ABC7 Chicago earns Midwest Emmy awards

November 7, 2009 9:23:47 PM PST
The Chicago chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences hosted the Midwest Emmy's Saturday night on the North Side.The event was the 51st Midwest Emmy ceremony.

'Saturday Night Live' alum and native Chicagoan Tim Kazurinsky hosted the program. More than 60 Emmy awards were handed out in more than 25 categories.

ABC7 Chicago received Emmy awards for its "Live Green with ABC7" and "Asian Influences" series. Coverage of the 2008 Holiday Lights festival and Kevin Roy's report on Surviving Suicide also received awards, as did the station's promotions department.