July 22nd, 2015

CNN Receives 14 News And Documemtary Emmy Nominations

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

Ÿ 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

Ÿ Crisis At The VA, Veterans Dying While Waiting For Care, reported by Drew Griffin

Ÿ Theme Parks Investigation, reported by Kyra Phillips

Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast

Anderson Cooper 360

Ÿ GM Blamed for Death, reported by Poppy Harlow

Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story – Long Form

Anderson Cooper 360

Ÿ NYC Chokehold Death Protests, reported by Brooke Baldwin, Jason Carroll, Chris Cuomo, Deborah Feyerick, Alexandra Field, Athena Jones, Kyung Lah, anchor Anderson Cooper


Ÿ Ukraine: Shooting in Independence Square, reported by Phil Black, Nick Paton Walsh, anchors Wolf Blitzer, Rosemary Church, Poppy Harlow

Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting – Long Form

CNN Films

Ÿ Ivory Tower

Outstanding Science and Technology Programming

CNN Films

Ÿ Dinosaur 13

Outstanding Editing: Documentary and Long Form

The Hunt with John Walsh

Ÿ Episode 106, Ballesteros

Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction

CNN Digital Studios

Ÿ City of Tomorrow

Outstanding Newscast or News Magazine in Spanish

CNN en Español

Ÿ Directo USA, anchor Juan Carlos López

Ÿ Nuestro Mundo, anchor Patricia Janiot

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in Spanish

CNN en Español

Ÿ Venezuela: Leopoldo Lopez Arrest & Riots, reported by Osmary Hernandez

Ÿ Venezuela Crisis, reported by Osmary Hernandez, Adriana Hauser, anchors Fernando del Rincón, Patricia Janiot, Carlos Montero, Patricia Ramos

In addition to these 14 News and Documentary Emmy Award nominations, CNN Original Series Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown and The Sixties have been nominated for a combined five Primetime and Creative Arts Emmy Awards.


About CNN:

CNN Worldwide is a portfolio of two dozen news and information services across cable, satellite, radio, wireless devices and the Internet in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Domestically, CNN reaches more individuals on television, the web and mobile devices than any other cable TV news organization in the United States; internationally, CNN is the most widely distributed news channel reaching more than 287 million households abroad; and CNN Digital is a top network for online news, mobile news and social media. Additionally, CNN Newsource is the world’s most extensively utilized news service partnering with hundred of local and international news organizations around the world’ CNN is a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company.


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