60th Emmy® Awards Recipients and Nominations
Ted Yates and Board of Governors Award Honorees
The Ted Yates Award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding professional and personal qualities in their contribution to television news and public affairs in the National Capital Chesapeake Bay region. Ted Yates was an NBC News producer who traveled the world on assignment. Killed in the practice of his profession, he is remembered for his achievements in journalism. This year, the award will be presented to Doreen Gentzler, NBC4 Anchor and Medical Reporter at NBC4 Washington/WRC‐TV. Read the full press release.
The Board of Governors Award reaches beyond those usually awarded for television news and production by recognizing achievements by individuals, organizations or companies in community service or other worthwhile endeavors within the National Capital Chesapeake Bay’s region. Historically, the Board of Governors Award is presented for truly outstanding achievement and unique accomplishment of some duration and durability. This year, the award will be presented to Bruce Johnson, WUSA9 Anchor and Reporter. Mr. Johnson has been with WUSA9 for over 42 years. Read the full press release.
Past Emmy® Awards
The 59th Emmy® Awards was held on June 24, 2017 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. To watch the archived video of the show, get a full list of the nominees and recipients, and purchase photos from the evening please click here. A complete list of our past Emmy® nominees and recipients can be found in our Emmy® Awards Archive.
What are the Emmy® Awards?
The Emmy® Award is the premier television production award presented in various sectors of the television industry, including entertainment programming, news and documentary shows, and sports programming. The awards are presented in various area-specific ceremonies held annually throughout the year, honoring excellence in television programming.
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