Emmy Rundown: Southeast Region

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By Andrew Gauthier Comments

The Southeast chapter of NATAS handed out Emmys over the weekend at a ceremony in Atlanta, honoring news and programming excellence for stations in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Asheville, NC.

Atlanta NBC-affiliate WXIA took home 11 Emmys and was honored multiple times in the News Programming Excellence category for Markets 1-25. Atlanta stations WSB, WGCL, and WAGA also received awards in the category.

Standing out in the smaller market field (75+) was Savannah’s WTOC, which was honored twice alongside Jackson’s WAPT and Columbia’s WIS.

Winners in the On-Air Talent categories inside…

News Anchor
Brandon Rudat, WGCL (Atlanta)
Brenda Wood, WXIA (Atlanta)
Sonny Dixon, WTOC (Savannah)

Weather
Joanne Feldman, WAGA (Atlanta)
Kendra Kent, WHNS (Greenville)
Justin Lock, WGCL (Atlanta)
David Chandley, WSB (Atlanta)

Sports
Rick Karle, WBRC (Birmingham)
Geoff Hart, WYFF (Greenville)

General Assignment Reporter
Michelle Marsh, WGCL (Atlanta)
Jeff Hullinger, WXIA (Atlanta)
Jennifer Mayerle, WGCL (Atlanta)
Manuel Bojorquez, WSB (Atlanta)
Jaye Watson, WXIA (Atlanta)

Investigative Reporter
Jodie Fleischer, WSB (Atlanta)
Wendy Saltzman, WGCL (Atlanta)
Ross McLaughlin, WXIA (Atlanta)

Live Reporter
Chesley McNeil, WXIA (Atlanta)
Ken Rodriguez, WAGA (Atlanta)
Jennifer Mayerle, WGCL (Atlanta)
Manuel Bojorquez, WSB (Atlanta)

Full list of winner here.