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KCRA 3 wins 15 Emmys


Sacramento, CA – June 6, 2023 - KCRA 3 was honored with 15 Northern California Area Emmy® Awards, more than any other regional station. KCRA 3 News was honored for Best Daytime Newscast, Best Evening Newscast, Breaking News and Best Daily News Report to name a few.

“The mission for KCRA 3 News is to bring the best coverage of the most important stories in our community to our viewers every day,” said KCRA 3/My58 President and General Manager Ariel Roblin. “I am very proud to see that hard work and dedication reflected in the Emmy Awards we received. From our veterans who have won multiple awards to our first time Emmy winners, congratulations.”

“Our team has an unparalleled commitment to shine a spotlight on important stories in Northern California and these Emmy Awards reflect that effort,” said KCRA 3 News Director Derek Schnell. “It takes an entire team on camera, behind the scenes, on the ground and in the air to work together to serve our community and I’m proud to work with them.”

KCRA 3’s 52nd Annual Northern California Area Emmy® Awards:
Newscast-Daytime-Larger Markets

"“KCRA 3 News at 4 PM: Mosquito Fire Threatens Foresthill”
Elise Soviar, Jennifer Parsons, Deeanna Robertson, Lisa Gonzales, Ty Steele, Lysée Mitri, John Breedlove, Michael Domalaog, Darwin Pluta, Daniel Oppenheim

Newscast-Evening-Larger Markets

“KCRA 3 News at 5: High Winds Send Fire Through Foresthill, Second Fire Erupts Nearby”
Lysée Mitri, Jennifer Parsons, Deeanna Robertson, Elise Soviar, Lisa Gonzales, Ty Steele, Lee Anne Denyer, Melanie Wingo, John Breedlove, Santiago Celaya II, Michael Domalaog, Matthew Harden, Daniel Oppenheim

Daily News Report (single shift)

“High School Football Players Build Their Home Field”
Michelle Bandur, Mason Silva

Breaking/Spot News-Multiple Reports

“Six Killed in Downtown Sacramento Shooting”
Jailyn Anderson, Jessica Duarte, Erica Goldhawk, Jennifer Parsons, Randy Forsman, Douglas Holdren, Gulstan Dart, Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Andrea Flores, Lisa Gonzales, Leticia Ordaz, Ty Steele, Erin Heft, Brittany Hope, Brittany Johnson Lysée Mitri, John Breedlove, Michael Daniel, Brian Fong

News Feature-Serious Feature-Single Report

“What A Messed Up Day”
Jason Marks, Victor Nieto

News Feature-Serious Feature-Multiple Reports

“Surviving The War In Ukraine”
Orko Manna, Jason Marks, Victor Nieto

Lifestyle-News or Short Form Content

“If It's Brought On The River, It's Lost On The River”
Jason Marks, Victor Nieto

Politics/Government-News or Long Form Content

“Easy Money: The New Wave”
Claire Blakemore, Brittany Johnson, Dave Manoucheri, Victor Nieto

Societal Concerns-News or Long Form Content

“Saving Our Cities: Combating Senseless Crime”
Jason Marks, Jack Noonan

Sports Story-News

“This Is The Toy Drive, Weapons Over Here”
Jason Marks, Victor Nieto


Deirdre Fitzpatrick

Live News Producer

“Persevering in Producing”
Jennifer Parsons


Jack Noonan

Hard News Report (no production time limit)-Spanish

“Buscando Asilo”
Maricela De La Cruz

News Feature-Spanish

“Detras Del Árbol Navideño”
Maricela De La Cruz, Victor Nieto

The Northern California Emmy region is comprised of television and cable stations from the following markets: San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, Fresno-Visalia, Honolulu, Reno, Monterey-Salinas, Chico-Redding and Eureka.