WBTV News claims several awards at Midsouth Emmys

WBTV News claims several awards at Midsouth Emmys
WBTV claims several awards at Midsouth Emmys (Source: WBTV)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The WBTV News team won some hardware at Saturday night’s 35th Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards.

This year’s Emmys show was held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, that didn’t stop the WBTV News team from grabbing some awards.

WBTV won the best morning newscast: WBTV This Morning: Tracking Hurricane Dorian -- led by executive producer Crandall Sims, meteorologists Al Conklin and Jonathan Stacey, anchors John Carter and Mary King, former WBTV anchor Christine Sperow, reporter Kristi O’Connor, photographer Taylor Simpson, and producer Chris Ruffin.

WBTV’s own Steve Crump, who also presented awards, won for Best Writer/Program for his piece on “John Lewis Reflections of a Sit-in Pioneer.

WBTV’s Jason Kane and Cameron Evans won an Emmy for News Same Day Promo Spot: “Hospital Assault Investigation.” Kane, Evans, Patrick Bennett and Eric Halili claimed an Emmy for Promo Campaign: “Before During and After.”

Congratulations WBTV Team!

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