2017 - 54th Annual Emmy® Recipients

The Recipients were announced at the 2017 Northwest Regional Emmy® Awards held on held on June 3.

Read the recipient list online or download the Word DOC

2017 - 54th Annual Emmy® Recipients.doc

Overall Excellence

  • KING 5 - The Home Team • KING • Jim Rose, President/General Manager

Morning/Daytime News (Markets 1-20)

  • Bothell Burns • KOMO • Jacci Lewis, TV News Executive Producer • Emily Leisten, TV News Producer • Annie Maridal, TV News Producer • Kelly Koopmans, Anchor • Frank Koumaros, Photojournalist • Cayle Thompson, TV News Reporter • Denise Whitaker, TV News Reporter • Theron Zahn, TV News Reporter • Ryan Widdekind, Producer • Jordan Treece, Photojournalist

Evening News (Markets 1-20)

  • KOMO News at 5pm: Greenwood Explosion • KOMO • Jill Mullican, Senior News Producer • Nathan Wilson, Assistant News Director

Morning/Daytime News (Markets 21-80)

  • Good Day Oregon • KPTV • Chelsea Fullmer, Producer • Trevor Haynes, Producer • Kanen Lawson, Producer

Evening News (Markets 21-80)

  • KGW News at 11 - NW 23rd Ave Explosion • KGW • Wiley Post, Executive Producer

Morning/Daytime News (Markets 81+)

  • Today’s Morning News “TableRock Fire” • KTVB • Doug Petcash, Anchor/Reporter • Maggie O’Mara, Anchor

Evening News (Markets 81+)

  • 10pm 6 On Your Side Newscast • KIVI • Steven Shaw, Executive Producer • Grendel Levy, News Director

Breaking News

  • May Day • KING • Stephani Gibilisco, Producer • Chris Boicelli, Executive Producer • Danielle Leigh, Anchor/Reporter • Megan Porter, Producer • Joseph Huerta, Photojounalist

Spot News

  • Greenwood Explosion • KING • Elisa Hahn, Reporter • Teresa Yuan Barnett, Reporter • Andy Wallace, Photojournalist • Brad Booker, Photojournalist
  • Every Damn Year • KING • Natalie Swaby, Producer • Eric Sander, Producer

General Assignment Report - Within 24 Hours

  • A Camera & Compassion • KING • Natalie Swaby, Reporter • Dan Renzetti, Photojournalist

General Assignment Report - No Time Limit

  • Painting a New Life • KING • John Sharify, Reporter

Feature News Report - Light Feature

  • Cassandra Gaspard And The Wallingford Sign • KING • Heather Graf, Producer • Dan Renzetti, Producer
  • Jose Enciso, All American • KOMO • Eric Johnson, News Anchor/Reporter • Mike Perry, News Photojournalist

Feature News Report - Serious Feature

  • That Day • KING • John Sharify, Reporter • Andy Wallace, Producer

Investigative Report

  • The Human Toll of Hanford’s Dirty Secrets • KING • Susannah Frame, Investigative Reporter • Steve Douglas, Investigative Photographer
  • Sobriety for Sale • KING • Chris Ingalls, Investigative Reporter • Steve Douglas, Investigative Photographer

Sports - News Single Story or Series

  • Eddie Van Glam • KING • Alex Rozier, Producer • Dan Renzetti, Producer

News Series

  • We Asked 86 Burglars How To Break Into a Home • KGW • Kyle Iboshi, Reporter • Gene Cotton, Photojournalist/Editor

Team Coverage

  • Greenwood Explosion • KOMO • Pat Costello, News Director

Continuing Coverage

  • Last of the Institutions • KING • Susannah Frame, Reporter • Steve Douglas, Photographer

News Special

  • There But For The Grace of God... • KOMO • Eric Johnson, News Anchor/Reporter • Doug Pigsley, Photojournalist • Darrin Tegman, News Editor

Business/Consumer - News

  • Office Depot Investigation • KIRO • Amber Benson, Consumer Producer • Katie McDowell, Photojournalist/Editor • Jesse Jones, Consumer Reporter • Christine Borrmann, Producer

Environment - News

  • Washington’s Natural Treasures • KING • Alison Morrow, Environmental Reporter • Jon Martin, Photojournalist

Health/Science - News

  • Power of Music • KING • John Sharify, Producer • Eric Sander, Producer
  • Monster in the Emerald City • KIRO • Dave Wagner, Anchor/Reporter • Bill Skok, Photographer

Politics/Government - News

  • A Campaign Year Unlike Any Other • KING • Natalie Brand, Political News Producer

Crime - News

  • Misty Copsey Cold Case • KOMO • Morgan Chesky, Reporter • Mike Perry, Photographer/Editor

Human Interest - Feature/Segment

  • The Chimps of Cle Elum • KCTS • Aileen Imperial, Producer/Photographer/Editor
  • A Local Nurse Paints it Forward • KOMO • Malia Karlinsky, Journalist

Environmental - Feature/Segment

  • Who’s Watching Oregon’s Wildlife • OPB • Anthony Schick, Reporter/Producer • Ed Jahn, Producer/Director • Nick Fisher, Camera/Editor • Todd Sonflieth, Photographer/Editor

Environmental - Program/Special

  • Oregon Field Guide • OPB • Steve Amen, Executive Producer • Ed Jahn, Reporter/Producer • Jule Gilfillan, Reporter/Producer • Danika Sandoz, Producer/Editor • Nick Fisher, Camera/Editor • Todd Sonflieth, Camera/Editor • Michael Bendixen, Videographer/Editor

Arts/Entertainment - Feature/Segment

  • IN CLOSE: Different One - A Native Artist and The Future • KCTS • Nils Cowan, Producer

Arts/Entertainment - Program/Special

  • Crackpot Crafters • TVW • Jason Gutz, Producer

Historic/Cultural - Feature/Segment

  • Dean Wong Street Photographer • KING • Diane Lewis, Producer/Photographer/Editor

Historic/Cultural - Program/Special

  • Discovering Beverly Cleary • OPB • Katrina Sarson, Producer • Lisa Suinn Kallem, Senior Video Editor • Tom Shrider, Senior Videographer/Editor • Greg Bond, Senior Videographer/Editor • Jessica Martin, Executive Producer, Oregon Art Beat • David Davis, Vice President of TV Production

Health/Science - Feature/Segment

  • Hanford: Culture of Silence • KCTS • Ken Christensen, Producer/Photographer/Editor

Health/Science - Program/Special

  • BrainWorks: Exercise and the Brain • UWTV • Cara Podenski, Executive Producer • Eric Chudler, Executive Producer • Lionel Flynn, Director

Informational/Instructional - Feature/Segment

  • The Waste That Remains From Arming Nuclear Weapons • OPB • MacGregor Campbell, Producer/Reporter/Animator • Robert McClure, Reporter

Informational/Instructional - Program/Special

  • Columbia River Bar Pilots • OPB • Ed Jahn, Producer/Director • Michael Bendixen, Videographer/Editor

Sports Event/Game - Live/Unedited - Program

  • Seahawks Football • Seahawks Broadcasting • Brian O’Connell, Director of Broadcasting • Rich Dewey, Director • Patrick Brown, Director

Sports - Feature/Segment

  • Zane Graser - The Fight to Finish • SWX-TV • Jordan Caskey, Photographer/Editor • Lindsay Joy, Sports Reporter/Anchor
  • Ken Griffey Jr. Tribute • Seattle Mariners • Olav Nossum • Dominic Campese • Chase Decker

Sports - Program Series

  • Ken Griffey Jr.: The Induction • ROOT SPORTS • Jen Mueller, Producer • Marcus Teats, Editor • Dennis DePrisco, Graphic Designer • Jeffrey Meyer, Graphic Designer

Sports - One Time Special

  • Ashton Eaton - Quest for Gold • Comcast SportsNet • Michael Stringfield, Producer • Jeff Ingalls, Senior Executive Producer • Jesse Larson, Photographer • Karlyn Gibson, Editor • Jay P Morgan, Cinematographer • Greg Knapp, Audio • Jordan Kent, Producer/Talent

Special Event Coverage (Other than News or Sports)

  • Celebrating the Sounders • KING • Peter O’Connell, Executive Producer • Richard Courtney, Producer • Scott Jensen, Photojournalist • Rebecca Perry, Producer • Mark Wright, Anchor • Chris Egan, Sports Anchor/Reporter • Chris Daniels, Reporter • Chris Cashman, Talent, Producer, Editor • Greg Thies, Operations Manager

Public/Current/Community Affairs - Feature/Segment

  • The Circuit: Tracking America’s Electronic Waste • KCTS • Ken Christensen, Producer/Photographer/Editor • Katie Campbell, Producer/Photographer/Editor

Public/Current/Community Affairs - Program/Special

  • Darcelle XV • OPB • Kami Horton, Writer/Producer • Lisa Suinn Kallem, Senior Video Editor • Greg Bond, Senior Videographer • William Ward, Audio Technician

Politics/Government - Program/Special

  • Wolves in Washington • TVW • Christina Salerno, Co-Producer • Anita Kissee-Wilder, Co-Producer • Lars Peterson, Videographer/Editor • Markisha Lynch, Videographer

Interview/Discussion - Program/Special

  • Pride & Peace • KING • Peter O’Connell, Executive Producer • Richard Courtney, Producer • Doug Mossano, Director • Greg Thies, Production Manager • Joyce Taylor, Host/Producer • Stacy Rydgren, Video Editor • Cynthia Wise, Producer • Kristin Kay, Producer • Brian Westbrook, Reporter/Producer • Betsy Robertson, Producer • Mark Wright, Reporter • Cheryl Carson, News Director

Documentary - Cultural

  • Idaho the Movie 2 • Wide Eye Productions • Tom Hadzor, Director • Jennifer Isenhart, Producer/Writer • Tim Woodward, Writer/Narrator • Bill Krumm, Photographer/Editor • Kevin Eslinger, Photographer/Editor • David diDonato, Photographer/Editor • Susan Koether, Assistant Producer

Documentary - Historical

  • Vanport • OPB • Nadine Jelsing, Producer/Writer • Lisa Suinn Kallem, Senior Video Editor • William Ward, Audio Technician

Documentary - Topical

  • IDITAROD 44 - Driving a Dynasty • GCI Cable 1 • Greg Heister, Executive Producer/Writer/Narrator • Stan Hooley, Executive Director • Bruce Lee, Producer/Analyst • Art Aldrich, Producer • Joshua Godfrey • Thomas Chartrand • Phillip Townsend, Photojournalist

Promotion - News Promo - Single Spot

  • There But For The Grace of God • KOMO • Deborah Ellis, Promotion Writer/Producer • Ryan Severn, Promotion Writer/Producer

Promotion - News Promo - Campaign

  • So Northwest • KOMO • Deborah Ellis, Promotion Producer/Writer • Ryan Severn, Promotion Writer/Producer
  • What’s Your Story; Central Oregon Daily • KOHD/KBNZ • Joe Dean, Writer/Director/Producer • Joe Cima, Co-Writer/Videographer

Promotion - Program - Single Spot

  • The Violin Alone • MontanaPBS • Scott Sterling, Producer/Director

Promotion - Program - Campaign

  • Reel Northwest • KCTS • Michael McClinton, Producer/Editor • Josh Springer, Producer

Promotion - Program - Sports

  • CSN Trail Blazers Murals Campaign • Comcast SportsNet • Michael Stringfield, Producer • Jesse Larson, Cinematographer/Editor • Mike Lempner, Promotions Producer • Jeff Ingalls, Senior Executive Producer

Community/Public Service (PSAs)

  • Hannah’s Story • C+C • Lisa Hay, Executive Producer • Liv Faris, Supervising Producer • Allison Arrington, Producer • Vandy Kindred, Creative Director • Ben Pohl, Editor/Animator • Nicole Frenette, Illustrator

Commercial Single Spot

  • Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue • KGW • Joseph DeGise, Writer/Producer/Director/Editor

Commercial Campaign

  • 911 Accidental Dial • C+C • Kayreen Lum, Executive Producer • Liv Faris, Supervising Producer • Vandy Kindred, Creative Director • Allison Arrington, Senior Account Executive • Julien Scherliss, Director • Avielle Heath, Assistant Director • Cameron Currier, Director of Photography • Casey Schmidt, Director of Photography • Chris Donaldson, Producer
  • A Community Takes Flight • KING • Toby Rigby, Producer

Anchor - News

  • Jeff Gianola, KOIN TV • Jeff Gianola • KOIN

Anchor - Sports

  • Chris Egan Sports Anchor Composite - From Rio to Renton • Chris Egan • KING

Anchor - Weather

  • Matt Zaffino’s Weather • Matt Zaffino • KGW

Program Host/Moderator

  • Gaard Swanson: Host of Seattle Refined • Gaard Swanson • KOMO
  • Tra’Renee Chambers - Afternoon Live • Tra’Renee Chambers • KATU

Reporter - News General Assignment

  • Jake Whittenberg reports • Jake Whittenberg • KING
  • When you have good photogs... • Morgan Chesky • KOMO

Reporter - News Specialty Assignment

  • Sharify on Health: Power of Music • John Sharify • KING

Reporter - Programming

  • Kim Holcomb Composite • Kim Holcomb • KING
  • Wenaha River Packrafting • Ed Jahn • OPB

Director

  • Darcelle XV • Kami Horton • OPB

News Producer

  • Where in the world is Kristin Kay? • Kristin Kay • KING

Writer - News

  • Eric Johnson, Writing • Eric Johnson • KOMO
  • Sharify’s Stories • John Sharify • KING

Writer - Program

  • Mystery Sharks • Michael Werner • KCTS
  • Jes Burns Writer Craft Composite • Jes Burns • OPB

Photographer - News

  • Night Time Is The Right Time • Andy Wallace • KING

Photographer - Program

  • Idaho the Movie 2 • Tom Hadzor • Bill Krumm • Kevin Eslinger • David diDonato • Wide Eye Productions

Photographer - Video Essay

  • Cars Fly on the Fourth of July • Scott Jensen • Alaska Dispatch News

Editor - News

  • Renzetti Cuts 2016 • Dan Renzetti • KING

Editor - Program

  • An American Hero: Frank Nishimura • Shannon Gee • Randy Eng • Ian Devier • Natalie Eng • Kai Pacifico Eng • Seattle Channel
  • Idaho the Movie 2 • Bill Krumm • Kevin Eslinger • David diDonato • Wide Eye Productions
  • Rio Olympics Composite • Kevin Glantz • KING

Graphic Arts

  • Kyle Parker - CSNNW • Kyle Parker • Comcast SportsNet

Audio

  • opbmusic Stagepass: case/lang/veirs • Steven Vaughn Kray • OPB

Musical Composition/Arrangement

  • Oregon Experience -“JazzTown” :Portland’s Golden Jazz Age • Darrell Grant • Darrell Grant Music

Video Journalist - Within 24 hours

  • Eskimo Ninja Warrior • Blake Essig • KTUU

Video Journalist - No Time Limit

  • Take Your Time • Ted Land • KING
 
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