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Auto show telecast wins Emmy

November 20, 2012
NBC 5 Chicago on Nov. 18 captured an Emmy for its coverage of the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. WGN-TV also was nominated for its auto show broadcast.
The WMAQ-TV special, “NBC 5 Presents the 2012 Chicago Auto Show,” won in the category, “Outstanding Achievement for Special Event Coverage (Live).” WGN-TV Channel 9 was competing in a related category, for edited special event coverage, with its program, “The 2012 Chicago Auto Show.”
The Emmys were presented by the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The chapter awarded Emmys in 64 categories during a Nov. 18 ceremony in Chicago.
Michael Ettleson, chairman of the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, said NBC 5’s win and WGN’s nomination confirm the commitment of the city’s media to promote the nation’s premier auto show.
“We do our part,” Ettleson said, “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.”