The National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the regional nominations Tuesday. The Emmys will be awarded at a dinner on June 25 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.
Other area broadcasters and cable operations that were among the leaders in nominations include Maryland Public television with 7 and MASN with 6. WMAR (Channel 2) has 3 nominations, while WBAL (Channel 11) has 1. WBFF-WNUV (the WBFF newscasts that air on WNUV under a joint operating agreement) recieved 2 nominations.
WAVY, in Norfolk, picked up 12 nominations. The leader among DC stations is WTTG with 19.
(Pictured: Kathleen Cairns is one of several WBFF-TV staffers who recieved multiple nominations.)
It should also be noted that WBFF and WTTG had more entries than any other station than Washington's WJLA. WBFF had 55, while WTTG had 54.
WBFF is tradionally one of the most honored regional stations at Emmy time.
CORRECTION: The post has been changed to reflect the fact that WJLA had more entries than WBFF or WTTG.