Nomination Announcement

Nominations for the 2018 NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards will be announced the morning of April 26th, 2018 on our Facebook page, and will also be posted by noon on our website. Stay tuned for the list of this year’s nominees.

Student Production Awards Entries Now Being Accepted

NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter is now accepting entries for our High School Production Awards. Entries must have been produced between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018. The deadline for entering has been extended until April 30, 2018.

Entries will be judged by qualified professionals in the Lower Great Lakes Chapter region.



If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the chair of our Education Committee, Mark Lynch at

Thank you for your interest in the NATAS – Lower Great Lakes Regional Student Production Awards.

We look forward to watching your best work!

Students who submit winning entries will be recipients of a NATAS – Lower Great Lakes Regional Student Production Award. Schools and students may not use the Emmy® name or replica of the Emmy® statue in any form of school publications, commercial advertising or promotions.



The NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter 49th Annual Emmy Awards will be held Saturday, June 23, 2018 at The Crane Bay in Indianapolis, IN.



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Emmy® Awards Gala Videos

Videos, split out by awards categories, from the 2017 NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards Gala are now available to view on our Videos page. Click here to check out videos from the gala on June 17, 2017 at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown.


Emmy® Awards Gala Photos

Photos from the 2017 NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards Gala are now available to preview and purchase online. To view photos from the ceremony, click here.


This Year’s Emmy® Winners

2017 Emmy Winners

On June 17, 2017 over 400 broadcasting industry professionals gathered at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown to witness the 48th Annual Emmy® Awards gala presented by NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter. Many more were able to watch the awards ceremony via our Facebook Live Stream of the event. Special thanks to Spectrum Sports, without whose assistance, the Facebook live broadcast would not have been possible. Thanks as well to all the nominees whose excellent submissions certainly made life difficult for the judges. To view the list of winners from this year’s awards, click here.

Links to acceptance speech videos will be made available some time in July, so check back soon. For those interested in celebrating their Emmy® nominations with a commemorative plaque, or purchasing a duplicate commemorative Emmy® statuette, you can do so in our shopping cart by clicking here. Thanks again to all those who made the 48th Annual Emmy® awards an event to remember.

Emmy® Awards Gala Streamed Live to Facebook

NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter live streamed the 48th Annual NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards Gala to Facebook. The live broadcast began on Saturday, June 17th at around 6:40pm, and ended around 11:00pm. Due to length, it was broken into two separate segments in separate posts. The broadcasts are still available on our Facebook page. To view them, visit our Facebook page at

We’d like to thank Spectrum Sports for their assistance in helping us pull the broadcast together. We couldn’t have done it without you!


Emmy® Nominations Announced

2017 Emmy NomineesThe 48th Annual Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards Nominations have been released. Click here to view the nominees.




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