St. Louis, MO. September 22, 2012 – The Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) awarded the 36th Annual Mid-America Emmy Awards Saturday night at the Midland Theatre in downtown Kansas City.
For the first time, the Gala was held in Kansas City, Missouri, on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the historic Midland Theatre. A crowd of more than 450 attended the VIP cocktail reception, dinner and awards gala.
NATAS also congratulates each of the 2012 Emmy Award winners from KTVI/KPLR in the following categories:
1. Station Excellence ,KTVI/KPLR -Spencer Koch, General Manager
2. Team Coverage KTVI/KPLR -Audrey Prywitch, News Director
3. Newscast-Morning/Daytime 1-49- KTVI ,Tram Anh Nguyen, Producer ( Tie KMBC)
4. Journalistic Enterprise , KTVI/KPLR -Chris Hayes
5. On Camera Talent/Anchor: Weather , KTVI ,Chris Higgins
6. Writer: News KPLR/KTVI ,Patrick Clark
7. Video Journalist KTVI ,Wade Smith,Photographer
8. Arts/Entertainment: News Story- KTVI/KPLR , Brian Ledford, Photographer
9. News Weathercast ,KTVI , Chris Higgins
The Mid-America chapter of NATAS includes television markets primarily in Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois and surrounding DMAs.