‘Nightly’ Gets Emmy For Katrina

By Brian 

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More Emmy news, from The Hollywood Reporter: “NBC Nightly News received an award for breaking news coverage for its Sept. 1, 2005, newscast on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

‘This is for all the terrific people who I’ve worked with, producers, writers and editors and correspondents who put everything down and moved to New Orleans, who knew they had to cover the biggest story in so many years,’ [Brian] Williams said. He singled out senior producer Heather Allen and cameraman Tony Zumbado and NBC News president Steve Capus, ‘who managed to send an army and feed us all and keep our generators when the federal government couldn’t do the same.'”