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WPMT-FOX43 nominated for nine Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy Awards

The FOX43 News team was nominated nine times.

Editor's note: The above video is an Emmy nominated story by Rachel Yonkunas on the parallels between the COVID-19 pandemic and the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918.

WPMT-FOX43 has been nominated for nine Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy Awards.

Jackie De Tore was nominated for best anchor in a medium market, while Andrea Michaels was nominated for best meteorologist in a medium market.

Rachel Yonkunas and photographer Jay Groft were nominated for her FOX43 Reveals story on the opioid epidemic.

The duo were also nominated for the look into Human Trafficking in Pennsylvania, giving Groft two nominations.

Yonkunas and photographer Brent Singleton were also nominated for her story on the parallels between the current pandemic, and the Spanish Flu of 1918, giving her a total of three nominations.

Matt Maisel and photographer Nicholas Vitto were nominated for their series on Cannabis in the Commonwealth.

   

Andrew Kalista was nominated with Singleton, who totaled two nominations, for a story on a Milton Hershey Senior that balances high school, basketball, college and work in a cancer research lab.

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Lyndsay Barna was nominated for a sports feature piece.

Last, but certainly not least, photojournalist Drew Szala was nominated for overall excellence as a news photographer, which includes everything from shooting video, to producing editing packages that you watch in the FOX43 Newscasts.

Congratulations to our FOX43 News team!

9. INVESTIGATIVE REPORT – SINGLE STORY OR SERIES 

“FOX43 Reveals: How Hundreds of Millions of Pain Pills Flooded Our Communities”- WPMT FOX43
Rachel Yonkunas, Investigative Reporter
Jay Groft, Photographer

19. HISTORIC/CULTURAL– NEWS SINGLE STORY OR SERIES 

“FOX43 Reveals: The ‘Peril-llels’ of Two Global Pandemics”- WPMT FOX43
Rachel Yonkunas, Investigative Reporter
Brent Singleton, Photographer

23. SOCIETAL CONCERNS- NEWS SINGLE STORY OR SERIES 

“FOX43 Focal Point: Cannabis in the Commonwealth”- WPMT FOX43
Matt Maisel, Reporter/Photographer
Nicholas Vitto, Photojournalist

“FOX43 Reveals: How Human Trafficking Has Taken Root in Pennsylvania”- WPMT FOX43
Rachel Yonkunas, Investigative Reporter
Jay Groft, Photographer

47. SPORTS- NEWS FEATURE 

“The Perfect Teammate”- WPMT FOX43
Andrew Kalista, Writer
Brent Singleton, Photographer/Editor 

“Defying the Odds”- WPMT FOX43
Lyndsay Barna, Multimedia Journalist 

66. TALENT- ANCHOR- NEWS
Jackie De Tore, WPMT FOX43

67. TALENT- WEATHER
Andrea Michaels, WPMT FOX43

74. PHOTOGRAPHER- NEWS 

Drew Szala, WPMT FOX43