Fox 8 dominates Push Club of New Orleans awards with 16 initial-spot honors, like very best newscast, ideal weathercast

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – WVUE-Fox 8 dominated the Press Club of New Orleans’ 64th yearly Excellence in Journalism awards Saturday night time (July 30), taking dwelling 16 first-location honors which includes the coveted trophies for Very best Newscast and Finest Weathercast.

All told, the leading-rated Fox 8 information team gained 41 awards — extra than any other area news station or outlet — with guide anchor and investigator Lee Zurik currently being honored with eight person awards.

Fox 8 took the top honor of Greatest Newscast for a 9 p.m. newscast helmed by govt producer Chris Petrey.

Fox 8 chief meteorologist David Bernard gained the top rated honor for Finest Weathercast in New Orleans. All push club competitiveness groups are judged by panels of judges from other metropolitan areas.

In the most going instant of the ceremony at The Higgins Hotel, the late Fox 8 reporter-anchor Nancy Parker was honored posthumously with the Lifetime Accomplishment Award, which spouse Glen Boyd acknowledged on her behalf with the couple’s a few young children existing.

Other very first-area winners from Fox 8 bundled Zurik for Broadcast Instruction Reporting, Zurik and Olivia Vidal for Finest Broadcast Continuing Protection of the post-Hurricane Ida nursing property deaths, Meg Gatto for Broadcast Government Reporting, Rob Krieger for Broadcast Lifestyle Reporting, Nicondra Norwood for Broadcast Company Reporting, the Fox 8 Sporting activities Staff for Ideal Television Sports activities Exclusive (”Draft Recreation Plan”) and the Fox 8 workers for Very best Tv Planned Occasion (”A Distinctive Mardi Gras,” protection of 2021′s pandemic-influenced Fats Tuesday).

Fox 8 photographers took initial-spot honors for General Information Videography (Tim Guidry) and Athletics Videography (Lance Washington).

Fox 8 Athletics reporter Sean Fazende took initial put for Very best Electronic Media Sports activities Website. Previous Fox 8 sporting activities reporter Chris Hagan received initially-spot awards for Tv Reporting Producing and Sports Characteristic Reporting.

A entire list of the Fox 8 honorees:

Broadcast Instruction Reporting: Lee Zurik, to start with place

General News Videography: Tim Guidry, 1st put

Photograph Essay Videography: Kia Callia, next place

Electronic Media Unique Area: Lee Zurik “Strangled,” third spot

Television Sporting activities Special: Fox 8 “Draft Activity System,” initially area

Tv Documentary: Lee Zurik “Strangled,” third put

Television Way of living Reporting: Rob Krieger “Laozi ice cream,” initially place Rob Krieger “Craft Beer,” next area

Television Investigative Reporting: Lee Zurik “Discarded Threat,” third location

Life span Achievement Award: Nancy Parker Boyd, Fox 8

Tv Planned Occasion: Fox 8 Staff “A Exceptional Mardi Gras,” initial location

Tv Environmental Reporting: Lee Zurik “Left for Useless,” very first position Lee Zurik, next position Olivia Vidal, third area

Most effective Television Sporting activities Exhibit: Fox 8 “Final Participate in,” next area

Best Tv Videography Enhancing: John Turnipseed, 3rd spot

Ideal Videography Element: Dave McNamara “Heart of Louisiana: Chico Condition,” to start with put

Finest Visual Storytelling Videography: John Turnipseed “Strangled,” next place Kia Callia “Pandemic Inside a Pandemic,” third location

Tv Athletics Attribute Reporting: Chris Hagan “Running again to supporters,” very first location

Tv Governing administration Reporting: Meg Gatto “Combatting Carbon,” 1st area Lee Zurik “New Orleans Trash Contract,” 3rd location

Tv Aspect Reporting: Rob Krieger “Full Residence,” 2nd position Dave McNamara “Heart of Louisiana: Steve Riley,” third area

Finest Tv Promotion: Frankie Prijatel, third area

Television Ideal Continuing Coverage: Lee Zurik and Olivia Vidal “Nursing Household Deaths,” very first area Fox 8 Employees “Seacor Electrical power Disaster,” second location

Very best Weathercast: David Bernard, to start with position

Greatest Digital Media Sporting activities Website: Sean Fazende, initial place

Most effective Web page:, 3rd put

Greatest Sporting activities Videography: Lance Washington, first place Edwin Goode, next position

Greatest Information Videography: Fox 8 Workers “Hurricane Ida,” second place Lance Washington “Carjacking Sufferer Killed,” 3rd area

Digital Media Finest Use of Twitter: Garland Gillen, 3rd area

Television Business Reporting: Nicondra Norwood “The Cali Selection,” initially area Rob Krieger “The Crawfish King,” next location Shelley Brown “Fox 8 Defenders: Stalled Street Repairs,” 3rd area

Tv Normal Information Reporting: Liz Reyes “License to Carry,” third place

Greatest Television Newscast: Chris Petrey “Fox 8 News at 9 p.m.,” initially spot

Finest Tv Reporting Writing: Chris Hagan

From remaining, assistant information director Jessica Remer and handling editor Nancy DeCorte were between the Fox 8 news workers honored Saturday (July 30) at the Push Club of New Orleans’ Excellence in Journalism awards.(WVUE-Fox 8)

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