(Woodbury, New York, April 4, 2005) – The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has honored News 12 Long Island with a total of seven New York Emmy Awards. The 48th Annual Emmy awards were presented on Sunday, April 3, 2005 at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
“We’re delighted the Academy has chosen once again to recognize News 12 Long Island for our talent and for our commitment to quality coverage of Long Island’s neighborhoods,” said Patrick Dolan, News 12 Long Island News Director.
News 12 Long Island received the following New York Emmy Awards (7):
Head of the Class, Educational Programming: Series, Virginia Huie; All in a Days Work, Educational Programming: Segment, Michael DelGiudice, Patricia Barrett; Getting Down to Earth, Environmental Programming, Heather Holmes; Getting Down to Earth, On-Camera Achievement (News): Feature Reporting, Heather Holmes; Michael DelGiudice; Michael DelGiudice Composite, Camera: News, Michael DelGiudice; Scuba School, Editor: News, Brian Jingeleski; Cynthia Younker Composite, Editor: Short Form, Cynthia Younker.
The New York Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievements in television, originally broadcast or cablecast in New York or Northern New Jersey.
News 12 Networks is the country’s first, largest, and most watched 24-hour local television news network. The Network is made up of 5 individual local news channels serving the areas of Long Island, New Jersey, Southwestern Connecticut, Westchester County, and the Bronx. News 12 Networks is a cable exclusive service, reaching approximately 3.3 million households in the New York market. News 12 Networks is owned and operated by Cablevision Systems Corporation. Cablevision is one of the nation’s leading entertainment and telecommunications companies. Its cable television operations serve 3 million households located in the New York metropolitan area. Cablevision owns a controlling interest and operates Madison Square Garden and its sports teams including the Knicks and Rangers. The company also operates New York’s famed Radio City Music Hall and owns and operates Clearview Cinemas in the New York metropolitan area.