WHIO-TV takes home Emmy awards

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WHIO honored at regional Emmys

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WHIO-TV won three Emmy awards Saturday night for the 53rd annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

Storm Center 7 “Surviving the Storm” took the top prize in the weather category during the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Ohio Valley Chapter award ceremony. Team members included Becky Grimes, Byron Stirsman, Eric Elwell, McCall Vrydaghs, Kirstie Zontini, Brett Collar and Carrieann Marit.

  • Watch "Surviving the Storm" below:

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NewsCenter 7 won an Emmy Award for this special that aired on WHIO-TV.

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  • Watch "Making a Difference 'Wooden Toys'" below:

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NewsCenter 7's James Brown talked to a couple of local retirees who are building wooden cars.

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Anchor James Brown and videographer Byron Stirsman won an Emmy in the human interest category for “Making a Difference 'Wooden Toys.’ ”

Producer Kristi Derocher also took home an Emmy for a politics/government program, “News Center 7 Presents: Election 2016.”

In all, WHIO-TV earned six nominations, with three Emmy wins.

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