'For Gold and Glory' wins gold 

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Todd Gould’s excellent documentary about the 1920s black auto-racing circuit, For Gold and Glory, won six regional Emmys Saturday night in Cleveland, in a competition that pits Indianapolis television stations against those in Cleveland, Toledo, Youngstown, Ohio, Erie, Pa., and Fort Wayne.
Todd Gould won six regional Emmys last weekend for his documentary ‘For Gold and Glory.’

WTHR (Channel 13) led all competitors with 12 awards, including Dave Calabro winning yet another best sports anchor honor. WFYI (Channel 20) won eight, including the six for For Gold and Glory. WXIN (Channel 59) and Ball State University each took four honors. WISH (Channel 8) won two, including Angela Buchman as best meteorologist. And WTTV (Channel 4) also won two: Joni Michels for her Indiana Joni show and Lourdes Duarte for her public-affairs show Hoy En Dia Indiana. And WTIU in Bloomington won one.

In addition to For Gold and Glory winning for best cultural affairs program, Gould won two awards for writing and research, Anthony Williams for lighting, Eric Maloney for editing and David Baker for composer.

WFYI, which premiered For Gold and Glory, plans to air the documentary again sometime in November.

WTHR photographer Stephen Starnes won three awards, and former anchor/reporter Anne Ryder, news director Jacques Natz, photographer Steve Rhodes, producer Julie Cooley and editor Kyle Duell each won two. (Several awards were shared.)

As for best anchor, that award went to former Channel 59 reporter/anchor Adam Shapiro, now with WEWS in Cleveland. His boss there is former WTHR news director John Butte.

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