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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.