Comcast SportsNet led the local stations with ten Mid-Atlantic
Emmy awards in ceremonies last week. CBS3 was next with nine, NBC10 had
eight, and Fox29 won six trophies that recognize excellence in
television programming for the Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and other area
Some of the personalities that won were CBS3’s Denise Saunders
for “Outstanding Individual Achievement – Anchor/News,” Michael
Barkann of Comccast SportsNet for “Outstanding Individual Achievement
– Host/Talk Program,” Fox29’s Bruce Gordon for “Outstanding
Individual Achievement – Reporter/Hard News,” CSN’s Matt Yallof
for “Outstanding Individual Achievement – Anchor/Sports,” and
former WB17 personality Julie Bologna for “Outstanding Individual
Achievement – Weathercaster.”
The NJN News won for “Outstanding Single News Broadcast –
Markets #38 and Larger.” Fox29’s “Good Day Philadelphia” won for “Outstanding
Some of the other personalities who took home Emmys were George
Mallet, Dave Schratwieser and Gerald Kolpan for Fox29; Brad Sattin and
Steve Highsmith for WB17; Paul Moriarty, Stephanie Stahl, and Eleanor Jean Hendley for
CBS3; Lu Ann Cahn, John
Clark, Cherie Bank, and Larry Mendte (now with CBS3) for NBC10; Lynn Doyle, Suzanne Roberts, and Keith Taylor for CN8; and
Fred Bibbo and Jim Jackson for CSN.
For those keeping score at home, David Murphy is the permanent
weekday morning weather anchor and Karen Rogers is the weekend morning
weather anchor for 6ABC.
Congratulations to Bucks County resident Diego Castellanos, whose
series “Puerto Rican Panorama” celebrated its 33rd
anniversary on 6ABC this month.
“Hannity and Colmes” and “Fox and Friends” will do their
shows from Philadelphia October 2 and 3 on Fox News Channel.
Sean Hannity’s syndicated radio show premiered in Philly
September 8 on WPHT 1210-AM. Former
Fox29 personality Mike Jerrick is an anchor for the weekend version of
“Fox and Friends.”
Former Fox29 news director John Mussoni is the new news director
at CN8. He takes over for
Peggy Giordano, who moves up to director of programming for the network.