South Florida stations win regional Emmys


Several South Florida television stations took home top honors at the 36th Annual Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards.

The awards, which were held Saturday at the Westin Beach Resort and Spa in Fort Lauderdale, are held yearly to honor TV markets in the state of Florida, the Lousiana cities of Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles and New Orleans, in Mobile, Ala., in Thomasville, Ga., and in Puerto Rico.

Among local winners, WJAN Channel 41 took home nine awards, including one for a news producer, one for an on-camera investigative reporter, one for a non-news writer; two serious series awards, a crime news award and three promotion awards; CBS4 took home seven awards, including two environmental news awards, a politics and government award, a documentary award, two on-camera talent awards and a technical achievement award; WPLG Channel 10 won four, two for on-air talents, one for spot news and one for weather; WSCV-TV took home four awards including light feature, human interest news, religion news and short form photography; WLRN garnered three, including one for a program on societal concerns, for a nostalgic program and one for a promotion image; WSVN Channel 7 won two Emmys, one for a serious series and one for its news producer; NBC6 took home an Emmy for its evening newscast and WLTV Univision 23 took home an award for an on-camera talent.

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