MID-AMERICA REGIONAL

EMMY® AWARDS

NOMINEES & RECIPIENTS

2022
CATEGORY #101
MORNING NEWSCAST - MARKETS 1-49
KSHB 41 - Navigating the storm
KSHB
Tara Lang, Producer
Elijah Smith, Director
Lindsay Shively, Anchor
Taylor Hemness, Anchor
N4TM is in Storm Mode
KMOV
Meredith Blake, Executive Producer
Pavel Kofman, Producer
Mark Griffin, Photojournalist
Leah Hill, Meteorologist
Nick Zervos, Photojournalist
Damon Arnold, Reporter
Laura Hettiger, Anchor
KCTV5 Morning News 12/16/21
KCTV
Rhett Eisenberg, Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
TISL Poplar Bridge Fiery Crash
KSDK
Brett Kaprelian, Producer
Tram Anh Nguyen, Executive Producer
CATEGORY #102
MORNING NEWSCAST - MARKETS 50+
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Wake Up Central
KTHV
Matt Sewell, News Producer
Jeffrey Gibson, News Producer
Payten Rayford, Executive Producer
KSLA News 12 This Morning
KSLA
Andrun Fisher, Executive Producer
Adria Goins, Anchor
Domonique Benn, Anchor
Alex Onken, Digital Producer
John Linden, Director
Rae'Ven Jones, Producer
Kaitlyn Gibson, Producer
Andrew Brightman, Meteorologist
Sharda James, Producer
CATEGORY #103
EVENING NEWSCAST - MARKETS 1 – 49
Amazon Warehouse Collapse
KSDK
Sheila Condon Rice, Producer
Andrea Firestone, Executive Producer
Freedom: 2 Days Before Thanksgiving
KMBC
Ciera Lundgren White, Producer
Lawrence Moore, Director
KMBC 9 News: Fight for Freedom
KMBC
Kristen Reesor, Producer
Marnie Ingle, Producer
Lawrence Moore, Director
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
KMBC 9 News: Olathe School Shooting
KMBC
Brianna Johnson, Producer
Marnie Ingle, Producer
Lawrence Moore, Director
CATEGORY #104
EVENING NEWSCAST - MARKETS 50-99
THV11 News at 6
KTHV
J.D. Roberts, News Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Springdale Tornado 6:00 P.M. Newscast
KNWA
Jesse Cordova, Producer
Thunder Sleet
KYTV
PAUL Adler, Anchor
Brian Vandenberg, Producer
Marina Silva, Reporter
CATEGORY #105
EVENING NEWSCAST - MARKETS 100+
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
WGEM News at Six - Welcome Inn Shut Down
WGEM
Chad Mahoney, Producer
Makenzi Henderson, Producer
Gary Davis, Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
ABC 17 News at 10
KMIZ
Scott Flannigan, News Director
WGEM News at Five - Hotel Condemned
WGEM
Chad Mahoney, Producer
Makenzi Henderson, Producer
Gary Davis, Producer
CATEGORY #106
WEEKEND NEWSCAST - ALL MARKETS
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
FOX 16 9pm: Tornado Outbreak – State of Emergency
KLRT
Kensi Freeland, Producer
Henry Emerson, Director
Cassandra Webb, Anchor
Caitrin Assaf, Reporter
Andrew Epperson, Reporter
Deadly Tornado Outbreak
KSDK
Samantha Ware, Producer
CATEGORY #107
DAILY NEWS REPORT (SINGLE SHIFT)
Daughter's Worry a World Away
KTHV
Ian Russell, Reporter
Sam Belk, Photographer
Wrong Way Highway Horrors
WDAF
Dave D'Marko, Reporter
Jon Haiduk, Videographer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Swimming for Strength
KSDK
Casey Nolen, MMJ
An Unusual Canvas
KCTV
Nathan Vickers, Reporter
CATEGORY #109
BREAKING/SPOT NEWS - SINGLE REPORT
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Families Reunite After School Shooting
KSHB
Jessica McMaster, Investigative Reporter
Chase Lucas, Photographer
Homicide suspect found dead in South Dakota
KMIZ
Scott Flannigan, News Director
Katie Greathouse, Producer
Deadly Crash on Interstate 57
WSIL
Madeline Parker, Reporter/Shooter
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Family searching for local mother following Mayfield tornado
WPSD-TV
Brianna Clark, Reporter/Multimedia Journalist
Springdale family escapes home after tornado sends trees crashing through
KHBS/KHOG 40/29
Brett Rains, Reporter
CATEGORY #110
BREAKING/SPOT NEWS - MULTIPLE REPORTS FOR EXCELLENCE IN COVERAGE OF A SINGLE UNANTICIPATED NEWS
Olathe East School Shooting Coverage
KMBC
Ciera White, Producer
Michael Gant, Producer
Marnie Ingle, Producer
Donna Pitman, Anchor
Kris Ketz, Anchor
Haley Harrison, Anchor
Jamie Weiss, Anchor
Rebecca Gannon, Reporter
Matt Flener, Reporter
Matt Evans, Reporter
Tim Twyman, Photographer
Victor Monet, Photographer
Mark Lea, Photographer
Charde' Stephenson, Technical Director
Fiery mess for Friday morning commute
KMOV
Damon Arnold, Reporter
Laura Hettiger, Anchor
Pavel Kofman, Producer
Meredith Blake, Executive Producer
Shooting at Olathe East
KSHB
Matthew Waggoner, News Director
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Prisoner Revolt
KSDK
Robert Townsend, Reporter
Michael Bush, Anchor
Casey Nolen, Reporter
Andrew Scherer, Producer
Robert Hoehn, Photojournalist
Don Galloway, Photojournalist
CATEGORY #111
CONTINUING COVERAGE
FOX 16/KARK 4: The Killing of Hunter Britain
KARK/KLRT
Ernie Paulson, News Director
Kevin Kelly, Anchor/Reporter
Caitrin Assaf, Reporter
Donna Terrell, Anchor
Hunter Hoagland, Anchor/Reporter
The Trial of Kylr Yust
WDAF
Sherae Honeycutt, Multimedia Journalist
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
The Push For Precision
KOMU
Avery Everett, Multimedia Journalist
Matt McCabe, Multimedia Journalist
Kevin Strickland's Innocence
KMBC
Matt Flener, Reporter
Brett Elliott, Photographer
Deadly Tornado Outbreak
KSDK
Scott Connell, Chief Meteorologist
Tracy Hinson, Meteorologist
Michelle Li, Anchor
Robert Townsend, Reporter
Rhyan Henson, Reporter
Justina Coronel, Reporter
Holden Kurwicki, Reporter
Pepper Baker, Reporter
Alex Fees, Reporter
Christine Byers, Reporter
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Police Fatal Shooting Report
KSHB
Andy Alcock, Reporter
CATEGORY #112
TEAM COVERAGE
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Emotional reunions after school shooting
KSHB
Matthew Waggoner, News Director
Ryan Takeo, Managing Editor
Pea Ridge Police Officer Killed
KHBS/KHOG
Nathan Smallwood, News Producer
Brandon Evans, Anchor
Katie Hamner, Executive Producer
Winter Storm Coverage
KMBC
Donna Pitman, Anchor
Cody Holyoke, Anchor
Jamie Weiss, Anchor
Nick Bender, Meteorologist
Katie Horner, Meteorologist
Johnny Rowlands, Traffic Reporter
Patrick Mirch, Producer
Allison Derks, Producer
Susannah Brogan, Producer
Michael Gant, Producer
CATEGORY #113
INVESTIGATIVE - SINGLE REPORT
Ahmon Mann
KCTV
Angie Ricono, Reporter
Gregory Milota, Photographer/editor
All over St. Louis, live wires are within children’s reach
KSDK
PJ Randhawa, Investigative Reporter
Andy Broadway, Photographer/editor
Sonya Potter, Executive Producer
Traffic Stop Troubles: Police test the ashes of a dead child
WAND
Christopher Oswalt, Reporter
POLICE DASH CAM VIDEO UNCOVERS MAN'S DEATH IN POLICE CUSTODY
KSLA
Domonique Benn, Reporter
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
KARK 4 Working 4 You: Denied
KARK
Mitch McCoy, Investigative Reporter
CATEGORY #114
INVESTIGATIVE - MULTIPLE REPORTS
Dangerous Pursuit
KARK
Susan El Khoury, Reporter
Justin Rotton, Photographer
Ross Cook, Photographer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Protecting Athletes -- An Olympic Failure?
KSHB
Lisa McCormick, Producer
Cat Reid, Reporter
Jessica McMaster, Reporter
Chase Lucas, Photographer
Matt Kline, Editor
Rex Harris, Photographer
Ryan Takeo, Producer
Faulty cancer screenings put women at risk
KSDK
PJ Randhawa, Investigative Reporter
Andy Broadway, Photographer/Editor
Sonya Potter, Executive Producer
KMBC 9 Investigates: Independence Overtime
KMBC
Brett Elliott, Photographer
Bill Klinkhardt, Photographer
Policing or...Painting?
KSHB
Jessica McMaster, Investigative Reporter
Cameron Taylor, Investigative Reporter
Sarah Plake, Investigative Reporter
Dan Cohen, Reporter
Chase Lucas, Photographer
Darrius Smith, Editor
Ryan Takeo, Investigative Producer
Chris Morrison, Photographer
Jason Crow, Editor
KMBC 9 Investigates: Sex Abuse Survivors
KMBC
Haley Harrison, Reporter
Todd Ummelmann, Photographer
CATEGORY #115
NEWS FEATURE - LIGHT FEATURE (SINGLE REPORT)
Gary Cooper's Olympic Launching Pad
KSDK
Casey Nolen, Reporter/Photographer/Editor
Secret Santa Rides Again
KMBC
Turner Twyman, Photographer
Matt Evans, Reporter
A Picture Worth 20 Years
KSLA
Doug Warner, Produced, Shot, Edited, Reported
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Guide Runner
KSDK
Michael Bush, Reporter
Scott Suppelsa, Photojournalist
Adam Dew, Photojournalist
The Power of a Hug
KLRT
Troy Lynch, Reporter
CATEGORY #116
NEWS FEATURE - SERIOUS FEATURE (SINGLE REPORT)
Charles Bronston Jones: Doctor on the Run
WPSD Local 6
Todd Faulkner, Anchor
Mike Spissinger, Chief Photographer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Vietnam Veterans Reunion
KSDK
Michael Bush, Reporter
Tom Stasiak, Photojournalist
What happened in Room 319?
KSHB
Sarah Plake, Reporter
Sue's Suitcase
KARK
Cassandra Webb, Reporter
CATEGORY #117
NEWS SPECIAL
Face to Face
KLRT
Kevin Kelly, Reporter
Jessica Guy, Producer
Stephen Goodale, Photographer/Editor
Shannon Reed, Photographer
Kyle Dollarhite, Photographer
Remembering 9/11
KNWA
Chelsea Helms, Anchor/ Reporter
Brad Horn, Photographer/ Editor
State of Change
WILL-TV
Reginald Hardwick, Executive Producer
Tinisha Spain, Host/reporter/producer
DJ Roach, Editor
Samuel Rong, Photojournalist/Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
The Truth About Pam Hupp
KTVI
Dave Sharp, Photographer
Chris Hayes, Host/Reporter
Susan Brubaker, Executive Producer
CATEGORY #118
ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT - NEWS
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Radkey: What *Drives* Us
KSHB
Kevin Holmes, Anchor / Reporter
Rex Harris, Photographer / Editor
CATEGORY #119
BUSINESS/CONSUMER - NEWS
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Tornado Building Code Questions
KMOV
Susan El Khoury, Reporter
Mark Hadler, Photographer/Editor
A Hero's Headstone
KYTV
Ashley Reynolds, Reporter
Dairy Farm Survival
KMOV
Caroline Hecker, Reporter/Photographer/Editor
Jim Thomas, Photographer/Drone Operator
TikTok Docs
KCTV
Nathan Vickers, Reporter
Rogue AirBNB
KCTV
Gregory Milota, Investigative Photographer
Angie Ricono, Reporter
Cyndi Fahrlander, Producer
CATEGORY #120
CRIME - NEWS
Caught on Camera: Paducah Veteran Suing After Encounter with Local Deputy
WPSD-TV
Brianna Clark, Reporter/Multimedia Journalist
Terror In a Tiny Town
KMOV
Bob Cyphers, Producer
Krista Ulberg, Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Suicide or Something More
KMOV
Lauren Trager, Reporter
Noah Brooks, Photojournalist/Editor
Better off sentenced to death
KCTV
Angie Ricono, Reporter
Gregory Milota, Investigative Photographer
Mystery at the Museum: The Hunt for Truman's Treasures
KSHB 41 Action News
Cat Reid, Reporter
Lisa McCormick, Producer
Chase Lucas, Photographer
CATEGORY #121
EDUCATION/SCHOOLS - NEWS
Blind Faith
KSLA
Doug Warner, Produced, Shot, Edited, Reported
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
A Hero for Homeless Students
KSHB
Caitlin Knute, Reporter
Chase Lucas, Photographer/Editor
Debates Over Critical Race Theory Obscure and Mislead
KANSAS CITY PBS
Cody Boston, Producer, Director, Editor
Vicky Diaz-Camacho, Reporter
CATEGORY #122
ENVIRONMENT/SCIENCE - NEWS
Hidden lead dangers around St. Louis Public Schools
KSDK
PJ Randhawa, Investigative Reporter
Andy Broadway, Photographer/Editor
Sonya Potter, Executive Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Duck Hunting's Climate Crisis
KTHV
Skot Covert, Reporter
Sam Belk, Photographer
Joplin: 10 Years Later
WDAF
Michelle Bogowith, Meteorologist/Reporter
John Gerhards, Photographer
The City's Dirty Secrets
KCTV
Nathan Vickers, Multimedia Journalist
CATEGORY #123
HEALTH/MEDICAL - NEWS
The Miracle of Timing
KTHV
Michael Aaron, Reporter
Breandan Conyers, Photojournalist
Precious Cargo
KSDK
Michael Bush, Reporter
Tom Stasiak, Photojournalist
A Bruised and Broken System
KSHB
Jessica McMaster, Investigative Reporter
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Inside the St. Luke's COVID-19 Unit
KSHB
Dan Cohen, Reporter
Darrius Smith, Photographer And Editor
CATEGORY #124
HISTORICAL/CULTURAL - NEWS
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Blind Boone Mural
KOMU
Emily Spain, Multimedia Journalist
60's Scoop
KCTV
Gregory Milota, Photographer Editor
Angie Ricono, Reporter
The Hyatt Regency Skywalk Disaster: 40 Years Later
KSHB
Taylor Hemness, Reporter
Judge Bradley: Enslaved to Empowered
KSHB
Megan Abundis, Reporter
Lisa McCormick, Investigative Producer
Matt Kline, Photographer/Editor
CATEGORY #125
HUMAN INTEREST - NEWS
Her Mother's Scarf
KSHB
Lindsay Shively, Journalist
Matt Kline, Photojournalist
Blind Sportscaster
KSDK
Michael Bush, Reporter
Tom Stasiak, Photojournalist
Don't Just Throw Water: ALS
KMBC
Allison Twyman, Photographer
Keleigh Gibbs, Reporter
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
The Unlikely Hero
KSLA
Doug Warner, Shot, Edit, Report
Taking a Hero Underwater
KMOV
Krista Ulberg, Editor
John O'Sullivan, Producer
Overnight Heroes With Water Rising
KMBC
Donna Pitman, Reporter
Victor Monet, Photographer
Bill Klinkhardt, Photographer
Greg Steele, Editor
Dreams Made
WDAF
John Holt, Reporter
Jon Haiduk, Photographer
Dub Grant-Roped in
KARK
Bob Clausen, Anchor/Reporter
Lauren Swaim, Photographer
Wrestling with a Birth Defect
KNWA
Chelsea Helms, Anchor/Reporter
Brad Horn, Producer/Photojournalist/Editor
CATEGORY #126
MILITARY - NEWS
Looking Back On Leaving Afghanistan
KSHB
Lindsay Shively, Reporter
Matthew Reeb, Photographer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Honoring a hero
KSHB
Lisa McCormick, Producer
Cat Reid, Reporter
Rex Harris, Photographer
A Toast To Heroes
KMOV
Kenyon Corbitt, Photographer
John O'Sullivan, Producer
Krista Ulberg, Editor
Finding peace below the surface
KARK
Claire Kreuz, Reporter
Lauren Swaim, Photographer
CATEGORY #127
POLITICS/GOVERNMENT - NEWS
Rural Recklessness
KSHB
Jessica McMaster, Investigative Reporter
Chase Lucas, Photographer
Lisa McCormick, Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Little Rock Sales Tax Special
KTHV
Ashley Godwin, Reporter
Marlisa Goldsmith, Reporter
The Secret Map Room
WCIA
Mark Maxwell, Reporter
Is "generally accurate" enough?
KSHB
Lisa McCormick, Producer
Sarah Plake, Reporter
Matt Kline, Photographer
CATEGORY #128
RELIGION - NEWS
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Peddlin' Jesus
KSLA
Doug Warner, Produced, Shot, Edited, Reported
Back from the Dead
KLRT
Kevin Kelly, Reporter
A Firm Foundation
KCTV
Nathan Vickers, Mulitmedia Journalist
Final Journey
KSHB
Matthew Reeb, Photojournalist
CATEGORY #129
SOCIETAL CONCERNS - NEWS
Surrounded by Violence
KLRT
Ashlei King, Reporter
Julian Jones, Photographer
Fort Smith Police Crisis Intervention Unit helps those who need it most
KHBS/KHOG
Brett Rains, Reporter
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Bonded Through Tragedy
KSHB
Caitlin Knute, Reporter
Jesus Took the Wheel
KSLA
Doug Warner, Produced, Shot, Edit, Reported
CATEGORY #130
DIVERSITY/EQUITY/INCLUSION - NEWS
Red Tails Legacy Taking Flight
WDAF
Christel Bell, Anchor/Reporter
Jon Haiduk, Photographer
De-stigmatizing mental illness in the Black community
KSHB
Megan Abundis, Reporter
Darrius Smith, Photographer/Editor
Segregated Cemeteries
WDAF
John Holt, Reporter
Jon Haiduk, Photographer
Boy Crowned Homecoming Queen
KOMU
Dominick Lee, Editor
Kathryn Merck, Reporter
Prone: Mental Health Facility Death
KTHV
Rowland Hoyt, Reporter
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Dirty Deeds
WAND
Doug Wolfe, Investigative Reporter
Jacklynn Boatman, Investigative Reporter
Eric Ahola, News Photographer - Editor
CATEGORY #131
WEATHER - NEWS
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Bursting the Barksdale Bubble
KSLA
Andrew Brightman, Reporter
Stacey Cameron, Photographer/Editor
Joplin: 10 Years Later
KHBS/KHOG
Darby Bybee, Chief Meteorologist
Micah DeLacy, Photographer
Tornado Debris Signature
KTVI
Chris Higgins, Meteorologist
Brian Ledford, Editor
CATEGORY #132
WEATHERCAST
NCAA Weather Bracket
KATV
Todd Yakoubian, Meteorologist
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Thundersleet: Diving into the Science Behind the Storm
KFTA
Dan Skoff, Chief Meteorologist
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
A scorching start to the school year
KY3
Abby Dyer, Meteorologist
Radiational Cooling
KTVI
Chris Higgins, Meteorologist
Severe Weather All Bottled Up
KOMU
Kenton Gewecke, Chief Meteorologist
CATEGORY #201
SPORTS STORY - NEWS
Goal Line Stand
KSLA
Doug Warner, Produced, Shot, Edited, Reported
444 Miles
KATV
Kyle Deckelbaum, Multi-Media Journalist
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Unexpected Friendship
KSDK
Michael Bush, Reporter
Scott Suppelsa, Photojournalist
Walk in someone else's shoes
KNOE
Aaron Dietrich, Reporter / Photog
MSHSAA: Who dropped the ball?
KSHB
Caitlin Knute, Anchor
Lisa McCormick, Producer
Chase Lucas, Photographer
Melissa Mairs King, Graphic Artist
Chris Brooks JR.
KSDK
Frank Cusumano, Reporter
Randy Schwentker, Editor
Alex's Army
KFVS
Adam King, Reporter, Photographer, Editor
CATEGORY #202
SPORTS STORY - SHORT FORM
Golf, not just an "old person" sport
Ascension
Bill Zurheide, Videographer & Editor
Heidi Suppelsa, Producer
Nick Ragone, Executive Producer
Kansas City Chiefs - Sounds of the Game 2021
KC CHIEFS
Daniel Luksa, Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Pippen's Court
Arkansas PBS
Terrell Case, Producer
Justin Hardy
KSDK
Frank Cusumano, Reporter
Randy Schwentker, Photographer
CATEGORY #203
SPORTSCAST
Mick Shaffer Sportscast
KSHB
Mick Shaffer, Sports Anchor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
The Greatest NFL Playoff Game EVER - Dani Welniak Sportscast
KCTV
Dani Welniak, Sports Director
Star Wars Themed Sportscast
WDAF
Rob Collins, Sports Anchor
CATEGORY #204
SPORTS INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Sunday Sound Off
KSHB
Nick Jacobs, Producer
Ryan Kraus, Director
Sunday Soundoff 12/26/21
KSHB
Ryan Kraus, Director
Megan Strickland, Producer
Darrius Smith, Panelist
Gary Lezak, Panelist
Kevin Holmes, Panelist
CATEGORY #205
SPORTS PROGRAM- LIVE
Cardinals Live: Home Opener Pregame
Bally Sports Midwest
Timothy Trokey, Producer
Bill Cochran, Coordinating Producer
Larry Mago, Executive Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Cardinals Clinch with 17th Straight Win
Bally Sports Midwest
Bryan Schapiro, Producer
Larry Mago, Executive Producer
Bill Cochran, Coordinating Producer
Countdown to Kickoff 1-16-22
KSHB
Nick Jacobs, Producer
Solomon Gillis, Director
Lou Gehrig Day Special
Bally Sports Kansas City
Gavin Bodell, Coordinating Producer
John Harvey, Producer
Larry Mago, Executive Producer
Steve Kurtenbach, Director
CATEGORY #206
SPORTS PROGRAM – POST-PRODUCED OR EDITED
Cardinals Insider 2021 Season Premiere
St. Louis Cardinlas
Brett McMillan, Producer
Chris Felt, Editor
Craig Wilson, Editor
Emily Stephens, Producer/Videographer
Jared Haukap, Videographer
Phoenix Lee, Editor
Ozzie Smith, Host
Stephen Matejka, Motion Graphics Editor
Matt Stravalli, Videographer
Growing Up Grovey
YurView Arkansas/Cox Sports Television
Tracy Anderson, Producer
Quinn Grovey, Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
The Franchise
KC CHIEFS
John Mathews, Producer/Editor
Dane Van Why, Producer/Editor
Glenn Connelly, Director
Rob Alberino Jr., Executive Producer
CATEGORY #207
SPORTS – ONE-TIME SPECIAL
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Divionsal Round vs. Buffalo Bills
KC CHIEFS
John Mathews, Producer/Editor
Daniel Luksa, Producer/Editor
Dane Van Why, Producer
Robert Alberino Jr., Executive Producer
Glenn Connelly, Director Of Production
Mitch Holthus, Talent
Chris Pronger Retirement Ceremony
Bally Sports Midwest
Gavin Bodell, Coordinating Producer
Larry Mago, Executive Producer
Tim Pabst, Producer
Phil Mollica, Director
CATEGORY #301
DOCUMENTARY - CULTURAL
Hog Town
Munneke Productions, LLC
Raelyn Munneke, Producer/Director
Brandon Carmichael, Producer
7 Days
Arkansas PBS
Sajni Kumpuris, Executive Producer
Nathan Willis, Producer, Director, Editor, DP
Courtney Pledger, Executive Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Still Missing Morgan Special
NLA Productions, 5 Star Productions, Mad Possum Pictures
Devon Parks, Director/Producer
Lugene Armstrong, Executive Producer
Mike Hart, Producer
Womontown
KANSAS CITY PBS
Sandy Woodson, Producer, Editor
Emily Woodring, Director Of Photography, Editor
Brydie O'Connor, Consulting Producer
CATEGORY #302
DOCUMENTARY - HISTORICAL
Original Jayhawker
Heartland Films, Inc.
Sue Vicory, Producer
Preserving Our Past: Kansas City Stories of Black History
KANSAS CITY PBS
Catherine Hoffman, Director, Producer, Editor
Buxton: A Town Lost to Time
KYOU
Eric Crittenden, Reporter, Editor, Photographer
Ron Reynolds, Photographer
Clint Jorris, Editor
Shelby Slaughter, Reporter
KWTO: Legendary Live Country Radio
KOZK
Dax Orion Bedell, Producer
If This Walk Could Talk
University of Arkansas
Larry Foley, Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Candy Men: The Story of Switzer's Licorice
NINE PBS
Patrick Murphy, Producer
Brian Holder, Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Jean Seberg: Actress Activist Icon
Fourth Wall Films
Kelly Rundle, Producer
Garry McGee, Producer
Tammy Rundle, Producer
All These Delicate Sorrows
KANSAS CITY PBS
Brad Austin, Director, Producer, Editor
CATEGORY #303
MAGAZINE PROGRAM
Spotlight: Firehouses, Cartoons & Concerts
HEC-TV
Jayne Ballew, Executive Producer
Colby J. Marshall, Show Editor/Graphics
Julie Tristan, Show Producer
Paul Schankman, Story Producer/Editor
Kathleen Berger, Story Producer
Nicholas Rousseau, Story Producer
Ben Smith, Story Editor
Suzanne Vanderhoef, Story Producer
Peter Foggy, Story Editor
Spotlight: Happy Holidays 2021
HEC-TV
Jayne Ballew, Executive Producer
Colby J. Marshall, Editor/Graphics
Julie Tristan, Show Producer
Paul Schankman, Story Producer
Taunia Mason, Story Producer
Peter Foggy, Story Editor
Angie Weidinger, Story Producer
Julie Winkle, Story Producer
Jessica Pierce, Story Editor
Spotlight: Middle Ages, Changemaker & Wolves
HEC-TV
Jayne Ballew, Executive Producer
Colby J. Marshall, Show Editor/Graphics
Julie Tristan, Show Producer
Paul Schankman, Story Producer
Julie Winkle, Story Producer
Nancy Pasternak, Story Producer
Peter Foggy, Story Editor
Kathy Bratkowski, Story Producer
Greg Kopp, Story Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Cold War: Illinois Stories
Division Of Intercollegiate Athletics- University Of Illinois
Kaitlin Southworth, Producer
Timothy Hartin, Producer
Robin Kaler, Producer
Kent Brown, Producer
Eric Todd Wilson, Producer
Living St. Louis Special: Early Childhood Education
NINE PBS
Anne-Marie Berger, Producer
Brooke Butler, Producer
CATEGORY #304
PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM
My Springdale | Why We Drive
Springdale District Television
Trent Jones, Producer
Travis Sherman, Director/Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Houseless In Kansas City | Flatland
KANSAS CITY PBS
Cody Boston, Producer, Director, Editor
Catherine Hoffman, Producer
Vicky Diaz-Camacho, Reporter
D. Rashaan Gilmore, Host
Heart of the Matter, 03/27/22
KMBC
Michael Gant, Prodcuer
Cody Holyoke, Producer/Moderator
Susannah Brogan, Producer
Joseph Ballard, Editor
Javier Luna, Editor
Leslie Antrobus, Director
Ryan Baker, Director
CATEGORY #305
SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE - LIVE
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Guns N Hoses Live
St. Louis Guns N Hoses Boxing Association
Steve Holley, Executive Producer
Bryan Schapiro, Producer
Nick Thompson, Director
Armed Forces Night
Bally Sports Kansas City
Gavin Bodell, Coordinating Producer
Larry Mago, Executive Producer
Kevin Cedergren, Producer
Steve Kurtenbach, Director
America's Birthday Parade
KMOV
Tom Zupanci, Executive Producer
Dianne Casey, Producer
CATEGORY #306
INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL - SHORT FORM CONTENT
How to MRI your dragon
University Of Illinois, Beckman Institute
Steve Drake, Producer, Camera, Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Maline Creek: 200 Feet Underground
Spot Content Studio
Nancy Pasternak Cunneen, Producer
Sean Stone, Co-Producer/Photographer
Sean Hadley, Co-Producer
Alvaro Aro, Photographer
Lynn Hensel, Photographer
Tim Kimberling, Editor
Kirk Schilling, 360/3D Photographer
The Scoop on Compost
City Of Fayetteville - FGC
Virginia Buff, Producer
Neal Bilbe, Technical Producer
Arkansas Blackberries
Green Media Inc
Patrick Green, Producer
David Craft, Producer
Logan Duvall, Host
Safariomi: Animal Rescue
Murrell Imagination, LLC
Wes Murrell, Director/Animator
Dane Dickmann, Audio
Mickey Nuspl, Background Art
Ed V. Pizza
Coolfire
Terry Crouppen, Executive Producer
Andy Crouppen, Executive Producer
Edward Herman, Executive Producer
Jeremy Corray, Executive Producer
Kristin Click, Producer
Josh McNew, Director
Macy Harrell, Post Producer
Allison Klinghammer, Video Strategist
CATEGORY #307
INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL - LONG FORM CONTENT
Stories of Freedom at the Old State Capitol
The Storyteller Studios
Josh Hester, Executive Producer
Kevin Christensen, Producer
Payton McCabe, Production Assistant
The Science Of Healing
KMOV
Dianne Casey, Executive Producer
Daniel Martinez, Photographer
Summer Weather Outlook
KTVI
Brian Ledford, Photographer/Editor
Glenn ZImmerman, Chief Meteorologist
Angela Hutti, Meteorologist
Chris Higgins, Meteorologist
John Fuller, Meteorologist
Jaime Travers, Meteorolgist
Brigit Mahoney, Meteorologist
Alicia McPherson, Producer
Alex Schuster, Producer
Blueberry’s Clubhouse: Family Day Dilemma
Arkansas PBS
Charles Eric White, Producer
Terrell Case, Producer
Corey Womack, Producer, Writer
Cathy Jo Burks, Producer
Living St. Louis: Florence Lawrence
NINE PBS
Jim Kirchherr, Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
KMBC 9 Chronicle: The War Within
KMBC
Cara Doyle Wright, Producer
Lara Moritz, Reporter
Whitney Blake Tyler, Photographer
Todd Ummelmann, Photographer
CATEGORY #308
INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION - SHORT FORM OR LONG FORM CONTENT
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Heart of the Matter, 12/05/2021
KMBC
Cody Holyoke, Producer
Michael Gant, Producer
Joseph Ballard, Editor
Leslie Antrobus, Director
Ryan Baker, Director
Shedding Light on Farm Mental Health - Around the Farm Ep. 47
Coolfire
Matt Beebe, Executive Producer
Julie Bonk, Writer/Producer
Andrew Starr, Producer
Illinois Stories: Udder Hill Dairy
WSEC
Mark McDonald, Producer/Host
Randy Phillips, Co-producer, Editor
CATEGORY #309
BRANDED CONTENT - SHORT FORM CONTENT
Explore Branson
KMOV
Matt Chambers, Host/Producer
Moving Meditation
Midwest Health
David Eulitt, Photographer, Editor, Producer
Terry's Story
Midwest Health
David Eulitt, Photographer, Editor, Producer
Cierra's Story
StoryTrack Studio
Lori Dowd, Producer
FieldView™ Folks: Meet Mindy McDermott
Coolfire
Matt Beebe, Executive Producer
Andrew Starr, Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Her Future Our Future
Ryval Studios
Jon Morgan, Executive Producer
Kids In The Middle
Tree9 Films
Ria Ruthsatz, Executive Producer
Chadwell Ruthsatz, Director
Justin Fisher, Audio Engineer
CATEGORY #310
BRANDED CONTENT - LONG FORM CONTENT
Kingdom Short Presented by GEHA: The Draft
KC CHIEFS
Dane Van Why, Producer/Shooter
John Mathews, Producer/Shooter/Editor/Color
Sacred Sediments
Washington University
Anne Cleary, Producer
Thomas Malkowicz, Producer
Talia Ogliore, Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Blue Angels: Precision & Pride
KMBC
Eddie Gomez, Producer
Jade DeGood, Producer
Johnny Rowlands, Host
Kerry Floyd, Executive Producer
Jeffrey Penfield, Technical Advisor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
A Farmer's Journey | One Life in the Year of an American Grower (Full Version)
Coolfire
Matt Beebe, Line Producer
Andrew Starr, Producer
3 Lawyers Eating Sandwiches | Takeout Edition
Coolfire
Terry Crouppen, Executive Producer
Andy Crouppen, Executive Producer
Edward Herman, Executive Producer
Jeremy Corray, Executive Producer
Kristin Click, Producer
Roxanne Lingua, Editor
CATEGORY #311
ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT - SHORT FORM CONTENT (UP TO 10 MINUTES)
The Baylor Project
HEC-TV
Taunia Mason, Producer
Peter Foggy, Videographer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Introducing Randy Reid... Again
KC CHIEFS
Andrew Feeley, Producer/Editor
Rob Alberino, Executive Producer
John Mathews, Videographer
There Will Come A Day
Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Kansas City
Nicholas Briscoe, Producer
Hailey Ellwein, Field Producer
Brent Rice, Field Producer
"And the darkness has not overcome it"
Owen/Cox Dance Group and the Kansas City Chorale
Charles Bruffy, Musician
Jennifer Owen, Director
Alec Nicholas, Editor
CATEGORY #312
ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT - LONG FORM CONTENT (LONGER THAN 10 MINUTES)
The Work of Art
HEC-TV
Paul Schankman, Producer/Reporter
Peter Foggy, Videographer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Holiday Music Medley 2021 | USAF Band of Mid-America
Coolfire
Jeremy Corray, Executive Producer
Macy Harrell, Producer
Carroll Keane, Director
Roxanne Lingua, Colorist
Gina Trapani, Post Coordinator
Fade to Black
KANSAS CITY PBS
John McGrath, Producer, Editor, Photographer
Brad Austin, Producer, Editor, Photographer
Series Finale
The Mystery Hour
Jeff Houghton, Host & Executive Producer
Sarah Jenkins, Writer/Performer
Nate Black, Writer/Performer
Chad Harris, Writer/Performer
Cale Harper, Writer/Performer
Mo Holloman, Talent-Sidekick
Brandon Hite, Director
Josh Willis, Writer/Performer
Derek Thompson, Associate Producer
Erik Kiser, Writer/Performer
CATEGORY #313
BUSINESS/CONSUMER - SHORT FORM CONTENT (UP TO 10 MINUTES)
Help Wanted: Daydreamers
HEC-TV
Kathleen Berger, Producer/ Video Editor
Peter Foggy, Photographer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Bottling History with Blacksmith Distillery
HEC-TV
Angie Weidinger, Producer
Greg Kopp, Editor
Cecil Corbett, Photographer
CATEGORY #314
EDUCATION/SCHOOLS - SHORT FORM CONTENT
From Concrete and Brick
Aligned Media
Scott Huegerich, Producer/Director
Gerald Burton, Jr., Writer/Performer
Strolling Strings: Lifelong Lessons one Note at a Time
HEC-TV
Nancy Pasternak Cunneen, Reporter/Producer
Peter Foggy, Videographer/Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Remembering Forest Grove
Fourth Wall Films
Tammy Rundle, Producer
Blueberry's Clubhouse: Oral Histories 
Arkansas PBS
Charles Eric White, Producer
Terrell Case, Producer
CATEGORY #315
ENVIRONMENT/SCIENCE - SHORT FORM CONTENT
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Our world by degrees: In search of refuge
Washington University
Anne Cleary, Producer
Thomas Malkowicz, Producer
Talia Ogliore, Producer
Living St. Louis: Charles Henry Turner
NINE PBS
Jim Kirchherr, Producer
Engineering a Puck
HEC-TV
Angie Weidinger, Producer
Greg Kopp, Editor
Cecil Corbett, Photographer
Lead Poisoning - Know the Risk
Ninja Cat Productions
Stefanie Baines, Producer
Jessica Lovell Carro, Voice Over Artist
Michael Butler, Producer/Editor/Animator
Jill Chadwick, Executive Producer
CATEGORY #316
HEALTH/MEDICAL - SHORT FORM CONTENT
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
10,000th Ukelele
Spot Content Studio
Laura Susic, Producer
Alvaro Aro, Director
Sanford Mendelson, Audio Engineer
Tim Kimberling, Post Production Artist
Be the Match - Levi Korneli
Medical News Network - The University Of Kansas Health System
Jessica Lovell Carro, Reporter
Alex Brown, Videographer
Michael Butler, Editor/Videographer
Sebastian De Geer, Videographer
Jill Chadwick, Executive Producer
Cliff Erwin, Producer
Jennie Rinas, Producer
Make-A-Wish - Elaina's Wish
Orange Hat Films
Seth Carnell, Producer/Editor
Joseph Pollock, Cinematographer
The Science of St. Louis Blues Hockey | The Purpose of Pain
Coolfire
Jeremy Corray, Executive Producer
Kristin Click, Producer
Carroll Keane, Director
Macy Harrell, Post Producer
Mike Kearns, Editor / Motion Graphics
The Science of St. Louis Blues Hockey | Blood, Sweat, & Beers
Coolfire
Jeremy Corray, Executive Producer
Kristin Click, Producer
Carroll Keane, Director
Macy Harrell, Post Producer
Mike Kearns, Editor / Motion Design
Allison Klinghammer, Social Video Strategist
CATEGORY #317
HISTORICAL/CULTURAL - SHORT FORMAT CONTENT
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Negro Baseball League
Spencer Films
Julie Staley, Reporter
Living St. Louis: Missouri's Bootheel
NINE PBS
Jim Kirchherr, Producer
Missouri's Cave: History of Meramec Caverns
KY3/KSPR
Michael Gibson, Producer
Missouri Writers: 200 Years of Talent
HEC-TV
Dawn Meadows Dixon, Producer
Peter Foggy, Photographer
CATEGORY #318
HUMAN INTEREST - SHORT FORM CONTENT
Harry's Story
StoryTrack
Lori Dowd, Producer
Speaking Volumes
Arkansas PBS
Charles Eric White, Producer
Terrell Case, Producer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Flags of Valor
HEC-TV
Suzanne Vanderhoef, Reporter/Producer
Peter Foggy, Associate Producer
James Winchester: Leaving A Legacy
KC CHIEFS
Andrew Feeley, Producer/Editor
Robert Alberino Jr., Executive Producer
CATEGORY #319
HUMAN INTEREST - LONG FORM CONTENT
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
To the Stars and Back
Arkansas PBS
Corey Womack, Producer, Director, Writer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Heart of the City
KANSAS CITY PBS
Nicholas Wiggins, Co-Director, Executive Producer
Jacob Handy, Co-Director, Creator
Samuel Jones, Director Of Photography
Nathan Johnson, Editor
Cody Boston, Editor
Food is Love Ep 208 - Kevin Nashan
Dark Horse Cinematics
Jason Pinkston, Editor
Lasse Sorensen, Host
Erin Pinkston, Cinematographer
Julie Chen Moonves, Producer
Living St. Louis: The Fulton Flash
NINE PBS
Brooke Butler, Producer
Iron Brothers
KLRT
Kevin Kelly, Producer
Troy Lynch, Reporter
CATEGORY #320
LIFESTYLE - LONG FORM CONTENT
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Ed V. Bathrooms
Coolfire
Terry Crouppen, Executive Producer
Andy Crouppen, Executive Producer
Edward Herman, Executive Producer
Jeremy Corray, Executive Producer
Kristin Click, Producer
Macy Harrell, Post Producer
Allison Klinghammer, Video Strategist
Roxanne Lingua, Colorist
Exploring Arkansas From Above
Arkansas PBS
Chuck Dovish, Producer
Terrell Case, Producer
Tracy Prince, Editor
Better Homes and Gardens Celebrates the Season
KMOV
Dianne Casey, Executive Producer
Tom Zupanci, Executive Producer
CATEGORY #321
RELIGION - SHORT FORM CONTENT
Faith Makes All Things Possible
Spot Content Studio
Cecil Corbett, Photographer
Tim Kimberling, Aerial Photographer
Jamari Bell, Associate Producer
Anna Brannon, Writer/Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
COVID Is Different - At the Bedside
Medical News Network - The University Of Kansas Health System
Cliff Erwin, Videographer
Jessica Lovell Carro, Reporter
Jill Chadwick, Producer
Michael Butler, Editor
CATEGORY #322
SOCIETAL CONCERNS - SHORT FORM CONTENT
Flags for Heroes
HEC-TV
Suzanne Vanderhoef, Reporter/Producer
Peter Foggy, Editor/Videographer
Second Chance Ranch
HEC-TV
Julie Tristan, Multi-Media Journalist
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
SWIM ON Foundation
HEC-TV
Nancy Pasternak Cunneen, Reporter/Producer
Peter Foggy, Videographer
Hotels for Kansas City's Homeless Provide Shelter for Some and Headaches for Others
KANSAS CITY PBS
Catherine Hoffman, Producer
Cody Boston, Producer, Director, Editor
Vicky Diaz-Camacho, Reporter
CATEGORY #323
DIVERSITY/EQUITY/INCLUSION – SHORT FORM CONTENT
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Always Coming Back
Redwood Visuals
Noah Readhead, Director
Kevin Johnson, Colorist
Nate Townsend, Director
Dane Dickmann, Sound Design
The Baker Banter Effect
HEC-TV
Dawn Meadows Dixon, Producer
Peter Foggy, Photographer/editor
Captain Wendell O. Pruitt
HEC-TV
Victoria Babu, Producer
Peter Foggy, Editor
Wash U: Society of Black Academic Surgeons
24Frames, Inc.
Mark Wiemers, Producer, Shooter, Editor
CATEGORY #401
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT - SINGLE SPOT OR CAMPAIGN
COVID 19 Awareness
Arkansas PBS
Nathan Willis, Producer, Director, Editor, DP
Sajni Kumpuris, Executive Producer
Bryan Frazer, Editor
Casey Sanders, Executive Producer
Honoring Juneteenth
KC CHIEFS
Greg Tonge, Producer/Editor
John Mathews, Producer
Dane Van Why, Producer
Fear The FOG
Spot Content Studio
Laura Susic, Producer/Special Effects
Sean Stone, Writer/Producer
Bess McCoy, Writer
Alvaro Aro, Director
Tim Kimberling, Post Production Artist
Sanford Mendelson, Audio Engineer
Sunnye Says Series - It’s Safe to Vaccinate & Halloween Safety
Medical News Network - The University Of Kansas Health System
Jessica Lovell Carro, Producer
Sunnye Carro, Talent
Cliff Erwin, Videographer/Editor
Jill Chadwick, Executive Producer
Alex Brown, Videographer/Editor
Logan Blankenship, Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
"Helping Here" United Way of Greater St. Louis
Once Films
Eric Cloutman, Producer
Mark Wickersham, Director
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Take the Shot
WSIL
Matt Linsin, Writer/Director
Jon Newlin, Producer
Joseph Carr, Videographer
CATEGORY #402
PROMOTION - NEWS – TOPICAL (SINGLE SPOT)
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Memories of a Murder
KMOV
Brandon Bidwell, Writer/Producer
Heath A. Cary, Senior Designer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
KMOV Cold Case
KMOV
Danielle Ray, Creative Director
Catholic Supply Killer
KSDK
Austin Muschamp, Producer/Editor
The Dardeen Family Massacre
KMOV
Brandon Bidwell, Writer/Producer
Heath A. Cary, Senior Designer
KSHB 41 - A SALUTE TO VETERANS
KSHB
Aaron Liversedge, Creative Director
Chris Allen, Editor
JUSTICE FOR JELANI
WAND
Shea Kelly, Senior Producer
William Harris, Producer
Lee Larkins, Producer
Suzanne Johnson, Producer
Caryn Eisert, Producer/Host
CATEGORY #403
PROMOTION - NEWS – IMAGE/CAMPAIGN
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
KMOV "Change" Image
KMOV
Danielle Ray, Creative Director
Football Friday Night - Summer's Overrated
KAIT
Grant Newkirk, Producer
Drew Hancock, Producer
Adam Dozier, Editor
Taylor Morgan, Co-Producer
KOLR 10 Most Accurate Weather
KOLR
Barbara Beresford, Creative Service Director
Jeremiah Owens, Photographer/Editor
Don Haener, Producer
CATEGORY #404
PROMOTION - PROGRAM (SINGLE SPOT)
KSHB 41 - SIT WITH SANTA
KSHB
Aaron Liversedge, Creative Director
Tony Lytle, Senior Editor & Photographer
The Real Truth About Pam Hupp
KTVI
Kristen Christopher, Producer
Mary Brinovec, Art Direction/Graphic Design
Gregory Schrick, Graphic Animation
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Stay Connected-ARCW
KHBS/KHOG
Susan Searle, Producer, Camera
Miguel Medina, Producer, Camera Operator And Editor
NICU Babies at The University of Kansas Health System
Ninja Cat Productions
Jill Chadwick, Executive Producer
Michael Butler, Editor/Animator
Fade To Black on Kansas City PBS | Trailer
KANSAS CITY PBS
John McGrath, Producer, Editor, Photographer
CATEGORY #405
PROMOTION - PROGRAM - IMAGE PROMOTION OR PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN
KSHB 41 - SEASON OF HOPE
KSHB
Aaron Liversedge, Creative Director
Chris Allen, Promotion Manager / Editor
Tony Lytle, Senior Producer / Lead Photographer
Shifting Soy from Side Dish to Staple
Spot Content Studio
Lauren Nieman, Producer
Alvaro Aro, Photographer
Patrick Schafer, Editor
Sanford Mendelson, Sound Designer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Focused On You
KSDK
Brian Spencer, Producer/Editor/Photographer
Austin Muschamp, Editor/Photographer
Isabelle Muren, Motion Graphics Designer
Rise and Shine
Arkansas PBS
Greg Mobley, Animator
Kabrelyn "Brie" Boyce, Music Composer, Lyrics
Dazzmin "Dazz" Murry, Music Composer, Lyrics
The Franchise Playoff Promos
KC CHIEFS
Daniel Luksa, Producer
CATEGORY #406
PROMOTION - SPORTS
Mizzou Football: 2021 Uniform Reveal
Mizzou Athletics
Jade Riles, Producer/Editor/Cinematographer
Nicholas Andrusisian, Cinematographer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Red Kingdom
KC CHIEFS
Greg Tonge, Producer/Editor
Robert Alberino Jr., Executive Producer
John Mathews, Producer
CATEGORY #407
COMMERCIAL - SINGLE SPOT
Shriners Children's – Watch Me – "Grace"
BAM Marketing Agency
Ryan McMichael, Executive Director Of Creative Services
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Shriners Children's – Watch Me – "Gridiron"
BAM Marketing Agency
Ryan McMichael, Executive Director Of Creative Services
NOISE
KC CHIEFS
Andrew Feeley, Producer/Editor
Robert Alberino Jr., Executive Producer
Alive! - A New Stent At Life
The Fource Group
Tom Faulkner, Director
Maureen Woodrome, Producer
Rich Salcido, Producer
Justin Grimmer, Director Of Photography
FieldView™ Farm Dogs: Meet Dexter
Coolfire
Matt Beebe, Executive Producer
Andrew Starr, Producer
Julie Bonk, Associate Producer
Shriners Children's – Watch Me – "Showtime"
BAM Marketing Agency
Ryan McMichael, Executive Director Of Creative Services
CATEGORY #408
COMMERCIAL - CAMPAIGN
A Game of Inches
KC CHIEFS
Greg Tonge, Producer/Editor
Robert Alberino Jr., Executive Producer/Writer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
St. Louis Children’s Pictures of Hope
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Travis Ulmer, Chief Creative Officer
Matt Collins, Chief Creative Officer
Megan Perez, Producer
Emily McMasters, Senior Art Director
Courtney Sanchez, Producer
Spire Energy: ONE>50
SWITCH
Josh Kell, VP, Executive Creative Director
Rethink What You Think About Lindenwood University
SWITCH
Josh Kell, VP, Executive Creative Director
CATEGORY #501
OVERALL EXCELLENCE
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
KSHB 41 - OVERALL EXCELLENCE
KSHB
Kathleen Choal, Vice-President & General Manager
KTVI Overall Excellence
KTVI
Kurt Krueger, Vice President/General Manager
KMBC/KCWE
KMBC
Justin Antoniotti, President And General Manager
KSDK
KSDK
Alicia Elsner, President And General Manager
CATEGORY #502
NEWS EXCELLENCE
KTVI News Excellence
KTVI
Audrey Prywitch, News Director
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
KMBC/KCWE
KMBC
Dan O'Donnell, News Director
KSHB 41 News: A voice for everyone
KSHB
Matthew Waggoner, News Director
5 on Your Side
KSDK
Carol Fowler, Director Of Content
CATEGORY #503
COMMUNITY SERVICE
Thursday's Child
WDAF
Sherae Honeycutt, Producer & Host
Day of Caring - Eden Village
KOLR 10 / KRBK
Jeremy Rabe, Host / Producer
Arkansas PBS Community Service Impact
Arkansas PBS
Courtney Pledger, Chief Executive Officer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
KSHB 41 - GIFT OF SOLE
KSHB
Kevin Holmes, Evening Anchor / Chairman Of Project
Pay It Forward
WDAF
Kathy Quinn, Producer/Reporter
Melissa Hawk, Editor
CATEGORY #505
JOURNALISTIC ENTERPRISE - TEAM - DELETED
Chasing The I-70 Killer
KMOV
John Bailey, Supervising Producer
Bob Cyphers, Reporter
Heath A. Cary, Producer
Charles Delaney, Photographer
Sara Bannoura, Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
KMBC 9 Chronicle: The Skywalk Tapes
KMBC
Cara Doyle Wright, Producer
Haley Harrison, Host/Writer
Turner Twyman, Photographer
The Fox Files
KTVI
Chris Hayes, Writer
Dave Sharp, Editor
CATEGORY #601
ANCHOR – NEWS
John Holt: Year of Variety
WDAF
John Holt, Anchor
Mike Bush KSDK
KSDK
Michael Bush, Anchor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
KSHB Kevin Holmes
KSHB
Kevin Holmes, Anchor
Michelle Li, KSDK: Breaking news and severe weather coverage
KSDK
MICHELLE LI, Anchor
Dia Wall
KSHB
Dia Wall, Evening Anchor
Lindsay Shively
KSHB
Lindsay Shively, Anchor
Allie Corey KSDK
KSDK
Alexandra Corey, Anchor
CATEGORY #602
ANCHOR – WEATHER
Personalized Forecasting
KOMU
Kenton Gewecke, Chief Meteorologist
Extreme Weather with Chris Higgins
KTVI
Chris Higgins, Meteorologist
Meteorologist Noah Bergren: Composite
WPSD-TV
Noah Bergren, Weeknight Meteorologist
Matt Standridge KFSM-TV Chief Meteorologist -- Storms To Snow To Wordle
KFSM-TV
Matthew Standridge, Meteorologist
Meteorologist Kevin Lighty
WCIA
Kevin Lighty, Meteorologist
Trent Okerson - December 10 Tornado Coverage
WPSD-TV
Trent Okerson, Chief Meteorologist
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Beyond the Weather App
KY3
Abby Dyer, Meteorologist
CATEGORY #603
ANCHOR – SPORTS
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Frank Cusumano
KSDK
Frank Cusumano, Anchor
Mick Shaffer Anchor Sports
KSHB
Mick Shaffer, Sports Director
Dan McLaughlin Cardinals Play by Play
Bally Sports Midwest
Dan McLaughlin, Play By Play
Kingdom Comeback - Dani Welniak - KCTV5
KCTV
Dani Welniak, Sports Director
CATEGORY #604
REPORTER – LIVE
Reports from St. Louis
KSDK
Casey Nolen, Reporter
Live in the Metro
KMOV
Gabriela Vidal, Reporter
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Haley Harrison
KMBC
Haley Harrison, Reporter
CATEGORY #605
PROGRAM HOST/MODERATOR
Surprise Squad: Christmas Magic
KMOV
Matt Chambers, Host
Arkansas Dairy Bars
Arkansas PBS
Kat Robinson, Host
Ed V. Pizza
Coolfire
Edward Herman, Host
Ed V. Bathrooms
Coolfire
Edward Herman, Host
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Cody Holyoke
KMBC
Cody Holyoke, Host/Moderator
CATEGORY #606
LIVE NEWS PRODUCER
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Ciera Lundgren White
KMBC
Ciera Lundgren White, Producer
CATEGORY #607
WRITER - NEWS
John Holt Storytelling
WDAF
John Holt, Writer
The Power of Words
KARK
Cassandra Webb, Writer
Mike Colombo
KTVI
Mike Colombo, Writer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Mike Bush Writing
KSDK
Michael Bush, Writer
CATEGORY #608
WRITER - LONG FORM CONTENT
Angie Weidinger
HEC-TV
Angie Weidinger, Writer/Producer
Paul Schankman Composite
HEC-TV
Paul Schankman, Writer
Cold War -- Illinois Stories
University of Illinois
Timothy Hartin, Producer/Writer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Ed V. Bathrooms
Coolfire
Edward Herman, Writer
Blueberry’s Clubhouse: Carol’s Fearful Phobia
Arkansas PBS
Corey Womack, Writer
CATEGORY #609
DIRECTOR - LIVE OR RECORDED LIVE
Tom Mee - Cardinals Director
Bally Sports Midwest
Tom Mee, Director
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Jennifer Fortier
KMBC
Jennifer Fortier, Director
St Louis Blues Pre Game Show
Bally Sports Midwest
Michael Pyle, Director
Anna Tobkin - Director
KC CHIEFS
Anna Tobkin, Director
Bix 7
KWQC
Tyler Willhite, Director
CATEGORY #610
DIRECTOR- SHORT FORM OR LONG FORM CONTENT
Still Missing Morgan Special
NLA Productions, 5 Star Productions, Mad Possum Pictures
Devon Parks, Director
"Helping Here" United Way of Greater St. Louis
Once Films
Mark Wickersham, Director
7 Days
Arkansas PBS
Nathan Willis, Director
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Ed V. Bathrooms
Coolfire
Jeremy Corray, Director
Composite
Aligned Media
Scott Huegerich, Director
Robert Alberino Jr. - Composite
KC CHIEFS
Robert Alberino Jr., Executive Director
Exploring Arkansas From Above
Arkansas PBS
Terrell Case, Director
CATEGORY #611
EDITOR - NEWS
Midwest Travels: Washington
KMOV
Jim Thomas, Editor
Editor
KSHB
Chase Lucas, Editor
Randy Schwentker Editing compilation
KSDK
Randy Schwentker, Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
It's Tricky
KMBC
Whitney Blake Tyler, Editor
CATEGORY #612
EDITOR - SHORT FORM OR LONG FORM CONTENT
Javier Ventura
Washington University
Javier Ventura, Editor
From Concrete and Brick
Aligned Media
Michael Bischoff, Editor
Ed V. Bathrooms
Coolfire
Roxanne Lingua, Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Daily Disco
STL.org & Nine PBS
Chris Ryan, Editor
John Mathews
KC CHIEFS
John Mathews, Editor
Foggy Composite
HEC-TV
Peter Foggy, Editor
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Cbabi
STL.org & Nine PBS
Chris Ryan, Editor
Greg Tonge - Composite
KC CHIEFS
Greg Tonge, Editor
Dane VanWhy
KC CHIEFS
Dane Van Why, Editor
Edit Craft Reel Tim Kimberling 2022
Spot
Tim Kimberling, Editor
A Farmer's Journey, Season 2 | Part One: Coming Home
Coolfire
Evan Wunsch, Editor
CATEGORY #613
PHOTOGRAPHER - NEWS
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Randy Schwentker Compilation
KSDK
Randy Schwentker, Photojournalist
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Milota Composite
KCTV
Gregory Milota, Editor
CATEGORY #614
PHOTOGRAPHER - SHORT FORM OR LONG FORM CONTENT
Retta Jane
STL.org & Nine PBS
Chris Ryan, Photographer
Cold War: Illinois Stories
Division Of Intercollegiate Athletics- University of Illinois
Kaitlin Southworth, Videographer
Exploring Arkansas From Above
Arkansas PBS
Terrell Case, Photographer
Composite
Aligned Media
Scott Smith, Director Of Photography
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
StilL 630
STL.org & Nine PBS
Chris Ryan, Photographer
CATEGORY #615
VIDEO JOURNALIST
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Rolling Solo
KCTV
Nathan Vickers, Video Journalist
Steve's Stories
KMOV
Steven Harris, Video Journalist
CATEGORY #616
GRAPHIC ARTS - MOTION GRAPHICS AND VISUAL EFFECTS
Roll with the Changes
KNWA
Chuck Mere, VFX Artist
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Ed V. Bathrooms
Coolfire
Zach Jones, Animator
Rise and Shine
Arkansas PBS
Greg Mobley, Animator
Dierbergs Rewards: More In Store
Coolfire
Patrick Vaughan, Motion Graphics Designer
Chasing the I-70 Killer Open
KMOV
Heath A. Cary, Senior Designer
From Concrete and Brick
Aligned Media
Ally Plume, Designer/Animator
Michael Bischoff, Designer/Animator
CATEGORY #617
AUDIO - LIVE OR POST PRODUCTION
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Exploring Arkansas From Above
Arkansas PBS
Tracy Prince, Audio Production
The Science of St. Louis Blues Hockey | Season 3
Coolfire
Brent Johnson, Sound Design
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Ed V. Bathrooms
Coolfire
Dane Dickmann, Audio Design
The Franchise
KC CHIEFS
Dane Van Why, Producer/Editor
CATEGORY #618
MUSICAL COMPOSITION/ARRANGEMENT
Vocabulary with Mr. Steve, The Music Man
Arkansas PBS
Steve Lee, Writer And Performer
Joshua Moore, Writer And Producer
Blueberry’s Clubhouse
Arkansas PBS
Collin Buchanan, Music Composer
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
Exploring Arkansas From Above - Winter
Arkansas PBS
Tracy Prince, Music Composer
Rise and Shine Theme Song
Arkansas PBS
Dazzmin Murry, Composer
Kabrelyn "Brie" Boyce, Composer
Another Hat
Sharp Women
Krista Eyler, Composer
CATEGORY #619
WRITER - SHORT FORM CONTENT
MID-AMERICA RECIPIENT
A Game of Inches
KC CHIEFS
Robert Alberino Jr., Writer/Executive Producer
Lindenwood: Knock First
SWITCH
Blake Eastwood, Creative Director
Spire Energy: ONE>50
SWITCH
Michael Haffner, Copywriter
Lindenwood: Share with the Class
SWITCH
Josh Kell, VP, Executive Creative Director
Honoring Juneteenth
KC CHIEFS
Robert Alberino Jr., Writer/Executive Director
Ed V. Pizza
Coolfire
Edward Herman, Writer