And the Winner Is…Louisville Stations Rack Up Regional Emmys


Lexington, KY., – In a black-tie gala with Keeneland as the backdrop Saturday, three Louisville stations received several top nods from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Here’s a list of the Emmys nabbed by WDRB, WLKY and WAVE. There were no awards listed for WHAS. For a complete listing of the entire awards list, click here to go to

2015 Ohio Valley Regional Emmy winners
2015 Ohio Valley Regional Emmy winners

*Breaking News
Fern Creek High School Shooting, WLKY
Kendra Ulrich, Lexy Scheen, William E. DeReamer

*Continuing Coverage
Theft, Deception, Racism, Wrongdoing: Southeast Bullitt Fire Investigation, WDRB
Valerie Chinn, Beth Peak, Barry Fulmer, Jennifer Keeney, Dominik Fuhrmann, David White

School Zone Crack House, WAVE
John Boel


Trooper’s New Partner in Crime, WDRB
Rachel Collier

*Education/Schools – News
From the Schoolhouse to the Jailhouse, WDRB
Gilbert Corsey, Neil Johnson

*Health/Science/Environment – News
The Vow, WDRB
Gilbert Corsey, Sarah Haeberle

WDRB's Jennifer Keeney and Lindsay Allen
WDRB’s Jennifer Keeney and Lindsay Allen (photo from Ohio Valley Chapter’s Facebook page)

*Societal Concerns
Know Your Rights, WAVE

Dawne Gee, Steven Richard


Breaking the Cycle of Abuse, WLKY
Scott Eckhardt, Karen Roby

*Sports – News
140.6, WAVE
Doug Druschke, John Boel, John P. Wise

*Sports – Program Feature/Segment
The Manuel Forrest Story, WDRB
Richard Bozich, Matt English

Super Outbreak, WDRB
Jennifer Atherton, Jeremy Kappell, Vincent Vermeulen

*Special Achievement: Overall Excellence
Glenn Haygood

*Anchor – News
Composite, WAVE
Lauren Jones


Composite, WAVE
Eric Flack
*Reporter – Features/Human Interest
Composite, WDRB
Gilbert Corsey

*Photographer – Sports
Dwight Gahm’s Dream, WLKY
Scott Eckhardt

*Photographer – Program
Valhalla: The Legacy Continues, WLKY
Scott Eckhardt

WLKY's Lexy Sheen (photo from Sheen's Facebook page)
WLKY’s Lexy Sheen (photo from Sheen’s Facebook page)

*Set Design
WDRB News Set, WDRB/Devlin Design Group
David Callan, Barry Fulmer, Kartik Dakshinamoorthy, Diane “DiFi” Fiolek, Laurel Lawrence


WAVE's John Boel and WREX's Brendan Keefe at Saturday's awards ceremony. (photo from Boel's Twitter page)
WAVE’s John Boel and WREX’s Brendan Keefe at Saturday’s awards ceremony. (photo from Boel’s Twitter page)