WGNO nominated for nine Emmy awards


NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – WGNO has been nominated for nine Emmy Awards by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Suncoast Chapter.

The Tribune Broadcasting station’s news department was nominated for seven awards, including Best Arts/Entertainment, Best Historical/Cultural, Best Talent, Best Writer and Best Human Interest.

WGNO’s Creative Services team was nominated for two awards including Best Writer for WGNO’s “God Bless Louisiana,” for which the station’s ongoing campaign has won Emmy Awards for the last two consecutive years.


Arts/Entertainment-News Series

Wild Bill Wood -A Nose for News Wild Bill Wood WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA

Arts/Entertainment-News Series

Giants of the Fest 2016 Lebron Joseph WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA

Arts/Entertainment-News Feature

Scooby Doo, Where Are You? Wild Bill Wood WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA

Arts/Entertainment-Program Feature-Segment

New Orleans Music Playlist Lebron Joseph, Mark Deane WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA

Historic/Cultural – News

The Story of Rye Whiskey Bobby Childs WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA

Human Interest-News

Little Levi Ready to Fly Justin Abshire WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA


Wild Bill Wood – As Seen on TV Wild Bill Wood WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA

Writer-Short Form (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens, etc.)

God Bless Louisiana Water– Jeff Funk WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA

Writer News

Wild Bill Wood Writes Good Wild– Bill Wood WGNO-TV, New Orleans, LA

The winners will be announced at a ceremony Dec. 3.