CAS Students, Faculty and WKAR Nominated for 21 Emmy Awards

Posted on: May 16, 2013

Once again CAS students’ talent and expertise rise to the top with a total of 15 nominations announced by the Michigan EMMY® Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) on Wednesday, May 15. Making the 35th Annual Emmy Nominees announcement even more exciting is that faculty members Troy Hale and Geri Alumit Zeldes each have a project nominated, and WKAR TV has four nominations.

Additionally, CAS Media and Information(TISM) graduate Anthony Siciliano, who currently works for the MSU Communications and Brand Strategy (CABS), has been nominated with his CABS colleagues for three EMMY® awards.

A category of the EMMY® awards program, the Michigan Regional Student Television Awards recognize outstanding student achievements in production and promote best practices, as well as provide an incentive for the pursuit of excellence in television journalism. This recent nominations are for entries from January 1 to December 31, 2012.

The Michigan Emmy Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, states that it is:

"the standard-bearers for excellence in the television broadcasting industry and the gatekeepers of the prestigious regional EMMY® Awards in Michigan. The Michigan EMMY® represents the most experienced and talented television professionals from all disciplines of the industry and from all of Michigan’s 11 television markets."

The black tie 35th Emmy Gala will take place on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at the MotorCity Casino Sound Board Theater in Detroit, Mich. 

A listing of CAS Students, Faculty and WKAR National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) EMMY® Nominations follows:

 

College/University Student Production Nominations

Newscast

Focal Point Newscast: MSU CAS School of Journalism/WKAR

Lauren Gentile

Chloe Hill

Joseph Khalil

Josh Sidorowicz

Huiyi Zhou

 

Focal Point Newscast December 1, 2012: MSU CAS School of Journalism/WKAR

Lauren Gentile

Chloe Hill, Joseph Khalil, Josh Sidorowicz, Huiyi Zhou

 

News: General Assignment

Students Vote Absentee: MSU CAS School of Journalism/www.focalpoint.cas.msu.edu

Chloe Hill

 

Drought Threatens Christmas Tree Farms: MSU CAS School of Journalism/WKAR

Lauren Gentile

 

Sports

Help a Willing Kid at Lansing’s Crown Boxing Club: MSU CAS School of Journalism/www.focalpoint.cas.msu.edu

Andrew Kelleher

 

Public Affairs/Community Service

Students in Final Get-Out-the-Vote Push: MSU CAS School of Journalism/www.focalpoint.cas.msu.edu

Josh Sidorowicz

 

Commercial

Welcome to Media Sandbox: MSU CAS Media Sandbox/www.vimeo.com

Robert Smith and Victoria Zou

 

Animation/Graphics/Special Effects

Lord of the Drinks: Cyborg Smash Productions/MSU/www.youtube.com

Ryan Sundberg

 

Editor

Help a Willing Kid at Lansing’s Crown Boxing Club: MSU CAS School of Journalism/www.focalpoint.cas.msu.edu

Andrew Kelleher

 

To the Moon! MSU/www.spaceballoon.cas.msu.edu

Kirk Mason

 

Photographer

Bailey Hoop House: MSU CAS School of Journalism/WKAR

Katie Harrington

 

Help a Willing Kid at Lansing’s Crown Boxing Club: MSU CAS School of Journalism/www.focalpoint.cas.msu.edu

Andrew Kelleher

 

Talent

Josh Sidorowicz Talent Reel: MSU CAS School of Journalism/www.youtube.com

Josh Sidorowicz

 

Writing

Proposed Library Millage: MSU CAS School of Journalism/www.focalpoint.cas.msu.edu

Chloe Hill

 

Students in Final Get-Out-the-Vote Push: MSU CAS School of Journalism/www.focalpoint.cas.msu.edu

Josh Sidorowicz

 

35th Annual Emmy Nominees: CAS Faculty and WKAR

Arts/Entertainment

 

BackStage Pass – Seth & May: WKAR TV

Tim Zeko and Michael Mihalus

 

 

 

Children/Youth/Teens – Program Special: WKAR TV

QuizBusters

Michael Mihalus and Matt Ottinger

 

 

Documentary – Cultural

U.S. v Narciso, Perez & the Press: MSU/www.vimeo.com

Geri Alumit Zeldes, CAS School of Journalism Faculty

 

 

Environment

Sustaining Our Young Forest: Clearwater Media Partners/WKAR

Scott Allman and Charles Nelson

 

 

 

 

Health/Science – Program/Special: MSU/Comcast

World Medicine

Troy Hale, CAS School of Journalism Faculty; Alberto Moreno (not affiliated with CAS); and Jim Peck (not affiliated with CAS)

 

Interview/Discussion

Evening with the Governor 2012: WKAR TV

Tim Skubick

 

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