NOMINATIONS FOR THE 5th ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS FOR BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING ANNOUNCED, BLOOMBERG’S MATTHEW WINKLER TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

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NOMINATIONS FOR THE EMMY AWARDS FOR BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING ANNOUNCED

Bloomberg’s Matthew Winkler to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

New York, N.Y. – October 31, 2007– The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 5th Annual Emmy® Awards for Business & Financial Reporting. The awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, December 4 (11:30 reception, 12:00 noon luncheon) at the Rainbow Room in New York City and will be sponsored by Citigroup, Inc.

The Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting recognize outstanding achievement in business & financial reporting telecast or webcast from July 1, 2006 thru June 30, 2007. Nominations in 7 categories were announced today.

Also at the 5th Annual Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting, Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg News, a global news service he founded in1990 with Michael Bloomberg, and a member of the Board of Directors of Bloomberg L.P., will receive this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Business & Financial Reporting. Bloomberg News provides content to Bloomberg Markets, a monthly magazine; 375 newspapers in 65 countries; Bloomberg Television and Radio, a 24-hour network reaching more than 80 million households in the U.S. and 12 countries in seven languages.

“This year’s Business and Financial Emmy entries focused on a wide range of important economic stories,” said Peter Price, President/CEO, National Television Academy, “including the subprime mortgage meltdown, the plight of un-insured and underinsured Americans, and the looming fiscal crisis resulting from unsustainable levels of federal spending. This is our fifth year honoring outstanding economic reporting, and this year’s nominees represent the best of an important body of work.”

“The scope and depth of this year’s reporting is impressive” said Bill Small, Chairman of the News and Documentary Emmys. “The quality was exceedingly high and the judges were hard pressed to choose from among this year’s many excellent entries.”

A list of nominees for the 5th Annual Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting is also available on the NATAS website, www.emmyonline.tv.

The numerical breakdown, by broadcast and cable entities, as compiled by the independent accountancy firm of Lutz and Carr, LLP, follows:

CNBC

8

CNN

3

CBS

7

NBC

2

PBS

6

Bloomberg

1

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, Technology & Engineering, and Business & Financial Reporting. Beginning in 2006, NATAS began recognizing programming produced for the Internet, cell phones, and portable media players with its new Broadband Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Content for Broadband and Portable Delivery. Excellence in Primetime programming and international programming is recognized by its affiliate, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Regional Emmys are given in 19 regions across the United States. Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including National Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public. For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv.

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5th Annual Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting The Nominations

 

OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A CURRENT BUSINESS NEWS STORY IN A REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST

Anderson Cooper 360                                                     CNN
Keeping Them Honest ‑ Hidden Spending

Executive Producer
David Doss

Senior Broadcast Producer
Barclay Palmer

Senior Investigative Producer
Kathleen Johnston

Correspondent
Drew Griffin

Anchor
Anderson Cooper

Managing Editor
Steve Robinson

CBS News Sunday Morning                                         CBS
Going, Going, Gone!

Executive Producer
Rand Morrison

Senior Broadcast Producer
Estelle Popkin

Senior Producer
Gavin Boyle

Producers
David Small, Doug Smith

Correspondent
Anthony Mason

CNBC’s Business Day Programming                          CNBC
Subprime Mortgage Market Meltdown

Senior Vice President, Business News
Jonathan Wald

Executive Editor
Patti Domm

Producers
Daniel Binder, Sabrina Korber

Reporter
Steve Liesman
Nightly Business Report                                              PBS
State Of Repair

Correspondent
Jeff Yastine

 

Open House                                                                   CNN
Mortgage Meltdown

Executive Producer
Michael Kane

Co‑Executive Producer
Jennifer Haley

Producers
Kristina Giuliano, Jennifer Haley, Jennifer Icklan, Sarah Lane, Alex Nelson

Anchor and Correspondent
Gerri Willis

OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING OF A BUSINESS NEWS STORY IN A REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST

CNBC Power Lunch, Closing Bell And On The Money                CNBC
Hurricane Katrina: One Year Later

Coordinating Producer
Courtney Ford

Correspondent
Scott Cohn

 

CNN Newsroom                                                             CNN
M.I.S.T.

Senior Investigative Producer
Kathleen Johnston

Correspondent
Drew Griffin

Managing Editor
Steve Robinson


NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams                       NBC

Private Security Contractors In Iraq

Senior Producer
Albert Oetgen

Chief Investigative Producer
Jim Popkin

Producers
Rich Gardella, EJ Johnson, Aram Roston

Senior Investigative Correspondent
Lisa Myers

NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams                       NBC
Trophy Part Two: At Whose Cost?

Executive Producer
John Reiss

Senior Producer
Albert Oetgen

Chief Investigative Producer
Jim Popkin

Producers
Douglas Adams, Adam Ciralsky, Rich Gardella

Senior Investigative Correspondent
Lisa Myers

 

OUTSTANDING INTERPRETATION OR ANALYSIS OF A BUSINESS NEWS STORY IN A REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST

CBS News Sunday Morning                                         CBS
Roses

Executive Producer
Rand Morrison

Senior Broadcast Producer
Estelle Popkin

Senior Producer
Gavin Boyle

Producers
Judith Hole, Remington Korper

Correspondent
Martha Teichner

 

CBS News Sunday Morning                                         CBS
Take As Directed

Executive Producer
Rand Morrison

Senior Broadcast Producer
Estelle Popkin

Producers
David Bhagat, Gavin Boyle

Correspondent
Susan Spencer


CBS News Sunday Morning                                         CBS
Talking Trash

Executive Producer
Rand Morrison

Senior Producers
Gavin Boyle, Estelle Popkin

Producers
Ed Forgotson, Carol Ross

Correspondent
John Blackstone

 

OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A CURRENT BUSINESS NEWS STORY‑‑NEWS MAGAZINES AND LONG  FORM

Business Nation                                                            CNBC
The $50 Million Con

Executive Producer
Mitch Weitzner

Producer
Andrea Fleischer

Correspondent
Melissa Lee


CBS News 60 Minutes                                                  CBS
Vive Les Nukes

Executive Producer
Jeff Fager

Executive Editor
Patti Hassler

Producer
L. Franklin Devine

Correspondent
Steve Kroft


CBS News 60 Minutes                                                  CBS

Wake Up Call

Executive Producer
Jeff Fager

Executive Editor
Patti Hassler

Producer
Andy Court

Correspondent
Steve Kroft

 

NOW On PBS                                                                  PBS
Health Care Franchise

Executive Producer
John Siceloff

Producer
Daniel Logan

Correspondent
David Brancaccio

 

OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING OF A BUSINESS NEWS STORY‑‑NEWS MAGAZINES AND LONG FORM

Bloomberg TV Special Report                                     Bloomberg
Phantom Shares

Executive Producer
Karin Annus

Producer
Gary Matsumoto

Correspondent
Mike Schneider

 

Business Nation                                                            CNBC
Legally Challenged

Executive Producer
Mitch Weitzner

Producer
Wally Griffith

Correspondent
Jane Wells

 

Business Nation                                                            CNBC
Prescriptions…And Pay‑Offs

Executive Producer
Mitch Weitzner

Producer
Alison O’Brien

Correspondent
David Faber

 

NOW On PBS                                                                  PBS
Stock Alert

Executive Producer
John Siceloff

Producer
Brian Myers

Correspondent
David Brancaccio

 

OUTSTANDING INTERPRETATION OR ANALYSIS OF A BUSINESS NEWS STORY‑‑NEWS MAGAZINES AND LONG FORM

Business Nation                                                            CNBC
Miracle At East Lake

Executive Producer
Mitch Weitzner

Producer
David Lewis

Correspondent
Tyler Mathisen


CBS News 60 Minutes                                                  CBS
Get Me The Geeks!

Executive Producer
Jeff Fager

Executive Editor
Patti Hassler

Producer
L. Franklin Devine

Correspondent
Steve Kroft

Moyers On America                                                        PBS                                        
The Net At Risk

Executive Producers
Judy Doctoroff O’Neil, Felice Firestone

Executive Editors
Bill Moyers, Judith Davidson Moyers

Producer
Peter Bull

Field Producer
Wendy Llinas

Reporter
Rick Karr


The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer                                   PBS
Cost Of War

Executive Producer
Linda Winslow

Senior Producer
Murrey Jacobson

Producer
Lee Koromvokis

Correspondent
Paul Solman

 

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY ON A BUSINESS TOPIC

AIR: America’s Investigative Reports                         PBS
Charity Begins At Home

Executive Producer
Tom Casciato

Executive in Charge of Production
Stephen Segaller

Senior Producer
Scott Davis

Producer
Mark Shaffer

 

Big Brother, Big Business                                           CNBC

Executive Producer
Josh Howard

Producer
Lori Gordon

Coordinating Producer
Alison O’Brien

Correspondent
David Faber


Game On: The Unauthorized History Of Video Games               CNBC

Executive Producer
Josh Howard

Senior Producer
Bob Waldman

Producer
Hakimah Shah

Correspondent
Bill Griffeth

 

The Nominations  5th Annual Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting

BREAKDOWN BY MULTIPLE NOMINATIONS

CNBC  (8)
Business Nation   (4)

Legally Challenged                                                                         1

Miracle at East Lake                                                                      1

Prescriptions…and Pay‑Offs                                                        1

The $50 Million Con                                                                         1

 

Big Brother, Big Business  (1)

Big Brother, Big Business                                                             1

 

CNBC Power Lunch, Closing Bell and On the Money  (1)

Hurricane Katrina: One Year Later                                              1

 

CNBC’s Business Day Programming  (1)

Subprime Mortgage Market Meltdown                                      1

 

Game On: The Unauthorized History of Video Games  (1)

Game On: The Unauthorized History of Video Games            1
CBS  (7)
CBS News Sunday Morning  (4)

Going, Going, Gone!                                      1

Roses                                                              1

Take as Directed                                          1

Talking Trash                                                1
CBS News 60 Minutes  (3)

Get Me The Geeks!                                       1

Vive Les Nukes                                             1

Wake Up Call                                                 1
PBS  (6)
NOW on PBS  (2)

Health Care Franchise                                1

Stock Alert                                                     1

 

AIR: America’s Investigative Reports  (1)

Charity Begins at Home                              1

 

Moyers on America  (1)

The Net at Risk                                              1

 

Nightly Business Report  (1)

State of Repair                                              1

 

The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer  (1)

Cost of War                                                    1
CNN  (3)
Anderson Cooper 360  (1)

Keeping Them Honest ‑ Hidden Spending               1

 

CNN Newsroom  (1)

M.I.S.T.                                                             1

 

Open House  (1)

Mortgage Meltdown                                     1
NBC  (2)
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams  (2)

Private Security Contractors In Iraq         1

Trophy Part Two: At Whose Cost?            1
Bloomberg  (1)
Bloomberg TV Special Report  (1)

              Phantom Shares                                           1