Off Camera, June 2004, page 3
The Emmy 2004 show was held May 22 at thePalace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. More than 650people attended the event, the largest crowd in atleast 25 years.In all, 144 statues were handed out to 56 Emmywinners in 52 categories.In addition, KPIX anchor
wasgiven the 2004 Governors Award for her achieve-ments in the industry as well as in the community.Rodgers was introduced by former KPIX anchor
. Rodgers talked about her humblebeginnings as well as the 1992 show, which hermother attended and got to meet that year’s Gover-nors Award winner,
Shirley Temple Black
.“Mama,” Rodgers said, looking skyward. “I’ve wonthe same award now as Shirley Temple Black.”The 2004 Governors Citation was awarded to
, former KPIX and KGO producerwho also serves on the NTA board. The 2004 Gover-nors Service Medallion went to
, an NTAboard member who serves as technical producer atthe Emmy show.Of the 56 Emmy recipients, 39 came from stationsin the Bay Area.
scooped up statues in 11categories, just two years after the San Franciscostation lost its NBC affiliation.“The awards underlined the continuing commit-ment KRON 4 has to original local programming,”said news director
. “Two documentaries,a Bay Area-based reality show, Bay to Breakers andeven promotion for our sports partnerships are all amajor part of our drive as an independent to be ‘theBay Area’s News Station.’”
, the San Francisco CBS affiliate, and
,the PBS station in Sacramento, each won five Emmycategories.
Fox Sports Net
received four each.
9 in Hawaii wonthree individual Emmys, for investigative reporting,serious news feature and writing news. ABC 7’sWayne Freedman won for on camera news in thefield, his 45th career Emmy.Some smaller stations also picked up awards.
in Corte Madera won the Emmy for children/ youth segment.
won two photographyawards for work he did at
in Santa Rosa.
picked up the Emmy for best set design.The Emmy show also featured a tribute to
, the KTVU reporter who died in Octoberafter a long, public battle with breast cancer.Two $3,000 scholarships were officially awardedto U.C. Berkeley students
.Below is a listing of the 2004 Emmy recipients:
News Broadcast - Large Market
ABC News at 11, KGO
Stephanie Adrouny,Bob Goldberger,
News Broadcast - Medium Market
Action News Live at 5, KFSN
News Broadcast - Small Market
KSBW Action News Eight at 6 pm, KSBW
ABC 7 Morning News, KGO
Jennifer Walters,Karen Wulferdinger,
San Bernardino County Fires, KRON
Inside the Middle East, KPIX
Anchors / Reporters;
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