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News 5 wins 17 Emmys, including third straight for News Excellence

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Posted at 3:04 PM, Jun 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 15:33:10-04

CLEVELAND — Our commitment to journalism – particularly investigative journalism – was recognized once again by the Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. At a gala event at the Renaissance on Saturday night, News 5 earned 17 Emmys, more than any other station in Northeast Ohio, including a third straight recognition for overall News Excellence.

Over 70 News 5 employees and loved ones attended the 50th Annual Emmy Awards, which were highlighted by three Silver Circle lifetime appreciation honors, including one for our very own Chief Investigator Ron Regan. We put together this video to honor his achievements.

In addition, our 4, 6 and 11 p.m. anchor Rob Powers won for anchor, our newscasts spanning the morning, day and evening were recognized, and the show we produce in partnership with the Cleveland Browns was honored for sports programming.

Our 2019 Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy Winners

News Excellence, Sean McGarvy

Silver Circle, Ron Regan

Talent – Anchor - News, Rob Powers

Sports-Daily or Weekly Program, Browns Countdown (in partnership with the Cleveland Browns)
Jim Perko, Michael Harris, Jonathan Doss, Randell Ziemnik, Keith Mollohan

News Special, "Prescription for Failure"
Mark Ackerman, Ron Regan, Samah Assad, Andy Sugden, Michael Harris, Rob Powers
Watch here

Team Coverage, “Caught in the Crossfire”
Tara Sutton, Rob Powers, Danita Harris, Amanda Van Allen, Lauren Wilson, Michael Brookbank, Randy Ziemnik, Gary Abrahamsen
Watch here

Newscast – Morning, Good Morning Cleveland
Ericka Lancaster, Laura Hartog, Nicole DeChant, Eric Ristow, Terrence Lee, Katie Ussin, Meg Shaw, Ashleigh Kilinger, Kevin Barry, David Kraska, Michael Vielhaber, Kim Dreher Plaatje

Breaking News, News 5 at Noon “Suicide at Jackson Middle School”
Marcel Longo, Terrence Lee, Meredith Kieger

Newscast - Daytime, News 5 at 5
Eric Ristow, Darcy Tatum, Frank Wiley, Jr., Danita Harris

Newscast - Evening, News 5 at 6 “Caught in the Crossfire”
Tara Sutton, Danita Harris, Rob Powers, Amanda VanAllen, Lauren Wilson, Michael Brookbank, Homa Bash, Meredith Kieger
Watch here

Investigative Report – Single Story, “Evading Justice” and “Red Flags: Euclid’s Use of Force”
Watch “Evading Justice” here
Sarah Buduson, Samah Assad, Gretchen Lasso
Watch “Red Flags: Euclid’s Use of Force” here
Sarah Buduson, Samah Assad

Editor News/Sports, Andy Sugden

Politics/Government - Single Story/Series, Lobster Tales
Jonathan Walsh, Bridgette Pacholka
Watch here

Health/Science – Single Story, “Selling Hope: Inside the Stem Cell Sales Pitch”
Sarah Buduson, Samah Assad, Rob Klein, Gretchen Lasso
Watch here

Talent – Reporter – Investigative, Jonathan Walsh

Talent – Reporter – Sports, John Kosich

Crime – News Single Story/Series, “Unsolved”
Homa Bash
Watch here

Full list of winners here.