WFAA wins Emmy Award for storm coverage

Delkus in Seagoville

Credit: WFAA

WFAA Chief Meteorologist Pete Delkus, right, talks with tornado victim Robert Ortega outside his damaged home in Seagoville on Thursday.

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Posted on October 3, 2012 at 10:49 PM

WFAA-TV was honored with a National News and Documentary Emmy Award by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at a ceremony held Monday night in New York.

Executive Producer Valerie Evans, Producer Eric Valadez and Chief Director Art MacLaren were honored for their work during storm coverage in September 2010.

WFAA’s winning piece, "A Day of Weather," featured continuing coverage of tornadoes that crisscrossed North Texas. WFAA captured a tornado live is moved just southwest of downtown Dallas.

“We are always most proud when we are recognized by our peers,” said Peter L. Diaz, Belo’s president/Media Operations. “This award honors the effort of an entire station and its commitment to providing the community with vital severe weather information.”

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