38th NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY® AWARDS TO BE LIVE-STREAMED ON FACEBOOK LIVE AND TWITTER PERISCOPE

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New York, N.Y. – September 26, 2017 – The 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards will be live-streamed as announced today by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).  The News & Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented on Thursday, October 5th, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. EDT 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 live-stream and promos previewing the event are available at these locations:

NATAS on the Web: http://emmyonline.tv/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewsEmmys
Twitter: https://twitter.com/newsemmys

“In addition to live-streaming the show on social media for the second straight year,” said Bob Mauro, President & CEO, NATAS, “we are releasing a promotional campaign, “The Faces You Know, The Moments You Remember,” put together by our Executive Producer and Senior Vice President, Steve Ulrich, that highlights our annual gala saluting the men and women of television news and the documentary industry.”

The 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honors programming distributed during the calendar year 2016. 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 49 categories.

The list of nominees is also available on The National Television Academy’s website: http://emmyonline.com/news_38th_nominations

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 38th 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.

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

NATAS 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@lkepr.com