Mario Lopez, Kelli Pickler, Ben Aaron to Present at The National Student Production Awards
Presenters of the 3rd Annual competition of The National Student Production Awards were announced today by The Foundation of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Live-Streamed from Emerson College in Los Angeles, CA, on Thursday, October 18th, 2018, the event will be hosted by television personality, Tom Bergeron. The Foundation of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) presents this competition annually which includes 23 programming and craft categories honoring student productions from across the country. The event was live streamed on the Academy's social media channels and website.
A full list of nominees can be found here: http://emmyonline.com/nationalstudent
Over 200 students were culled from the 19 regional chapters of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and selected by industry professionals and university professors to advance to the national competition.
In addition to television personality, Tom Bergeron (Dancing With The Stars), nominees will be announced with pre-recorded messages from industry elite such as JUDGE JUDY Sheindlin (Judge Judy), Mario LOPEZ (EXTRA), Kelli Pickler and Ben Aaron (Pickler & Ben), Ari Melber (The Beat - MSNBC), Carolyn Hennessy, (General Hospital, The Bay, Jessie, Once Upon a Time) and Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai, and Tamera Mowry-Housley (The REAL).
Recipients will be announced beginning at noon PDT via a live web stream produced by NATAS Senior VP of Daytime EMMY® Awards, David Michaels, Education Chair, Danielle Mannion and David Parks, Ignition Entertainment. NATAS would like to thank and acknowledge Emerson College (www.emerson.edu/) for its facility and participation in making these awards possible.
About The Emerson College Los Angeles (ELA)
The Emerson College Los Angeles (ELA), is a sustainable LEED-certified facility located in the heart of Hollywood, encompassing over 100,000 square feet of space. The award winning state-of-the-art facility houses up to 217 students and contains classrooms, offices, an auditorium, screening room, audio and video labs, performance and rehearsal studios. For more information visit http://www.emerson.edu/ela
About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, and Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of over 17,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country. BEYOND awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public. For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv.