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CBS 3 Duluth honored with 3 Emmy nominations

CBS 3 Duluth’s coverage of the April explosion at the Husky Energy refinery earned several 2018 NATAS Upper Midwest Emmy nominations, the organization announced Friday.

The station’s hours-long live on-air reporting of the incident earned a Breaking News nomination.

CBS 3 also was also nominated for two Weekend Newscasts awards (markets 121+) for follow up coverage of the refinery explosion and its Super Bowl Sunday newscast.

“We have a duty to serve our viewers with critical information during times of uncertainty. Our team delivered during the Husky Energy explosion and fire. It’s an honor to be recognized for that work.,” Kevin Jacobsen, CBS 3 news director said.

Nearly 950 entries were submitted this year from television stations in a five state region.

Winners will be announced at the 19th Annual Upper Midwest Regional Emmy Awards Gala on Saturday, October 6 in Bloomington, MN.

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is the only professional association representing television professionals from all disciplines of the industry, serving as the common meeting ground for individuals dedicated to advancing the art and science of television.

BREAKING NEWS
CBS 3 Superior Refinery Explosion & Fire – KBJR-TV

Michelle Alfini, Reporter
Korey Kaczur, Reporter
Anthony Matt, Reporter
Edward Moody, Anchor
Ramona Marozas, Producer
Matt Rasmussen, Director
Blake Melin, Chief Photographer
Matt Swanson, Director
Matt McDevitt, Photographer
Anthony Larson, Director
Steve Elwell, Photographer
Austin Haskins, Photographer
Dave Anderson, Meteorologist
Colin Oraskovich, Meteorologist
Elsa Robins, Content Manager
Billy Wagness, Executive Producer
Kevin Jacobsen, News Director

NEWSCAST – WEEKEND (MARKETS 121+)
CBS 3 News At Ten Super Bowl Sunday – KBJR-TV

Edward Moody, Anchor
Lyanne Valdez, Producer/Anchor
Barrett Anderson, Sports Anchor
Jessie Slater, Reporter
Michelle Alfini, Reporter
Anthony Larson, Director
Austin Haskins, Meteorologist
Blake Melin, Chief Photographer
Steve Elwell, Photographer
Elsa Robins, Content Manager
Billy Wagness, Executive Producer
Kevin Jacobsen, News Director

CBS 3 News At Ten Weekend – KBJR-TV

Lyanne Valdez, Anchor/Producer
Austin Haskins, Meteorologist
Korey Kaczur, Sports Anchor
Anthony Larson, Director & Photographer
Michelle Alfini, Reporter
Ramona Marozas, Producer
Kevin Jacobsen, News Director

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