Miami, October 8, 2013 :
Go Coast: Louisiana received 4 Suncoast Emmy Nominations, the most of any non-news program in Louisiana.
The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced its 37th Annual Emmy nominations on October 8th and WLAE-TV’s travel series received recognition in the categories of Magazine Program, On-Air Talent, Editor and Educational Feature.
The Plaquemines Parish episode was nominated for Best Magazine program, with Eric Carle, Director of Photography and Associate Producer, Carolina Loreto, Senior Editor and Associate Producer and the program’s host Tom Gregory being honored.
Carolina Loreto also earned a nomination for her exceptional editing work on the feature, “A Visit to Fort Jackson”.
For the second year in a row, Tom Gregory earned a nomination for hosting the series in the category of On-Camera Talent – Performer/Narrator. He was also nominated for the feature, “A Culinary Journey at Nicholls State University” in the category of Educational/School Feature.
The series was developed by LAE Productions, is produced and written by Gregory and is still in production finishing up its first fifteen episodes.
It is the goal of Go Coast: Louisiana to do for the culture of Louisiana what chefs like Justin Wilson, Emeril Lagasse and John Besh have done for its cuisine.
Go Coast: Louisiana airs in New Orleans on WLAE-TV and on Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) in Baton Rouge (WLPB), Alexandria (KLPA), Lafayette (KLPB), Lake Charles (KLTL), Shreveport (KLTS) and in Monroe (KLTM).
NATAS Suncoast chapters includes 3 of top 20 TV markets in the nation and TV markets in: the entire State of Florida; Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles and New Orleans, Louisiana; Mobile, Alabama; Thomasville, Georgia and Puerto Rico.