September 10, 2012
WEIU-TV News Watch nominated for 4th straight Regional Emmy
Eastern Illinois University’s student-produced TV newscast has been nominated for a 2012 Regional Emmy Award.
WEIU-TV News Watch has won an Emmy Award for Best College TV Newscast in the Midwest for the last three years. News Watch airs from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The winners will be announced September 21.
In addition to being nominated for an Emmy Award, News Watch is also a finalist for a 2012 Pinnacle Award. Other finalists include Elon University and San Jose State University. The Pinnacle Award will be handed out November 1 in Chicago by the College Media Association.