2011 - 48th Annual Emmy® Recipients

The nominations were nnounced at the 2011 Emmy® Awards Ceremony held on April 14.

Read the Recipients list online or download the Word DOC

2011 - 48th Annual Emmy Recipients.doc

Station Excellence

  • KOMO4-TV; KOMO; James Clayton, Vice President/General Manager

Community Service

  • KOMO 4 Problem Solvers; KOMO; Holly Gauntt, News Director
  • KING 5's Home Team Harvest; KING; Betsy Robertson, Manager of Community Relations

Morning/Daytime News (Markets 1-20)

  • KOMO 4 Morning News "December Floods"; KOMO; Michele Morin, Executive Producer; Laura Evans, Producer; Tricia Moen, Writer

Evening News (Markets 1-20)

  • KOMO 4 News at 5pm; KOMO; Jill Mullican, Senior News Producer

Morning/Daytime News (Markets 21-80)

  • Good Day Oregon; KPTV; Corey Hanson, Executive News Director

Evening News (Markets 21-80)

  • KXLY 4 News at 6; KXLY; Jerry Post, News Director

Morning/Daytime News (Markets 81+)

  • Game Day Comes to Boise; KTVB; Char Jackson, Producer

Evening News (Markets 81+)

  • Hurd Fire; KTVB; Mike Kehoe, Producer

Breaking News

  • Rush Hour Nightmare; KOMO; Holly Gauntt, News Director

Team Coverage

  • December Floods; KOMO; Holly Gauntt, News Director

Spot News

  • Another Day in Paradise; KGW; Keely Chalmers, Reporter; Mike Galimanis, Photographer

Continuing Coverage

  • Waste on the Water; KING; Susannah Frame, Reporter

News Special

  • Mount St. Helens: 30 Years Later; KING; Thomas Lawnsby, Producer; Jeff Renner, Chief Meteorologist
  • Inside the Burn Unit; KOMO; Molly Shen, Anchor/Reporter; Neil Ikeda, Photographer; Wayne White, Editor; Michele Morin, Executive Producer

Information Program/Special - News

  • KING 5 Investigators Primetime Special; KING; Jessie Kane, Producer

Informational - Segment - News

  • What Would You Do?; KCPQ; Angela King, Reporter

General Assignment Report - Within 24 Hours

  • Little Heroes; KING; Joe Fryer, Reporter; Steve Dowd, Photojournalist

General Assignment Report - No Time Limit

  • Gifts of Love; KING; John Sharify, Reporter; Douglas Burgess, Photographer/Editor

Feature News Report - Light Feature

  • Stitching Time; KIVI; Shane Johnson, Reporter

Feature News Report - Serious Feature

  • Drew's Gift; KXLY; Sally Showman, Reporter; Ernie Vela, Photographer
  • Guilty 'Til Proven Innocent; KIVI; Justin Rickelman, Photojournalist; Michelle Edmonds, Anchor/Reporter

Investigative Report

  • Their Crime, Your Dime; KING; Kellie Cheadle, Executive Producer; Chris Ingalls, News Reporter; Steve Douglas, Investigative Photographer

News Series

  • Sign of Times; KING; John Sharify, Reporter; Scott Jensen, Photographer/Editor

Sports - News Single Story or Series

  • Arena Life; KHQ; John Fritz, Reporter; Jordan Caskey, Photographer/Editor; Josh Godfrey, Photographer/Editor

Business/Consumer - News

  • Hacking Facebook & Home Made X-ray Cameras; KOMO; Matt Markovich, Reporter; Kiyomi Taguchi, Photographer

Environment - News

  • Grant McOmie - Environmental Reporter; KGW; Grant McOmie, Environmental Reporter

Health/Science - News

  • Meg Coyle Medical Stories; KING; Meg Coyle, Reporter

Politics/Government - News

  • KOMO 4 Problem Solvers: What a Waste; KOMO; Tracy Vedder, Reporter

Crime - News

  • Cops and Robbers; KING; Linda Byron, Reporter; Steve Douglas, Photographer

Human Interest - Feature/Segment

  • Let Me Be Brave; Floorbird Films/Sherlock Productions; Daniel Kopec, Writer/Director/Producer; Christopher Sherlock, Videographer/Editor

Arts/Entertainment - Feature/Segment

  • Made with Milk; KING; Joan Kinsey, Producer

Arts/Entertainment - Program Special

  • Picasso in Seattle; KCTS; Josephine Cheng, Producer/Writer/Reporter; Greg Davis, Photographer/Editor

Historic/Cultural - Feature/Segment

  • WWII's Forgotten Women; KING; Kim Holcomb, Reporter; Mark Morache, Photographer/Editor

Historic/Cultural - Program/Special

  • The Hanford Story; Lockheed Martin Creative & Strategic Services; Frank Armijo, Producer; Dana Jensen, Producer; Doug Shoop, Executive Producer, U.S. Department of Energy

Health/Science - Program/Special

  • Outdoor Idaho: Eating Local; Idaho Public Television; Thanh Tan, Producer/Writer

Informational/Instructional - Feature/Segment

  • Northwest Emmy® Survival Guide; Cashman Creative; Chris Cashman, Producer; Jared Hundley, Editor

Informational/Instructional - Program/Special

  • City Stream: Harry Potter Exhibit; Seattle Channel; Megan Erb, Senior Producer; Shannon Gee, Producer/Editor; Jason Fierst, Photographer; Lowell Deo, Host

Sporting Event/Game - Live/Unedited - Program/Special

  • College Football on FSN; FSN Northwest; Patrick Brown, Director; Jon Bradford, Executive Producer

Special Event Coverage (Other than News or Sports)

  • New Year's at the Needle; KING; Eric Riddle, Producer


  • Seattle Speaks: Income Tax in Washington State?; Seattle Channel; C R Douglas, Host/Producer; Megan Erb, Producer; Roxeanne Vainuku, Online Correspondent; Susan Han, Producer

Public/Current/Community Affairs - Feature/Segment

  • Dream Home Disaster; KOMO; Tracy Vedder, Reporter; Jennifer Austin, Producer; Kiyomi Taguchi, Photographer; Jennifer Austin, Producer

Public/Current/Community Affairs - Program/Special

  • Community Stories: Hat n' Boots; Seattle Channel; Ralph Bevins, Producer/Photographer/Editor; Bo Hopkins, Narrator

Politics/Government - Program/Special

  • KING 5 News Up Front Voter Guide; KING; Robert Mak, Reporter/anchor; Mike Blakey, Editor; Lorenzo Townsend, Photographer

Sports - Feature/Segment

  • Third World Journey; KHQ; John Fritz, Reporter; Josh Godfrey, Photographer

Sports - Program Series

  • The Joy of Fishing; Beaver Hill Productions; Travis Cooper, Producer/Photographer/Editor; Wayne Van Burger, Producer/Host

Sports - One-Time Special

  • The Derby; KHQ; Jordan Caskey, Producer/Editor; Scott Warder, Photographer/Producer; Ryan Coe, Photographer; Josh Godfrey, Photographer

Interview/Discussion - Program/Special

  • Portraits of Fallen Heroes; KBTC Public Television; Daniel Kopec, Writer/Director/Producer; Christopher Sherlock, Videographer/Editor

Documentary - Cultural

  • Pendleton Round-Up: The Wild West Way; OPB; Nadine Jelsing, Producer/Writer; Eric Cain, Producer/Writer; Bruce Barrow, Editor

Documentary - Historical

  • Oregon Experience: Vortex 1; OPB; Eric Cain, Producer/Writer; Todd Sonflieth, Editor
  • Outdoor Idaho: Wooden Boats, Wondrous Lakes; Idaho Public Television; John Crancer, Producer/Writer

Documentary - Topical

  • Taking Care of Mom and Dad; KIRO; Ben Saboonchian, Producer; Peter Frerichs, Photographer; Peter Gamba, Editor

Promotion - News Promo - Single Spot

  • KOMO News Network; KOMO; Ryan Severn, Writer/Producer; Pete Lowell, Senior Designer; Scott Altus, Creative Services Director; Nick Junke, Photographer; Nick Pavlovsky, Photographer

Promotion - News Promo - Campaign

  • A Day in the Life...; KOMO; Scott Altus, Creative Services Director; Sara Avery, Producer/Editor; Carol Garza, Production Assistant; Nick Junke, Photographer; Nick Pavlovsky, Photographer

Promotion - Program - Single Spot

  • Be JOEgantic; KZJO; Cisco McCarthy, Photographer/Editor

Promotion - Program - Campaign

  • JOEtv Homer; KZJO; Jeff Hinkle, Producer

Community/Public Service (PSAs) - Single Spot

  • DUI Real Story Shelly Reed; Alaska State Troopers; Justin Freeman, Visual Information Specialist

Community/Public Service (PSAs) - Campaign

  • KGW Great Toy Drive; KGW; Brenda Buratti, Creative Services Director/Programming

Commercial - Single Spot

  • Jesus Is; The City Church; Beau Olivas, Executive Producer/Director; Ben Strickland, Director of Photography/Editor; Liz Rujoni, Producer

Commercial - Campaign

  • Washington State Youth Soccer; Fortress Films; Mark Feijo, Producer/Director; Shawn Anderson, Director of Photography; Paul Hogan, Design Director

Anchor - News

  • Angela Russell; KIRO; Angela Russell

Anchor - Sports

  • Aaron Levine Composite; KCPQ; Aaron Levine

Anchor - Weather

  • Sam Argier; KIRO; Sam Argier

Program Host/Moderator

  • Hosting Evening Magazine; KING; Meeghan Black

Reporter - General Assignment

  • Michelle Esteban 2010; KOMO; Michelle Esteban

Reporter - Programming

  • Kim Holcomb in 15 Minutes or Less; KING; Kim Holcomb

Reporter - Specialty Assignment

  • Matt Markovich Reports; KOMO; Matt Markovich
  • Mess at the Morgue; KOMO; Liz Rocca

Director - Live or Live on tape

  • Rich Dewey; Seattle Seahawks/Sounders FC Broadcasting; Rich Dewey

Director - Post Production

  • Man Zou: Beijing to Shanghai; Man Zou LLC; Jason Reid

Newscast Producer

  • Jill Mullican, Producer; KOMO; Jill Mullican

Writer - News

  • Sharify Reports; KING; John Sharify

Writer - Program

  • Community Stories: Hat n' Boots; Seattle Channel; Ralph Bevins

Photographer - News

  • Otra Ano de Amor y Muerte; KING; Douglas Burgess

Photographer - Program

  • Bob Bullock Composite; KATU; Bob Bullock

Editor - News

  • Electronic Images Cleverly Arranged for Broadcast; KING; Douglas Burgess
  • A Splice of Seattle; KING; Scott Jensen

Editor - Program

  • The Joy of Fishing; Beaver Hill Productions; Travis Cooper

Graphic Arts

  • A Good Year; KOMO; Pete Lowell


  • 11th & Grant with Eric Funk #602 - Wade Montgomery; MontanaPBS; Jeremiah Slovarp

Video Journalist

  • Sanford Nat Paks 2010; KING; Ron Sanford