With 7 Wins, KTTV Is No. 1 at the L.A. Emmys

From a Times Staff Writer

KTTV-TV led the pack with seven awards at the 53rd Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, presented Saturday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

The Fox affiliate’s awards included regularly scheduled daytime newscast for “Good Day L.A.,” the news special category for “L.A. Riots: From This Day Forward” and in the crime/social issues category for “Black & Brown: When Colors Collide.” The station’s Abe Rosenberg also won the newswriter honor.

Emmy wins by station included KCAL and KCOP with six each; NBC 4 with five; KTLA, four; and ABC 7, CBS 2 and KCET with three each.

A one-hour show featuring highlights of the ceremony event will be broadcast on KCOP Channel 13 on July 14 at 11 p.m.


Here is a complete list of winners.

Regularly scheduled daytime newscast: “Good Day L.A.,” Fox 11

Regularly scheduled daily news over 35 minute format: “News 13,” KCOP

Regularly scheduled daily news 0-35 minutes (tie): “News at 11 p.m.,” NBC 4, 11 p.m. News KVEA

Hard news reporting: KCAL

News director: Stephanie E. Medina, KTLA

Investigative reporting: “California’s Billion Dollar Rip Off,” CBS 2

News feature reporting (tie): Jorge Briseno, KLCS; Lynette Romero, KTLA


Live coverage of an unscheduled news event: “Building Collapse,” KVEA

News special: “L.A. Riots: From This Day Forward,” Fox 11

Serious news story (single report): “Alvarado Update,” KCOP

Serious news story (multi-part): “Reversing Alzheimer’s,” CBS 2


Informational/public affairs series (more than 50% studio based): “Making It! Minority Success Stories,” KTLA

Informational/public affairs series (more than 50% remote): “Vista L.A.,” ABC 7

Crime/social issues: “Black & Brown: When Colors Collide,” Fox 11

Light news story (single report): “Cliff Dancers,” Fox 11


Light news story (multi-part): “La Voz De Mexico: Vicente Fox,” KWHY

Non-news writer: Patt Morrison, KCET

Newswriter: Abe Rosenberg, Fox 11

News videographer: Juan Renteria, CBS 2


News editor: Brian Singer, KCAL

Information segment: “Navajo Relocation,” KCET

Arts and culture/history: “Everlasting Spring,” LA Cityview 35

L.A. local color: “California AIDS Ride,” Fox 11


Education: “Baby Love: Prenatal Care For You and Your Baby,” KCOP

Children/youth programming: “Tales From a Teen Clinic,” CityTV

Entertainment programming: “Faust,” LA 36

Public service announcement: “GPD Recruitment,” GTV 6; “Elder Abuse,” GTV 6


Sports special: “The Road to Sydney,” NBC 4

Sports series: “Ironmen--Iron Hearts,” ABC 7

Live special events: “Desfile De Las Rosas: Celebracion 2000,” KMEX

Live sports coverage: “L.A. Clippers Basketball,” KCAL


Sports feature: “Kiteboarding (Extreme Sports Rush),” Fox 11

Sports reporting: Dino Castro, producer; Fred Roggin, executive producer; Charlie Rosene, producer, NBC 4

Non-news videographer (single camera): Victor Smith, KCAL

Non-news videographer (multi camera): “L.A. Marathon,” KCOP, Bruce W. Cook, David Conley, Xero Covarrubias, David Dougherty, Kim Gardiner, Armando Hernandez, Edwin Craig Horton, Scott Hylton, Denny Macko, Ollin Martinez, Kirk McLemore, Gary A. Meeker, Robert Moran, Greg T. Noyes, Darren Pattison, David W. Rhea, Steve Roy, Perry Suen, Jim Velarde, Thomas Terry, Gary Brainard, Javier Medel, Kevin Sechrist and David Wehlage, camera; Bob Cunningham, Ross Elliott, Christopher Gray and Richard Thomson, senior video control.


Feature segment (tie): Michael Whitmore, “Special Olympics 2000,” Fox Sports Net 1 & 2; “Neon L.A.,” KCET

Creative technical crafts (sound): “2000 Tournament of Roses Parade,” KTLA

Non-news editor: Michael Klein, KCOP

Graphics: “Latin Rock Revolution,” KCOP; “Lakers Tease,” Fox Sports Net; “Los Angeles Graphics Package 2000,” NBC 4; “Fred Roggin’s Road to Sydney,” NBC 4; “An Evening at the Academy Awards,” ABC 7


Non-news director: Eduardo Kachscovsky, KMEX

Short promo: “Lakers vs. Rockets,” KCAL; “Trick or Treat,” KCAL