(Woodbury, New York, February 23, 2004) – The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has honored News 12 Networks with a total of 37 New York Emmy Award nominations. News 12 Long Island made up 20 of the nominations, with News 12 New Jersey taking 9, News 12 Westchester receiving 7, and News 12 Interactive rounding out the total with 1 nomination. The award nominations were announced Friday in New York City. The 47th Annual Emmy awards will be presented on Sunday, March 28, 2004 at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.
“We are very proud of these nominations for News 12,” said Patrick Dolan, President of News 12 Networks. “Every year our good showing at the Emmy awards reinforces how talented the staff is at News 12 Networks. All of that talent is focused on providing quality coverage that is as local as local news gets for each region we serve. We are very proud of what we’ve accomplished for our viewers, and are honored by this recognition of excellence.”
News 12 Long Island received the following New York Emmy award nominations (20):
Journey of Hope, Coverage of a Continuing News Story; Head of the Class, Educational Programming: Series; Getting Down to Earth, Environmental Programming; War Driving, Business, Consumer Programming: Series; Nassau Reassessment, Political Programming; School Lunches, Health/Science Programming: Single Program or Special; On-line Sexual Predator, Crime Programming; Pride and Prejudice: Black History Month 2003, Historical/Cultural Programming: Segment; Hockey Heroes, Sports News Coverage; Stormy Weather, On-Camera Achievement (news) weather reporting: Bill Korbel; Walk on the Wild Side, Camera: news; Journey of Hope, Camera: news; Hannibal’s Haunted House, Camera: Documentary & Entertainment; Family Affair, Camera: Sports; Hockey Heroes, Camera: Sports; Hannibal’s Haunted House, Editor: Entertainment; Cynthia Younker Composite, Editor: Short Form; Michael DelGiudice Composite, Editor: Sports; Michael DelGiudice Composite, Audio/Sound; Pride & Prejudice: Black History Month 2003.
News 12 New Jersey received the following New York Emmy award nominations (9):
Jefferson Township Fire, Coverage of an Instant Breaking News Story; Self-Breast Exam, Education Programming: Series; Fish Kill Coverup, Environmental Programming; Clothing Donations, Business/Consumer Programming: Series; Vintage Baseball, Sports Programming: Series; Mizar Turdiu Composite, On-Camera Achievement (News): Anchor/Host; Janine Strafaci Composite, On-Camera Achievement (News): Health Science and Business/Consumer Reporting; Kurt Siegelin Composite, On-Camera Achievement (sports): Reporting; Making a Marine, Camera: Documentary and Entertainment.
News 12 Westchester received the following New York Emmy award nominations (7):
Through Thick and Thin, Health/Science Programming: Series; Joe Rao Composite, On-Camera Achievement (News): Anchor/Host; Indian Point: Asleep at the Gates, On-Camera Achievement (news): General Assignment and Live Field Reporting; Through Thick and Thin, On-Camera Achievement (news): Feature Reporting; The Surveyor, Camera: News; Wasted Youth: Party Animals, Camera: News; Wasted Youth: Party Animals, Editor: News.
News 12 Interactive received the following New York Emmy award nomination:
Long Island Vote 2002, Interactivity.
The New York Emmy Awards recognize outstanding achievements in television, originally broadcast or cablecast in New York or Northern New Jersey.
News 12 Networks, 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 Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, a division of 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.