WAFB earns 7 Emmy nominations

WAFB earns 7 Emmy nominations
WAFB News Director Robb Hays said the awards are “among the most prestigious awards a journalist can receive and I could not be more proud of these great members of our team.” (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - WAFB-TV has been nominated for seven Emmy awards for work ranging from investigative reporting to weather presentation and promotion, it was announced Monday.

"Recognition from your peers is always nice to receive, but all of these nominations are really for doing work that provided excellent service to our viewers," said Lee Meredith, WAFB VP/General Manager. "Investigative reporting and superior weather coverage are two of the most important things we do here at WAFB, so it's great to see nominations that recognize our efforts in these areas."

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Suncoast Chapter will announce the Emmy winners at a ceremony in Orlando in December.

WAFB reporter Kiran Chawla and photojournalist Robert Hollins, as a team, earned four of the station's seven Emmy nominees.

CATEGORY: GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTING

CATEGORY: CONTINUING COVERAGE

  • “Tragedy in Marksville”: Kiran Chawla, Robert Hollins

CATEGORY: INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

CATEGORY: PROMOTION

  • “After the Storm”: Brandon Clementson

CATEGORY: TALENT – ANCHOR – WEATHER

CATEGORY: CRIME

CATEGORY: POLITICS/GOVERNMENT

For a full list of Emmy nominees, click here.

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