2003 Upper Midwest Emmy Recipients



Outstanding Achievements within News Programming
1a: Single Newscast, market #20 or larger
Eyewitness News at 10, 10/25/02 Harris Faulkner, Anchor
Randy Meier, Anchor
Bob McNaney, Reporter
Tom Hauser, Reporter
Ross Kirgiss, Reporter
Dean Staley, Reporter
Dave Dahl, Anchor
Kris Patrow, Reporter
Brad Rogers, Reporter
Robb Leer, Reporter
Andrew Wittenborg, Producer
Dan Callahan, Producer
Mike Maybay, Producer
Julie Jacoby, Producer
Joe Caffrey, Reporter
Bill Scherk, Reporter
Dave Knutson, Producer
Amy Morris, Executive Producer
Mark Ginther, Assistant News Director
Scott Libin, News Director
KSTP

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1b: Single Newscast, market #21 – #140
Eyewitness News Steve Goodspeed, News Director
AND
Bill Strande and Dennis Anderson
WDIO-TV

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1c: Single Newscast, market #141 or smaller
NewsCenter at Six
Dennis Grant,
News Director
AND
Kristyn Sands, Tom Overlie, Candice Grossklaus,
Randy Brock and Pat Lund
KTTC-TV

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2a: Single Morning News Program, market #20 or larger
Fox 9 News AM
Ted Canova, News Director
AND
Lori Ryan, Alix Kendall, Mike Tsolinas, Mary Alice Rosko,
Dave Hansen, Pete Busch, Adam Wohlman, Jeff Orcutt,
Ron Elmquist, Rich Powell, Jon Murphy, Bill Middeke,
Leo Hofmeister, Steve Rainwater, Christine Jelacic, Ann Cole,
and Joe Yund
KMSP Fox 9

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2b: Single Morning News Program, market #21 – #140
Good Morning Northland Steve Goodspeed, News Director
AND
Luc Benson, Steve Long and Deb Shold
WDIO-TV

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2c: Single Morning News Program, market #141 or smaller
Six News Good Morning Jennifer Wietelman, Producer
Lou Arens, Anchor
Gary Peterson, News Director

KAAL-TV

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3: Spot News
Gopher Riots Rita Beatty, Producer
AND
Steve Ericson, Amy Hockert, Scott Goldberg, Dana Thiede,
Brett Akagi, Craig Norkus, John Drilling, Charles Barthold,
Nate Anderson and Ron Stover
KARE-11

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4: Investigative Reporting
Jungle Josh Brad Woodard, Reporter
Ron Stover, Videographer
Jeff Kraker, Editor

KARE-11

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5: Continuing Coverage
Reports from the War Zone Dean Staley, Reporter
AND
Joe Caffrey, Photojournalist
KSTP-TV

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6: Soft Feature
License Plate Guy Greg Vandegrift,
Reporter
AND
Gary Knox, Photojournalist
KARE-11
The One They Call Pops Corky Scholl, Photojournalist
AND
Dean Staley, Reporter
KSTP-TV

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7: Same Day Soft Feature
Never go to war
without a Ruda Dean Staley,
Reporter
AND
Joe Caffrey, Photojournalist
KSTP-TV

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8: Soft Feature Series
Ready, Set, Date! Noelle Walker, Reporter
Paula Engelking, Reporter
Thomas Aviles, Videographer
Joe Berglove, Videographer
Garrett Young, Videographer
WCCO-TV

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9: Hard Feature
A Costly Gift Kristin Stinar, Reporter
Tim Jones, Photojournalist/Editor
Mike Maybay, Producer
Gary Hill, Executive Producer
Jim O’Connell, Photojournalist
KSTP-TV
Driving Blind David Schechter, Reporter
Joan Gilbertson, Producer
Thomas Aviles, Photographer
WCCO-TV
I-Team

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10: Same Day Hard Feature
Barrows Wildfire
Boyd Huppert, Reporter
Scott Jensen, Photojournalist

KARE-11

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11: Hard Feature Series
Traffic Troubles
Greg Vandegrift, Reporter
Scott Jensen, Photojournalist

KARE-11

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12: On Going Feature Series
Trippin’ With Perk Eric Perkins, Reporter
Jesse Thompson, Videographer
KARE-11
On The Job Julie Moravchik
and the WDIO Photo Staff
WDIO-TV

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13: News Special
Fox 9 Investigations Trish Van Pilsum, Reporter
Tom Lyden, Reporter
Jeff Baillon, Reporter
Maggie Buttweiler, Producer
Kim Kruger, Producer
Matt Knisely, Photojournalist
Spencer Driskill, Photojournalist
Dan Sundem, Photojournalist

KMSP Fox 9

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Specialized Programming

14: Documentary
Delafield Mark Brodin, Producer/Director
Steve Flynn, Photographer/Editor
Susan Talbot, Editor
Barbara Wiener, Writer
John Alternbernd, Music
Joe Demko, Music
Tod Tollefson, Music
Molly Orth, Graphic Design
Klark Eversman, Photography,
Michael Winn, Photography
Russ Haynes, Sound

tpt/No Boy At All, LLC; Presented by ITVS

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15: Public Affairs
At Issue with Tom Hauser

Tom Hauser, Host
Kevin Hunt Executive Producer
Dan Callahan, Producer
KSTP-TV

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16: Magazine
Minnesota Bound Ron Schara
Joe Harewicz
Steve Plummer
Mike Cashman
KARE/Ron Schara Enterprises

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17: Childrens
Road to War: A Teen’s Perspective Erin Zdechlik, Producer
Laura Stokes, Producer
Paul Magers, Host
Matt Lindstrom, Producer
George Marincel, Videographer
Deb Lyndahl, Videographer
Lonnie Hartley, Producer
Frank Stackowitz, Director

KARE-11

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18: Entertainment
Goodall/Duvall Profiles Brad Woodard, Reporter/Host KARE-11

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19: Sports – Live or Unedited
Twins Baseball John Stroh
Mike Connelly, Executive Producer
Matt Hoover, Coordinating Producer
Dave Higgins, Director
Dick Bremer, Play-by-Play
Bert Blyleven, Analyst

Fox Sports Net
NHL Playoffs: Wild Upset the Avalanche in Game 7 Thriller Minnesota Wild Productions
Patrick O’Connor, Director
Rick Lee, Producer
Mike Greenlay, Announcer
Mike Goldberg, Announcer

KMSP/Minnesota Wild

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20: Sports Programs
Go Wild Ted Canova, News Director
Marian Davey, Assistant News Director
Kelly Huffman, Assignment Manager
Adam Wohlman, Executive Producer
Margaret Buttweiler, Producer
Tom Cousins, Director
and the Fox 9 News Team
KMSP Fox 9

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21 Sports Segment/Feature
Big Kyle, Little Kyle Boyd Huppert, Reporter
Ron Stover, Photojournalist
KARE-11
Friendly Battles Corky Scholl, Photojournalist
Rod Rassman, Reporter
KSTP-TV

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Announcements, Campains and Commerical Production

22a: Community/Public Service – Spot
Oblivious Guy Sean Francis Foundation
Julie Hartley, President
Marco Baca, Director
Brian Tierney, Writer
Mike Fetrow, Art Director
KARE/Sean Francis Foundation

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22b: Community/Public Service – Campaign
Thank You Melissa Mrachek, Producer
Sam Sabean, Editor/Producer
Mike Lopez, Editor
KSTP-TV

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23a: News Promotion – Spot
Weather Image-
Ken Barlow Kristin Bottoni, Executive Producer
Bob Durland, Photographer
Chuck Ulmer, Editor
Dave Kodet, Producer
Rob Barrett, Music Director
Tim Stanko, Creative Director
KARE-11

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23b: News Promotion – Campaign
People Depend
on 9 News Tamara Bloom, Producer
Kevin Myers, Videographer
KMSP Fox 9

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24a: Non-News Promotion – Spot
24 Update Kevin Myers, Producer KMSP Fox 9

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24b: Non-News Promotion – Campaign
Make the Switch Campaign

Scott Brady,
Executive Producer
John Dunn, J.D. Mayes, Bruce Carslon, Michael Greene,
Tim Thomas, Enid Parkinson, Kevin Myers, Amber Baird,
Brad Nolte, Tammy Bloom, Tony Carlisle,
J.D. Koloc and Rachael Thompson
WFTC/KMSP Fox 9

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25a: Single Commercial – Budget under $10,000
N/A

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25b: Single Commercial – Budget over $10,000
N/A

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26a: Commercial Campaign – Budget over $10,000
N/A

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26b: Commercial Campaign – Budget over $10,000
N/A

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Individual Excellence on Camera

27: News Anchor
Paul Magers

KARE-11

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28: Weather Anchor
Hutch Johnson KXMB CBS12

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29: Sports Anchor
Joe Schmit KSTP-TV

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30: Reporter
David Schechter WCCO-TV

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31: Commentators
Wolves/Lakers Mychal Thompson Fox Sports Net

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32: Program Host – Non-News
Stephan Reynolds KSTC-TV

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Individual Craft Achievements

33a: Graphics Design, Animation – News
3D Animation Composite Michael Greene, Animator

KMSP Fox 9

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33b: Graphics Design, Animation – Non-News
3D Animation Re-Launch & Sports composite Michael Greene,
Animator

KMSP Fox 9

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34a: Audio – News
Composite Jason Hanson, Photojournalist KSTP-TV

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34b: Audio – Non-News
Composite Kevin Myers KMSP Fox 9

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35a: Videography, News – Within 24-hours
Norkus Trilogy
Craig Norkus
KARE-11

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35b: Videography, News – Beyond 24-hours
Compilation Corky Scholl KSTP-TV

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36: Videography – Non-News
Stories from “On the Road”

David Peterson, Videographer

KSTP-TV

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37: Directing News
5pm News, 9/18/02 Karna Smith, Director KSTP-TV

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38: Directing Non-News
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Performs Beethoven’s 8th and 9th Symphonies Jeffrey Weihe, Director Twin Cities Public Television

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39a: Editing News – Within 24-hours
Composite Jason Hanson KSTP-TV

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39b: Editing News – Beyond 24-hours
Compilation Corky Scholl KSTP-TV

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40: Editing – Non-News
Composite Kevin Myers KMSP Fox 9
Composite Michael Lopez KSTP-TV

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41a: Lighting – News
Composite Spencer Driskill KMSP Fox 9

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41b: Lighting – Non-News
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Performs Beethoven’s 8th and 9th Symphonies Joseph Price-Cunningham, Lighting Twin Cities Public Television

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42a: Musical Composition/Arrangement – News
N/A

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42b: Musical Composition/Arrangement – Non-News
N/A

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43: Technical Achievement
Live from the War – Equipment Dean Staley, Reporter
Joe Caffrey, Photojournalist
Rob Hubbard, President, Hubbard Television Group
Eric Neel, Information Systems
Chris Meltvedt, Operations Manager
Tim Jones, Technical Support
Dave Wertheimer
Bruce Hagerty
Justin Jensen
Jimmy Francis
Brian Suneson
Jon Menell
KSTP-TV

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44 Writing- News
Remembering the Farm
Boyd Huppert

KARE-11
Composite Rod Rassman
KSTP-TV

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45: Writing – Non-News
The Floor Paul Hipp
Fox Sports Net

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Outstanding Achievement in Student Production
46a: College: News/Informational
Lost Faces

Nina Bouphasavanh, Producer
AND
Axel Gumbel, Anthony Maggio
and Kinda Shudlick Ken Stone, Instructor

University of Minnesota

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46b: College: Non-News/Entertainment
The Sandwich Generation Audra Lynette Harpel
AND
Gary Schweitzer, Instructor University of Minnesota



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