SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Associated Press Television-Radio Association of California & Nevada (APTRA) recognized Fox Sports Net for its commitment to quality programming by awarding the network with two APTRA Awards. Ted Griggs, Vice President of Programming and Operations, FOX Sports Net Bay Area, made the announcement.
Fox Sports Net’s APTRA Award winners are:
BEST TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY OR SPECIAL NEWS PROGRAMMING
Fox Sports Net Bay Area – "Juego de Pelota (Play Ball)" Ted Griggs, J.D. Pruess, Abraham Mendoza, Jack Pavelick
BEST TELEVISION SPORTS REPORTING
Fox Sports Net Bay Area – "Arthur Lee: Stranger in a Strange Land" J.D. Pruess
"To bring home two APTRA Awards is an indication of the collective efforts of the entire Fox Sports Net programming and production staff," said Griggs. "We are proud to work with some of the most talented people in the business and are honored by the recognition."
The APTRA Awards will be presented Saturday, March 2 at the Paradise Pier Hotel at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California.
Fox Sports Net Bay Area reaches more than 3.5 million households in Northern California and Northern Nevada. Fox Sports Net Bay Area is owned and operated by Rainbow Sports Networks, a division of Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc.
Fox Sports Net reaches more than 78 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and Fox. 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.