The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in New York is proud to announce its recipients for the 2017 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.
The NATAS-Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation is proud to have (3) THREE recipients in this national competition. Here are your 2017 NATAS National High School Student Production Award nominees representing the NATAS – Upper Midwest Chapter/Foundation.
Short Form – Non-Fiction
The Luc Show, Bemidji High School
- Luc Berard
- Bryan Hammitt, Advisor
Long Form – Non-Fiction
Jerrad, Burnsville High School
- Scott Tinkham, Jerrad Solberg
- Tyler Krebs, Advisor
Bemidji Boys Basketball 2016-2017, Bemidji High School
- Cody Roder, Jace Peterson, Nick Harrom
- Bryan Hammitt, Advisor
OFFICIAL NEWS RELEASE:
Los Angeles, CA – Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 – Winners of the 2nd 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 all of these amazing students who will someday be the backbone of our great industry,” said, Chuck Dages, Chairman, NATAS
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.
NATAS Education Chair, Danielle Mannion, remarked, “The breadth and scope of this year’s entries were truly amazing. I am so thankful for the hundreds who judged and critiqued these exceptional student productions and for the opportunity to highlight these aspiring television journalists who will become the next generation of industry leaders.”
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 Chris Hansen (Crime Watch Daily), Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier (ET), Julie Chen, Sheryl Underwood, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne (The Talk), Laura Wright and Chad Duell (General Hospital), Pat Sajak and Vanna White (Wheel of Fortune), and Whoopi Goldberg (The View).
“The recognition of these talented young men and women is one of the most important things the Academy does,” said, Bob Mauro, President & CEO, NATAS. “It is in the hands of these honorees that we will entrust the future of our great industry and by the level of talent seen here, we’re on the way to a very bright tomorrow!”
The live-stream was produced by David Michaels, NATAS SVP, Daytime, and Education Chair, Danielle Mannion with Nic Duggar, TNDV, directing. NATAS would like to thank and acknowledge their Sponsors, Warner Chappell Production Music (http://www.warnerchappellpm.com/), Nic Duggar, owner of TNDV (http://www.tndv.com/) and Emerson College (www.emerson.edu/) for its facility and participation in making these awards possible. United Airlines is the official airline of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
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 15,000 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.
NATAS would like to thank and acknowledge their Sponsors, Warner Chappell Production Music (http://www.warnerchappellpm.com/), Nic Duggar, owner of TNDV (http://www.tndv.com/) and The Newseum (http://www.newseum.org/about/)
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