2 Upper Midwest HS Honors in National Student Production Awards!



The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in New York is proud to announce its recipients for the 3rd Annual National High School Student Production Awards!

The NATAS National High School Student Production Awards recognize outstanding achievement in video production. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences promotes excellence by showcasing work created by high school students in news, craft and programming categories.

2018 NATAS National Student Production Award Recipients

The NATAS-Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation is proud to have (2) two recipients in this national competition. Here are your 2018 NATAS National High School Student Production Award nominees representing the NATAS – Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation.

SPORTS

The Unsharpened Axe, Bemidji High School

  • Jarrett Hastig
  • Brian Hammitt, Advisor

PHOTOGRAPHER

Alex Ingalls Composite, Lakeville South High School

  • Alex Ingalls
  • Tyler Krebs, Jim Cecil and Derek Otten, Advisors

 

THE FOUNDATION OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2018 NATIONAL STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS!

(Official News Release)

Los Angeles, CA – Thursday, October 18th, 2018 – Winners of the 3rd Annual competition of The National Student Production Awards were announced at Emerson College in Los Angeles, CA, today, hosted by television personality, Tom Bergeron. The Foundation of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) presents this competition annually which includes 23 programming and craft categories honoring student productions from across the country. The event was live streamed on the Academy’s social media channels and website.  A full list of winners can be found here: www.emmyonline.tv

The National Academy takes great pride in honoring the craft, creativity and passion of these amazing students,” said, Terry O’Reilly, Chairman, NATAS.  “The future of our industry is being passed to the next generation and it appears to be in very good hands as witnessed by the outstanding work displayed today.”

Over 200 students were culled from the 19 regional chapters of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and selected by industry professionals and university professors to advance to the national competition.

“The growth and depth of talent of this year’s entries were truly remarkable,” said NATAS Education Chair, Danielle Mannion. “It is the Foundation’s pleasure to highlight these aspiring television journalists and to thank the many judges who participated in reviewing these outstanding productions.”

The event was hosted by television personality, Tom Bergeron (Dancing With The Stars). Nominees were announced with pre-recorded messages from industry elite such as Judge Judy Sheindlin (Judge Judy), Mario Lopez (EXTRA), Kelli Pickler and Ben Aaron (Pickler & Ben), Ari Melber (The Beat – MSNBC), Carolyn Hennessy, (General Hospital, The Bay, Jessie, Once Upon a Time) and Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai, and Tamera Mowry-Housley (The REAL).

 “The recognition of the next generation of ambitious and talented television journalists is one of the mostimportant things the Academy does,” said, Adam Sharp, Interim-President & CEO, NATAS. “We will entrust the future in their hands today as they make their way to a very bright tomorrow!”

Recipients were announced beginning at noon PDT via a live web stream produced by NATAS Senior VP of Daytime EMMY® Awards, David Michaels, and Education Chair, Danielle Mannion and David Parks, Ignition Entertainment. NATAS would like to thank and acknowledge Emerson College (www.emerson.edu/) for its facility and participation in making these awards possible.

The event was hosted by television personality, Tom Bergeron (Dancing With The Stars). Nominees were announced with pre-recorded messages from industry elite such as Judge Judy Sheindlin (Judge Judy),Mario Lopez (EXTRA), Kelli Pickler and Ben Aaron (Pickler & Ben), Ari Melber (The Beat – MSNBC),Carolyn Hennessy, (General Hospital, The Bay, Jessie, Once Upon a Time) and Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai, and Tamera Mowry-Housley (The REAL).

About The Emerson College Los Angeles (ELA)

The Emerson College Los Angeles (ELA), is a sustainable LEED-certified facility located in the heart of Hollywood, encompassing over 100,000 square feet of space. The award winning state-of-the-art facility houses up to 217 students and contains classrooms, offices, an auditorium, screening room, audio and video labs, performance and rehearsal studios. For more information visit http://www.emerson.edu/ela

About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, and Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of over 17,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country. Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public. For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv.

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