Suncoast Emmy award hardware was given out on November 23rd at the Westin Diplomat in Hollywood. America Teve, WPTV, and WSCV were the most nominated stations locally. As you can see below two of those stations took the most awards home. WPTV won 55% of its nominations while America Teve 37.9% both winning 11 awards.
WPTV, the most watched TV station in all of Florida, won the Station Excellence category with GM Steve Wasserman and station manager Lloyd Bucher each taking an Emmy home. WPTV news director Mike Garber won an Emmy in the News Excellence category.
WFOR won an Emmy for CBS 4 This Morning, and in a not so unexpected twist it seems they replaced Josh Benson with Michelle Gillen. Reporter David Sutta also won for On-Camera Talent and a feature story
WSVN won an Emmy for their Sandy Hook coverage with 10pm newscast producer James Austin, Belkys Nerey and Craig Stevens.
WTVJ editor Jim Gravina won in the Editor-Short form category. I could be wrong but I think he’s the guy with the chops behind the shiny, cool promos you see airing on NBC 6. Christopher Clark won in Editor – Sports category. Myriam Masihy, Sandra Esquivel, Pedro Cancio won for their investigative report on beach bike theft.
WPLG Emmys went to Trent Aric, and reporter Ben Kennedy, along with producers Aliana Perez, Matthew Fuhrman, Amanda Stanley
Miami-Fort Lauderdale TV market
WPBT – 6 nominations / 2 won / 33% of nominations won
WFOR – 13 nominations / 2 won / 15.3%
WTVJ – 10 nominations / 3 won / 30%
WSVN – 4 nominations / 1 won / 25%
WPLG – 11 nominations / 4 won / 36%
WLRN – 1 nomination / 1 won / 100%
WSBS – 2 nominations / 2 won / 100%
WSCV – 24 nominations / 4 won / 16%
WLTV – 6 nominations / 1 won / 16%
America Teve – 29 nominations / 11 won / 37.9%
Sun Sports – 3 nominations / 1 won / 33%
Palm Beach TV market stations
WPTV – 20 nominations / 11 won / 55%
WPEC – 2 nominations / 0 won
WPBF – n/a
WFLX – n/a
For the complete list of winners follow the link below
213 Suncoast Emmy Winners [PDF]