Monday, December 10, 2012
For the second consecutive year, NBC 5 Chicago received an Emmy for its coverage of the 2012 Chicago Auto Show in the "Outstanding Achievement for Special Event Coverage" category.
The NBC 5 Chicago team worked closely with the Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), producer of the Chicago Auto Show, the board of directors and the 2012 Chicago Auto Show Chairman Steve Foley to produce the special. WGN News Chicago competed in a related category for its edited special event coverage of the 2012 Chicago Auto Show.
"NBC 5's win and WGN's nomination confirm the commitment of the city's media to promote the nation's premier auto show," said Michael Ettleson, 2013 Chicago Auto Show chairman. "We do our part to present an auto show worthy of the coverage, and my hat is off to the stations for their work to broadcast the event in a manner worthy of an Emmy."
NBC 5 Chicago and its sister station Telemundo Chicago are once again media partners of the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. This year, the "NBC5 Presents the 2013 Chicago Auto Show" TV special is scheduled to air on Saturday, February 9 - the opening day of the public show.
"We're thrilled to have received this prestigious honor again this year," said NBC 5 Chicago's President and General Manager Larry Wert. "We look forward to our continued association with the Chicago Automobile Trade Association and the Chicago Auto Show."
The 2012 Chicago Auto Show telecast team included: Matt Piacente, Executive Producer; Geoff Glick, Carol Cooling, Producers; Ed Mann, Patrick Lake, Tony Vitale, Jan Golden, Trisha Hockings, Alison Ebert, Charles Bennette, Co-Producers; Brant Miller, Host/Reporter; Charlie Wojciechowski, Art Norman, LeeAnn Trotter, Cheryl Scott, Alicia Roman, Reporters; Jessica Kelly, Lici Lytle, Field Producers.
For more information, please visit www.chicagoautoshow.com.