Posted On On: August 3, 2017 Categories Filed Under: Member News

HARRISBURG,PA —  WHTM abc27 News was nominated for 25 Emmy Awards from the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of The National Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences, more than any other station in the Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, York market in Central Pennsylvania. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter serves the television community in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware region. Winners will be announced September 9, 2017 at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA.

The Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards recognize excellence in regional television news, programming, and individual achievement. Entries are judged by peer panels in other major television markets.

Nominations include:

Evening Newscast – Medium Markets

“abc27 News At 11”
Michelle Murmello, Producer
Alicia Richards, Anchor
Jarid Shutt, Director
Michael Parker, Anchor

“abc27 News At 5”
Thomas LeClair, Producer
Valerie Pritchett, Anchor
Michael Parker, Anchor
Stephanie Taylor, Director

General Assignment Report Within 24 Hours

Canteen Comes Home

Dennis Owens, Reporter
Eric Heisler, Photographer


“First Time Since 1945”

Anthony Durso, Editor
Dennis Owens, Reporter

“Welcome (Old) Home”
Chris Davis, Multimedia Journalist

Investigative Report – Single Story or Series

“A Full Plate for Lower Paxton Township”
Amanda St. Hilaire, Reporter

Feature News Report – Serious Feature

“Run Hide Fight”
Eric Heisler, Photojournalist
Chris Davis, Multimedia Journalist
Joseph Camut, Photojournalist
Anthony Ribovich, Photojournalist

Education/Schools – News Single Story or Series

“Crummel’s Classroom” 
James Crummel, Reporter

Environment/Science – News Single Story or Series

“Paying Up for Stormwater”
Amanda St. Hilaire, Reporter

“Saving the Susquehanna”
Chris Davis, Multimedia Journalist

Health – News Single Story or Series

“Tiny Victims”
Samantha Galvez, Reporter
Stephen Munchel, Photojournalist

Politics/Government – News Single Story or Series

“Juvenile Lifers”
Dennis Owens, Reporter

“Public Meetings: A Deafening Silence”
Amanda St. Hilaire, Reporter



“ABC27 Sports 12/04/16: Penn State Gets Snubbed”
Patrick Welter, Reporter

Editor – News

Eric Heisler

Talent – Anchor – News

Dennis Owens

Talent – Anchor – Weather

Eric Finkenbinder

Talent – Anchor – Sports

Pat Welter

Talent – Reporter – Specialty Assignment

Amanda St. Hilaire

Dennis Owens

Talent – Reporter – Sports

Ross Lippman

Photographer – News

Anthony Durso

Stephen Munchel

Video Journalist

Dawn White

Chris Davis