Channel Surfing
by Laura Nachman
Bucks County Courier Times
August 8, 2006


CBS3 leads with 64 Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominations. The annual awards ceremonies for the best in local television in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware takes place in September.  Here are some of major individual categories.  My choices are in bold.


Anchor News
Dave Huddleston Fox29
Arthur Fennell CN8
Wendy Bell WTAE-TV (Pittsburgh)
Lauren Cohn NBC10
Larry Mendte CBS3


Anchor Weather
Doug Kammerer NBC10
Kathy Orr CBS3
Tom Russell WHP CBS21 (Harrisburg)

Anchor Sports
Beasley Reece CBS3
Steve Bucci CBS3


Program Host Moderator

Linda Swain NBC10

Lou Tilley CN8

Larry Mendte CBS3

Suzanne Roberts Stage 3 Productions

Brian Gurry CN8


Reporter Features/Human Interest
Nicole Fox CN8
Wendy Bell WTAE (Pittsburgh)
Larry Mendte CBS3

Bruce Gordon Fox29
Kevin Henry WHTM

Reporter General Assignment
Lauren Cohn NBC10
Dennis Owens WHTM
Mike Strug NBC10

David Vagnoni WHTM


Reporter Live
John Atwater Fox29
David Highfield KDKA (Pittsburgh)


Reporter Specialty Assignment
Stephanie Stahl CBS3
Wendy Bell WTAE (Pittsburgh)

Jim Donovan CBS3
James Osman CBS3
Fred Bibbo Comcast SportsNet

Other Philadelphia on-air personalities nominated were Alycia Lane, Joyce Evans, Pat Ciarrocchi, Natasha Brown, Claudia Gomez, Tom Burlington, Kyle Schmoyer, Valerie Levesque, Jeff Cole, Denise Nakano, Dave Schratwieser, LuAnn Cahn, Gerald Kolpan, Jennaphr Frederick, Cherie Bank, Gregg Murphy, Bruce Casella, Connie Colla, Lynn Doyle, Mary Caraccioli, Tracy Davidson, and Michael Barkann.