EDISON, N.J., February 12, 2015 – Yesterday the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored News 12 New Jersey with 10 New York Emmy® Award nominations. The award nominations were announced at the studios of CUNY-TV in New York City.
“We’re proud of these 10 nominations and the talented people who achieved them,” said Randal Stanley, News 12 New Jersey News Director. “Every day we bring the residents of New Jersey the information they need to know and we do that with enthusiasm, passion, and pride. To be recognized for those efforts with these prestigious awards is truly an honor.”
The 2015 Emmy® Awards will be presented on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at The Marriott Marquee Times Square in New York City. The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, founded in 1955, is the preeminent membership organization serving the television industry. NY NATAS encourages the pursuit of excellence and promotes the highest standards of quality in television by conferring the industry’s classic and most-coveted peer-recognition symbol of distinction – the Emmy®.
News 12 Networks, which is comprised of seven individual local 24-hour news channels across Connecticut, New Jersey and New York, received a total of 84 New York State Emmy® Award nominations this year.
News 12 New Jersey New York Emmy® Award Nominations:
Business/Consumer: Kane in your Corner (Bad Oil)
Education/Schools: Students Restrained
Human Interest: Program/Special: Everyday Heroes
Investigative Report: Stolen Honor
Journalistic Enterprise: Walt Kane
Lighting: Choices & Chances: NJ’s Heroin Epidemic
On-Camera Talent: Reporter – Investigative: Walt Kane
On-Camera Talent: Reporter – Feature/Human Interest: Kurt Siegelin
On-Camera Talent: Reporter – Live: Tony Caputo
Societal Concerns: Program/Special: Choices & Chances: NJ’s Heroin Epidemic
About News 12 New Jersey
News 12 New Jersey is the exclusive 24-hour local news channel dedicated to serving 14 counties in New Jersey. The cable exclusive service is currently available on the Cablevision, Comcast, Service-Electric, and Time Warner Cable systems in Northern and Central New Jersey. News 12 New Jersey is part of News 12 Networks which is the first, largest, and most watched regional news network. Launched in 1986, today the network includes seven individual local 24-hour news channels, five traffic and weather channels, the award winning news12.com, and News 12 Interactive, channel 612 on Optimum TV. News 12 Networks is owned and operated by Cablevision Systems Corporation.