WGBO-66 Univision Chicago has a lot to celebrate after securing one of the top awards of the evening during the 56th Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards ceremony held Saturday night.
For the first time in its history, the station won the Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for News Programming-Evening Newscast.
WGBO shared the honors in the same category with WMAQ, NBC’s O&O in Chicago, which also won for its 10 pm newscast.*
WGBO scored a record 17 Emmy nominations, winning in 5 categories.
Here’s the list of the winners:
Outstanding Achievement for News Programming-Evening Newscast: Larger Markets
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Teri Arvesu, María de Lourdes García, Executive Producers; Sonia Arciniega, Assignment Desk Manager; Luz Cubillos, Areli Padilla, Producers; Angélica Atondo, Anchor; Ericka Pino, Weather Anchor; Jazmín Beltrán, Mariano Gielis, Enrique Rodríguez, Reporters; Stevan Petkovich, Director.
Outstanding Achievement for News Gathering -Serious News (Hard) Single Feature
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Erika Maldonado, Reporter; Sonia Arciniega, Producer.
Outstanding Crafts Achievement for On-Camera Talent-Reporter
Aureliano Salgado – Composite.
Outstanding Achievement for Community/Public Service (PSAs) -Single Spot/Campaign
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Jaime Elizalde, Iván J. García, Fabián Ramírez, Diego Guirado, Michael Bania, Producers.
Outstanding Crafts Achievement Off-Air: Editor-Promotions/PSAs/Commercials
*11/3 – Updated to include WMAQ’s win in the same category.