Editor's note: Ryan Jay Shank and J. A. Fields have previously worked for The Daily News  

Ball State students and faculty won four Emmys at the 50th Annual Emmy Awards gala presented by the national Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Lower Great Lakes Chapter.

The winners coming from Ball State Sports Link and WIPB were announced at the gala held June 15 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio — attended by over 500 broadcasting industry professionals, according to the chapter's website.

Ball State Sports Link won two Emmys — one in the Sports Program category and one in the Sports - Documentary category. WIPB won in the Nostalgia Program - Program/Special/Series category and the Director-Non-Live category.

Excluding the winning categories, Ball State students and faculty also had six other nominations

Here are the winners:

Ball State Sports Link:

Sports - Documentary: "Family Legacy - The Cody Rudy Story"
Videographer: Zach Roy
Producers: Sam Ahrens, Logan Dubbs

Sports Program: "Ball State Men's Basketball: The Process"
Instructor: Alex Kartman
Producers: Quinton Zielke, Max Abrahamson


Nostalgia Program - Program/Special/Series: "The Story of Jim Davis"
Producers: Emily Holland, Ryan Jay Shank
Assistant Producer: J. A. Fields

Director-Non-Live: "The Story of Jim Davis"
Director: Ryan Jay Shank

(Left to right) Ryan Jay Shank, Sam Ahrens, Logan Dubbs and J. A. Fields pose for a photo June 15, 2019, at the Emmy Awards gala in Cleveland, Ohio. Ball State Sports Link and WIPB won a total of four regional Emmy Awards this year. Ryan Jay Shank, Photo Provided