Awards for 1998

WGA Award (TV)

Documentary - Current Events

WINNER

Dateline NBC: Craig Leake
For feature "Why Can't We Live Together?".

NOMINEE

Frontline: Helen Whitney, Jane Barnes
For episode "The Choice '96 (#14.13)".

Documentary - Other Than Current Events

WINNER

Investigative Reports: Carol L. Fleisher, William Doyle
For the feature "The Secret White House Tapes".

NOMINEES

The West: Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan
For episode #8 "One Sky Above Us".

The Real Las Vegas: Susan Berman (also special material), Jim Milio, Melissa Jo Peltier, Paul S. Kaufman (special material)
WGA title: "Las Vegas: Gamble in the Desert".

American Experience: Elena Mannes, L. Franklin DeVine
For the feature "New York Underground".

Original Long Form

WINNER

NOMINEES


Dark Skies: Bryce Zabel, Brent V. Friedman
For the pilot "The Awakening".

Children's Script

WINNERS

The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss: David Steven Cohen
For episode "The Song of the Zubble-Wump".
Tied with Sesame Street.

Sesame Street: Christine Ferraro, Tony Geiss
For episode "Elmo Saves Christmas".
Tied with The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss.

NOMINEES

The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss: Allan Neuwirth, Gary Cooper
Episode: "Great Mystery of Lake Winna-Bango"

Sesame Street: Tony Geiss
For episode "The Bountiful Tree".

The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss: Craig Shemin, Will Ryan
For episode "The Road to Ka-Larry".

Adapted Long Form

WINNER

NOMINEES



News - Regularly Scheduled, Bulletin or Breaking Report

WINNERS

CBS News Sunday Morning: Thomas A. Harris
For the feature "Diana, Princess of Wales".
Tied with CBS Evening News with Dan Rather.

CBS Evening News with Dan Rather: Jerry Cipriano, Paul Fischer, Thomas H. Phillips
For feature "The Conviction of Timothy McVeigh".
Tied with CBS News Sunday Morning.

NOMINEE

60 Minutes: Greg Kandra, L. Franklin DeVine
For "Death of a Princess".

News - Analysis, Feature or Commentary

WINNER

Daytime Serials

WINNER

NOMINEES





Episodic Drama

WINNER

NOMINEES


Episodic Comedy

WINNER

NOMINEES






Animation Writers Caucus Animation Award

WINNER

Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement

WINNER

Laurel Award for TV Writing Achievement

WINNER

Valentine Davies Award

WINNER

Morgan Cox Award

WINNER

Paul Selvin Honorary Award

WINNER

Evelyn F. Burkey Award

WINNER

Ian McLellan Hunter Award

WINNER

Richard B. Jablow Award

WINNER

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