2022

Michigan

EMMY® AWARDS

Nominees

CATEGORY #101
OVERALL EXCELLENCE
Bally Sports Detroit 2021
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Greg Hammaren, SVP/GM
WXYZ
WXYZ
Mike Murri, VP/General Manager
CATEGORY #102
NEWS EXCELLENCE
WXYZ
WXYZ
Jeff Kiernan, News Director
WOOD TV8
WOOD
Stanton Tang, News Director
CATEGORY #103
SPORTS EXCELLENCE
Bally Sports Detroit 2021
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Brady Clyma, Coordinating Producer
CATEGORY #201
NEWSCAST - MORNING/DAYTIME/EVENING
Oxford High School Shooting
WXYZ
Taylor Sharpe, Technical Director
Elizabeth Hager, Editor
Jim Kiertzner, Reporter
Megan Garagiola, Producer
Heather Catallo, Reporter
Carolyn Clifford, Anchor
Sarah Jeffery, Producer
Heartbreak In Oxford
WDIV
Chris Page, Producer
Doda Lulgjuraj, Executive Producer
7 Action News at 5pm
WXYZ
Becca Slaughter, Producer
Glenda Lewis, Anchor
CATEGORY #203
NEWS SPECIAL
Rising from the Flood: One Year Later
WNEM
Shawn Verbruggen, Producer
David Custer, Producer / Talent
Meg McLeod, Producer / Talent
Michelle Galarno, Producer
The Most Violent Year
WOOD
Ken Kolker, Reporter
Bilal Kurdi, Photographer
History 4 All
WDIV
Meaghan St. Pierre, Producer
Ro Coppola, Executive Producer
Kimberly Gill, Producer
Sheree Calhoun, Producer
Vanessa Olgetree, Producer
CATEGORY #205
HARD NEWS REPORT (NO PRODUCTION TIME LIMIT)
The Cost of Insulin
WXMI
Angeline McCall, Reporter & Producer
CATEGORY #206
BREAKING NEWS
Tornado Tears Through Armada, MI
WDIV
Grant Hermes, Reporter
Oxford High School Shooting
WXYZ
Alicia Smith, Anchor
Matthew Bellehumeur, Director
Yve Jones, Real Time Desk Manager
Barry Cutler, Producer
Metro Detroit deals with overnight flooding
WDIV
Mary Burson, Producer
CATEGORY #207
CONTINUING COVERAGE
No Fault Insurance Reform
WXMI
Michael Martin, Reporter
New housing for dozens displaced after years of neglect
WJRT
Ann Pierret, Reporter
Eric Fletcher, Photographer/Editor
Oxford High School Shooting
WXYZ
Jim Kiertzner, Reporter
Carolyn Clifford, Anchor
Alicia Smith, Anchor
Heather Catallo, Reporter
Johnny Sartin, Photojournalist
Simon Shaykhet, Reporter
Kim Russell, Reporter
Kalamazoo Deputy Killed
WOOD
Madeline Odle, Producer
Donovan Long, Anchor
CATEGORY #208
TEAM COVERAGE
Night of the Tornadoes
WDIV
Mia Balbin-Cuesta, Producer
Mary Burson, Producer
CATEGORY #209
INVESTIGATIVE
"I Can't Breathe", Justice For McKenzie Cochran
WXYZ/WXYZ.COM
Simon Shaykhet, Reporter
Hospital Horrors: Inside McLaren
WXYZ
Heather Catallo, Investigative Reporter
Johnny Sartin, Videographer
Unforgivable: The Long Con of Casey Diskin
WJBK
Taryn Asher, Reporter
Kristy McCarthy, Editor
Missing in the Morgue
WDIV
Karen Drew, Investigative Reporter
John Pompeo, Photojournalist
Benjamin Bell, Editor
Scouts Dishonor
WOOD
Carter Gent, Photographer
Ken Kolker, Reporter
CATEGORY #211
NEWS FEATURE - LIGHT FEATURE (MULTIPLE REPORTS)
Fun Places To Eat
WJBK
Richard Roethler, Producer/Photographer/Editor
One Good Thing
WZZM
Nick LaFave, Reporter/Producer
CATEGORY #212
NEWS FEATURE - SERIOUS FEATURE (SINGLE REPORT)
Collision guy's reputation is a wreck
WJBK
Robert Wolchek, Reporter
Extra Lucky Moms
WNEM
David Custer, Producer / Talent
Michelle Galarno, Producer/ Editor
Death Trap
WJBK
Taryn Asher, Reporter
Kristy McCarthy, Photographer/Editor
CATEGORY #213
NEWS FEATURE - SERIOUS FEATURE (MULTIPLE REPORTS)
Two Americas
WXYZ
Ameera David, Reporter
Pandemic Justice
WEYI/MIDMICHIGAN.COM
Stephanie Parkinson, Reporter/Editor
CATEGORY #215
BUSINESS/CONSUMER - NEWS
Michigan's Bottle Bill: Sorting Through a Sticky Situation
MLIVE.COM
Gillian Van Stratt, Producer
Kyle Mattson, Producer
Jeremy Marble, Photographer
Neil Blake, Photographer 
Lori Chapman, Writer/Editor
Lauren Gibbons, Reporter
Jessica Shepherd, Voiceover
CATEGORY #216
CRIME - NEWS
Town Hall: Flint Mothers Against Gun Violence
WEYI
Bria Jones, Producer/Reporter
Jesse Gonzales, Photographer/Editor
Years after deadly rock thrown, teens released
WJRT
Ann Pierret, Reporter
Eric Fletcher, Photographer/Editor
Unsolved: The Ryan Tsatsos Case
WWTV/WWUP/9AND10NEWS.COM
Josh Monroe, Photojournalist
David Lyden, Anchor
CATEGORY #217
EDUCATION/SCHOOLS - NEWS
Pause and Effect
WNEM
Michelle Galarno, Producer / Editor
David Custer, Producer / MMJ
History 4 All, A Look at How History is Taught in Schools
WDIV
Justin DePrekel, Photojournalist/Editor
Paula Tutman, Reporter
CATEGORY #218
CHILDREN/YOUTH/TEEN - NEWS
Saved by Whaley
WNEM
David Custer, Producer / MMJ
Michelle Galarno, Producer / Editor
A Mascot's Moment
WDIV
Nick Monacelli, Reporter
CATEGORY #219
ENVIRONMENT/SCIENCE - NEWS
Blame ourselves: Plastics in the Great Lakes
MLIVE.COM
Garret Ellison, Reporter
Joel Bissell, Producer/Photographer
Detroit Under Water: Wetlands and Flooding
WXYZ
Heather Catallo, Reporter/Producer
Johnny Sartin, Videographer
Birds vs. Buildings
WTVS
Laura Weber Davis, Narrator
Doug Clevenger, Photographer
Rob Green, Producer
Jordan Wingrove, Editor
Greg King, Producer
CATEGORY #220
HEALTH/MEDICAL - NEWS
I'm a Death Survivor
WZZM
Brent Ashcroft, Writer
Evan Linnert, Photographer
Factory odors plaque asthma-stricken Black neighborhood
MLIVE.COM
Jeremy Marble, Photographer
Kyle Mattson, Producer
Neil Blake, Photographer
Lori Chapman, Writer/Editor
Jessica Shepherd, Voiceover
Garret Ellison, Reporter
Brad Devereaux, Reporter
Barton Deiter's Battle Towards Recovery From West Nile
WOOD
Lynsey Mukomel, Reporter
Bilal Kurdi, Photojournalist
CATEGORY #221
HISTORICAL/CULTURAL - NEWS
Sound from the Silt
WZZM
Brent Ashcroft, Writer
Evan Linnert, Photographer
Secrets of Holy Childhood
WWTV/WWUP/9AND10NEWS.COM
Josh Monroe, Photojournalist
David Lyden, Anchor
Exiled to Motown
WTVS
Bill Kubota, Producer
Bringing a Landmark Back to Life
WDIV
Sarah Mayberry, Producer
Benjamin Bell, Editor
Joel Deaner, Photographer
The legacy of Interstate 496
WSYM
Sarah Grimmer, Reporter, Videographer & Editor
CATEGORY #222
HUMAN INTEREST - NEWS (SINGLE SHIFT)
Stuck On You
WZZM
Brent Ashcroft, Writer
Evan Linnert, Photographer
Autism House
WXYZ
Glenda Lewis, Anchor/Reporter
John Ciolino, Photographer/Editor
CATEGORY #223
HUMAN INTEREST - NEWS (NO PRODUCTION TIME LIMIT)
Rebuilding Rebekah
WNEM
David Custer, Producer / MMJ
Michelle Galarno, Producer
Matthew Ferguson, Photographer
Lansing man finds Great Migration love letter
WSYM
Sarah Grimmer, Reporter, Videographer & Editor
CATEGORY #225
MILITARY - NEWS
Veteran Benefits Denied
WXMI
Angeline McCall, Reporter & Producer
Warrior Sailing: Back on Course
WOOD
Teresa Weakley, Reporter
Deadly Limbo
WOOD
Carter Gent, Photographer
Susan Samples, Reporter
CATEGORY #226
POLITICS/GOVERNMENT - NEWS
Militias in Michigan
WJRT
Ann Pierret, Reporter
Eric Fletcher, Photographer/Editor
The Abbas Family Crash: Turning Tragedy into Legacy
WDIV/CLICKONDETROIT.COM
Grant Hermes, Reporter
CATEGORY #227
RELIGION - NEWS
All-American Muslim
WDIV
Paula Tutman, Reporter
Justin DePrekel, Photographer
CATEGORY #228
SOCIETAL CONCERNS - NEWS
The Fight for Environmental Justice in Michigan
MLIVE.COM
Gillian Van Stratt, Producer
Kyle Mattson, Producer
Jeremy Marble, Photographer
Neil Blake, Photographer
Lori Chapman, Writer/Editor
CDC: Flint hospital connected to legionella
WJRT
Ann Pierret, Reporter
Eric Fletcher, Photographer/Editor
A Reason to Fight
WLNS
Chivon Kloepfer, Reporter
David Parks, Photojournalist/Editor
CATEGORY #230
WEATHER - NEWS (SINGLE SHIFT)
Metro Detroit Flooding Emergency
WXYZ
Alison DeRees, Producer
125 Years Ago: The Great Cyclone Hits Oakland County
WDIV
Paul Gross, Meteorologist
CATEGORY #231
WEATHERCAST
Paul Gross - Station Scientist
WDIV
Paul Gross, Meteorologist
Shifting Snow
WZZM
Laura Hartman, Broadcast Meteorologist
Samantha Jacques, Broadcast Meteorologist
CATEGORY #301
SPORTS STORY - NEWS
For Love of the Game: Men's Senior Baseball League
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Johnny Kane, Reporter
Chad Schwartzenberger, Photographer
Alex Assaf, Producer
SpeedGolf
WZZM
Brent Ashcroft, Writer
Evan Linnert, Photographer
CATEGORY #302
SPORTS STORY - NEWS FEATURE
Catching Up With Mike Utley
WDIV
Justin DePrekel, Photojournalist
Benjamin Bell, Editor
Bernie Smilovitz, Reporter
Ro Coppola, Producer
A Vision for Vaulting
WZZM
Brent Ashcroft, Writer
Evan Linnert, Photographer
CATEGORY #303
SPORTS STORY - SHORT FORM CONTENT
Spartans All-Access | Michigan State Football vs Michigan
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS/YOUTUBE.COM
Benjamin Owen, Senior Broadcast Producer
Rivals Come Together Over Coneys
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Alex Assaf, Producer
Brooke Fletcher, Reporter
Chad Schwartzenberger, Photographer
Kevin Guralewski, Photographer
Larry Tuttle: Blissfield Baseball Legend
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Johnny Kane, Reporter
Kevin Guralewski, Photographer
Alex Assaf, Producer
Thank You, Detroit
DETROIT LIONS/DETROITLIONS.COM
Derek Heitman, Producer
Neil Larson, Photographer
CATEGORY #304
SPORTS STORY - LONG FORM CONTENT
At the Nigerian Table
DETROIT LIONS/DETROITLIONS.COM
Dustyn Blindert, Producer
Derek Heitman, Producer
Football Fridays with Brooke Fletcher
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Alex Assaf, Producer
Chad Schwartzenberger, Photographer
Kevin Guralewski, Photographer
Spartans All-Access | Jayden Reed
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS/BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Benjamin Owen, Senior Broadcast Producer
Home
DETROIT TIGERS/YOUTUBE.COM
Stan Fracker, Executive Producer
Nicholas Austin, Producer/Editor
Cody McKittrick, Producer/Editor
Matthew Sonefeld, Producer/Editor
Brent Brevak, Producer/Editor
The Winged Wheel
ILITCH SPORTS + ENTERTAINMENT | DETROIT RED WINGS/DETROITREDWINGS.COM
Brian Ducoffe, Producer/Editor
Michael J Fitzsimmons, Producer
Mark Milligan, Producer
Arthur Regner, Co-Producer/Writer
Brian Woodworth, Co-Producer
Lauren Primeau, Co-Producer / Videographer
Amber Curran, Co-Producer / Videographer
CATEGORY #305
SPORTSCAST
Red Wings Legend Marty Pavelich Joins Red Wings Live!
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Brian Henry, Producer
John Keating, Host
Larry Murphy, Analyst
Mickey Redmond, Analyst
Catie Gigliotti, Producer
The Day After: Jim Turnbull reacts to son's no-hitter
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Catie Gigliotti, Producer
Christopher Wasielewski, Producer
Mickey York, Host
Craig Monroe, Analyst
Jack Morris, Analyst
CATEGORY #306
SPORTS PROGRAM - LIVE
Pistons Live
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Craig Wilking, Producer
Brian Henry, Producer
Brady Clyma, Coordinating Producer
Jeff Byle, Executive Producer
Tigers Live
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Craig Wilking, Producer
Brian Henry, Producer
Mary Beam, Producer
Catie Gigliotti, Producer
Jason Dizik, Producer
Christopher Wasielewski, Producer
Jeff Byle, Executive Producer
Red Wings Live
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Mary Beam, Producer
Catie Gigliotti, Producer
Brady Clyma, Coordinating Producer
Jeff Byle, Executive Producer
CATEGORY #307
SPORTS PROGRAM - POST-PRODUCED OR EDITED
Sights and Sounds
DETROIT LIONS/DETROITLIONS.COM
Joe Marchert, Producer
Maxwell Hahn, Producer
Under the Helmet
DETROIT LIONS/DETROITLIONS.COM
Dustyn Blindert, Director-Producer
Greg Maiola, Contributing Producer
Spartans All-Access | Episode 409
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS/BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Andrew Constans, Producer
Inside The Tigers: Unhittable
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Alex Assaf, Producer
Jeff Lyczak, Editor
Chad Schwartzenberger, Photographer
Kevin Guralewski, Photographer
Brian Barteld, Photographer
CATEGORY #308
SPORTS - ONE TIME SPECIAL
Olympic Hopes, Gold Dreams
WOOD
Jack Doles, Anchor
Jamie Daniels Foundation: Roasting Brett Hull
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Ken Daniels, Producer
Alex Assaf, Producer
Jeff Lyczak, Editor
Kenneth Vance, Graphic Artist
Road to Detroit 2021
DETROIT TIGERS/BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Stan Fracker, Executive Producer
Matthew Sonefeld, Producer/Editor
Nicholas Austin, Producer/Editor/Writer
CATEGORY #309
SPORTS DOCUMENTARY
Inside the Den: Draft Special
DETROIT LIONS/DETROITLIONS.COM
Derek Heitman, Producer
Joe Marchert, Producer
Spartans All-Access | Episode 326
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS/BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Benjamin Owen, Senior Broadcast Producer
State Champs Legends - Terrance Roberson
STATE CHAMPS SPORTS NETWORK/YOUTUBE.COM
Ryan Slocum, Reporter, Producer, Editor, Writer
CATEGORY #310
SPORTS INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION
Forward Progress with Devin Gardner
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT/BALLYSPORTS.COM
Alex Assaf, Producer
Devin Gardner, Host
Chad Schwartzenberger, Photographer
Kevin Guralewski, Photographer
Amber Curran, Photographer
Anything Goes with Brooke Fletcher
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Alex Assaf, Producer
Brooke Fletcher, Host
Chad Schwartzenberger, Photographer
Kevin Guralewski, Photographer
CATEGORY #311
LIVE SPORTING EVENT/GAME
Red Wings Opening Night 2021
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Christopher Wasielewski, Producer
Mary Beam, Producer
Mark Iacofano, Director
Brady Clyma, Coordinating Producer
Jeff Byle, Executive Producer
Detroit Tigers Spencer Turnbull No-Hitter
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Christopher Wasielewski, Producer
Michael Oddino, Director
Catie Gigliotti, Postgame Producer
Brady Clyma, Coordinating Producer
Jeff Byle, Executive Producer
MHSAA Football Friday: Southfield A&T @ River Rouge
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Brian Henry, Brian Henry
Max Hinson, Director
Brady Clyma, Coordinating Producer
Jeff Byle, Executive Producer
Miguel Cabrera's 500th Home Run
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Brian Henry, Producer
Mary Beam, Producer
Michael Oddino, Director
Brady Clyma, Coordinating Producer
Jeff Byle, Executive Producer
CATEGORY #312
LIVE SPORTING EVENT SEASON
2021 MHSAA Football Friday's Game of the Week
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Brian Henry, Game Producer
Max Hinson, Director
Mike Roy, Director/Lead EVS
Jeff Byle, Executive Producer
Brady Clyma, Coordinating Producer
Pistons Basketball
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Jason Dizik, Producer
Michael Oddino, Director
Brian Henry, Producer
Jeff Byle, Executive Producer
Brady Clyma, Coordinating Producer
2021 Detroit Tigers Baseball
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Brian Henry, Game Producer
Christopher Wasielewski, Game Producer
Jason Dizik, Game Producer
Mark Iacofano, Director
Michael Oddino, Director
Jeff Byle, Executive Producer
Brady Clyma, Coordinating Producer
CATEGORY #401
DOCUMENTARY - CULTURAL
Heartprints in the Snow
GEEPAK ENTERTAINMENT/CHANNEL 96 MUSKEGON
Robert Michael, Creator
Diana Maiocco, Executive Producer
"Umoja"
IMICHIGANPRODUCTIONS/DPTV
Rodney W. Brown, Producer
Justin Brown, Producer
Phil Wise, Producer
Wlliam Redwine, Producer
Michael J. Thorp, Producer
CATEGORY #403
DOCUMENTARY - TOPICAL
Dateline Detroit-Secrets of a Small Town
WDIV
Karen Drew, Investigative Reporter
John Pompeo, Photojournalist
Shoah Ambassadors
VISIONALIST ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTIONS/DPTV
Keith Famie, Producer
Sara Hall, Associate Producer
Brendan Martin, Videographer
Breed & Bootleg: Legends of Flint Rap Music
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/VIMEO.COM
Geri Alumit Zeldes, Director
CATEGORY #404
MAGAZINE PROGRAM
Destination Michigan
WCMU
Courtney Jerome, Producer
Stefanie Mills, Producer
Adam Miedema, Videographer/Producer/Editor
Chris Ogozaly, Executive Producer
Matthew Ozanich, Host/Producer/Videographer/Editor
Great Lakes Now
WTVS
Rob Green, Series Producer
Sandra Svoboda, Program Director
CATEGORY #405
PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM
How We Plow
CITY OF NOVI/YOUTUBE.COM
Josh Buscher, Producer
Sheryl Walsh, Executive Producer
The Great Lakes Agenda
WTVS
Rob Green, Producer
Jordan Wingrove, Series Editor
Community Policing That Works
CITY OF HOLLAND/CITYOFHOLLAND.COM
Kevin Lee, Producer
Eric Bruskotter, Videographer
Ruth Ellis Center Update, Pt 3
WATER HILL CREATIVE INC./YOUTUBE.COM
Thomas Phillips, Producer
Michael Kosch, Videographer/Editor
CATEGORY #406
SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE
Woodward Dream Cruise
WXYZ/WXYZ.COM
Marie-Terese Gould, Producer
Elizabeth Hager, Editor
Matthew Bellehumeur, Director
CATEGORY #407
ENTERTAINMENT
A Classy Brassy Christmas & More
WEYI/NBC25NEWS.COM
William Harris, Producer/Co Host
Christopher Harris, Producer/Director
Netflix puts MSU astronomy in spotlight
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/YOUTUBE.COM
Kevin Epling, Producer
Greg Kohuth, Videographer/Editor
Detroit Music Awards - 30th Anniversary
DETROIT MUSIC AWARDS FOUNDATION/YOUTUBE.COM
Jim Edelman, Executive Producer
Gary Graff, Executive Producer
Stacey Sherman, Executive Producer
Howard Hertz, Executive Producer
CATEGORY #408
INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION
Newsmakers: The Mind of Maurice Sendak
WGVU
Zach Liniewski, Producer/Director/Editor
Alan Helzer, Producer/Director/Editor
Patrick Cener, Producer/Host
Andrew Murray, Producer/Cinematographer
Capitol Memories - Ken Harris
IMICHIGANPRODUCTIONS/CAPITOLTHEATREFLINT.COM
Rodney Brown, Producer
Justin Brown, Producer
Michael Thorp, Producer
CATEGORY #410
ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT
The Healing Power of Art – Juan Martinez
HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM/FACEBOOK.COM
Megan Winkel, Producer
David Flora, Cinematographer/Editor
The Healing Power of Art – Johanna Curwood
HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM/FACEBOOK.COM
David Flora, Cinematographer/Editor
Megan Winkel, Producer
CATEGORY #411
BUSINESS/CONSUMER
Our Electric Future
WKBD
Carol Cain, Senior Producer/ Host
Paul Pytlowany, Editor/ Videographer
Timothy Brown, Videographer
CATEGORY #412
CRIME
Secrets Kept
WOOD
Susan Samples, Reporter
Carter Gent, Photographer
CATEGORY #413
EDUCATION/SCHOOLS
UM-Flint: Higher Expectations
MICHIGAN MEDIA/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN/UMFLINT.EDU
Bob Berg, Producer/ Photographer/ Editor
Jennifer Hogan, Producer
Experiential and Experimental teaching during Covid-19
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/TROY HALE FILMS/YOUTUBE.COM
Troy Hale, Producer
Michigan School of Kinesiology: Evolution
MICHIGAN MEDIA/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN/UMICH.EDU
Bob Berg, Producer/ Photographer/ Editor
Emily Mathews, Producer
Mary Kay Berg, Producer/ Writer
Right to Read
WKAR
Nicole Zaremba, Producer
CATEGORY #414
CHILDREN/YOUTH/TEEN
Curious Crew - "Static Electricity"
WKAR
Carol Yancho, Senior Producer
Rob Stephenson, Host/Writer
The Mr. E Show: Episode 3, "The Space Adventure"
DETROIT MEDIA SERVICES/YOUTUBE.COM
Rebecca Smith, Director/Editor
"Mr. E" Emmanuel Smith, Creator/ "Mr. E"
Joseph Harris, Director Of Photography/Segment Producer
Chris Mosley, Writer
Sanders Bryant, Production Designer
CATEGORY #415
ENVIRONMENT/SCIENCE
Unearthing a scientific mystery
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/MSUTODAY.MSU.EDU
Kevin Epling, Producer
Greg Kohuth, Videographer/Editor
Jacob Templin-Fulton, Audio/Videographer
Destination Michigan
WCMU
Stefanie Mills, Producer
Adam Miedema, Videographer
Chris Ogozaly, Executive Producer
Matthew Ozanich, Host/Producer
Cleanups and Competitions
WTVS
Rob Green, Producer
Jordan Wingrove, Editor
Bill Allessee, Editor
CATEGORY #416
HEALTH/MEDICAL
Close Cut Conversation - A Men's Health Special
WOOD
Casey Jones, Community Affairs Director
Joe Belliel, Photographer & Editor
Traumatic Brain Injury - Bek's Battle
MARY FREE BED/YOUTUBE.COM
Matthew Ferguson, Editor, Photographer
CATEGORY #417
HISTORICAL/CULTURAL
"Bulldozed"
IMICHIGANPRODUCTIONS/IMICHIGANPRODUCTIONS.ORG
Rodney W. Brown, Producer
William Redwine, Producer
Justin Brown, Producer
Phil Wise, Producer
Detroit Lions September 11 Tribute
DETROIT LIONS/DETROITLIONS.COM
Derek Heitman, Producer
Hemingway in Michigan
WCMU/YOUTUBE.COM
Matthew Ozanich, PRODUCER
2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration
CAPTUS CREATIVE/WILX
Kevin Meyer, Producer
Marshall Yoder, Producer
Dyan Yoder, Producer
Eric Nacke, Video Director
Allen McAvoy, Audio Engineer
Black Men In America: A Powerful Conversation
WXYZ
Andrea Isom, Host And Producer
David Rudolph, Producer
John Ciolino, Photographer
CATEGORY #418
HUMAN INTEREST - SHORT FORM CONTENT
This is Michigan | Reviving Hope and Community
MICHIGAN MEDIA/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN/UMICH.EDU
Bob Berg, Producer/ Photographer/ Editor
Spartans All-Access | Nicolas Müller
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS/BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Andrew Constans, Producer
The Block Development
ROBIN SCHWARTZ PR/YOUTUBE.COM
Robin Schwartz, Producer
Grayson Beras, Videographer/Editor
Tent of Nations
ERIC SCHROTENBOER MUSIC & FILM/ERICSCHROTENBOER.COM
Eric Schrotenboer, Director, Photographer, Editor
Joshua Vis, Producer, Director
CATEGORY #419
HUMAN INTEREST - LONG FORM CONTENT
Pay It Forward Awards
WXMI
Jacob De La Rosa, Producer
Kayla Penokie, Producer
Brenda's Story — From Undocumented to Documented
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/YOUTUBE.COM
Geri Alumit Zeldes, Director
CATEGORY #421
MILITARY
Dream Flight
CITY OF HOLLAND/CITYOFHOLLAND.COM
Eric Bruskotter, Videographer
Kevin Lee, Producer
Home At Last
WEYI/NBC25NEWS.COM
William Harris, Producer/MMJ/Editor
CATEGORY #422
POLITICS/GOVERNMENT
MSHDA's Why
WATER HILL CREATIVE INC./YOUTUBE.COM
Thomas Phillips, Producer
Michael Kosch, Videographer/Editor
CATEGORY #423
RELIGION
Derek, a Journey of Faith, Hope & Love
DIOCESE OF SAGINAW/WNEM
Erin Carlson, Executive Producer
Christopher Gildenstern, Executive Producer
Under God: Divisible
WOOD
Susan Samples, Reporter
Carter Gent, Photographer
CATEGORY #424
SOCIETAL CONCERNS
A Year of Movement
WOOD
Luke Stier, Producer
Madeline Odle, Producer
The Racist Border You Don’t Hear About
AJ+/YOUTUBE.COM
Dena Takruri, Senior Presenter
Cannabis and Driving Under the Influence
WKAR/WKAR.ORG
Nicole Zaremba, Producer
CATEGORY #425
TECHNOLOGY
The Future of Autonomous Vehicles | Excellence for Impact
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/MSUTODAY.MSU.EDU
Greg Kohuth, Videographer
Anthony Sicilano, Producer/videographer
Jacob Templin-Fulton, Editor/videographer
Nick Schrader, Videographer
Algorithmic Injustice?
WKAR
Carol Yancho, Producer
CATEGORY #426
WEATHER
Preparing for The Big One
WOOD
Kyle Wilson, Photographer
Luke Stier, Producer
Emily Schuitema, Meteorologist
Ellen Bacca, Meteorologist
CATEGORY #427
BRANDED CONTENT
House + Home
THE NATION OF ARTISTS/WHIRLPOOLCORP.COM/HFGB.ORG
Elliot Kotek, Producer, Co-Director
New Discoveries: Michigan Neuroscience Institute
MICHIGAN MEDICINE/YOUTUBE.COM
Joe Hallisy, Producer
Bryan McCullough, Producer
Hunter Mitchell, Producer
Christy Barnes, Coordinator
CATEGORY #501
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT - SINGLE SPOT
Keep Battling: Parkinson's Awareness Month
UNCOMMON HEIGHTS/YOUTUBE.COM/
Brian Ducoffe, Director
Michelle Newman, Producer
Kirk Gibson, Producer
CATEGORY #502
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT - CAMPAIGN
Voices
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Andrew Walton, Senior Producer
Jason McCombs, Graphic Artist
Kevin Guralewski, Videographer
Lauren Pober, Director Of Marketing
60 Seconds of Spartan Seasons : Campaign
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/MSUTODAY.MSU.EDU
Anthony Siciliano, Director / Producer
Greg Kohuth, Videographer
Jacob Templin-Fulton, Videographer / Editor
Nick Schrader, Videographer / Editor
CATEGORY #503
COMMERCIAL - SINGLE SPOT
Michigan Answers - Carter
DANIEL BRIAN ADVERTISING/WDIV
Daniel Cobb, Creative Director
Matthew Bunk, Creative Director
Megan Suddon, Producer
Stephen Thomas, Art Director
Alyssa Masters, Editor
Rebecca Priest, Producer
Daniel Cobb Jr, Music Composer
Draft Lottery Fan reactions
DETROIT PISTONS/BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Andrew Gyorgyfi, Producer/Editor
Erin Gibson, Producer
Detroit Pistons 2021 Brand campaign
DETROIT PISTONS/BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Andrew Gyorgyfi, GFX Support
Tyrel Kirkham, VP Marketing
Alicia Jeffreys, SVP Marketing
Justin Winget, Creative Director
CATEGORY #504
COMMERCIAL - CAMPAIGN
Detroit's In Us
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Andrew Walton, Senior Producer
Jason McCombs, Graphic Artist
Lauren Pober, Director Of Marketing
Chad Schwartzenberger, Cinematographer
Kyle Hill, Cinematographer
Detroit Roots
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Andrew Walton, Senior Producer/Cinematographer
Chad Schwartzenberger, Cinematographer
Jason McCombs, Digital Artist
Lauren Pober, Maketing Director
Sister Lewis Gossips to the Neighbors
HATTIEGIRL ICE CREAM AND FOODS, LLC/COMCAST
James Render, Conceived, Written
Quentin Howell, Created, Produced
Tigers Spring Training
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Andrew Walton, Writer/Sr Producer
Jason McCombs, Digital Artist
Lauren Pober, Director Of Marketing
Caps On
DETROIT TIGERS/BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Stan Fracker, Executive Producer
Ellen Zeringue, Producer
Matthew Sonefeld, Producer/Editor
Brent Brevak, Producer/Editor
Michigan Answers Campaign
DANIEL BRIAN ADVERTISING/WDIV
Daniel Cobb Jr, Music Composer
Stephen Thomas, Art Director
Matthew Bunk, Creative Director
Alyssa Masters, Editor
Megan Suddon, Producer
Rebecca Priest, Producer
Daniel Cobb, Creative Director
CATEGORY #505
NEWS PROMOTION - TOPICAL (SINGLE SPOT)
Clues to Domestic Violence
WZZM
Jonathan Flis, Producer / Editor
CATEGORY #506
NEWS PROMOTION - IMAGE (SINGLE SPOT)
Meet Jay
WZZM
Jonathan Flis, Producer / Editor
WXYZ - Morning Razzle Dazzle
WXYZ
Phil Wrobel, Executive Producer
Karam Rassam, Producer
Lucky Day
WXMI
Maxwell Boughton, Producer
Aaron Willmore, Producer
CATEGORY #508
PROGRAM PROMOTION (SINGLE SPOT)
The Greatest Challenges
CENTER FOR ACADEMIC INNOVATION UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN/YOUTUBE.COM
Jerry Anderfuren, Producer
Kameron Donald, Producer
Eric Joyce, Producer
Shopify 313 Launch
DETROIT PISTONS/PISTONS.COM
Andrew Gyorgyfi, Producer/Camera
Erin Gibson, Producer/Editor
CATEGORY #509
IMAGE PROMOTION (SINGLE SPOT)
Hear Every Voice, Share Every Story
WKAR
Carol Yancho, Senior Producer
Daniel Wogan, Editor
Year in Review - 2021 - Michigan State University
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/MSUTODAY.MSU.EDU
Anthony Siciliano, Director / Producer
Nick Schrader, Producer / Designer / Editor
Jacob Templin-Fulton, Editor / Designer
CATEGORY #511
SPORTS PROMOTION (SINGLE SPOT)
Big Sean partnership announcement
DETROIT PISTONS/PISTONS.COM
Andrew Gyorgyfi, Motion Gfx/Editor
Tyrel Kirkham, VP Marketing
Game Night Intro video
DETROIT PISTONS/PISTONS.COM
Andrew Gyorgyfi, Producer/Editor
Erin Gibson, Producer
Martin Night Intro video
DETROIT PISTONS
Andrew Gyorgyfi, Producer/Editor/Camera
CATEGORY #512
SPORTS PROMOTION (CAMPAIGN)
"Let's Go Red Wings" Spot Composite
ILITCH SPORTS + ENTERTAINMENT | DETROIT RED WINGS/DETROITREDWINDS.COM
Michael J Fitzsimmons, Producer
Peter Skorich, Producer
FOX66 FOOTBALL FIX
WEYI
Phillip Krapohl, Producer / Director / Editor
Jonathan Deutsch, Producer / Talent
CATEGORY #601
ANCHOR - NEWS
Alicia Smith
WXYZ
Alicia Smith, Anchor
Abel Anchors
WXYZ
Brian Abel, Anchor
Donovan Long- News Anchor
WOOD
Donovan Long, Anchor
CATEGORY #602
ANCHOR WEATHER
Chief Meteorologist David Young
WLNS
David Young, Chief Meteorologist
Meteorologist Christina Zimmerman
WJRT
Christina Zimmerman, Meteorologist
CATEGORY #603
ANCHOR - SPORTS
Jonathan Deutsch Sports Anchor Composite
WEYI
Jonathan Deutsch, Anchor
Mickey York
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Mickey York, Anchor
CATEGORY #604
SPORTS ANALYST
Devin Gardner
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Devin Gardner, Analyst
Greg Kelser
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Greg Kelser, Analyst
Tim McCormick
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Tim McCormick, Analyst
Craig Monroe
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Craig Monroe, Analyst
CATEGORY #605
SPORTS PLAY-BY-PLAY
Ken Daniels: 25th Season with the Detroit Red Wings
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Ken Daniels, Play By Play
Johnny Kane Play-by-Play
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Johnny Kane, PxP
CATEGORY #606
REPORTER - DAILY NEWS
Rod Meloni
WDIV/CLICKONDETROIT.COM
Rod Meloni, Reporter
Active Reporting with Victor Williams
WDIV
Victor Williams, Reporter
Nick Monacelli 2021 Composite
WDIV
Nick Monacelli, Reporter
CATEGORY #607
REPORTER - INVESTIGATIVE
Rob Wolchek-Investigative Reporter
WJBK
Robert Wolchek, Investigative Reporter
Heather Catallo Reporting
WXYZ
Heather Catallo, Investigative Reporter
CATEGORY #608
REPORTER - SPECIALTY ASSIGNMENT
Trading injury victims' care for cash
WXYZ
Kim Russell, Reporter
Royal Oak Remembered
WDIV/CLICKONDETROIT.COM
Rod Meloni, Reporter
CATEGORY #609
REPORTER - SPORTS
Mike Lacett: Sports Reporter
WZZM
Michael LaDolcetta, Sports Reporter
Johnny Kane Reporter
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Johnny Kane, Reporter
CATEGORY #610
PERFORMER/NARRATOR
University of Michigan Chamber Choir Presents Considering Matthew Shepard
MICHIGAN MEDIA/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN/DPTV
Eugene Rogers, Director/ Conductor
One Final Time
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/TROY HALE FILMS/YOUTUBE.COM
Troy Hale, Reporter
CATEGORY #611
PROGRAM HOST/MODERATOR/CORRESPONDENT
Brooke Fletcher
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Brooke Fletcher, Host
Curious Crew Host Composite
WKAR
Rob Stephenson, Host
CATEGORY #613
LIVE SPORTS PRODUCER
Live Sports Producer - Chris Wasielewski
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Christopher Wasielewski, Producer
Jason Dizik - Pistons & Tigers
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Jason Dizik, Producer
CATEGORY #614
WRITER - NEWS
Michigan's Bottle Bill: Sorting Through a Sticky Situation
MLIVE.COM
Lori Chapman, Writer
Lora Painter - Writer Composite
WWMT
Lora Painter, Writer
CATEGORY #615
WRITER - SPORTS
Bally Sports Detroit Teases
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Jason Dizik, Writer
Brian Henry, Writer
John Keating
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
John Keating, Anchor
CATEGORY #616
WRITER - SHORT FORM CONTENT
Writing on the Road
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/TROY HALE FILMS/YOUTUBE.COM
Troy Hale, Writer
Phillip Krapohl - Promo Composite 2021
WEYI
Phillip Krapohl, WRITER
Donovan Long- Writer
WOOD
Donovan Long, Writer
CATEGORY #618
WRITER - SPOT ANNOUNCEMENT
Spring Training - Grass
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Andrew Walton, Writer/Senior Producer
Jason McCombs, Digital Artist
Lauren Pober, Director Of Marketing
Michigan Answers - Carter
DANIEL BRIAN ADVERTISING/WDIV
Matthew Bunk, Writer
CATEGORY #619
DIRECTOR - LIVE OR RECORDED LIVE
Director - Michael Oddino - Live
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Michael Oddino, Director
CATEGORY #620
DIRECTOR - SPORTS
Alan DeKelaita Directing
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Alan Dekelaita, Director
CATEGORY #621
DIRECTOR - LONG FORM CONTENT
Umoja
IMICHIGANPRODUCTIONS/DPTV.ORG
Justin Brown, Director
Shoah Ambassadors
VISIONALIST ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTIONS/DPTV
Keith Famie, Director
University of Michigan Chamber Choir Presents Considering Matthew Shepard
MICHIGAN MEDIA/UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN/
Bob Berg, Producer/Director
Jeff Forster, Director
CATEGORY #623
EDITOR - SPORTS
Alex Assaf
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Alex Assaf, Editor
Emily Rouleau - The Return of High School Football
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Emily Rouleau, Associate Producer
CATEGORY #624
EDITOR - SHORT FORM CONTENT
Remote Editing - Professor on the Road
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/TROY HALE FILMS/YOUTUBE.COM
Troy Hale, Editor
2021 Editor Composite
DETROIT LIONS/DETROITLIONS.COM
Neil Larson, Editor
Andrew DuPont Composite
DETROIT TIGERS/YOUTUBE.COM
Andrew DuPont, Editor
CATEGORY #625
EDITOR - LONG FORM CONTENT
Umoja
IMICHIGANPRODUCTIONS/DPTV.ORG
Justin Brown, Editor
Shoah Ambassadors
VISIONALIST ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTIONS/DPTV
Brendan Martin, Editor
J.R. Grant, Editor
Secrets Kept
WOOD
Carter Gent, Editor
CATEGORY #626
EDITOR - SPOT ANNOUNCEMENT
Football Fridays - No Glory
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Andrew Walton, Editor/Senior Producer
Lauren Pober, Director Or Marketing
Jason Woods - Editor
WOOD
Jason Woods, Editor
"Let's Go Red Wings" Spot Campaign Editing
ILITCH SPORTS + ENTERTAINMENT | DETROIT RED WINGS/BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Michael J Fitzsimmons, Editor
CATEGORY #627
PHOTOGRAPHER - NEWS
Visual Storytelling
WZZM
Evan Linnert, Photographer
Jason Heeres - Photojournalist
WWMT
Jason Heeres, Photojournalist
CATEGORY #628
PHOTOGRAPHER - SPORTS
Schwartzenberger Cinematography
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Chad Schwartzenberger, Director Of Photography
2021 Photographer Composite
DETROIT LIONS/DETROITLIONS.COM
Neil Larson, Photographer
Kevin Guralewski Photographer Sports Composite
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Kevin Guralewski, Photographer
CATEGORY #629
PHOTOGRAPHER - SHORT FORM CONTENT
Battle Creek Gridiron Club
WWMT
Jason Heeres, Photographer/Editor
Healing Mountain
NEWSNET/YOURNEWSNET.COM
Danielle Radin, Journalist
CATEGORY #630
PHOTOGRAPHER - LONG FORM CONTENT
Sustainable Shipping
WTVS
Doug Clevenger, Photographer
Our Electric Future
WWJ
Paul Pytlowany, Producer/ Editor/ Videographer
CATEGORY #631
VIDEO ESSAY
Me myself and my lens
WWMT
Jason Heeres, Photographer/Writer
A Rehabilitation Story- Hailey Naugle
MARY FREE BED/YOUTUBE.COM
Matthew Ferguson, Photographer, Editor
CATEGORY #632
VIDEO JOURNALIST
Chris Yu - Video Journalist Composite
WWMT
Chris Yu, Video Journalist
Iron, ice cream and love
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY/YOUTUBE.COM
Mike Castellucci, Video Journalist
CATEGORY #633
GRAPHIC ARTS - MOTION GRAPHICS
Curious Crew Graphics Composite
WKAR
Daniel Wogan, Graphic Artist
Motion Graphics Compilation - Francesco Collins
WKBD/WWJ
Francesco Collins, Graphic Designer
CATEGORY #635
AUDIO
Michael's Cancer Survival Story
MICHIGAN MEDICINE/YOUTUBE.COM
Erica Bass, Producer
A Classy Brassy Christmas & More
WEYI/WSMH/WBSF
Christopher Harris, Audio Supervisor
CATEGORY #636
LIGHTING
Brendan Martin's Lighting Composite
VISIONALIST ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTIONS
Brendan Martin, Lighting Director
Kevin Guralewski Lighting Composite
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Kevin Guralewski, Lighting
Schwartzenberger Lighting Compilation
BALLY SPORTS DETROIT
Chad Schwartzenberger, Director Of Photographer
CATEGORY #637
TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT
Technical Achievement Composite
WKAR
Ken Merley, Operations Supervisor
Weather Experience
WOOD/ZOOM.COM
Ellen Bacca, Meteorologist
Ryan Simmons, Producer