The “ 44th Annual Northern California Area Emmy Award” nominations have been announced and Fresno’s KFTV Univision 21 is tops among local stations with five nominations. The San Francisco/Northern California region is composed of media companies and individuals from Visalia to the Oregon border and includes Hawaii and Reno, Nevada.
All entries aired during the 2014 calendar year. There were 761 English and 135 Spanish entries in 61 categories.
KFTV can already count one nomination as a win as “Termina el mundial / Acción Deportiva Extra ADE,” executive produced by Sandy Sirias and produced by Geovana Herrera is the only entry in the “Sports - Daily or Weekly Program/Series” category. Raul Delgado is the sports anchor and Raul Lima is the director/technical director.
Winners will be announced Saturday, June 6, in San Francisco.
Here are the other local nominees:
Newscast-Evening-Medium Markets: “ABC30 Action News Live at Eleven,” KFSN ABC30, Michael Carr, news director; Alysia Ambriz, producer.
Feature News Report-Serious: “Five year old Beatles Fan,” KFSN ABC30, Liz Harrison, anchor/reporter; Matthew A. Brincefield, photographer; Darrell Hamilton, Jr., editor.
Writer-Program: “Champions for Children,” KFSN ABC30, Aurora Diaz, writer.
Photographer-News-No Time Limit: “The Helicopter Project,” KFSN ABC30/Fenceline Media Group LLC, Justin Davis, photographer.
Specialty Assignment report: “Education Matters”: KSEE24/Fenceline Media Group LLC, Juanita Stevenson, producer/writer; Justin Davis, photographer/editor.
Journalistic Enterprise-No Time Limit: “Risking It All: An Immigrant’s Journey,” CBS47, Chad McCollum, executive producer; Ximena Camarena, producer; Jack Highberger, reporter/photographer.
Feature News Report-Light Series: “Ruta de la Sierra,” KFTV Univision 21, David Ibarra, anchor/reporter; Vladimir Araya, producer/photographer/editor.
Historic/Cultural-Feature/Segment: “Vida de Charro,” KFTV Univision 21, Reina Cardenas, reporter; Jose E. Munoz, photographer/editor.
Sports-Feature/Segment: “King Arthur,” KFTV Univision 21, Sayra Vasquez, producer/ talent; Alvaro Martinez, editor.
Graphic Arts-Graphics & Animation: “Cofre Del Tesoro,” KFTV Univision 21, Marlo Medina, editor/motion graphics/illustrator.