EMMY® WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING AND PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENTS, NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT ANCHOR PAUL KANGAS AND CFOUNDER LINDA O’BRYON RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

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

Nightly Business Report Anchor Paul Kangas and Founder Linda O’Bryon Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

New York – December 7, 2009 - The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today announced the winners of the 7th Annual Emmy® Awards for Business & Financial Reporting in a luncheon ceremony at Fordham University 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, 2008 through June 30, 2009. Winners of two Emmy® Award categories for promotional announcements were also announced.

In addition, the Lifetime Achievement Award in Business & Financial Reporting was presented to Paul Kangas, Anchor and Financial Commentator for PBS’ Nightly Business Report, and Linda O’Bryon, the founder of the pioneering business news broadcast and now Chief Content Officer of Northern California Public Broadcasting.  Presenting the Lifetime Achievement Award to Kangas and O’Bryon were Rodney Ward Executive Editor ofNightly Business Report and Senior Vice President of NBR Enterprises; Steve Forbes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Forbes and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine; and Paula Kerger, President and Chief Executive Officer of PBS.

Also among the speakers were Herb Granath, Chairman of the National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences; and Bill Small, Chairman of the News and Documentary Emmy Awards, who presented the awards on behalf of the Academy.

A list of winners for the 7th 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:

CBS

4

BBC America

1

PBS

2

CFR.org

1

Promotional Announcements:

CNBC

1

History Channel

1

About the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
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.  Regional Emmy® Awards are given in 19 regions across the United States. NATAS also presents the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Global Media Awards™ which recognizes excellence in the world-wide intersection of digital entertainment and technology. Excellence in Primetime programming and international programming is recognized by its affiliate, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. 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

212-484-9414
ppillitteri@emmyonline.tv

For photography of Emmy Awards ceremonies, go to www.bryan-brown.com
Marc Bryan-Brown            marc@bryan-brown.com

 

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

The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer                                                                       PBS
The Faces Behind The Numbers
Executive Producer
Linda Winslow
Senior Producer
Murrey Jacobson
Deputy Senior Producer
Diane Lincoln
Producer
Lee Koromvokis
Reporter/Producer
Carolyn O’Hara
Correspondent
Paul Solman

 

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

CBS Evening News With Katie Couric                                                    CBS
Follow The Money
Executive Producer
Rick Kaplan
Senior Producer
Bill Piersol
Producer
Christopher Scholl
Correspondent
Sharyl Attkisson

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

BBC World News America                                                                        BBC America
Return To White Horse Village
Executive Producer
Rome Hartman
Producer
Warwick Harrington
Correspondent
Carrie Gracie

 

OUTSTANDING COVERAGE OF A CURRENT BUSINESS NEWS STORY‑‑NEWS MAGAZINES

60 Minutes                                                                                                    CBS
The Chairman
Executive Producer
Jeff Fager
Executive Editor
Bill Owens
Producers
Rebecca Peterson, Henry Schuster
Correspondent
Scott Pelley

 

OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING OF A BUSINESS NEWS STORY‑‑NEWS MAGAZINES

60 Minutes                                                                                                    CBS
World Of Trouble
Executive Producer
Jeff Fager
Senior Producer
Michael Radutzky
Executive Editor
Bill Owens
Producer
Graham Messick
Correspondent
Scott Pelley

OUTSTANDING INTERPRETATION OR ANALYSIS OF A BUSINESS NEWS STORY‑‑NEWS MAGAZINES

60 Minutes                                                                                                    CBS
Where’s The Bottom?
Executive Producer
Jeff Fager
Executive Editor
Bill Owens
Producers
Joel Bach, David Gelber
Correspondent
Scott Pelley

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY ON A BUSINESS TOPIC

FRONTLINE                                                                                                    PBS
The Madoff Affair
Executive Producer
David Fanning
Producer
Marcela Gaviria
Co‑Producer
Chris Durrance
Producer/Correspondent
Martin Smith

NEW APPROACHES TO BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING

Council On Foreign Relations/MediaStorm                                                                  CFR.Org
Crisis Guide: The Global Economy
Executive Producers
Michael Moran, Brian Storm
Producers
Eric Maierson, Lee Teslik
Multimedia Producer
Jeremy Sherlick
Design and Development
Jacky Myint

 

OUTSTANDING PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT: INSTITUTIONAL

I Am CNBC                                                                                                      CNBC
Director, Creative Services
Frank Piantini
Vice President, Marketing
Thomas Clendenin
Executive Creative Director
Mike Coffin
President, CNBC
Mark Hoffman
President, Yield
Scott Murray
Director
Rocky Powell
Writer
Teresa Elliott
Account Director
Marti Grandinetti

 

OUTSTANDING PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT‑‑EPISODIC

Nostradamus 2012                                                                                     History Channel
Foresight 2012
Foresight 2012
Executive Producer, History Channel
Tim Nolan
Creative Director, History Channel
Lara Richardson
Creative Director, Leroy and Clarkson
Daniel Fries
Associate Creative Director, Leroy and Clarkson
Julian Bevan
Writer/Editor, Leroy and Clarkson
Kyle Barron Cohen
Senior Art Director, Leroy and Clarkson
Ryan Moore
Designer, Leroy and Clarkson
Jon Smith
Producer, Leroy and Clarkson
Rosanne Raposo

Breakdown by Multiple Nominations
Business & Financial Reporting Categories

CBS  (4)
60 Minutes  (3)
              The Chairman………………………………………………………………… 1

Where’s the Bottom?………………………………………………………………………….. 1

World of Trouble…………………………………………………………….. 1

 

CBS Evening News with Katie Couric  (1)
Follow the Money…………………………………………………………… 1

PBS  (2)
FRONTLINE  (1)
The Madoff Affair……………………………………………………………. 1
The NewsHour  with Jim Lehrer (1)
              The Faces Behind the Numbers…………………………………….….… 1

 

BBC America  (1)
BBC World News America (1)
              Return to White Horse Village…………………………………………….. 1

 

Council on Foreign Relations/MediaStorm  (1)
Crisis Guide: The Global Economy………………………………………… 1

 

Breakdown by Multiple Nominations
Promotional Announcement Categories

CNBC (1)                                                                                                                                                                     
I Am CNBC  (1)                                                                                                                
                                                      

History Channel (1)
Nostradamus 2012 (1)                                                                                              
Foresight 2012 ………………………………………………………………… 1