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Congratulations to Quincy Media teams on your regional Emmy nominations

Teams at several Quincy Media television properties have been nominated for regional Emmy awards by the Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences . Award winners will be announced at the 20th Annual Upper Midwest Regional Emmy® Awards Gala on Saturday October 5th, 2019.

Congratulations to the following teams on your nominations and good luck!

Overall Excellence

KBJR-TV
David Jensch, General Manager

KTIV-TV
Bridget Breen, General Manager

News Excellence

KTIV-TV
Keith Bliven, News Director

Newscast – Daytime (Markets 121+)

KBJR 6 News Today – KBJR-TV
Ryan Haff, Anchor/Producer
Emma Rechenberg, Anchor
Adam Lorch, Meteorologist
Jack Schmid, Director
Jenna Lake, Meteorologist
Blake Melin, Chief Photojournalist
Chance Fortune, Editor
Briggs LeSavage, Content Manager
Kevin Jacobsen, News Director

KTTC NewsCenter Today at 5:30 a.m./March 5/2019 – KTTC-TV
Stevan Stojanovic, News Producer
Jacob Murphey, Anchor/Producer
Jess Abrahamson, Anchor/Producer
Kilat Fitzgerald, Multimedia Journalist
Ted Schmidt, Meteorologist
Jason Holland, Director
Becca Curtis-Messick, Audio
Sarah Gannon, Multimedia Journalist
Holden Krusemark, Multimedia Journalist
Linda Ha, Multimedia Journalist
Pat Lund, Sports Director
Noel Sederstrom, News Director

Newscast – Evening (Markets 76-120)

KWWL News at 6 – January 29/2019 – KWWL-TV
Zach Garcia, Producer
Abby Turpin, Anchor
Ron Steele, Anchor
Mark Schnackenberg, Chief Meteorologist
Rick Coleman, Sports Director
Ashley Neighbor, Reporter
Taylor Vessel, Reporter
Daniel Hampe, Photographer
Denice Pelster, Meteorologist
Jeff Sandlin, Director

Newscast – Evening (Markets 121+)
KBJR 6 News at 5: Husky One Year Later – KBJR-TV
Briggs LeSavage, Content Manager
Daniel Wolfe, Anchor
Jessie Slater, Anchor
Adam Clark, Chief Meteorologist
Jordan Sherman, Director
Anthony Matt, Reporter
Blake Melin, Photojournalist
Wyatt Buckner, Photojournalist
Idun Rasmussen, Photojournalist
Megan McGarvey, Editor
Kevin Jacobsen, News Director

KTIV News 4 at 6 – March 15/2019 – KTIV-TV
Dean Welte, Producer
Tia Heidebrecht, Executive Producer
Matt Breen, Anchor
Stella Daskalakis Thurkill, Anchor
Travis Hoffer, Photographer
Brett Funke (Brett Funke), Photographer
Ron Demers, Chief Meteorologist
Ashly Richardson, Reporter
Trevor Huber, Director
Don Brockberg, Audio operator
Jesus Rodriguez, Production assistant
Keith Bliven, News Director

KTIV News 4 Live at 5 – June 22/2018 – KTIV-TV
Carl Norquist, Producer
Brett Funke, Photographer
Matt Breen, Anchor
Ashly Richardson, Reporter
Keith Bliven, Photographer
Michelle Schoening, Reporter
Jaret Lansford, Reporter
Stella Daskalakis Thurkill, Anchor
Jonathon Rouse, Director
Jesus Rodriguez, Audio operator
Travis Hoffer, Photographer
Keith

WQOW 10 p.m. Report – WQOW-TV
Stephen Kelley, Producer/Anchor
Kristen Shill, Executive Producer
Savanna Tomei, Anchor
Keith Edwards, Journalist
Chris Hoyt, Videographer
Shannon Hoyt, Journalist
Shannon Satterlee, Journalist
Lindsey Ford, Journalist

Breaking News

KWWL Breaking News – August 21/2018 – KWWL-TV
Abby Turpin, Anchor
Ron Steele, Anchor
Zach Garcia, Producer

Politics/Government – Program

Election Night 2018 – KWWL-TV
Zach Garcia, Producer
Ron Steele, Anchor
Abby Turpin, Anchor
Amanda Gilbert, Reporter
Lauren Moss, Reporter
Ashley Neighbor, Reporter
Jalyn Souchek, Reporter
Taylor Vessel, Reporter
Daniel Hampe, Photographer
Jeff Sandlin, Director
Allison Gibson, News Director
Sara Belmont, Assignment Manager

Science/Environment – News Single Story/Series

Zero Waste – KBJR-TV
Anthony Matt, Reporter
Blake Melin, Chief Photojournalist

Historic/Cultural/Nostalgic – Program

USS Sioux City – The Journey – KTIV-TV
Matt Breen, Anchor
Jake Rains, Photographer
Keith Bliven, Producer
Greg Fisher, Director
Andy Benz, Engineer
Trevor Huber, Director
Josh Goodman, Voice Talent
Bridget Breen, Executive Producer
Jonathon Rouse, Engineer

Weather – Program/Special

Our New Weather – KBJR-TV
Keith Hopkins, Director
Ben Read, Producer
Chris Brown, Producer
Paige Rautio, Producer
Dan Pugleasa, Producer
Nick Beatie, Producer
Adam Clark, Chief Meteorologist
Adam Lorch, Meteorologist
Briggs LeSavage, Reporter
Ryan Haff, Reporter
Daniel Wolfe, Host

Documentary – Topical

Meth: A Crisis in Our Community – WQOW-TV
Kristen Shill, Producer
Keith Edwards, Anchor
Chris Hoyt, Videographer
Shannon Satterlee, Reporter
Samantha Wensel, Reporter
Hannah Utecht, Graphic Designer
Stephen Kelley, Anchor
Steve Bland, Editor
Dave Solie, Reporter
Heather Armstrong, Reporter
Travis Judell, Photographer/Editor
Elizabeth Briggson, Photographer/Editor

Public/Current/Community Affairs – Program

Hooked to Heal – WXOW-TV
Dustin Luecke, Anchor/Producer
Steve Bland, Director
Heather Armstrong, Reporter
Dave Solie, Reporter
Brittany Lake, Reporter
Elizabeth Briggson, Editor/Photographer
Travis Judell, Editor/Photographer
Nick Bjerke, Editor/Photographer
Sean Dwyer, News Director

Promotion: News – Single Spot

The Little Sioux Tornado: 10 Years Later – KTIV-TV
David Washburn, Writer/Producer
Jake Rains, Editor/Producer
Bridget Breen, Writer/Producer

Promotion: News – Image

Groundhog Campaign Ad – KXLT-TV
Sarah Vrabel, Editor/Scriptwriter
Joseph McDevitt, Editor/Scriptwriter
Ted Schmidt, Talent
Jennifer Janvrin, Supervisor

Director – Live or Recorded Live

KWWL News at 10 Composite – KWWL-TV
Jeff Sandlin, Director

News Producer

Kristen Shill Composite – WQOW-TV

Talent – Anchor – News

Matt Breen – KTIV-TV

Stella Daskalakis – KTIV-TV

Anchor – Sports

Brad Pautsch Composite – KTIV-TV

Jon Okerstrom

Director of Digital Content and Technology for Quincy Media, Inc.

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