Local contenders get ready for Los Angeles Area Emmys

August 10, 2012|By Mark Kellam,

Glendale and Burbank will be well represented at this year’s Los Angeles Area Emmys on Saturday with nominations in several categories from local television station and governmental access channels.

The Los Angeles Area Emmys will air at 5:30 p.m., well ahead of the glitzy red-carpet primetime edition, which is scheduled to be broadcast Sept. 23 on ABC.

Below is a list of the local contenders.

ABC 7, Glendale

“Behind the Scenes at Cirque Du Soleil Iris,” Local Color category

“Witness: Watts,” Crime/Social Issues category

“Witness: American Heroes,” Arts and Culture/History category


“Vista L.A.,” Informational/Public Affairs Series

“Pay It Forward,” Light News Story – Multi-part Report

“Animal Experiments,” Medical News Story – Single Report

“Dr. Oz,” Medical News Story – Multi-part Report

“Serial Plaintiffs,” Investigative Reporting

Reporter David Ono, Outstanding Hard News Reporting, Outstanding Feature Reporting and Outstanding Programming Writer

Jeff MacIntyre, two Outstanding Editor for Programming nominations

NBC 4, Burbank

“Nonstop Foodies from Porto’s,” Local Color category

“The Filter with Fred Roggin,” Informational/Public Affairs Series

“St. Moritz,” Entertainment Programming

“The Death of Osama Bin Laden,” News Special

“Conrad Murray: The Verdict” and “Seal Beach Massacre,” both for Live Coverage of Unscheduled News Event

“Inside Apple’s Secret,” “Riverside Teen Trapped in Tijuana Brothel” and “Staples Center Toddler Story,” all for Serious News Story – Single Report

“9/11 America Remembers,” Serious News Story – Multi-part Report

“Blind Children’s Center Lights the Way” and “Wi-Fi Hacking,” both for Light News Story – Single Report

“Combat Vets & Farming,” Light News Story – Multi-part Report

Reporter Mario Solis, Outstanding Sports Reporting

Reporters Ana Garcia and Robert Kovacik, Outstanding Hard News Reporting

Reporter Chuck Henry, Outstanding Feature Reporting

Gayle Galvez, Outstanding Director

Mary Harris, Outstanding News Writer

Sean Browning, Outstanding Videographer

“Today in L.A.,” Outstanding Regular Morning Newscast as well as Outstanding Daytime and Evening Newscasts

KCET, Burbank

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