by Laura Nachman
Bucks County Courier Times
August 7, 2007
CBS3 leads the Philadelphia stations with 55 nominations for the 2007 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards, which honor excellence for television markets in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
CBS3 news anchor Larry Mendte leads all individuals with 21 nominations.
Mendte and wife Dawn Stensland of Fox29 will be competing in the newscast category.
Others with multiple nominations include Bruce Gordon (5), Kerri Lee Halkett (4), Dave Huddleston (3), John Atwater (3), Jeff Cole (2), Dawn Stensland (2), Robin Taylor (2), and Dave Schratwieser (2) of Fox29; James Osman (6), Pat Ciarrocchi (4), Alycia Lane (4), Kathy Orr (2), and Beasley Reece (2) of CBS3; Mike Strug (5) and Jade McCarthy (4), and Linda Swain (2) of NBC10; and Mary Caraccioli (3) and Gregg Murphy (2) of CN8.
Others with single nominations include Justin Pizzi, LuAnn Cahn, Aditi Roy, Doug Shimell, Vince DeMentri, Steve Highsmith, Terry Ruggles, and Harry Hairston of NBC10; Susan Barnett, Carol Erickson, Ukee Washington, Steve Bucci, and Sean Murphy of CBS3; Justin Lock, Sarah Zapp, Brian Gurry, Mary Amoroso, Jackie Mason, Lynn Doyle, Larry Kane, Art Fennell, and Barry Nolan of CN8; Neil Hartman, Marc Zumoff, Michael Barkann, John Boruk, Lance Crawford, and Derrick Gunn of Comcast SportsNet; and Bill Vargus and Michelle Williams of Fox29.
Here are some of the major nominations:
Mendte- Ground Zero, CBS3
Mendte- Composite, CBS3
Lock, CN8, The Comcast Network
Hartman, Comcast SportsNet
Bristol, WHP CBS21
Nolan, CN8, The Comcast Network
Murphy, CN8, The Comcast Network
Caraccioli, CN8, The Comcast Network
Lepe, PBS Kids Sprout
D. Smith, WFMZ-TV
Boruk, Comcast SportsNet
Crawford, Comcast SportsNet
Bristol, WHP CBS21
Gunn, Comcast SportsNet
Also, former Channel 10 weatherman Herb Clarke will be presented with the Board of Governorsí Award for career achievement. Clarke reported weather and news for WCAU-TV from 1958 to 1998.