WVLT News team honored with six Midsouth Regional Emmy Award nominations
Members of the WVLT News team have been honored with six nominations for the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Members of the WVLT News team have been honored with six nominations for the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards.
Founded in 1984, the Midsouth Emmy’s are a regional award organization organized by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). They promote excellence in the arts and sciences of television, including television news. The midsouth region covers North Carolina (except Asheville), Tennessee and the television market of Huntsville, AL.
The six nominations feature work by Anchor Amanda Hara, Meteorologist Ben Cathey, former Chief Photojournalist Keith Smith and former Photojournalist Pat Middendorf:
News Light Feature
The Perfect Pair - Amanda Hara
A foster dog who was caught in an animal trap and a Tennessee man who survived flesh-eating bacteria are described as the perfect pair.
News Serious Feature
Waiting to Death - Amanda Hara
Jack Harmon’s death certificate doesn’t list COVID-19 as his cause of death, but his family said that’s exactly what killed him. Just not in the way you would think.
Going Green: Five local farms test innovative tech- Ben Cathey and Pat Middendorf
A Loudon County breakfast staple uses solar power and renewable energy to bring you your favorite breakfast side: sausage.
On the historic Stokely Farm in Tellico Plains, they’re standing in 40 acres of fallen grass but have about 150 acres total.
Beef prices climbed 15% so far this year. Mushrooms grow in a fraction of the space using a fraction of the water of beef.
In Greenback, one family farm turns a profit by saving water. Eco-Rich said its lettuce tastes better, lasts longer and could help cities struggling to feed their people.
The United States Department of Agriculture gives out big grants for energy savings and Tennessee farmers are getting in on the action. That includes Jefferson County’s LickSkillet Farm.
Say Their Name- Amanda Hara
Treasure is buried in a handful of National Parks across the United States, but many people miss it simply because they don’t know where to look. One woman on a mission in the mountains has found where X marks the spot.
Writer- Short Form Content
Slingin’ Tintypes- Amanda Hara
A professional photographer uses a technique from the 1850′s to develop more than just images. The process helps her develop connections with people in a way she never thought possible.
Emmy winners will be announced at a gala in Nashville after the new year.
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