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WRAL Emmys

Posted January 17, 1998 12:00 a.m. EST

— WRAL-TV5 won seven awards at the Mid-South Regional Emmys in Nashville Saturday night.

WRAL's "Noon News" won the Emmy for Best Daytime Newscast. "Fran's Fury: Stories from the Eye" won for Best News Special Event. Anchor David Crabtree and photojournalist Jay Jennings received an Emmy for "Journey to the Holy Land," which was named Best News Magazine. "CentralXpress.com" was named Best Children's Entertainment Program.

TV5 also picked up the Emmy for Best Public Service Announcement for a Black History Month spot, done by photographer Bob Sadler. WRAL's Doppler 5000 campaign, produced by Shelly Leslie and Kevin Kolbe, was named Best In-House Spot for News Promotion. Kevin Kolbe's post-production audio work on the Doppler 5000 spot also won an Emmy.