WTHR wins big at 2017 EMMY Awards

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CLEVELAND (WTHR) - Eyewitness News had a big night at the Lower Great Lakes EMMY Awards Saturday night.

WTHR won 22 total awards, including the coveted prize for Overall Station Excellence. The competition pitted Channel 13 against dozens of stations across the region in categories not only for our journalism, but weather, promotions and community involvement.

Below is a complete list of the categories won. Many will also include links to the winning entries.

Overall Excellence
WTHR
Larry Delia, President & General Manager

Breaking News
Deadly School Bus Crash
Andrea Morehead, Anchor
Anne Marie Tiernon, Anchor
Clint Erbacher, Photojournalist
Gregory Goggans, Photojournalist
Ryan Thedwall, Photojournalist
John Whalen, Photojournalist
Philip Cannelongo, Executive Producer
Susan Batt, Producer

Crime - News Single Story/Series
Shattering the Silence: Carleigh Hager in Her Own Words
Emily Longnecker, Reporter
Joe Fenton, Photographer

Documentary - Topical
Saving Species: The Indianapolis Prize
Judith Palermo, Executive Producer
Cyndee Hebert, Executive Producer
Matt Mays, Director of Content
Karen Burns, Executive Producer
Melanie Laurendine, Producer

Editor - News/Sports
Edit Composite WTHR
Steve Rhodes, Editor

Environment - News Single Story/Series/Feature
Dangerous Exposure
Sandra Chapman, Investigative Producer
Ryan Thedwall, Editor
William Ditton, Photographer
Susan Batt, Producer

Feature News - Report
Ghosts of Gary
Steve Rhodes, Photographer
Jeremy Brilliant, Reporter

Feature News - Series
Eyewitness to Brazil
Steve Rhodes, Editor/Producer
Scott Swan, News Anchor

Human Interest - Series
Only in Indiana WTHR
Kevin Rader, Producer
Steve Rhodes, Field Producer
John Duong, Field Producer
Clint Erbacher, Photojournalist

Human Interest - Single Story
Time With Dad
Kevin Rader, Producer
Steve Rhodes, Field Producer

Investigative Report - Series
Charity Caught on Camera
Bob Segall, Producer/Writer
William Ditton, Photographer
Susan Batt, Producer
Cyndee Hebert, Producer
Scott Hums, Digital Content Director
Steve Wolfe, Graphic Designer
Amy Ramirez, Graphic Designer

Journalistic Enterprise - No Time Limit
Bob Segall -- 13 Investigates WTHR
Bob Segall, Producer

Newscast - Evening - Market 21-40
Eyewitness News Nightbeat: Kokomo Tornadoes
Alexandria Jud, Producer
Philip Cannelongo, Executive Producer

Newscast-Daytime-Market 21-40
Eyewitness News at Noon
Bobbie Brooks, Producer

Photographer - News
Eyewitness to Brazil
Steve Rhodes, Photographer

Promotion News Promo - Image
Eyewitness to Your World
Kerry Williams, Producer
Kyle Duell, Photographer

Promotion News Promo - Single Spot/Campaign
Man Behind the Mask WTHR
Kerry Williams, Producer
Matt Kerkhoff, Editor

Sports - Single News Story
Carpooling with Helio
Dave Calabro, Reporter
Steve Rhodes, Photographer

Spot News
Elementary School Principal Killed
Jennie Runevitch, Field Anchor
Clint Erbacher, Photojournalist

Talent - Anchor - Weather
Chuck Lofton - Weather 2016
Chuck Lofton, Meteorologist

Talent - Reporter - Live
Start Your Morning LIVE with Carrie Cline!
Carrie Cline, Reporter

Writer - News
Kevin Rader Composite
Kevin Rader, Writer

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