2017 Emmy Winners

2017 Emmy® Winners
Title Production Company Member Name Program Credit
Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs
A New Statement: Michael Dunbar at Ball State University Ball State University
Timothy Pollard Faculty Advisor
Robert La France Faculty Advisor
Robert Brookey Faculty Advisor
Torey Fox Executive Producer
Caleb Noffsinger Associate Producer
Alaynee Fink Associate Producer
Maureen Federo Associate Producer
 
Arts/Entertainment - News Single Story/Series/Feature
Indiana's Very Own WTTV
Robert Donaldson Reporter
Nicole Pence Reporter
Olivia Dangler Assistant News Director
 
Arts/Entertainment - Program/Program Feature/Special
La Casa Azul, The Musical WFYI
James Simmons Producer
Aric Hartvig Editor
Gregory Glade Hancock Composer/Choreographer
 
Audio
Freddie Murphy Audio Compilation Bayonet Media
Freddie Murphy Audio Engineer
 
Breaking News
Deadly School Bus Crash WTHR
Andrea Morehead Anchor
Anne Marie Tiernon Anchor
Clint Erbacher Photojournalist
Gregory Goggans Photojournalist
Ryan Thedwall Photojournalist
John Whalen Photojournalist
Philip Cannelongo Executive Producer
Susan Batt Producer
 
Business/Consumer - Single Story/Series
Craigslist Cons WRTV
Kara Kenney Investigative Reporter
 
Children/Youth/Teen Program/Special
NewsDepth WVIZ/PBS ideastream
Mary Fecteau Producer
Rick Jackson Senior Host/Producer
Laurie Switzer Outreach & Special Projects Coordinator
Margaret Thompson Assistant Producer
Nick Castele Reporter/Producer
Jeff Haynes Producer/Motion Graphics Designer
 
Commercial
Live Indy Bayonet Media
Joseph Vella Producer
Andrew P. Quinn Producer
Kevin Grazioli Producer
Ryan Abegglen Producer
Jenn Hoffman Producer
Keri Kirschner Producer
 
Community Service
WFYI Community Engagement WFYI
Gail Thomas Strong Vice President, Community Engagement
 
Community/Public Service (PSA) - Single Spot or Campaign
Downtown Cleveland - One More Time Fusion Filmworks
Grace Nowak Executive Producer
Jon LaGuardia Director / Director of Photography / Editor
 
Continuing Coverage
Broken Roads, Broken System WEWS
Jonathan Walsh Investigative Producer
Samah Assad Investigative Producer
 
Crime - News Single Story/Series
Shattering the Silence: Carleigh Hager in Her Own Words WTHR
Emily Longnecker Reporter
Joe Fenton Photographer
 
Director - Live or Live to Tape
Pacers Live Pregame Fox Sports Indiana
Jamie Berns Director
 
Director - Newscast
RNC Day 4 WEWS
Steve Kurrent Director
 
Director - Sports
Indians 2016 SportsTime Ohio
Michael Symonds Director
 
Director-Non-Live
Paul Brown: Ohio's Head Coach Spectrum Sports
Jason Pheister Director
 
Documentary - Cultural
Attucks: The School That Opened A City WFYI
Ted Green Producer
Pete Saetre Co-Producer
 
Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust WVIZ/PBS ideastream
Lance Shultz Managing Producer
Mark Rosenberger Executive Producer
Michael Vendeland Contributing Director
 
Documentary - Historical
Hoosiers: The Story of Indiana - Episode 3 WFYI
Kim Jacobs Producer
Kyle Travers Producer/Editor
James Madison Host
 
Documentary - Topical
Saving Species: The Indianapolis Prize WTHR Special WTHR
Judith Palermo Executive Producer
Cyndee Hebert Executive Producer
Matt Mays Director of Content
Karen Burns Executive Producer
Melanie Laurendine Producer
 
Editor - News/Sports
Edit Composite WTHR
Steve Rhodes Editor
 
Editor - Program (Non-News)
Bryan Levin Editing Reel Spectrum Sports
Bryan Levin Editor
 
Editor - Short Form
WKYC Editor Short Form Compilation 2016 WKYC
Ryan Radefeld Editor
 
Education/Schools - News Single Story/Series/Feature
Reading, Writing & Real Estate WKYC
Tom Meyer Reporter/Writer
Mike Leonard Videographer/Editor
Phil Trexler Researcher
 
Environment - News Single Story/Series/Feature
Dangerous Exposure WTHR
Sandra Chapman Investigative Producer
Ryan Thedwall Editor
William Ditton Photographer
Susan Batt Producer
 
Feature News - Report
Ghosts of Gary WTHR
Steve Rhodes Photographer
Jeremy Brilliant Reporter
 
Feature News - Series
Eyewitness to Brazil WTHR
Steve Rhodes Editor/Producer
Scott Swan News Anchor
 
General Assignment Report - Within 24 Hours
Food Stamp Millionaire WKYC
Tom Meyer Reporter/Writer
Mike Leonard Videogrpaher/Editor
Phil Trexler Researcher
 
Graphic Arts - News, Animation, Art Design, Set Design
It's A Wonderful Life: Animated Opening Ball State University
Chris Flook Animator
 
Health/Science - News Series
Teen Suicide: Jacob's Story WANE
Brett Thomas Reporter/Writer
Ross Kinsey Photographer/Editor part 1
Cody Murphy Photographer/Editor part 2
 
Health/Science - Program or Special
Heroin Hits Home: A Search for Answers WJW
Bill Sheil Anchor/Reporter/Producer
Ali Ghanbari Photojournalist
Chris Reece Photojournalist
Andrew Fishman Executive Producer
Paul Perozeni Executive Producer
Monica Volante Producer
 
Health/Science - Single Story
Cipro Suicides WEWS
Ron Regan Investigative Reporter
Rob Gardner Editor
 
Historical/Cultural Program or Special
The Temple Makers WFYI
Michael Husain Producer
Bryan Boyd Editor
 
Human Interest - Series
Only in Indiana WTHR
Kevin Rader Producer
Steve Rhodes Field Producer
John Duong Field Producer
Clint Erbacher Photojournalist
 
Human Interest - Single Story
Time With Dad WTHR
Kevin Rader Producer
Steve Rhodes Field Producer
 
Informational/Instructional - Program/Series or Special
The 60-Second Know-It-All Project The Plain Dealer
William Neff Producer/Narrator
Jon Fobes Sound Designer
 
Interview/Discussion - Program/Series or Special
IN Focus: Gov. Pence takes national stage at RNC WTTV
Daniel Spehler Anchor
Jeff Kew Producer
 
Investigative Report - Series
Charity Caught on Camera WTHR
Bob Segall Producer/Writer
William Ditton Photographer
Susan Batt Producer
Cyndee Hebert Producer
Scott Hums Digital Content Director
Steve Wolfe Graphic Designer
Amy Ramirez Graphic Designer
 
Investigative Report - Single Story
FOX59 Investigates: Fertility Doctor Using Own Sperm on Patients WXIN
James Suiter Photographer
Angela Ganote Reporter
 
Journalistic Enterprise - No Time Limit
Bob Segall -- 13 Investigates WTHR
Bob Segall Producer
 
Journalistic Enterprise -Within 24 Hours
Tom Meyer WKYC
Tom Meyer Producer
 
Lifestyle Program - Feature/Segment
The Story of George and Frances Ball Ball State University
Chris Flook Motiongraphics
Alina Beteringhe Director
Jillian Clark Cinematographer
Daniel Johnson Lead Editor
 
Lifestyle Program - Program/Special
Celebration in Art: Presented by the Weekly Special WTIU
Sarah Curtiss Producer/Editor
Robert Anderson Executive Producer
 
Lighting - Studio & Location
Joseph Vella lighting Compilation Bayonet Media
Joseph Vella Lighting Director
 
Live Sports Producer
Hickory Night: Knicks vs. Pacers Fox Sports Indiana
Max Leinwand Game Producer
 
Long Form
Rest of Your Life Taylor University
John Bruner Executive Producer
Joshua Taylor Post Production Supervisor
Hanson Reed Writer
Shirley Irwin Producer
David Stallard Editor
AJ Ablog Cinematographer
 
Magazine Program - Feature/Segment
The Weekly Special - Expressions: Daren Redman WTIU
Susanne Schwibs Producer/Director
Jason Pear Videographer
 
Magazine Program - Program/Special
Applause: Episode 1819 WVIZ/PBS ideastream
Dennis Knowles Producer
Dee Perry Host/Producer
 
Military: Single Story/Series
A World War II Veteran's 71 Year Journey Home WTOL
Joe Cromer Photojournalist
Viviana Hurtado Anchor/Reporter
 
Musical Composition/Arrangement
Attucks: The School That Opened A City WFYI
Tyron Cooper Talent/Composer
 
News Excellence
News 5 News Excellence WEWS
Jeff Harris News Director
 
News Special
'Til Death: Ohio Women At Risk WEWS
Kelly Hainer Executive Producer
Ron Regan Chief Investigator
Sarah Buduson Investigator
Samah Assad Investigative Producer
Andrew Sugden Photographer
Michael Harris Photographer
Rob Gardner Editor
Danita Harris Anchor
Rob Powers Anchor
 
Newscast & Information
ZTV: Lights. Camera. Akron ZTV, The University of Akron
Juan Eduardo Contreras B. Executive Producer
Khalil Smith Producer
Matt Barnhart Host/Reporter
Jade Marshall Host/Reporter
Brooke McKivergan Reporter
Madelyne Watkins Reporter
Kathryn Bowman Reporter
Dahmere Epperson Production Assistant
Cortez Grayson Production Assistant
 
Newscast - Evening - Market 1-20
News 5 at 11: Deadly Discovery WEWS
Tara Sutton Producer
Danita Harris Anchor
Darcy Tatum Director
Rob Powers Anchor
Megan Hickey Reporter
Warren Stewart Executive Producer
 
Newscast - Evening - Market 21-40
Eyewitness News Nightbeat: Kokomo Tornadoes WTHR
Alexandria Jud Producer
Philip Cannelongo Executive Producer
 
Newscast - Evening - Market 41+
6 pm WTOL WTOL
Erin O'Rear Producer
Tim Miller Reporter
Michelle Zepeda Reporter
Emilie Voss Anchor
Jerry Anderson Anchor
Steve Bratton Director
 
Newscast-Daytime-Market 1-20
Protests outside the Republican National Convention Day 2 WEWS
Brittany Miller Senior Producer
Meredith Kieger Director
Reggie Young Photographer
Dhomonique Ricks Reporter
 
Newscast-Daytime-Market 21-40
Eyewitness News at Noon WTHR
Bobbie Brooks Producer
 
Newscast-Daytime-Market 41+
13abc Action News WTVG
Diane Larson Anchor
Lee Conklin Anchor
Jaclyn Maassel Editor
Dakota Cleland Producer
Benjamin Cathey Reporter
 
Newscast-Morning-Market 1-20
Good Morning Cleveland: RNC Finale WEWS
David Calhoun Director
Erika Lancaster Executive Producer
Kristin Krauss Traffic Anchor
Dana Bishop Producer
Eric Ristow Producer
Michelle Decker Field Producer
Nicole DeChant Producer
Terrence Lee Field Anchor
Corrina Pysa Anchor
 
Newscast-Morning-Market 21-40
CBS4 This Morning WTTV
Vickie Binkley Executive Producer
Anthony Vrana Producer
Nicole Pence Anchor
Lindsay Schwarzwaelder Meteorologist
 
Newscast-Morning-Market 41+
Morning Show WTOL
Nicole Grzecki Executive Producer
Vic Pratt News Producer
Sara Shouhayib Reporter
 
Overall Excellence
WTHR WTHR
Larry Delia President & General Manager
 
Photographer - News
Eyewitness to Brazil WTHR
Steve Rhodes Photographer
 
Photographer - Program (non-news)
Joseph Vella Photography Compilation Bayonet Media
Joseph Vella Photographer
 
Politics/Government - Single Story/Series
CLEVELAND'S OVERTIME ABUSE WOIO
Carl Monday Producer
Cassandra Nist Senior Producer of Investigations
 
Promotion - Program Image
WKYC Olympics Everyday Champions WKYC
Ryan Radefeld Producer/Editor
Terry Moir Cheplowitz Producer/Writer
 
Promotion - Program Single Spot/Campaign
Eva: A-7063 WFYI
Ted Green Producer
Vincent Manganello Videographer
Mika Brown Co-Producer
Pete Saetre Editor
 
Promotion - Program Sports
Rings Think Media Studios
Brian Glazen Producer
Josh Booth Producer
AJ Johnson Executive Producer
Ryan Girard Director
Thom Schwartzhoff Editor
Caleb Crossen Director Of Photography
 
Promotion News Promo - Image
Eyewitness to Your World WTHR
Kerry Williams Producer
Kyle Duell Photographer
 
Promotion News Promo - Single Spot/Campaign
Man Behind the Mask WTHR
Kerry Williams Producer
Matt Kerkhoff Editor
 
Public/Current/Community Affairs
#WishfulWednesday WTTV CBS 4
Nicole Pence Anchor/Reporter
Anthony Mobley Photojournalist/Editor
 
Heroin at Home WISH
Loni Blandford Managing Editor
Elbert Tucker News Director
 
Research
Attucks: The School That Opened A City WFYI
Ted Green Researcher
 
Short Form
Against All Odds: The Sean Wiggins Story Ball State Sports Link
Chris Taylor Instructor
Mick Tidrow Executive Producer
 
Short Format Program - Informational/Entertainment
Kid Advice for the Next President SALT Project
Elizabeth Myer Creative Director
Andrew Young Videographer
Bradley Hoehner Videographer/Editor
 
Societal Concerns - Series
Neighborhood Watch: We're Talking, But Who's Listening? WXIN
Fanchon Stinger Reporter/Anchor
James Suiter Photographer/Editor
 
Societal Concerns - Single Story
Queens Inside Bayonet Media
Joseph Vella Producer
Andrew P. Quinn Producer
Kevin Grazioli Producer
Jenn Hoffman Producer
Keri Kirschner Producer
Ryan Abegglen Producer
 
Special Event Coverage (other than news or sports)
James Aikman's PEACEMAKERS WFYI
James Simmons Producer
Brian Paul Field Producer
Dr. James Whitton Aikman Composer
 
Sports - Documentary
Paul Brown: Ohio's Head Coach Spectrum Sports
Alison Momeyer Producer
Jason Pheister Executive Producer
Rick Davis Camera
Bryan Levin Editor
 
Sports - Feature/Segment
Dear Teddy Ball State University
Tyler Bradfield Executive Producer
Connor Nichols Co-Producer
 
Sports - Live Event
2016 Mid-American Conference Gymnastics Championships Ball State Sports Link
Chris Taylor Instructor
Aaron Hepp Executive Producer
 
Sports - One-Time Special
Trackside 6 WRTV
Dave Furst Producer
Brad Brown Reporter
Dave Marren Photographer
Michael Grady Reporter
 
Sports - Single News Story
Carpooling with Helio WTHR
Dave Calabro Reporter
Steve Rhodes Photographer
 
Sports - Sportscast
Dave Griffiths: Carb Day Sportscast WXIN
David Griffiths Sports Anchor
 
Sports Event/Game - Live/Unedited
Cleveland Cavaliers - NBA Coverage Fox SportsOhio
Brent Valenti Producer
Fred McLeod Play By Play
Austin Carr Analyst
Allie Clifton Reporter
Daniel Sevic Director
Patrick Kilkenney Coordinating Producer
Karl Kronenberger Associate Producer
Mitchell Hadden Videographer
Tom Farmer Executive Producer
 
Sports Program
Inner City Educational League: Season 2 Ball State Sports Link
Chris Taylor Instructor
Tim Reusche Executive Producer
 
Sports-Daily or Weekly Program
The Zone WISH
Anthony Calhoun Sports Director
Ross Bolin Producer
 
Sports-Interview/Discussion
Cavs HQ Episode #6 - Ehlo, Nance, and Sellers discuss The Shot Cleveland Cavaliers
Leo Simone Producer
David McElhatten Producer
Dave Dombrowski Executive Producer
Ryan Banks Producer
Fred McLeod Producer
 
Sports-Program Series
Indians LIVE SportsTime Ohio
Tom Farmer Executive Producer
Patrick Kilkenney Coordinating Producer
Michael Bachmann Producer
Jeff Platz Director
Al Pawlowski Talent
Jensen Lewis Talent
 
Spot News
Elementary School Principal Killed WTHR
Jennie Runevitch Field Anchor
Clint Erbacher Photojournalist
 
Talent - Anchor - Sports
Tony Zarrella Sports Anchor WOIO
Tony Zarrella Sports Anchor
 
Talent - Anchor - Weather
Chuck Lofton - Weather 2016 WTHR
Chuck Lofton Meteorologist
 
Talent - Anchor-News
Lauren Lowrey, Anchor WISH
Lauren Lowrey Morning Anchor
 
Talent - Commentator/Editorialist
In the Furst Place WRTV
Dave Furst Editorialist
 
Talent - Performer/Host/Narrator
Is This A Real Van Gogh Painting? Artrageous with Nate
Nate Heck Host
 
Talent - Reporter - General Assignment
Hilary Golston General Assignment WKYC
Hilary Golston Reporter
 
Talent - Reporter - Investigative
Tom Meyer-Reporter WKYC
Tom Meyer Reporter
 
Ron Regan Composite WEWS
Ron Regan Investigative Reporter
 
Talent - Reporter - Live
Start Your Morning LIVE with Carrie Cline! WTHR
Carrie Cline Reporter
 
Talent - Reporter - Political
Dan Spehler 2016 Composite WXIN
Daniel Spehler Reporter
 
Talent - Reporter - Sports
Sports Xtra Spotlights WRTV
Dave Furst Sports Reporter
 
Team Coverage
News 5 at 5: Title Tuesday WEWS
Amanda Merrell Producer
Darcy Tatum Director
 
Technical Achievement
Tethers and small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) WFYI
Ron Shelnutt Cinematographer
 
Video Journalist - Unlimited Time
Dear Teddy Ball State University
Tyler Bradfield Video-Journalist
 
Video Journalist - Within 24 Hours
Jeff Wagner composite WISH
Jeff Wagner Video-Journalist
 
Weather - News Single Story
A Sudden Strike WTVG
Ross Ellet Meteorologist
Todd Gaertner Photojournalist
 
Weather - News Weathercast
13abc's First Warning Forecast WTVG
Jay Berschback Chief Meteorologist
Ross Ellet Meteorologist
Benjamin Cathey Meteorologist
 
Weekend Newscast - Market 1-20
WJW - 6PM Weekend Newscast 2016 WJW
Nicholas Kovach Producer
Bill Sheil Anchor
Suzanne Stratford Reporter
 
Weekend Newscast - Market 41+
13abc Action News Good Morning WTVG
Tony Geftos Anchor
Christina Williams Anchor
Samantha Stripe Producer
Michael Kreuz Photographer/Editor
 
Writer - News
Kevin Rader Composite WTHR
Kevin Rader Writer
 
Writer - Program
Attucks: The School That Opened A City WFYI
Ted Green Writer