News 12 Connecticut Honored With 24 New York Emmy Award Nominations

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NORWALK, Conn. - Feb. 12, 2015 - PRLog -- NORWALK, C.T., February 12, 2015 – Yesterday the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored News 12 Connecticut with 24 New York Emmy® Award nominations.  The award nominations were announced at the studios of CUNY-TV in New York City.

"We’re proud of these 24 nominations and the talented people who achieved them,” said Tom Appleby, News 12 Connecticut News Director. “Every day we bring the residents of southwestern Connecticut the information they need to know and we do that with enthusiasm, passion, and pride.  To be recognized for those efforts with these prestigious awards is truly an honor.”

The 2015 Emmy® Awards will be presented on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 at The Marriott Marquee Times Square in New York City.  The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, founded in 1955, is the preeminent membership organization serving the television industry. NY NATAS encourages the pursuit of excellence and promotes the highest standards of quality in television by conferring the industry’s classic and most-coveted peer-recognition symbol of distinction – the Emmy®.

News 12 Networks, which is comprised of seven individual local 24-hour news channels across Connecticut, New Jersey and New York, received a total of 84 New York State Emmy® Award nominations this year.

News 12 Connecticut New York Emmy® Award Nominations:

Business/Consumer: “Can” Do

Arts: Program Feature/Segment: Picasso

Editor: News: Dan Renzetti Composite

Editor: News: Christopher Wood Composite

Editor: News: Andrew Hurley Composite

Entertainment: Rock of all Ages

Environment News/Feature: Feeling Crabby

Feature News Report: Light Feature: Triumph from Tragedy

General Assignment Report: Joey’s Playground

General Assignment Report: Priority Express Mailman

Health/Science Program Feature/Segment: The Brady Bunch

Human Interest: Program Feature/Segment: A Mother’s Journey

Human Interest: News: On Sandy Ground

Military: Home of the Brave

Photographer: News: Dan Renzetti Composite

Photographer: News: Jim Mennino Composite

Photographer: News: John Dempsey Composite

Photographer: Short Form: Mark Sogofsky

Religion: Restoring Glory

On-Camera Talent: Reporter - Human Interest: Kathryn Hauser

Societal Concerns: Program Feature/Segment: It’s All About Fun

Teen: Teen Mom

Teen: There is an App For That

Writer: Short Form: Brandon Walker

News 12 Connecticut

News 12 Connecticut is the exclusive 24-hour local news channel dedicated to covering the southwestern Connecticut area, exclusively available on the local Cablevision cable system. News 12 Connecticut is a part of News 12 Networks, the country’s first, largest, and most watched regional news network.  Launched in 1986, today the network includes seven individual local 24-hour news channels, five traffic and weather channels, the award winning, and News 12 Interactive, channel 612 on Optimum TV.   News 12 Networks is owned and operated by Cablevision Systems Corporation.
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