EMMY® WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING AND PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENTS, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PRESENTED TO DAVID SCHLESINGER OF REUTERS

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EMMY® WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING AND PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to
David Schlesinger of Reuters

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

New York – December 2, 2008 - The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today announced the winners of the 6th Annual Emmy® Awards for Business & Financial Reporting in a luncheon ceremony at the Rainbow Room in New York City.  Emmy® Awards for Business & Financial Reporting were presented in eight categories recognizing outstanding achievement in business & financial reporting telecast or webcast from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. Winners of two new Emmy® Award categories for promotional announcements were also announced.

In addition, the Lifetime Achievement Award in Business & Financial Reporting was presented to David Schlesinger, Editor-in-Chief of Reuters, the world’s largest international news agency and primary business news source. Presenting the Lifetime Achievement Award to Schlesinger were Christiane Amanpour, Chief International Correspondent for CNN and Devin Wenig, Chief Executive Officer of the Markets Division of Thomson Reuters.

Also among the speakers were Peter Price, President/CEO of the National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences;Robert Thomson, Editor-In-Chief of the Dow Jones Company and 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 6th Annual Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting can be seen via webcast at the NATAS website at www.emmyonline.tv/business and at www.tvworldwide.com and on the TV Mainstream Internet TV channel at www.tvmainstream.com.

A list of winners for the 6th 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:

Business & Financial Reporting:

ABC

2

PBS

2

Bloomberg

2

CNBC

1

CBS

2

Minyanville.com

1

 

Promotional Announcements:

PBS

1

CNN

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 Excellence in Primetime programming and international programming is recognized by its affiliate, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.   Regional Emmy® Awards 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.
For Press information, please contact:
Paul Pillitteri
Director, Communication/NATAS

212-586-8424
ppillitteri@emmyonline.tv

For photography of Emmy Awards ceremonies, go to www.bryan-brown.com

 

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

ABC World News With Charles Gibson                                     ABC
Global Food Crisis
Executive Producer
Jon Banner
Senior Broadcast Producer
Tom Nagorski
Senior Producers
Kate Felsen, Mimi Gurbst, Tom Johnson
Producers
Clark Bentson, Glen Dacy, Drew Millhon, Beth Loyd, Justine Schiro,  Beverly Simone, James Wang
Correspondents
Chris Bury, Dan Harris, Robert Krulwich, David Muir, Nick Schifrin, Jim Sciutto, Stephanie Sy, Bill Weir
Anchor
Charles Gibson

 

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

ABC News Nightline                                                            ABC
Brian Ross Investigates: The Multimillion Dollar ‘Appeal’
Executive Producer
James Goldston
Senior Producer
David Scott
Chief Investigative Correspondent
Brian Ross
Senior Investigative Producer
Rhonda Schwartz
Producers
Madeleine Sauer, Asa Eslocker

 

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

The CBS Evening News With Katie Couric                             CBS
Life and Debt in America
Executive Producer
Rick Kaplan
Senior Producer
Katie Boyle Sobolik
Producer
Guy Campanile
Correspondent
Anthony Mason

 

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

Business Nation                                                                           CNBC
Field of Dreams
Vice President, Long Form Programming
Josh Howard
Executive Producer
Mitch Weitzner
Producer
Alison O’Brien
Correspondent
David Faber

 

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

401(K) Hidden Fees                                                                      Bloomberg
Executive Producer
Karin Annus
Producer
Gary Matsumoto
Anchor
Mike Schneider

 

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

CBS News 60 Minutes                                                                 CBS
King of Sushi
Executive Producer
Jeff Fager
Executive Editor
Patti Hassler
Senior Broadcast Producer
Bill Owens
Correspondent
Bob Simon
Producers
Michael Gavshon, Drew Magratten

NOW On PBS                                                                                PBS
India Rising
Executive Producer
John Siceloff
Senior Producer
Ty West
Producers
Kira Kay, Jason Maloney
Correspondent
Paul Beban

NOW On PBS                                                                                PBS
Taxing the Poor
Executive Producer
John Siceloff
Senior Producer
Ty West
Producer
Na Eng
Correspondent
Maria Hinojosa

 

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY ON A BUSINESS TOPIC

Deadly Brew: The Human Toll Of Ethanol                                Bloomberg
Executive Producer
Karin Annus
Producer
Randy Martin
Anchor
Mike Schneider

 

NEW APPROACHES TO BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING

Minyanville’s World In Review                                                   Minyanville.Com
Executive Producers
Todd Harrison, Charles Mangano, Kevin Wassong
Producers
Cory Bortnicker, Kevin Depew, Justin Rohrlich
Directors
Brendan Stern, Dave Stewart

 

OUTSTANDING PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT—INSTITUTIONAL

No One But You, Snow                                                               PBS
FRONTLINE                                                
Editor/Designer
John MacGibbon
Producer/Writer
Missy Frederick

 

OUTSTANDING PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT—EPISODIC

God’s Warriors                                                                             CNN
CNN Presents
Executive Producers                                                                                                                      
Scot Safon, Drea GilloglyTherese Aun
Creative Director, Design
Aimee Schier

 

BREAKDOWN BY MULTIPLE WINNERS
BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING CATEGORIES

CBS  (2)
CBS News 60 Minutes: 1
King of Sushi: 1

The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric: 1
Life and Debt in America: 1
CNBC  (1)
Business Nation: 1
Field of Dreams: 1
ABC  (2)
ABC World News with Charles Gibson: 1
Global Food Crisis: 1

ABC News Nightline: 1
Brian Ross Investigates: The Multimillion Dollar ‘Appeal': 1
PBS  (2)
NOW on PBS: 2
India Rising: 1
Taxing the Poor: 1
Bloomberg (2)

401(k) Hidden Fees: 1

Deadly Brew: The Human Toll of Ethanol: 1
Minyanville.com  (1)
Minyanville’s World In Review: 1

 

BREAKDOWN BY MULTIPLE WINNERS
PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT CATEGORIES

PBS  (1)
FRONTLINE: 1
No One But You, Snow: 1

 

CNN  (1)

     CNN Presents: God’s Warriors: 1