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RICHMOND, Va. -- WTVR CBS 6 is proud to announce our team of journalists was awarded 10 Emmy Awards by The National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

WTVR was honored with Emmys in the following categories during a special ceremony Saturday night:

Anchor – Weather
Zach Daniel: 2014 Weather Coverage

Zach Daniel, Chief Meteorologist
Zach Daniel

 

Feature News Report -- Light Feature 

Who's In Your Tree?

Rob Cardwell, Reporter
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Feature News Report - Serious Feature
The Best Week of the Summer

Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photographer
Best Summer

Health/Science - News Single Story
Tracy & Yvonne's Story: Co-workers surviving cancer

Tracy Sears, Reporter; Yvonne Libron, Producer; Jesse Burkett-Hall
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Education/Schools - News Single Story/News Series
She is watching over us: Grace of St. Andrews

Greg McQuade, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer
St. Andrews Collage

Historical/Cultural - News Single Story
Freedom beckoned and they answered: Escape From Libby Prison

Greg McQuade, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer
Libby Prison Collage

Historical/Cultural - Program Segment
Reaching Home: The Story of Third Baseman 

Greg McQuade; Jesse Burkett-Hall; Rob Byrne, Graphic Artist
 Ray Dandridge

Sports - News Feature
I Kicked the Ball into a Truck

Greg McQuade, Reporter; Brad Wilson, Photographer
Kicked ball into truck

Technology - News Single Story
Nothing is more precious than life

Chelsea Rarrick, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer

Patty Perutelli grieves at her husband's grave.

Public/Current/Community Affairs - Feature/Segment
I Can't Get Enough!

Lorenzo Hall, Reporter; Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photojournalist/Editor

The REAL program provides inmates with job training.

WTVR was nominated for the most Emmys of any station in Central Virginia. The South's First Television Station tied for second most in the region, which includes Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.

"I'm thrilled that my colleagues and I here at WTVR CBS 6 were able to garner 22 Emmy nominations," anchor-reporter Greg McQuade, a multiple Emmy Award winner, said. "I think it demonstrates the high quality of work we produce day in and day out at WTVR. It is always a distinct honor being recognized by your peers in the broadcasting industry."