News Four at the 2013 New York Emmy Awards

April 21st, 2013 at 8:16 pm by under Jacquie Walker's Newsroom Notebook
WIVB-TV News 4 Buffalo sent our nominees to the 56th Annual New York Emmy Awards last weekend in New York City.  Emily Guggenmos, Lou Raguse, News Director Joe Schlaerth, Ed Drantch, Mike Mombrea, Jr., Diana Fairbanks, and myself were among the nominees. (Rich Newberg is missing from this photo.)  My husband, Mike, is next to me.

WIVB-TV News 4 Buffalo sent our nominees to the 56th Annual New York Emmy Awards last weekend in New York City.  Emily Guggenmos, Lou Raguse, News Director Joe Schlaerth, Ed Drantch, Mike Mombrea, Jr., Diana Fairbanks, and myself were among the nominees. (Rich Newberg is missing from this photo.)  My husband, Mike, is next to me.

The 56th Annual Emmy Awards were held in the Marriott Marquis on Times Square.

The 56th Annual Emmy Awards were held in the Marriott Marquis on Times Square.

Hundreds of people filled the Marriott Marquis ballroom for the 56th Annual New York Emmy Awards on April 14, 2013.

Hundreds of people filled the Marriott Marquis ballroom for the 56th Annual New York Emmy Awards on April 14, 2013.

It was a pleasure to meet former talk show host Dick Cavett who made a stage appearance at the New York Emmy Awards.

It was a pleasure to meet former talk show host Dick Cavett who made a stage appearance at the New York Emmy Awards.

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, well-known sex therapist, was a presenter for the New York Emmy Awards.

Dr. Ruth Westheimer, well-known sex therapist, was a presenter for the New York Emmy Awards.

This photo is of very poor quality but you may recognize singer and Emmy presenter Dionne Warwick standing between Lori and Rich Newberg. Next to Rich is Mike Mombrea, Jr., myself, and my husband, Mike.  We had just a moment to line up for the photo before the award ceremony. 

This photo is of very poor quality but you may recognize singer and Emmy presenter Dionne Warwick standing between Lori and Rich Newberg. Next to Rich is Mike Mombrea, Jr., myself, and my husband, Mike.  We had just a moment to line up for the photo before the award ceremony. 

The 56th Annual New York Emmy Awards are about to begin in the Marriott Marquis ballroom. The vast majority of the Emmy nominees are from the New York City media market.

The 56th Annual New York Emmy Awards are about to begin in the Marriott Marquis ballroom. The vast majority of the Emmy nominees are from the New York City media market.

My husband and I enjoyed the night we were part of this glittering event. My Emmy nomination was for anchoring during the Nik Wallenda wirewalk across Niagara Falls.

My husband and I enjoyed the night we were part of this glittering event. My Emmy nomination was for anchoring during the Nik Wallenda wirewalk across Niagara Falls.

Singer Judy Collins was among the presenters for the 56th Annual New York Emmy Awards.

Singer Judy Collins was among the presenters for the 56th Annual New York Emmy Awards.

Diana Fairbanks, Ed Drantch, and me during the dinner and awards ceremony at the WIVB-TV table.

Diana Fairbanks, Ed Drantch, and me during the dinner and awards ceremony at the WIVB-TV table.

So, no one from our group won an Emmy, but we all know "it's an honor to be nominated" and it was great to be part of this big event.

So, no one from our group won an Emmy, but we all know “it’s an honor to be nominated” and it was great to be part of this big event.

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