NOMINEES FOR THE 36th ANNUAL NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY® AWARDS ANNOUNCED

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Award Presentation at
David Geffen Hall
At Lincoln Center

New York, N.Y. – July 22, 2015 – Nominations for the 36th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The News & Documentary Emmy® Awards will be presented on Monday, September 28th, 2015, at a ceremony at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall (formerly Avery Fisher Hall, home of the New York Philharmonic), located at Lincoln Center on Broadway on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City. The event will be attended by more than 1,400 television and news media industry executives, news and documentary producers and journalists. Emmy® Awards will be presented in 45 categories.

“Our mandate is to award excellence,” said Bob Mauro, President, NATAS, “and these nominations honor the men and women in broadcast journalism who excel at keeping us informed, often at the risk of their own lives. Technological innovation is disrupting old business models while creating incredible opportunities to innovate. It’s an exciting time to be in the news business, and we are proud to honor those who are doing excellent work while pushing the profession to change and grow.”

“Now in its 36th year, the News & Documentary Emmy® Awards continues its mission of honoring the documentary films, news reports, and multimedia projects that exemplify the best of broadcast journalism,” said David Winn, Senior Vice President, News & Documentary Emmy Awards. “In addition we are extremely pleased to be presenting this year’s Emmy Awards at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ David Geffen Hall, one of the crown jewels of culture in New York City.”

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The 36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honors programming distributed during the calendar year 2014.

The list of nominees for the 36th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards is also available on the National Television Academy’s website: www.emmyonline.tv

Yangaroo, Inc. is the official provider of the Digital Media Distribution System Awards Management Solution (“DMDS”) for the submission, judging and voting of all programs in the 36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards. Accounting services for the competition are provided by the firm of Lutz & Carr, LLP. Off the Wall Productions are the sponsors of the official News & Documentary gift bags.

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

 

Over-the-Air, Cable, Satellite and Internet Broadcast Nominees

PBS 57 MediaStorm 2
CBS 43 Smithsonian Channel 2
ABC 17 American Heroes Channel 2
NBC 14 The Skin Deep 1
CNN 10 A&E 1
HBO 10 Animal Planet 1
The New York Times 8 AOL On 1
Univision 8 The Atavist 1
Telemundo 6 The Center for Investigative Reporting 1
Netflix 5 The Denver Post 1
Vice Media 4 ESPN 1
CNN en Español 4 Guardian US/Texas Observer 1
National Geographic Channel 3 History Channel 1
Al Jazeera America 2 Investigation Discovery 1
MSNBC 2 VOD 1
Fusion 2 The Washington Post 1
National Geographic Wild 2 The Weather Channel 1
World 1

 

Regional Nominees

KNTV-TV 2 KXAS-TV 1
KFOR-TV 1 WCBS-TV 1
KGTV-TV 1 WPIX-TV 1
KING-TV 1 WVUE-TV/NOLA.com 1
KUSA-TV 1

About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a 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, and Technology & Engineering.  NATAS membership consists of over 14,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country. Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional 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

The Emmys on the Web: http://emmyonline.org/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/NewsEmmys
Twitter – https://twitter.com/newsemmys

NATAS Press Contact:
Paul G. Pillitteri
SVP, Communications
ppillitteri@emmyonline.tv

NATAS PR LA/Social Media Contacts:
Harlan Boll
h.boll@dcpublicity.com / 626-296-3757

Lisa England
lisa.england@dcpublicity.com

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