WINNERS OF 5TH ANNUAL EMMY AWARDS FOR BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING ANNOUNCED BY NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTED TO BLOOMBERG’S MATTHEW WINKLER

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WINNERS OF EMMY AWARDS FOR BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING ANNOUNCED BY NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES

Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to
 Bloomberg’s Matthew Winkler

Webcast of Awards Ceremony Currently Available
On tvworldwide.com and tvmainstream.com

New York – December 4, 2007 - The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today announced the winners of the 5th Annual Emmy® Awards for Business & Financial Reporting in a luncheon ceremony sponsored by Citigroup, Inc. at the Rainbow Room in New York City.  The Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting are given in seven categories and recognize outstanding achievement in business & financial reporting telecast from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.

In addition, the Lifetime Achievement Award in Business & Financial Reporting was presented to Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg News, a global financial news service founded by Winkler and Michael Bloomberg in 1990. Presenting the Lifetime Achievement Award to Winkler were Judy Woodruff, Senior Correspondent and 2008 Political Editor for the “NewsHour with Jim Lehrer”; and Norman Pearlstine, senior Advisor to The Carlyle Group, former Editor-In-Chief of Time Inc. and former Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal.

Also among the speakers were Peter Price, President/CEO of the National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences;Paul Steiger, Editor-At-Large and former Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal; and Bill Small, Chairman of the News and Documentary Emmy Awards, who presented the awards on behalf of the Academy.

The 5th Annual Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting were webcast live at www.tvworldwide.comand on the TV Mainstream Internet TV channel at www.tvmainstream.com. Webcasts will be available on both websites until December 2008, sponsored by Limelight Networks, Abacast and NewTek .

The breakdown of the awards by network, as compiled by the independent accountancy firm of Lutz and Carr, LLP, is:

CNBC

2

CNN

1

PBS

2

NBC

1

CBS

1

A detailed listing of all awards by network follows this release. A list of winners for the 5th Annual Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting is also available on the NATAS website at www.emmyonline.tv

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.

Media inquiries, please contact:
Angela Hein
Bob Gold & Associates
310-784-1040
angela@bobgoldpr.com

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

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
Take as Directed

Executive Producer
Rand Morrison
Senior Broadcast Producer
Estelle Popkin

Producers
David Bhagat, Gavin Boyle

Correspondent
Susan Spencer

 

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

NOW on PBS                                                                                                                  PBS
Health Care Franchise

Executive Producer
John Siceloff

Executive in Charge
Lesley Norman

Senior Producer
Ty West

Producer
Daniel Logan

Supervising Producer
Kathleen Hughes

Correspondent
David Brancaccio

 

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

Business Nation                                                                                                             CNBC
Prescriptions…and Pay‑Offs

Executive Producer
Mitch Weitzner

Producer
Alison O’Brien

Correspondent
David Faber

 

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

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

Big Brother, Big Business                                                                                          CNBC

Executive Producer
Josh Howard

Producer
Lori Gordon

Coordinating Producer
Alison O’Brien

Correspondent
David Faber

Breakdown By Multiple Nominations

                                                                                     CNBC  (2)
Business Nation   (1)
              Prescriptions…and Pay‑Offs                                                                                                                             

Big Brother, Big Business  (1)
Big Brother, Big Business                                                                                                                                

PBS  (2)
NOW on PBS  (1)
Health Care Franchise                                                                                                                                     

The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer  (1)
Cost of War
CBS  (1)
CBS News Sunday Morning  (1)
              Take as Directed                                                                                                                                              

CNN  (1)
Anderson Cooper 360  (1)
              Keeping Them Honest ‑ Hidden Spending                                                                                                      

NBC  (1)
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams  (1)
              Trophy Part Two: At Whose Cost?