WPTV wins several Emmy Awards

Posted at 6:16 AM, Dec 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-16 09:39:58-05

Several members of WPTV's news team won Suncoast Regional Emmys for their coverage of important stories around South Florida over the past year.

Contact 5 Investigator Wanda Moore earned an Emmy in the Health/Science category for her investigation, 'A Sick System: The Cost of ER Visits.'

Stephanie Susskind was awarded an Emmy for 'No More Shaking,' about a groundbreaking medical procedure in Palm Beach County to improve tremors in patients with Parkinson's Disease.

And executive producer Tom Kastanotis, reporters Amy Lipman and Michelle Quesada, and photographer Maurice Moran received Emmys for WPTV's special report, 'Parkland: One Year Later,' which covered the one-year anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

The awards ceremony took place in Orlando.