FOX8 takes home Emmys at award show in Nashville


FOX8/WGHP’s Brad Jones, Bob Buckley and Eric Sander.

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NASHVILLE — FOX8/WGHP’s Brad Jones, Bob Buckley, Eric Sander and Keith Hunter all took home Emmy awards at the 27th Midsouth Emmys Saturday night in Nashville.

FOX8/WGHP was nominated for a total of seven awards, more than any other TV station in the Piedmont Triad market.

FOX8 Senior Reported Bob Buckley and FOX8 Photojournalist Eric Sander both won in the Serious Feature, Hard News category with “The Best Sound I’ve Ever Heard.”

Brad Jones' Emmy for the PSA Spot “Taps Memorial Day.”
Brad Jones’ Emmy for the PSA Spot “Taps Memorial Day.”

FOX8 Morning News Anchor Brad Jones and Keith Hunter also won in the PSA Spot with “Taps Memorial Day.”

Other WGHP nominees included:

General Assignment, No Time Limit: Saving the Unwanted, Chad Tucker, WGHP.

General Assignment, within 24 hours: JB Kerns Comes Home, Eric Sander, Lindsey Eaton, WGHP.

Journalistic Enterprise: The Buckley Report, Bob Buckley, WGHP.

Photographer/News: Eric Sander Composite, Eric Sander, WGHP.

Writer/News: The Buckley Report, Bob Buckley, WGHP.

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