director
Cynthia Albanese, Producer
Judy Brenneke, Executive Producer
Mark Rosenberger, Executive Producer
Patty's Holiday Special WISH-TV Patty Spitler, Anchor/Sports Director
Stacy Thorne Conrad, Executive Producer
Paul Brady, Editor/Producer
John Rekis, Photographer
Browns Blitz at the Australian Adventure Classic Teleproductions David Bacon, Producer
Debra Bacon, Producer
Michael Bacon, Exec. Producer
Tom Genovese, Videographer
Mike Gerlica, Videographer
Tom Gross, Editor
Mary McCrone, Producer
Mike Lempner, Editor
Grant Zalba, Prod Manager/Videographer
Get Ready For the Cleveland Orchestra WVIZ Gary Manke, Producer/ Director
Carol Bosley, Producer
Joan Katz-Napoli, Producer
Magazine Format Programs
Across Indiana: #1031 WFYI Tiffany Eggers, Series Producer
Dan Nelson, Series Producer
Michael Atwood, Executive Producer
J. Robert Cook, Producer
Todd Gould, Segment Producer
David Tarr, Editor
Keith Toombs, Lighting
Rodney Myers, Series Director
Frank Konermann, Videographer
Tim Swartz, Videographer
Phil Waite, Videographer
Across Indiana #1112 WFYI Tiffany Eggers, Series Producer
Dan Nelson, Series Producer
J. Robert Cook, Producer
Todd Gould, Segment Producer
Gary Harrison, Segment Producer
Michael Atwood, Host
David Tarr, Editor
Keith Toombs, Lighting
Rodney Myers, Series Director
Frank Konermann, Videographer
Phil Waite, Videographer
Anthony Williams, Videographer
Public Affairs & Discussion Programs
- Regularly Scheduled
Educating Cleveland's Children Classic Teleproductions Debra Bacon, Producer
Feagler & Friends WVIZ Dick Feagler, Host
Phyllis Quail, Producer
Mark Rosenberger, Executive Producer
Public Affairs & Discussion Programs - Specials
Golden Opportunities Holiday Special Elder Productions Armond Budish, Host
Stephanie Keough, Producer
Lisa Craze, Producer
State of Our Schools WJW Wayne Dawson, Reporter
Herb Thomas, Photographer
Dateline Cleveland: Learning To Hate WKYC Dennis Goulden, Writer/producer
John Marinko, Editor
Dean Cummings, Videographer
Cultural Affairs
Success By Design: The Schreckengost Legacy WVIZ Mark Smukler, Executive Producer
Bill Prenevost, Producer
Ted Zbozien, Producer/Director
Act of Duty WNEO/WEAO Don Freeman, Exec. Producer
Duilio Mariola, Producer/Director
Janis Worley, Asoc. Producer/Writer
From Rosie the Riviter On... WFYI Tiffany Eggers, Producer
West Side Market Story WVIZ Luanne Bole-Becker, Writer/Producer
Bob Becker, Writer/Producer
Mark Smukler, Executive Producer
Mark Rosenberger, Executive Producer
A Time To Celebrate EDR/Beachwood Studios Stephen C. George, Executive Producer
Brian Newbacher, Executive Producer
Steve Campanella, Executive Producer
Jane Temple, Producer
Gary Gottschalk, Principle Videographer
Fred Land, Editor
Steve Simmons, Audio/Music Engineer
Michael  Moore, Writer
Feature/Entertainment Segments
A One Tank Holiday Getaway WJW Neil Zurcher, Host/Reporter
Lisa March, Producer
Tim Roskey, Post-Producer
Bob Levkulich, Sequence Director
Across Indiana: Take me Out To the Ballgame WFYI Todd Gould, Writer/ Producer
Surviving The Storm-Storm Chasers WTHR Julie Cooley, Writer/Producer
How I Trained John Worthen Ball State University
Dept. of Telecommunications
Jim Shasky, Producer/Director
Brian James Miller, Videographer
Timothy Joel Peresie, Editor
Across Indiana: A Perfect Society WFYI Todd Gould, Writer/ Producer
Sports Event - Live Or Live On Tape
Cleveland Browns Preseason Football-Redskins & Browns WKYC Alan Wohl, Producer
Ned Tate, Director
RaceDay 2000 WKYC Ned Tate, Director
Cavs Basketball on WUAB/ Cavs TV Network Cavs/Gund Arena Co. Patrick Murray, Director
David Dombrowski, Producer
Sports Programs - Regularly Scheduled
Cavs Countdown Fox Sports Ohio Tom Farmer, Exec. Producer
Doug Johnson, Producer
William Needle, Producer
24/7 Jacks Classic Teleproductions Michael Bacon, Exec. Producer
David Bacon, Producer
Bill Boronkay, Producer
Tom Genovese, Videographer
Mike Gerlica, Videographer
Grant Zalba, Prod. Manager/ Videographer
Tom Gross, Editor
Mike Lempner, Editor
High School Sports Insider Classic Teleproductions Michael Bacon, Exec. Producer
David Bacon, Producer
Debra Bacon, Producer
Bill Boronkay, Producer
Tom Genovese, Videographer
Mike Gerlica, Videographer
Grant Zalba, Prod. Manager/ Videographer
Tom Gross, Editor
James Lockhard, Editor
Sports Programs - Specials
59 Overtime Extra:" Old Oaken Bucket Preview" WXIN Eric Richey, Host/Producer
Kurt Tovey, Videographer/Producer
Jamie Berns, Executive Producer
NBA Finals Pre-Game 1 WTHR Michael Wilhite, Line Producer
Judy Mulder-Palermo, Studio Executive Producer
Kevin Finch, Executive Field Producer
Brad Lockhart, Sports Field Producer
Inside The Deal WEWS Jeff Gravley, Anchor
Lana Durban, Executive Producer
David H. Arnold Jr., Videographer
Christopher King, Editor
Todd Kleckner, Editor
Brickyard 400 Preview Show WRTV Kurt Swadener, Executive Producer
Mike Jensen, Videographer
Title Sequences And Bumps
In The Child's Best Interest WTHR Kris Burke, Designer
Brian Mulligan, Editor
Swing City Cuyahoga Community College Maryanne Hamill, Producer
The Friday Zone WTIU Scott Carmichael, Visual Effects Artist
Fred TV WKYC Joseph Wood, Designer
Jim Kegelmeyer, Designer
WTHR News Opens And Bumps 2000 WTHR Janet Birkhead, Design Director
Kris Burke, Designer
Brian Mulligan, Compositor/Editor
Community Service
Buddy Check 19 WOIO Alicia Booth, Reporter/Anchor
Barry James Nestor, Editor
Holly Bowersock, Editor
Project Patriotism WKYC Stephen Wisinski, Producer
Gregory C. Golya, Designer
Micki Byrnes, Director of Marketing and Promotion
Steve Pullen, Photographer
Vagn Steen, Editor
Lee Will, Editor
Dan Ketterick, Webmaster
Kimbal Fatica, Photographer
Technical Achievement
No Nominations
Station Promotion
24 Hour News 8 Image WISH Deirdre Conley, Writer/Producer
Project Promotion WKYC Stephen Wisinski, Writer/Producer
Shaft-winkle WTTV Robin Micheal Breeden, Writer/Producer/Editor
wishtv.com WISH Jason Doyle, Writer/Producer
Mark Arenz, Finishing Editor
Terry Post Its WKYC Micki Byrnes, Creative Services Director
On-Air Station Promotion Campaign
Right Here,Right Now WTHR Geri Knowles, Senior Producer
Kyle Duell, Videographer
Project Patriotism WKYC Stephen Wisinski, Producer
Gregory C. Golya, Designer
Steve Pullen, Photographer
On-Air Station Promotion
- Station Created News Topicals
Treeboy Down Under WTHR Julie Cooley, Senior producer
In The Child's Best Interest WTHR Julie Cooley, Senior producer
I Team / Prison Promo WJW Andrea Fishman, Producer
Public Service Announcement
Race 2000 Thank You WKYC Alina Martinet, Community Relations Manager
Breast cancer Screening PSA Public Health Television Kay Colby, Producer
Dave Jingo, Editor
David Litz, Director Of Photography
Rushia Brown, On-Camera Talent
Donna Burke, Executive Producer
One More For The Road John Brune Digital Video John Brune, Producer/Editor
Student Program
Connections/Live Ball State University Brian James Miller, Executive Producer
Jobie Ormes, Executive Producer
Boy's Basketball-Westlake High School WHBS TV I Class Tony Hoty, Teacher