CBS3/CW Philly was the big winner with 18 awards 2011 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) recognized outstanding achievement in television news, programming and individual achievement in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. The Mid-Atlantic Chapter also awarded four College Student Awards for Excellence in College Production. Students honored in these categories received a certificate and their institution received a Crystal Pillar award. The event marked the 29th year for the awards program.

Pittsburgh broadcasting legend Patrice King Brown was the 2011 recipient of the prestigious NATAS Board of Governor’s Award at the gala ceremony, which was held at the Philadelphia Loews Hotel.

 

Noteworthy 2011 Emmy Award recipients include:

 

Newscast – Morning

“Eyewitness News on the CW – Duck Boat Crash” – CW Philly 57

Ukee Washington, Anchor

Anne-Marie Green, Anchor

Dray Clark, Reporter

 

Crime News – Single Story or Series

“Justice for Jessica” – CBS3

Natasha Brown, Reporter

 

Entertainment – Program/Special

“Special Friday Arts Episode #0810” – WHYY

Trudi Brown, Executive Producer

 

Human Interest Program/Special

“Brotherly Love” – CBS3

Dave Huddleston, Anchor

 

Station Excellence

“CBS3”

John Hitchcock, President & General Manager

 

On-Camera Talent – Anchor – News Anchor

Dave Huddleston, CBS3

 

The Mid-Atlantic Chapter received 563 entries in 74 categories including four new college production categories, and 245 entries received nominations. The presentation of the Emmy is intended to serve as an incentive for the ongoing pursuit of excellence for those working in the television industry and to focus public attention on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment and news achievements in television. Emmy judging is completed by regional NATAS Chapters in comparable TV markets across the country who apply personal standards of excellence to evaluate each entry in areas of content, creativity and execution.

 

Contact entertainment reporter Kimberly C. Roberts at (215) 893-5753 or kroberts@phillytrib.com.

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