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Aug 03 2007

Regional Emmys announced

It’s been the same way for years, but this year something is different. WTAE is abstaining from the Emmys. 4’s news director, Bob Longo resigned as a member of NATAS stating that Philadelphia seems to be favored over Pittsburgh – even though it’s their chapter. (Not that anyone asked, but we found this YouTube Video of Longo professing his theory of what SHOULD happen.) Anyhow, according to the Post-Gazette, historically WPXI and KDKA have sat out from the awards. This year, KDKA has 11 nominations and WQED has 20 nominations – mostly for OnQ. WPXI is sitting out from submissions but has been nominated for one award. The awards will be presented on 9/15.