Tom Bergeron Announces Winners of Student Production Awards

Tom Bergeron Announces Winners of Student Production Awards

Winners of the 3rd Annual competition of The National Student Production Awards were announced at Emerson College in Los Angeles, CA, today, 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 winners can be found here: www.emmyonline.tv

"The National Academy takes great pride in honoring the craft, creativity and passion of these amazing students," said, Terry O'Reilly, Chairman, NATAS. "The future of our industry is being passed to the next generation and it appears to be in very good hands as witnessed by the outstanding work displayed today."

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.

"The growth and depth of talent of this year's entries were truly remarkable," said NATAS Education Chair, Danielle Mannion. "It is the Foundation's pleasure to highlight these aspiring television journalists and to thank the many judges who participated in reviewing these outstanding productions."

The event was hosted by television personality, Tom Bergeron (Dancing With The Stars). Nominees were 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).

"The recognition of the next generation of ambitious and talented television journalists is one of the most important things the Academy does," said, Adam Sharp, Interim-President & CEO, NATAS. "We will entrust the future in their hands today as they make their way to a very bright tomorrow"

Photo Credit: Courtesy of NATAS

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