NEW YORK, NY – (May 6, 2019) – Recognizing their commitment to broadcast excellence and the highest standards in journalism, the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences recognized NBC 4 New York / WNBC, Telemundo 47 / WNJU and LX.TV Productions with a combined 31 New York Emmys® during Saturday’s awards gala at the Marriott Marquis in Manhattan.
NBC 4 New York was recognized with 15 New York Emmy® Awards, including for “Team Coverage” “Breaking News,” and top “Evening Newscast.” The WNBC I-Team, the largest local, televised investigative and consumer reporting team in New York, was awarded six Emmy® awards including top “Investigative Report: Single Story,” won by Investigative Reporter Sarah Wallace.
“I’m truly proud of the journalists who work so hard every day, both in front and behind the camera. With awards in so many categories, it confirms that many of the Tri-State’s fines,t journalists work right here in the WNBC newsroom,” said Amy Morris, Vice President of News for NBC 4 New York.
Telemundo 47 was recognized with a station-record 14 New York Emmy® Awards, including for “Breaking News,” and top “Morning Newscast”, “Daytime Newscast” and “Evening Newscast”. Additionally, the station was also awarded top “Weather Talent”, won by Meteorologist Pedro Montoro and top “Business/Consumer” story, won by Consumer Reporter Liz Gonzalez.
“An unstoppable group of news, entertainment and creative services professionals made history on Saturday night and as a station, we all join to celebrate this incredible achievement. We are proud to serve as the Tri-State’s most trusted and recognized television voice for the Hispanic community and thank the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for their recognition,” said Cristina Schwarz, President and General Manager and Endy Rodriguez, Vice President of News.
LX.TV Productions was recognized with two New York Emmy® Awards, including for top “Entertainment: Program/Special”, won by 1st Look and top “Talent: Program Host/Moderator”, won by Sara Gore. 1st Look Senior Producer Brian Mait was also honored at this weekend’s 46th Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, winning a national Emmy® in the category of “Outstanding Directing for a Single Camera Lifestyle, Culinary, Travel or Educational and Informational Program”.
“The National and New York Emmys® awarded to Brian Mait, Sara Gore and our 1st Look teams represent LX.TV’s commitment to the best in entertainment and lifestyle programming. I am pleased to extend our congratulations to our team for their exceptional work,” said Meredith McGinn, Senior Vice President of LX.TV Productions.
NBC 4 New York / WNBC
Evening Newscast: Larger Markets (1-49) – “News 4 at 11: Terror in Tribeca”: October 31, 2017. Erica Byfield, Reporter; Checkey Beckford, Reporter; Melissa Mack, Producer; Keith Brockmeyer, Executive Producer; Daniel Patrick Slade, Media Manager; Susan Sullivan, Vice President News
Breaking News: – “Terror in Tribeca”: October 31, 2017. Jummy Olabanji, Anchor; Jonathan Dienst, Chief Investigative Reporter; Erica Byfield, Reporter; Gus Rosendale, Reporter; Checkey Beckford, Reporter; Evan Stulberger, Senior Producer; Keith Feldman, Photojournalist; Dennis Protsko, Airborne Reporter/Camera Operator - Chopper 4; Daniel Patrick Slade, Media Manager; Amy Boon, Assignment Editor; Susan Sullivan, Vice President News; Keith Brockmeyer, Executive Producer; Steven Bognar, Managing Editor
Continuing Coverage: – “Queens Lost Murder File”:February 6, 2018. Sarah Wallace, Investigative Reporter
Team Coverage: – “Storm Team 4: The January Blizzard”: January 4, 2018. Adam Kuperstein, Anchor; Tracie Strahan, Reporter; Wale Aliyu, Reporter; John Chandler, Reporter; Evan Stulberger, Senior Producer; Enez Paganuzzi, Planning Manager; Susan Sullivan, Vice President News; Richard J. Traks, Photojournalist
Investigative Report: Single Story – “Deed Fraud Sting”: November 2, 2017. Sarah Wallace, Investigative Reporter; David Hiller, Photojournalist
Feature News Report: Light Feature – “The Art Above”: November 24, 2017. Andrew Siff, Reporter; Michael DelGiudice, Photojournalist/Editor
Feature News Report: Serious Feature – “A Burden of Proof”: May 18, 2018. David Ushery, Reporter; Evan Stulberger, Senior Investigative Producer; Dave Manney, Executive Producer; Hilary Weissman, Producer
Feature News Report: Serious Series – “The Gold Bucket Bandit”: February 4, 2018. Marc Santia, Reporter; Evan Stulberger, Senior Investigative Producer; Nelson Xon, Photojournalist
Entertainment: News – “Hijacking Hollywood”: February 1, 2018. Marc Santia, Reporter
Politics/Government – “’Rocket Man’ Parking Bill’”: September 20, 2017. Christopher Glorioso, Investigative Reporter; Evan Stulberger, Investigative Producer; Erica Jorgensen, Investigative Producer
Editor: News – Evan Stulberger
News Producer – Melissa Mack
Talent: Reporter – Transportation/Traffic – Andrew Siff
Photographer: News – Michael DelGiudice
Craft Speciality: Makeup – Suzanne Perez
Telemundo 47 / WNJU
Morning Newscast: Larger Markets (1-49) – “Primera Edicion First Snow Storm of the Year”: January 4, 2018. Odalys Molina, Anchor; Allan F. Villafaña, News Anchor; Tairy Ynoa, Weather/Traffic Anchor; Ninoska Arriaga, Executive Producer; Ana Rosario Giraldo, News Producer; Francisco Gracia, TD
Daytime Newscast: Larger Markets (1-49) – “Snow Storm Special Coverage”: March 2, 2018. Odalys Molina, Anchor; Tairy Ynoa, Weather Anchor; Nadia Torres, Reporter; Ninoska Arriaga, Executive Producer; Catalina Rodriguez, Producer; Ana Rosario Giraldo, News Producer; Alan Glovinski, Associate Producer; Sakinah Allen, Editor; Kharen Luna, Editing Coordinator
Evening Newscast: Larger Markets (1-49) – “Hurricane Irma and Pope Francis in Colombia”: September 6, 2017. Jorge Ramos, Senior News Anchor; Veronica Contreras, Reporter; Delines Batlle-Alonso, Assistant News Director; Keith Orpheus, Photographer/Editor; Kharen Luna, Editing Coordinator; Endy Rodriguez, Vice President of News; Edgard A. Alvarez, Technical Director; Pablo Nivar, Media Manager; Ricardo Timiraos, Editor; Francisco Gracia, TD; Carolina Lopez, News Producer; Sakinah Allen, Editor; Raymond Gonzalez, Assignment Desk
Breaking News – “Halloween Terror Attack”: October 31, 2017. Edgardo Del Villar, News Anchor/Reporter; Delines Batlle-Alonso, Assistant News Director; Ektor Silva, Photographer; Alan Glovinski, Producer; Kharen Luna, Editing Coordinator; Endy Rodriguez, Vice President of News; Pablo Nivar, Media Manager; Ricardo Timiraos, Editor; Denisse I. Then, News Producer; Carolina Lopez, News Producer
Weather – “Second Nor’easter in March”: March 7, 2018. Alberto Rullan, Reporter; Delines Batlle-Alonso, Assistant News Director; Alan Glovinski, Producer; Kharen Luna, Editing Coordinator; Pablo Nivar, Media Manager; Ricardo Timiraos, Editor; Denisse I. Then, News Producer; Daniel Ojeda, Photographer; Sakinah Allen, Editor; Endy Rodriguez, Vice President of News
Politics/Government – “Broken Dreams”: July 5, 2018. Edgardo Del Villar, News Anchor/Reporter; Endy Rodriguez, Vice President of News; Camilo Montoya-Galvez, Producer; Kervy Robles, Producer; Sakinah Allen, Editor
Business/Consumer – “Responde: Dealership Investigation”: September 6, 2017. Liz Gonzalez, Consumer/Investigative Reporter
Investigative Report: Series – “Human Trafficking: Sold For a Few Dollars”: February 27, 2018. Pablo Gutierrez, Investigative Reporter; Kristina Pavlovic, Investigative Producer; Camilo Montoya-Galvez, Producer; Josué Cotto, Editor
Children/Youth – “Kid House Builder”: February 22, 2018. Luis Medina, Reporter; Keith Orpheus, Photographer; Jesse Karlewicz, Editor
Environment – “Can Collectors in NYC”: May 16, 2018. Luis Nunez, News Reporter; Francisco Gracia, Editor
Talent: Anchor – Weather – Pedro Montoro
Talent: Reporter – Live/Spot News – Luis Gerardo Nunez
Promotion: News/Program Promo – Image – “Acceso Total: Vicky & Orietta”; Christian Suarez, Producer
Promotion: News/Program Promo – Single Spot – “Edgardo Del Villar – La Verdad”; Freddy Leon, Senior Producer; Christian Suarez, Producer
Entertainment: Program/Special – “1st Look Presents: Oz Knows”: May 12, 2018. Marni Sabia, Vice President, Production Lifestyle Programming; Lemeya Al-Jinabi, Executive Producer; Brian Mait, Senior Producer/Director; Kyle Livingstone, Associate Producer; Oz Pearlman, Host
Talent: Program Host/Moderator – Sara Gore
About NBC 4 New York / WNBC
NBC 4 New York / WNBC is the flagship station of the NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal, serving the New York Tri-State area with an unparalleled commitment to broadcast excellence for more than 75 years.
The station features New York’s largest investigative reporting team, the I-Team and includes Edward R. Murrow and Emmy Award-winning journalists who successfully track down the answers to the questions most important to viewers. Storm Team 4, the station’s trusted weather team, utilizes the most accurate and the most powerful weather technology available to keep Tri-State viewers informed and safe when severe weather strikes. This includes StormTracker 4, the only commercial high-frequency S-Band dual polarization fixed Doppler weather radar operating in the Northeast.
In addition to NBC 4 New York’s primary channel, other programming outlets include COZI TV, the station’s multicast channel, and out-of-home platforms, including TV screens in taxi cabs, elevators and aboard New York-New Jersey PATH trains. The station also delivers news and information across all platforms, including its dedicated website, mobile app and social media platforms. For more information about NBC 4 New York, visit NBCNewYork.com.
About Telemundo 47 New York / WNJU
Telemundo 47 / WNJU is the Telemundo television station serving Spanish-speaking viewers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut for more than 50 years. The Tri-State’s Spanish-language broadcasting channel for soccer, Telemundo 47 will offer exclusive Spanish-language coverage of the 2019 Copa America, the 2019 and 2025 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ tournaments and the 2022 and 2026 FIFA Men’s World Cup™ tournaments.
Delivering more than 27 hours of locally-produced news, information and entertainment programming each week through their linear and digital platforms, Telemundo 47 was the Tri-State’s first Spanish-language television station to offer livestreamed broadcasts through a dedicated mobile app. The station offers comprehensive breaking news coverage and features the New York market’s only team of bilingual meteorologists, La Autoridad en El Tiempo, who use cutting-edge technology to keep viewers and their families safe and informed. This includes Tele Doppler 47, con tecnología S band, the most powerful and most accurate weather technology available.
Telemundo 47’s local consumer investigative unit, Telemundo Responde, returns every telephone call, responds to every electronic inquiry and has recovered over $1.5 million for local viewers. The station also features Acceso Total, the region’s only local entertainment variety program with TeleXitos, the station’s multicast network, offering viewers many beloved, iconic television series in an easy-to-watch, comfortable Spanish-language format.
As a station, Telemundo 47 demonstrates its commitment to the communities it serves by cultivating local partnerships with organizations that reflect the diversity of the local market. For more information about Telemundo 47, please visit Telemundo47.com.
About LX.TV Productions
LX.TV is the lifestyle production arm of the NBC Owned Television Stations division of NBCUniversal. LX.TV produces original shows and specials, including “1st Look,” which travels around the country to spotlight the best places to eat, play and indulge; “Open House” and “Open House NYC,” which offer a window into some of the most lavish homes from around the nation and the New York area as well as design and decorating advice and inspiration; “George to the Rescue,” a home improvement show where host George Oliphant teams up with design and construction experts to help a family or community in desperate need; and “Talk Stoop with Nessa,” featuring celebrity interviews with celebrities, actors, musicians, athletes, and special guests. In addition to airing on the NBC Owned Television Stations, NBC affiliate stations and internationally, LX.TV content can be seen on digital out-of-home platforms, including taxis, gas stations, buses and nail salons, on the national multicast network COZI TV, and on LXTV.com.
John Durso, Jr. (WNBC/WNJU/LX)
212.664.5247 / John.Durso@nbcuni.com
Alexandra Trochanowski (WNBC)
212.664.6871 / Alexandra.Trochanowski@nbcuni.com
Aida Rosario (WNJU)
201.969.4080 / Aida.Rosario@nbcuni.com