BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - WAFB-TV has been honored with eight nominations in the prestigious EMMY Awards competition, including a nomination for best newscast.
The EMMY Awards are presented by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Orlando on December 2.
The WAFB nominees include:
BEST NEWSCAST - "WAFB 9NEWS AT 5", Heather Phung producer
HUMAN INTEREST - "Backyard of Nathan Harvey", Greg Meriwether & Derron Daquano
POLITICS & GOVERNMENT - "The Matassa Files", Cheryl Mercedes & Robert Hollins
POLITICS & GOVERNMENT - "Fake News", Kiran Chawla & Robert Hollins
SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE - "Louisiana Rising - Flood Relief Concert", Christopher Blades
TALENT - ANCHOR - WEATHER - "Historic August Flood Coverage", Steve Caparotta
PHOTOGRAPHER - Robert Hollins
WRITING - Greg Meriwether
The full list of nominees can be found here: https://suncoastchapter.org/files/2017/10/2017_SuncoastNominees.pdf