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NBC4, ABC7 and KTLA5 Top L.A.-Area Emmy Awards

NBC4 sweeps newscast categories in Los Angeles Area Emmys, but ties ABC7 and KTLA5 with seven awards

Three Los Angeles stations –ABC7, KTLA5 and NBC4 –came out on top at Saturday night's Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, with each of the three stations receiving seven awards.

The awards were held in the Television Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood.

NBC4, which went into the show leading the field with 20 nominations, scored a trifecta in the newscast categories, winning for Regularly Scheduled Daily Daytime Newscast, Morning Newscast and Evening Newscast.

PictureGroupDavid Ono of ABC7 was named Outstanding Hard News Reporter, and also won in the Outstanding Writer – Programming category. Other reporters honored were Dave Malkoff of KTLA5 (Outstanding News Feature Reporting), Michael Eaves of Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket (Outstanding Sports Reporting), Paul Magers of CBS 2 (Serious News Story – Single Report) and Carolyn Costello of KTLA5 (Serious News Story – Multi-Part Report).

News programs on death of Osama Bin Laden and the British royal wedding also won Emmys.

The Los Angeles Area Governors Award was presented to veteran sports producer Susan Stratton, pictured at left with Television Academy president Bruce Rosenblum.

The winners:

L.A. LOCAL COLOR: Master Chef: Thomas Keller Uncorked, KCET
PUBLIC, MUNICIPAL AND OPERATOR PRODUCED CABLE: Cheap Eats #17, CityTV of Santa Monica
EDUCATION: Heal the Bay, KTLA5
CRIME/SOCIAL ISSUES: Witness: Watts, ABC7
ARTS AND CULTURE/HISTORY: Witness: American Heroes, ABC7
INFORMATIONAL/PUBLIC AFFAIRS SERIES (MORE THAN 50% REMOTE): Vista L.A., ABC7
INFORMATIONAL/PUBLIC AFFAIRS SERIES (MORE THAN 50% STUDIO-BASED): Profiles of Hope, LA County Channel
ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMING: St. Moritz, NBC4
NEWS SPECIAL: NBC4 News at 11: The Death of Osama Bin Laden, NBC4 News Team
SPORTS SERIES – PROGRAMMING: 50 Years Under the Halo:1970, 2009, 2002, Fox Sports West
LIVE SPORTS COVERAGE: Westlake vs. Oaks Christian, Fox Sports West
SPORTS FEATURE: 50 Years Under the Halo: 2009, Fox Sports West
SPORTS TEASE: Ducks Home Opener Tease – Chemistry, Prime Ticket
LIVE SPECIAL EVENTS – PROGRAMMING: Jerry West Statue Unveiling, Fox Sports West
FEATURE SEGMENT: Signs of the Times (SoCal Connected), KCET
INFORMATION SEGMENT: Show Me the Money: Housing Authority Investigation (SocCal Connected), KCET
LIVE COVERAGE OF AN UNSCHEDULED NEWS EVENT: Seal Beach Massacre, NBC4 News Team
SERIOUS NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT: Rocketdyne – CBS2 News at 11pm, CBS2
SERIOUS NEWS STORY – MULTI-PART REPORT: The Gang Behind the Badge – KTLA5 News at 10pm, KTLA5
LIGHT NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT: Wi-Fi Hacking – NBC4 AT 11pm, NBC4
LIGHT NEWS STORY – MULTI-PART REPORT: Kids Count – KTLA5 News at 10, KTLA5
MEDICAL NEWS STORY – SINGLE REPORT: Flash Mob for Claire – Fox 11 10 O’Clock News, KTTV-TV
MEDICAL NEWS STORY- MULTI-PART REPORT: Bionic Eye Cures Blindness – KTLA5 News at 10, KTLA5
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING- NEWS: Serial Plaintiffs – Eyewitness News at 5pm & 11pm, ABC7
SHORT PROMO: Image: CBS2 News at 5pm, CBS2
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: The Dino Hall Is Coming!, LA County Channel
INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMMING: Math Park, KLCS
GRAPHICS: Christopher Calleton, Graphic Designer, Fox Sports West / Prime Ticket
OUTSTANDING SPORTS REPORTING: Michael Eaves, Reporter, Fox Sports West / Prime Ticket
OUTSTANDING HARD NEWS REPORTING: David Ono, Reporter, ABC7

OUTSTANDING NEWS FEATURE REPORTING: Dave Malkoff, Reporter, KTLA5

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR – NEWS: Deborah Wilkinson, Director, KTLA5
OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR – PROGRAMMING: Doug Freeman, Director, Fox Sports West / Prime Ticket
OUTSTANDING WRITER – NEWS: Nicolette Medina, Writer, CBS2/KCAL9
OUTSTANDING WRITER – PROGRAMMING: David Ono, Writer, ABC7
OUTSTANDING EDITOR – PROGRAMMING: Garry W. Ashton, Editor, CBS2/KCAL9
OUTSTANDING VIDEOGRAPHER – NEWS: Arturo Quezada, Videographer, KMEX
OUTSTANDING VIDEOGRAPHER – SINGLE CAMERA – PROGRAMMING: Jeff MacIntyre, Videographer, ABC7
CATEGORIES WITH A SINGLE NOMINATION AND EMMY WIN:
LIVE SPECIAL EVENTS – NEWS: Royal Wedding, KTLA5 News Team
OUTSTANDING EDITOR – NEWS: Gustavo Sampaio, Editor, CBS2/KCAL9
REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY MORNING NEWSCAST: 4:00AM-11:00AM: Today in L.A. at 6am, NBC4
REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY DAYTIME NEWSCAST: 11:00AM-7:00PM: NBC4 at 6pm, NBC4
REGULARLY SCHEDULED DAILY EVENING NEWSCAST: 7:00PM-12:00AM: NBC4 News at 11pm, NBC4