KING 5 wins 27 regional Emmys

KING 5 wins 27 regional Emmys

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KING 5 wins 27 regional Emmys


by KING 5 News

Posted on June 4, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 5 at 8:58 AM

KING 5 was awarded 27 Northwest Regional Emmys on Saturday night, with 23 going to the station's news department.

John Sharify collected seven Emmys, many for the Mount Rainier Climb special that aired installments throughout much of 2011.

"The awards are a tremendous honor for all of us at KING 5," said news director Mark Ginther. "This is an extraordinary group of people who ... do everyday because they all believe they can make a difference."

The full list of KING 5 Emmy winners is below. The complete list of winners -- and the winning entries -- is online at the NATAS website:
Station Excellence
KING 5 - The Home Team

Breaking News
Amanda Knox Verdict | Peter O'Connell, Producer | Dan Rasmussen, Producer

Team Coverage
Amanda Knox Comes Home | Peter O'Connell, Executive Producer

Continuing Coverage
Bully with a Badge | Kellie Cheadle, Executive Producer | Linda Byron, Investigative Reporter | Steve Douglas, Investigative Photographer

Informational Program/Special
Making a Difference | Andrea Oess, Producer

General Assignment Report - Within 24 Hours
The Curious Case of Mr. B | Chris Daniels, Reporter | Ryan Coe, Photojournalist/Editor

Feature News Report - Light Feature
The Gift | John Sharify, Reporter/Writer | Matt Mrozinski, Photographer/Editor

Feature News Report - Serious Feature
A Family's Courage | Joe Fryer, Reporter | Matt Mrozinski, Photojournalist

Investigative Report
Their Crime, Your Dime | Kellie Cheadle, Executive Producer | Chris Ingalls, Investigative Reporter | Steve Douglas, Investigative Photographer

Environment - News
Defending Silence | John Sharify, Reporter/Writer | Douglas Burgess, Photographer/Editor

Politics/Government - News
Political coverage 2011 | Robert Mak, Political Reporter

Human Interest - Feature/Segment
Disgusting Dare | Jim Dever, Talent | Tom Bishop, Photojournalist/Editor

Historic/Cultural - Feature/Segment
Prison Camp Pilot | Michael King, Reporter/Producer | Tom Voelk, Photographer

Public/Current/Community Affairs - Program/Special
Rachel's Challenge | Joan Kinsey, Producer/Writer | Mimi Jung, Anchor/Writer

Politics/Government - Program/Special
KING 5 News Up Front: A Justice's battle | Robert Mak, Anchor/reporter | Mike Blakey, Editor | Lawrence Kite, Photographer

Promotion - News Promo - Campaign
KING 5 Image Campaign "Promise" | Cherylynne Crowther | Mark Feijo, Director | Ryan Subica, Producer

Anchor - Sports
Chris Egan

Anchor - Weather
Jeff Renner

Program Host/Moderator
Sharify on the Mountain | John Sharify

Reporter - General Assignment
Sharify's Stories | John Sharify

Reporter - Programming
Climb of a Lifetime | John Sharify

Writer - News
Sharify's Stories | John Sharify

Writer - Program
Climb of a Lifetime | John Sharify

Photographer - News
Matt Mrozinski

Photographer - Program
Climb of a Lifetime | Douglas Burgess

Editor - News
Field Studies on the Human Condition | Douglas Burgess

Editor - Program
Climb of a Lifetime | Douglas Burgess