12 News nominated for three Emmy awards

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CBS-Affiliate WJTV 12 News in Jackson, Mississippi has been nominated in three categories for the 2021 Southeast Regional EMMY Awards. The nominees were announced on Sunday, May 9 by The Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

12 News’ three nominations and nominees are listed below:

  • Graphic Arts – Motion Graphics
    • Opie Cooper, WJTV Creative Services Director
  • 12 News Special
    • A Mississippi Town Hall: A Conversation About Race (Rob Taylor- Assistant News Director, Ashli Coggins- Producer, Kayla Thompson- Reporter; Byron Brown- Anchor; Tai Takahashi- News Director; Justin Burks- Director of Photography)
  • Arts/Entertainment – Long Form Content
    • A Mississippi Carol with Walt Grayson (Opie Cooper, Walt Grayson, Missy Tanner, Justin Burks)

The winners of the 2021 Southeast Regional EMMY Awards will be announced on Saturday, June 19.

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