CNN received 14 nominations for the 36th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, it was announced today. CNN’s diverse nominations encompass television programming, newsgathering, digital, and Spanish-language, and include:
Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast
The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer
Rescue from Mt. Sinjar, reported by Elise Labott, Barbara Starr, Ivan Watson, anchor Wolf Blitzer
Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast
Anderson Cooper 360
Crisis At The VA, Veterans Dying While Waiting For Care, reported by Drew Griffin
Theme Parks Investigation, reported by Kyra Phillips
Guests include Obama biographer David Maraniss, former speechwriter Jon Favreau, Bush adviser Karen Hughes, and Nobel winner Paul Krugman
CNN anchors Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper and Jake Tapper will lead the network’s live, comprehensive coverage of President Barack Obama’s fifth State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Jan. 28, beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Guests joining the network’s special coverage will include Obama biographer and journalist David Maraniss, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau, former George W. Bush adviser Karen Hughes, and Nobel Prize winner and The New York Times op-ed columnist Paul Krugman.
CNN's Juan Carlos Lopez (@jclopezcnn) talks with President Bill Clinton about Obamacare and the thought of another President Clinton.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died at the age of 58.
CNN correspondent Shasta Darlington (@ShastaCNN) is in Caracas covering Chavez's death for all CNN platforms. CNN en Español anchor Juan Carlos Lopez (@jclopezcnn), who interviewed Chavez in 2010, is providing analysis from Washington, D.C. while senior Latin American affairs editor Rafael Romo (@RafaelRomoCNN) is covering from Atlanta. CNN's Havana-based correspondent Patrick Oppmann (@CNN_Oppmann) is reporting on Chavez's ties to Cuba, and the country's reaction to the Venezuelan president's death.
CNNE's Patricia Janiot (@patriciajaniot), who interviewed Chavez several times, and Fernando Del Rincon (@fdelrinconCNN) are in Caracas covering reaction to Chavez's death and what the future holds for Venezuela.
iReport, CNN's global participatory news community, is asking users to share thoughts on Chavez' legacy here.
This post will be updated as additional coverage details become available.
A rocket attack on the US consulate in Benghazi kills Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three others. In Cairo, protestors climb embassy walls in protest over anti-Islam film on Tuesday. Below are CNN’s reporters covering the story on all of CNN’s networks and platforms.
Arwa Damon reports from Benghazi, Libya
Jomana Karadsheh reports from Tripoli, Libya
Ben Wedeman reports from Cairo, Egypt
Ian Lee reports from Cairo, Egypt
Mohammed Jamjoom covers from Beirut, Lebanon
Sara Sidner reports from Jerusalem, Israel
Nic Robertson reports from London, United Kingdom
Elise Labott, Foreign affairs correspondent, Washington, D.C.
Jill Dougherty, Foreign affairs correspondent, Washington, D.C.
Barbara Starr, Pentagon correspondent, Washington, D.C
Chris Lawrence, Pentagon correspondent, Washington, D.C
Suzanne Kelly, Intelligence correspondent, Washington, D.C.
Christiane Amanpour contributes from New York
Juan Carlos Lopez reports from Washington, D.C.
Jose Levy reports from Jerusalem, IsraelObama condemns killing of U.S. ambassador to Libya
Live from Orlando, Florida, CNN will broadcast coverage of the NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected Officials) Annual Conference. Suzanne Malveaux will anchor Newsroom International from the conference, Thursday, June 21 and Friday, June 22, 12-2pmET. Jim Acosta and Jessica Yellin will contribute to CNN’s coverage, along with CNN en Español’s news team Juan Carlos Lopez, Alejandra Oraa and Gustavo Valdés. CNN will broadcast speeches delivered by Mitt Romney on Thursday in the 12pmE hour and President Barack Obama on Friday in the 1pmE hour. In addition, CNN Democratic strategist Maria Cardona and Republican strategist Ana Navarro will provide insight and analysis of the speeches.
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer will interview Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) today about Sen. Rubio’s new book, immigration and 2012 politics. Tune in to The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer on CNN from 4 pm to 6pm (ET).
Starting Thursday, June 21st through Saturday, June 23rd, CNN en Español will broadcast special coverage of the National Association of Latino Elected Leaders (NALEO) Annual Conference session. This exclusive coverage will be broadcast from Orlando, Florida, the place where the conference will take place and hosted by CNN en Español’s news team, Juan Carlos Lopez, Alejandra Oraa and all-platform reporter Gustavo Valdés.
This special coverage will include reports that will cover all of the events, as well as transmit live coverage of the speeches of President Barack Obama, former Governor Jeb Bush of Florida and Senator Marco Rubio, among others. At the same time, CNN en Español’s team of journalists will also interview some of the nation’s top executive and legislative leaders.
CNN en Español's Juan Carlos Lopez (@jclopezcnn) talks to CNN's Fredricka Whitfield about the recent immigration decision and why this is a breakthrough for the Latino community.
CNN Coverage: In an election-year policy change, the Obama administration announced Friday it will stop deporting young people who came to the United States as children of illegal immigrants if they meet certain requirements.
Congressional correspondent Kate Bolduan (@katebolduan) anchors CNN Newsroom coverage, along with reporting from chief political correspondent and anchor Candy Crowley (@crowleycnn), CNN en Español correspondent Juan Carlos Lopez (@jclopezcnn), seniorLatin American affairs editor Rafael Romo (@rafaelromocnn) and White House correspondent Brianna Keilar (@brikeilarcnn). Wolf Blitzer (@wolfblitzer) will lead coverage at 12 p.m. (ET).Obama administration stops deporting young immigrants
Starting Monday, June 4th through Wednesday, June 6th, CNN en Español will broadcast a special coverage of the California and New Jersey primaries, hosted live by anchor Juan Carlos Lopez, New York correspondent Rafael Fuenmayor and Los Angeles correspondent Karina Dalmas, collaborating with CNN throughout the coverage.
During the California primary, 169 delegates will be chosen for a total of 172 delegates to attend the national convention. At the same time, the New Jersey primary will send 50 delegates to the national convention.
Throughout the coverage, there will be a comprehensive analysis of the electoral candidates with an emphasis on the importance of the Latino vote and its growing population in the United States.
This special presidential primary coverage will cover issues of immigration, the economy, education, and the job industry, among other topics, which are important to the Hispanic community in the United States.
CNN en Español will broadcast the special coverage of the California and New Jersey primaries, starting Monday, June 4th through Wednesday, June 6th.