WHO-HD Earns 3 Emmy Awards For Journalism Excellence

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Station wins the most Emmys in Iowa

Channel 13 News earns coveted Best Newscast and Sportscast Awards

2012 WHO-HD awards total at 60

WHO-HD was the big Iowa winner at Saturday night’s Emmy awards gala in Minneapolis.  Bringing home 3 statues including accolades for Best Evening Newscast and Best Sportscast. The awards were presented by The Upper Midwest Chapter of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at the historic State Theater in downtown Minneapolis.

“I could not be more proud of the men and women of Channel 13 News,” says WHO-HD News Director Rod Peterson.  “Their hard work and dedication to excellence continues to be recognized by not only our incredible viewers but also by their peers.  I am proud to work with them every day.”

2012 WHO-HD Emmy Winners

Newscast – Evening

Markets 21-140

Channel 13 News at 5

Kelly Kasparie, Producer

Holly Peters, Director

Erin Kiernan, Anchor

Sonya Heitshusen, Anchor

Ed Wilson, Meteorologist

Sportscast

Keith Murphy, Sports Anchor

Chris Hassel, Reporter

Sports-News Series

Down at the Derby

Andy Fales, Reporter

Brandon McCauley, Photojournalist

In 2012, Channel 13 News has earned more accolades for journalism excellence than any other station in Iowa including 20 Eric Sevareid awards, 6 Regional and 1 National Edward R. Murrow awards, 12 IBNA awards and now 3 Emmy awards bringing WHO-HD’s total awards to 60.

2012 Awards for Journalism Excellence
Award WHO KCCI WOI Cedar Rapids/Waterloo Mason City  Quad Cities Sioux City Omaha
NBNA Eric Sevareid 1st Place 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
NBNA Eric Sevareid Awards of Merit 15 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Regional 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
RTDNA Edward R. Murrow National 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
IBNA First Place 7 3 2 7 3 0 7 N/A
IBNA 2nd Place 3 6 1 3 2 0 8 N/A
IBNA 3rd Place 2 2 1 9 2 0 4 N/A
NATAS Regional Emmy Nominations 18 12 0 10 0 3 2 3
NATAS Regional Emmy Awards 3 2 0 2 2 1 2 0
TOTAL 60 38 4 31 10 4 23 4
 
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