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Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 06/17/2012

Richmond’s WTVR big winner at TV academy’s National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter Emmy Awards

More than 130 Emmy Awards were handed out in 92 categories at the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the TV academy.

Among them, WRC’s Jim Vance and WJLA’s Alison Starling both received Emmys as best news anchor; WTTG, WRC and WJLA all snagged statuettes for their morning newscasts; and WJLA also snagged statuettes for for its daytime and evening newscasts.

Among area stations:

Richmond’s WTVR turned 36 entries into 17 noms, and wound up with 12 wins.

Washington’s WRC submitted 59 entries, resulting in 15 noms and 11 wins.

Washington’s WJLA also submitted 59 entries, which brought the station 18 noms and 10 wins.

Washington’s WTTG’s 55 entries produced 12 noms and 9 wins.

Washington’s WUSA’s 31 entries gave it 4 noms and 2 wins.

Jim Lehrer, exec editor and anchor of PBS’s “NewsHour” received the Board of Governors Award and the Ted Yates Award, given yearly to an individual who has “demonstrated outstanding professional and personal qualities in their contribution to the National Capital Chesapeake Bay region’s television news and public affairs,” was awarded posthumously to WBAL-TV news anchor/WBAL Radio talk show host Ron Smith.

Here’s the complete list of wins.

By  |  01:25 PM ET, 06/17/2012

 
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