FOX 61 staff honored in New England Emmy Award ceremony

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BOSTON — FOX 61 staff members won seven Emmy awards Saturday night at a ceremony honoring television achievement in New England.

Awards were given in the following categories:

  • News Specialty Report Arts/Entertainment: “High School Backs Up Old School” / John Charlton, Reporter | Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer
  • Health Science Feature/Segment: “Thinking Outside the Tote Box” / Jim Altman, Reporter | Michael Townsend, Photographer
  • Historic/Cultural Feature/Segment: “Friendship Never Dies” / Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer | Lorenzo Hall, Reporter
  • Societal Concerts Feature/Segment: “Don’t Forget Us” /  Lorenzo Hall, Reporter | Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer
  • Editor News – Within 24 hours: Composite / Ryan Bernat, Editor
  • Reporter – Features/Human Interest: Composite /  John Charlton, Reporter
  • Photographer News – Within 24 hours: Composite / Jesse Burkett-Hall, Photographer

The awards were based on work done in 2015. The ceremony was held at the Westin Copley Place, in Boston.

Congratulations to all the winners!

For a full list of winners, click here.