HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – abc27’s Ali Lanyon and Eric Finkenbinder were each recipients during the 2022 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy awards.

Daybreak anchor Ali Lanyon received an Emmy in the Reporter – Features/Human Interest category and Chief Meteorologist Eric Finkenbinder received an Emmy for Talent – Weather.

Ali joined abc27 in 2002 as a reporter. Since then, she has covered stories in every corner of the Midstate. Ali has previously earned three regional Emmy awards since joining abc27. Her first two awards were for outstanding reporting in the Health and Science field. In 2010 she was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding On-Camera Reporter in the Features and Human Interest category. She has also been honored numerous times by the Associated Press.

Eric joined abc27 in 2003 and has received other awards over the years including Best Weathercasts from the Pennsylvania Associated Press and Simply the Best Weather Personality and Reader’s Choice awards by Harrisburg Magazine.   Eric is also a member and seal holder of the National Weather Association. He received a B.S. in meteorology in 2003 and started working with longtime weathercaster Chuck Rhodes shortly after graduation. Eric was honored to work with Chuck for the first 5 years of his career, especially since he inspired Eric at an early age. This will be Eric’s 20th year with abc27 where you can see him during the weekday evening newscasts at 5, 6, 7 and 11 p.m.

Priscilla Liguori also received an Emmy in the Medical/News category.

A total of 86 entries in 80 categories were recognized during the 40th annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy® Awards. The awards honor excellence in television news, programming and achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and parts of Ohio and West Virginia.