Outstanding news broadcast, larger markets: Eyewitness News Tonight, KDKA. Sue McInerney, news director.
News broadcast, smaller markets: News Center 8 Evening Report, WGAL. Ed Wickenheiser, news director.
Spot news: "Meridian Fire," WTXF. Roger LaMay, news director.
Feature news/single report: (tie) "A Day at the Races," WTAE. Jim Hefner, general manager. "Seeking Solitude," WGAL. John Campbell, photographer.
Feature news/series: "License to Steal," KYW. Walt Hunter, reporter.
Service news: "How to Avoid Raising a Brat," KYW. Barbara Monaco, reporter.
Investigative journalism: (tie) "How Not to Eat on the Street," KYW. Paul Moriarty, reporter. "Prescription for Profit," WPVI. David Henry, reporter.
Documentary program: Wylie Avenue Days, WQED. Christopher Moore, producer.
Health and science programming: (tie) Flying Off the Bridge to Nowhere and Other Tales of Pittsburgh Bridges, WQED. Rick Sebak, producer. You're the Cure, WCAU. Cherie Bank, reporter.
Talk program/one-time special: Peace, WHYY. Eileen Lucas, producer.
Talk program/series: News Forum, WCAU. Herb Denenberg, reporter.
Entertainment broadcast: Two Step, New Jersey Network. Amber Edwards, producer.
Magazine-format broadcast: Timeout, WCAU. Jeanne McHale-Waite, executive producer.
Programming feature/informational: Starting Over, WPVI. Holly Woodward, producer.
Programming feature/entertainment: Steeltown, WPVI. Bruce B. Neumann, producer.
Live sports coverage/one-time special: Corestates Championship, WCAU. Mitchell Goldstein, executive producer.
Live sports coverage/series: Philadelphia Big 5 College Basketball, Prism. Jon Slobokin, producer.
Sports program/one-time special: Army-Navy - 100 Years, WTXF. Ray G. Tipton, producer.
Sports series: Jim Barniak's Sports Scrapbook, Prism. Jim Barniak, producer.
Sports feature: Marketing Michael Jordan, WPHL. Tracy Warren, reporter.
Children's programming/one-time special: Kidside: Join the Resistance, WCAU. Eileen Matthews, producer.
Children's programming/series: Young Voices, WHYY. Glenn Holsten, producer.
Cultural programming: Things That Aren't There Anymore, WQED. Rick Sebak, producer.
Live programming: Pennsylvania 2000: The People's Agenda, WQED. Jim Sequin, producer.
Single public-service announcement: "Enjoy," Videosmith Inc. Kyran W. Connelly, producer.
Public-service campaign: Don't Dance With Death, Motion Video Productions. Dave Sewell, producer.
Single promotional announcement: "One House Street Premiere," WGBS. Todd A. Ballentyne, producer.
Promotional announcement campaign: (tie) You're the Cure, WCAU. Marion Jablon, manager, advertising and promotion. Great Expectations, WTAE. Lauren Dale, producer.
Editorial/commentary: "Pittsburgh Problem," WTAE. Paul Long, anchor.
Public-affairs programming: Pennsylvania 2000: Saving Pennsylvania (by the Grass Roots), WQED. Herbert G. Stein, producer.
Community-outreach program: (tie) "Health Check/The Cancer Test," WTXF. Gay M. Ball, public-affairs director. "Save a Sweetheart," WYOU. Linda S. Wallace, community-relations director.
Reporter: (tie) Herb Denenberg, WCAU. Paul Moriarty, KYW.
Host: Herb Denenberg, WCAU.
Sports reporter: Michael Barkann, KYW.
Sports play-by-play/commentary: Harry Kalas, WTXF.
Weathercaster: William Edward Elias, WTXF.
Graphic design/animation: Mary EA Hudlow Dima, WCAU.
Director: Mitchell Goldstein, WCAU.
Writer-news: Dick Hoxworth, WGAL.
Writer-programming: Jim Dever, KDKA.
Tape or film camera-news: John Campbell, WGAL.
Tape or film camera-programming: Allen I. Rosen, WQED.
Tape or film editor-news: Terence V. Brownley, KYW.
Tape or film editor-programming: John Johnson, WCAU.
Audio: John Seminerio, New Jersey
Lighting director: Lynn W. Cates, WHYY.
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