EMMY Nominations for 10 News and Documentary alumni

July 22, 2013

The list of nominees for the 34th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards are and this year 10 NYU News and Documentary alumni are nominated for 8 Emmy Awards. These alumni include Brian Epstein, Alexandra Nikolchev, Dongnan Chen, Julia Doran, Loretta Van der Horst, Konstantin Syomin, Jared Lipworth, Laura Metzger Lynch, Rebekah Dryden, Megan Thompson, Sharon Shattuck and David Spungen. From the list below, you will notice that Brian Epstein and Alexandra Nikolchev worked together on these productions as did recent grads Dongnan Chen, Julia Doran, Loretta Van der Horst and Konstantin Syomin.

Nominated for Best Report in a News Magazine and Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine
Need to Know (PBS)
Crossing the Line at the Border
Field Producer: Alexandra Nikolchev
Producer: Brian Epstein

Nominated for Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis
The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)
Special Report: Now with 100% Less Armageddon
Producers: Steve Benen, Laura Conaway, Brian Drew, Rebekah Dryden, Will Femia, Kent Jones, Isabel Lopez, Robert Lyon, Tricia McKinney, Eric Pfriender, Nazanin Rafsanjani, Jessica Rodriguez Dull, Barry Silverman, Vanessa Silverton-Peel, Olivia Stanchina, Anthony Terrell, Michael Yarvitz

Nominated for Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis
Need to Know (PBS)
The Massachusetts Mandate
Producer: Megan Thompson

Nominated for Outstanding Nature Programming
War Elephants (National Geographic) Executive Producer: Jared Lipworth

Nominated for Outstanding Nature Programming
Nature: Ocean Giants (PBS)
Senior Producer: Laura Metzger Lynch

Nominated for Outstanding Nature Programming
Nature: Siberian Tiger Quest (PBS)
Senior Producer: Laura Metzger Lynch

Nominated for New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle, Culture
POV: Sound of Vision (PBS)
Directors: Dongnan Chen, Julia Doran, Loretta van der Horst, Joseph Vele

Congratulations to all of the nominees on this tremendous accomplishment! For a complete list nominees and more information for the News and Documentary Emmy Awards announced by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), click here.