2021 Emmy® Winners

On June 12, 2021 broadcasting industry professionals throughout the region gathered around their computers, televisions and mobile devices to witness the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter’s 52nd Annual Emmy® Awards. The virtual ceremony was streamed on National’s website, our website, various social media channels, and was additionally made available via on The Emmys dedicated station on Roku, as well as on Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Thanks to all the nominees for their excellent entries. To view the list of winners from this year’s awards, click here.

For those interested in celebrating their Emmy® nominations with a commemorative plaque, or for stations wishing to celebrate the winning entries of their employees with a commemorative Emmy® statuette, visit our shopping cart by clicking here.

VIEW 2021 EMMY® WINNERS

 

WATCH THE 52ND ANNUAL EMMY® AWARDS VIRTUAL GALA

The live stream will start at 7:00pm on June 12, 2021. For other viewing options, see the article below the player.


 

THE EMMY® AWARDS—WATCH FROM ANYWHERE

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52ND EMMY® PROGRAM BOOK RELEASED

52nd Annual Emmy Awards Program BookletTo view the Program Book for the 52ND Annual Emmy® Awards, click here.

VIEW THE PROGRAM BOOK

 

CELEBRATE WITH A PLAQUE, COMMEMORATIVE EMMY® STATUETTE OR CRYSTAL PILLAR

To help commemorate your Emmy® nomination or contribution to the production of a winning entry, NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter makes available Official NATAS Nomination Plaques and Official NATAS Production Plaques. Stations that employ winning entrants may also purchase Commemorative Emmy® Statuettes to display in celebration of the achievements of their employees.

Students listed on winning entries for the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Student Production Awards also have the option to purchase a commemorative replica of the crystal pillar award presented to their schools.

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119 JUDGES NEEDED TO FILL 95 ENGLISH PANELS – SPANISH PANELS ALSO AVAILABLE

HOLA! I am looking for 119 judges to fill 95 English panels. Spanish panels are also being openly offered for the first time. You can help decide the winning entries. Most panels take less that an hour to compete.

Never judged before? First time judges are welcome. You need 2 years experience. Methods for requesting panels include:

Questions?  Contact Bob Hammer administrator@nataslgl.org or 440-526-3669 voice or text.

CHICAGO MIDWEST PANELS Due Aug 6th (23 judges needed)
01b/02b – Evening Newscast/Morning News – Smaller Markets (51+)
02a – Morning Newscast – Larger Markets (1-49)
08f – Health/Medical – News
08m – Societal Concerns – News
09b – Sports – Single Program/Series – Live
09d – Sports – One Time Special
15 – Special Event Coverage
23d – Talent: Program Host/Moderator/Correspondent
23e – Talent: Reporter – Daily News
28b/28d – Editor: Long Form Content/Editor: Sports
30a – Writing – News
UPPER MIDWEST PANELS Due Aug 8th (36 judges needed)
102 – News Excellence
203 – Newscast – Daytime (Markets 121+)
206 – Newscast – Evening (Markets 121+)
304 – Continuing Coverage
307 – Light News Feature
402 – Arts & Entertainment – Short Form Content
403 – Arts & Entertainment – Long Form Content
406-407-409 – Crime
414-415 – Science/Environment – News
421 – Historic/Cultural/Nostalgic – Short Form Content
423-424 – Lifestyle – News
425-426 – Military – News
602 – Documentary – Historical
604 – Magazine Program
607-608 – Entertainment
610 – Interview/Discussion
701-706-811 – PSA/Commerical/Spot Writer
801-802-803— Talent – Anchor – News/Weather/Sports
807 – Live News Producer
817-818 – Editor
822 – Photographer – Short or Long Form Content
824-825 – Video Journalist
LONE STAR PANELS Due Aug 20th (60 judges needed)
101 – Overall Excellence
102 – News Excellence
103 – Community Service
104 – Journalistic Enterprise
201 – Newscast – Evening – Larger Markets (1-25)
202 – Newscast – Evening – Medium Markets (26-60)
203 – Newscast – Evening – Smaller Markets (61+)
204 – Newscast – Morning/Daytime – Larger Markets (1-25)
205 – Newscast – Morning/Daytime – Medium Markets (26-60)
206 – Newscast – Morning/Daytime – Smaller Markets (61+)
207 – Newscast – Weekend
301-302 – Daily News Report/Hard News Report
303-304 – Breaking or Spot News – Single Report/Multiple Report
305 – Continuing Coverage
306-703 – Investigative Report /Talent – Reporter – Investigative
307 – Investigative Report – Multiple Reports
308 – News Feature – Light Feature
309 – News Feature – Serious Feature
310 – News Special
401 – Arts / Entertainment – News
402 – Business / Consumer – News
403 – Crime – News
404-405 – Education / Schools – News & Children / Youth / Teen – News
406 – Environment / Science – News
407 – Health / Medical – News
408 – Historic / Cultural – News
409-410 – Human Interest – News
411-516 – Military – News – Short Form or Long Form Content
412 – Politics / Government – News
413-415 – Religion – Texas Heritage
414 – Societal Concerns – News
416-519 – Weather – News – Short Form or Long Form Content
501 – Documentary – Cultural / Historical
502 – Documentary – Topical
503 – Magazine Program
504 – Public Affairs Program
505 – Special Event Coverage
506 – Entertainment – Short Form or Long Form Content
507 – Informational / Instructional – Short Form or Long Form Content
508 – Interview / Discussion – Short Form or Long Form Content
509-510 – Children / Youth / Teen – Education / Schools – Short Form or Long Form Content
511 – Environment / Science – Short Form or Long Form Content
512 – Health / Medical – Short Form or Long Form Content
513 – Historic / Cultural – Short Form or Long Form Content
515 – Human Interest – Short Form or Long Form Content
517 – Politics / Government – Short Form or Long Form Content
518 – Texas Heritage – Short Form or Long Form Content
520 – Branded Content Program – Short Form or Long Form Content
601-602-603 – PSA/Promotion Topical – Campaign/Image
604-605-715 – Program Promotion/Commercial/Graphic Arts
701 – Talent – Anchor – News/Weather
702 – Talent – Reporter – Daily News
704 – Talent – Reporter – Live
705 – Talent – Commentator / Editorialist / Performer / Narrator / Program Host
706-709 – Live News Producer – Director
707-708 – Writer – News / Short Form Content / Long Form
710 – Editor – News – Long Form Content
712-713 – Photographer – News / Long Form Content
714 – Video Journalist
716 – Technical Achievement
LONE STAR SPANISH PANELS Due Aug 20th
101-103 – Overall Excellence, Community Excellence
102-104 – News Excellence, Journalistic Enterprise
201 – Newscast – Evening – Larger Markets (1-25)
204 – Newscast – Morning/Daytime – Larger Markets (1-25)
202-205 – Newscast – Evening & Morning Daytime – Medium Markets (26-60)
203-206 – Newscast – Evening & Morning Daytime- Smaller Markets (61+)
207 – Newscast – Weekend
301-301-303-304 – Daily News, Hard News, Breaking or Spot News
305 – Continuing Coverage
306-307-702 – Investigative Reports -Talent Investigative Reporter
308-309-310 – News Feature – Light, Serious/ News Special
401-402-403-404-405-406-408 – Arts/Entertainment-Business/Consumer-Crime-Education/Schools-Children/Youth/Teen-Environment Science-Historic/Cultural – News
409-410-515 – Human Interest
411-413-414-415 – Military – Religon – Societal Concerns – Texas Heritage
416-519 – Weather
501-502— Documentary – Cultural / Historical/Topical
503-705 – Magazine Program, Talent – Commentator/Editorialist/Performer/Narrator/Program Host
504 – Public Affairs Program
505-506-507-508-513 – Special Event, Entertainment, Informational, Interview, Historic
407-502 – Health / Medical
412-517 – Politics / Government
520-601-602-603-604 – Branded Content, PSA, Promotion
701 – Talent – Anchor – News/Weather
702 – Talent – Reporter – Daily News, Live
706-709-716 – Live News Producer, Director, Technical Acheivement
714 – Video Journalist
707-710-712-715 – Writer, Editor, Photographer, Graphic Arts

Questions?  Contact Bob Hammer at EmmyAwards@nataslgl.org or 440-503-2121.

 

2021 SILVER CIRCLE AWARD RECIPIENTS

Gold and Silver Circle Awards logoCongratulations to our 2021 Silver Circle Award recipients!

This year the boards of governors selected seven television professionals for induction to the Silver Circle. This honor recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to television and our chapter over the past 25 years or more.

David Coy started in the industry in 1982 and currently is president and general manager of WKBN/WFYX and WYTV-TV in Youngstown, Ohio. For the past thirty years, Bob Donaldson has been news anchor and producer in Central Indiana, following ten years in news reporting in Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma, Utah and Arkansas. Rich Geyser is an award-winning photographer and has spent all of his 42-year television career at WEWS TV in Ohio. Tom Livingston is a native of Cleveland and has been with WEWS since 1980, where he is a much-honored photojournalist. Lou Maglio got his start 43 years ago and has been an anchor and news reporter in the Cleveland market for the past 40 years. As vice president of production for WFYI, Clayton Taylor is a fixture in Indiana public television, but his career began more than 45 years ago as a reporter and producer for WTHI in Terre Haute, and includes 16 years in investigative journalism at WISH-TV in Indianapolis. Mel Watson has worked in both the Indiana and Ohio markets; she started her career at WANE-TV in Fort Wayne, was an investigative producer at WEWS for 17 years and now is the news director at WTVG in Toledo.

To find out more about our latest inductees, click the button below.

VIEW 2021 SILVER CIRCLE INDUCTEES

 

EMMY® & STUDENT PRODUCTION AWARDS NOMINATIONS

To view the list of nominations for the 52nd Annual Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy® Awards, click here.

To view nominees for the 2021 (Broadcast Year 2020) Student Production Awards, click here.

VIEW EMMY® NOMINEES VIEW SPA NOMINEES
 


Job Openings

WJW, ideastream®, WEWS and WKYC have new job openings, which will now be listed exclusively on Job Bank. To view details about these jobs, and for information on how to apply, click here.