Freep multimedia wins Emmy

Detroit Free Press staff members Hugh Grannum, Stephen McGee, Nancy Andrews, Joe Swickard, David Gilkey, Craig Porter and Kathy Kieliszewski hold the Emmy trophy after winning for the Outstanding Current News Coverage for Broadband. The Free Press won over other entries from Frontline, National Geographic, Newsweek.com and the Washingtonpost.com. TINA FINEBERG/AP

Detroit Free Press staffers David P. Gilkey, Stephen McGee, Kathleen Galligan, Hugh Grannum, John Masson and Joe Swickard won an Emmy tonight in the category of current news coverage for broadband. Their multimedia documentary “Michigan Marines: Band of Brothers.”

Vice president and editor Paul Anger said in the Freep article:

” ‘And this recognition underscores that the Free Press is more than a newspaper and freep.com is more than a traditional newspaper Web site. We’re committed to presenting digital news and information in many ways — and Band of Brothers is an example of that. There’ll be more and more as time goes along on freep.com.’ “

Other Emmy-nominated Freep multimedia:
Ice fishing” (Outdoor writer Eric Sharp & producer/photographer David P. Gilkey)

La Calamita in Court” (Producers/photographers Stephen McGee & Mandi Wright)

Congratulations!

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3 responses to “Freep multimedia wins Emmy

  1. Bravo, Free Pressers! I’m so proud of you guys!

  2. This is amazing! I hope they all get a statue, plus one to keep at the home office. So very, very, very cool!

  3. Kudos to the Free Press! That is some solid work … and an amazing honor!

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