NOMINEES FOR THE 37th ANNUAL NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY® AWARDS ANNOUNCED

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September 21st Award Presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P Rose Hall in NYC

New York, N.Y. – July 21, 2016 – Nominations for the 37th 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 Wednesday, September 21st, 2016, at a ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P Rose Hall in the Time Warner Complex at Columbus Circle in New York City. The event will be attended by more than 1,000 television and news media industry executives, news and documentary producers and journalists. Awards will be presented in 46 categories.

“From the beginning of my career in television, the News & Documentary Emmy® Awards have held a special place for me,” said Bob Mauro, President, NATAS. “These awards are a tribute to the outstanding work being done by men and woman at the highest level of the broadcast journalism and documentary filmmaking professions.  They honor the organizations and people who often put their lives on the line to bring us the most critically important stories of our times. The network, cable and online news organizations deliver immediate and immersive coverage of important national and international stories, as well as thoughtful analysis of contemporary events.  The many documentaries nominated this year offer the viewer a wide range of in-depth explorations of critical topics that affect us all.  It is with great pleasure that The National Academy honors the achievements of these many organizations and individuals as they continue to strive for excellence in the television industry.”

The 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honors programming distributed during the calendar year 2015.

The list of nominees 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 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards.  Accounting services for the competition are provided by the firm of Lutz & Carr, LLP.

United Airlines is the official airline of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

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 54 CCTV America 1
CBS 37 Direct TV Audience 1
HBO 19 Discovery Channel 1
NBC 14 ESPN 1
CNN 13 Fusion 1
ABC 11 Guardian US 1
Al Jazeera America 10 Investigation Discovery 1
The New York Times 9 The Intercept 1
Univision 7 International Consortium of Investigative Journalists 1
Telemundo 6 MSNBC 1
BBC World News 4 National Geographic Wild 1
Smithsonian Channel 3 National Geographic/ Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism 1
Center for Investigative Reporting 2 National Geographic Magazine 1
CNN en Español 2 Newsy 1
National Geographic Channel 2 Online 1
American Heroes Channel 1 Stanford Medicine Magazine 1
BBC America 1 Showtime 1

Regional Nominees

WPIX-TV 2 KTVI-TV 1
WSB-TV 2 KUSA-TV 1
KGTV-TV 1 KXAS-TV 1
KING-TV 1 WJXT  -TV 1
KNXV-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 15,000 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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