Fox Sports Net Chicago Honored With Five Emmys

(CHICAGO) – Fox Sports Net Chicago earned five regional Emmy Awards, including one for sports segment/feature, one for public service announcement and three for individual excellence, at the 43rd Annual Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards ceremonies held this past weekend at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago, IL.

“It’s always gratifying to receive these special honors from our peers in the industry,” said James J. Corno, Fox Sports Net Chicago’s Senior Vice President/General Manager. “These awards represent the hard work and dedication not only by the recipients, but of our entire network.”

The Chicago/Midwest Emmys awarded to Fox Sports Net Chicago are as follows:

Outstanding Achievement for Sports Programs – Sports Segment/Feature
“The Puck Incident” –
Jim Gorman, producer; Mitch Robinson, reporter; Dan Lafferty, executive producer.

Outstanding Achievement for Announcements/Campaigns – Public Service Announcement/Campaign
“Be a Leader, Be a Reader” –
Jay Elliott, producer; Nancy Newman, executive producer; Margo Davis, Josh Kusnitzow, associate producers; Laura Goldstein, graphic artist; Andy Armas, editor.

Outstanding Achievement for Individual Craft Achievements Off Camera – Directing/Live-Live on Tape
James A. Angio –

Outstanding Achievement for Individual Craft Achievements Off Camera – Editing/Non-News
Andy Armas –

Outstanding Achievement for Individual Craft Achievements Off Camera – Music Composition/Arrangement
Jay Elliott –

Fox Sports Net Chicago reaches more than 3.6 million households in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin. Fox Sports Net Chicago is managed by Rainbow Sports Networks, a division of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Fox Sports Net Chicago’s programming includes Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs baseball, Chicago Bulls basketball and Chicago Blackhawks hockey, along with select NASCAR and PGA Tour coverage.

Fox Sports Net reaches more than 77 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and Fox Entertainment Group. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow’s 50% ownership of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation’s largest markets: Chicago, Florida, Ohio, New England and San Francisco.


Jeff Nuich