Emmy voters choose 9NEWS; dominates nominations

9:01 AM, Jun 3, 2011   |    comments
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  • 9NEWS/KTVD My20/Gannett - 72
  • KMGH - 34
  • KDVR/KWGN - 16
  • KCNC - 15
  • KCEC - 4

9NEWS anchors Adele Arakawa, Mark Koebrich and weekend anchor Cheryl Preheim picked up three of the four nominations in the Best Anchor category while Chief Meteorologist Kathy Sabine was nominated for Best Weather Anchor.

The Heartland Chapter also gave several Emmy nods to the 9NEWS investigative team, 9Wants to Know. Deborah Sherman received five nominations including two nominations in the same Investigative News Single Story category. Sherman got additional nods for Investigative Series, General News and Journalistic Enterprise. 9Wants to Know colleague Jace Larson picked up an Emmy nod in the Politics/Government Single Story category.

9NEWS journalists also swept the nominations in Specialty Assignment Report Single News Story with all four nominated stories, as well as sweeping the new Video Journalist category as solo video journalists Dave Delozier, Matt Renoux and Kevin Torres each picked up nominations.

Delozier and 9NEWS reporter Chris Vanderveen led all 9NEWS entrants with seven total nominations each.

The 25th Annual Heartland Emmy Awards will be presented at the Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts on July 23. 9NEWS morning anchor Gary Shapiro will be inducted into this year's class of the Silver Circle.

A complete list of this year's regional nominees can be found at the Heartland Chapter website.

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