NBC4 Southern California received 20 Los Angeles-area Emmy Award nominations, more than any other station in the market, it was announced Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The organization announced 123 nominations in 42 categories for the 64th Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, which will take place on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood.
NBC4 received six more nominations than second-placed KTLA, which had 14, and is also in the running for all three Best Newscast categories – Best Regularly Scheduled Daily Morning; Daytime and Evening Newscast.
NBC4 received nominations in a wide variety of categories, ranging from Light News Story – Single Report to Serious News Story – Multi-Report. Ana Garcia and Robert Kovacik earned nominations in the Outstanding Hard News Reporting category.
The station also dominated the Serious News Story - Single Report category with three nominations and Live Coverage Of An Unscheduled News Event with two. Mary Harris, who has won Outstanding Writer – News for the past six consecutive years, will be competing for a seventh year in the same category.