Decorah native Rachel Reitan wins Emmy
Her New Orleans TV segment 'The Teaching Doctor' recognized
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 6:00 AM
When Rachel Reitan became a doctor after six years as a nurse, one thing she missed was the time she was able to spend educating her patients.
Rachel Reitan of New Orleans with her parents, Ruth and Phillip Reitan of Decorah. (Photo by Sarah Strandberg)
But during the past year, she's been able to fill that void through her own television segment, "Rachel Reitan-The Teaching Doctor," on New Orleans' WGNO-TV. Saturday night, she was recognized for her accomplishments with an Emmy award in the On Camera Talent-Medical Reporter Category from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Suncoast Chapter in Hollywood, Fla.
For complete story, see Tuesday's Decorah Public Opinion