PBS Wins Big with News and Documentary Emmys

PBS won fourteen awards at the 37th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards which were held Wednesday night. Seven of the awards were won by Frontline. If Frontline was its own network, it would be tied for first with CBS and PBS.

ABC News and CNN were behind CBS with four awards each and HBO followed with three. NBC and Univision both won two awards each.

CCTV America, which is owned by China’s state-run broadcaster, and BBC World News also both won one award each.

CNN and BBC were both honored for their coverage of the refugee crisis in the Middle East and Europe. CNN’s Arwa Damon won Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast for her reports. BBC’s Damian Grammaticas, Gavin Hewitt, Mark Lowen were all honored for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast.

Dana Bash, Jake Tapper, Lester Holt, George Stephanopoulos, and David Rhodes were all presenters for the ceremony.

About Tyler

Tyler is the chief media reporter for TKNN, with the news organization since its founding in November of 2010. He has previously served as chief political reporter and chief political anchor for TKNN.

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