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WILMINGTON,NC (WWAY) -- Tommy Kane got his start in the world of television at WWAY back in the early 90s as a sports intern under current WWAY sportscaster John Rendleman. The Hoggard High School graduate and NC State grad is now the host of the ACC Road Trip. John featured Tommy Kane on the Coach's Corner last year. Click on the link below in order to meet the new Emmy winner. Tommy is featured in segment 4 of the video. CHARLOTTE, NC -- Raycom Sports was honored with a Midsouth Regional Emmy Award this past weekend, awarded by the Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in a ceremony in Nashville. ACC Road Trip was named Best Magazine Program for its end of season show. Raycom production team members who earned Emmys were David Barringer, Jeremy Williams, Alex Farmartino and host Tommy Kane. The award-winning ACC Road Trip takes fans to a different ACC game every weekend and take in the entire “game day” experience. Throughout the ACC football and basketball seasons, ACC Road Trip host Tommy Kane visits different ACC schools and checks out the campus hot spots, local restaurants, and best tailgates. Plus, he takes an unique, up-close and often comical look into the pageantry and game day traditions that makes ACC basketball and football so great. From rubbing Howard’s Rock and running the hill with the Clemson Tigers... to partying in South Beach… to streaking “The Lawn” at UVA... to camping out overnight with the Cameron Crazies... Tommy brings viewers experiences in the ACC like most fans only dream about! “This award speaks volumes about the vision of Raycom Sports and everyone who works on the show,” said host Tommy Kane. “To think, ACC Road Trip was started just two seasons ago with the intention of being short format content for the Raycom website, and now we have an Emmy Award for Best Magazine Show!” “We are very honored to receive this Emmy Award from The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences,” said Colin Smith, Vice President of Distribution & New Media for Raycom Sports. “We began ACC Road Trip as an idea for short features on the web. As it grew in popularity, we expanded it to longer in-game features. To continue to expand into a television special that has now won an Emmy Award is very gratifying for Raycom Sports." Raycom Sports is a leading independent sports marketing, event management and production firm. Raycom is the current television rightsholder of ACC men’s basketball and syndicated football telecasts. Raycom Sports’ parent company Raycom Media, located in Montgomery, AL, owns and operates 44 television stations covering over 12 percent of the United States across 18 states. ! ! You can see all the fun host Tommy Kane has had on ACC ROAD TRIP by logging on to Tommy is a freelance on-air talent and producer based out

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