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WHS Alum receives award for newscast "Spreading Like Wildfire "

Waitsburg High alumna Holly Menino wins Emmy


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Holly Menino after receiving her Emmy for her work on the KOMO newscast "Spreading Like Wildfire".

SEATTLE-The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences held its 2021 Northwest Regional Emmy Awards in Seattle, Washington, on June 4, 2022.

KOMO News, the ABC affiliate in Seattle, won the Morning Newscast category for large markets for its July 14, 2021, 6 a.m. newscast, "Spreading Like Wildfire." Holly Menino anchored the winning newscast alongside her co-anchor Ryan Yamamoto.

"Television news is very much a team effort, so this is a team award," said Menino.

"During a time when there was so much inconsistency, whether it be the pandemic or racial unrest, KOMO Morning News stayed c...

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