Congratulations to ChicagoNow's Emmy winners!


Three ChicagoNow bloggers took home top prizes last weekend when the Chicago chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences hosted the Midwest Emmy’s.

David Kaplan (Kap’s Corner) is the host of Chicago Tribune Live, which won for “Outstanding Achievement for Informational Programs – Conversation/Interview Single Program or Program Series.”

Billy Dec (A Chicago Thing) won for “Outstanding Achievement for Arts/Entertainment Program or Program Series (Broadcast/Advanced Media).” Billy documented his travels as he researched the development and opening of his amazing new restaurant, Sunda.

And finally, Marcus Leshock (Leshock Value) won a pair of Emmys. The first, for his work hosting Metromix on CLTV, was in the category “Outstanding Achievement for Individual Excellence On Camera: Programming – Program.”

He also won for in the category of “Host/Moderator/Contributor Outstanding Achievement – Soft News Single Feature (Broadcast/Advanced Media) for his work as host of CLTV’s American Idol Recaps.

Congratulations to David, Billy and Marcus on their much-deserved honors and all their excellent work!


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  • Congrats, fellas!

  • Congrats guys, especially my former colleague Marcus. Congrats to your hair in that pic too. Outstanding!

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