Temple Update Nominated for Emmy Awards

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Temple Update and its contributors have been nominated for multiple NATAS 2017 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards.

Update’s March 2nd, 2017 show as well as the March 30th, 2017 show have both been nominated in the College/University Student Production – Newscast category.

The March 2nd show, anchored by Taggart Houck and Kylie Winkler, featured a report on adjunct negotiations, a live report from Alexis Johnson covering the beverage tax, as well as another live report from Cassie Semyon on anti-Jewish vandalism in Philadelphia. The show was produced by Jeseamy Muentes, Supervising Producer Joseph McHugh, and Executive Producer Peter Jaroff, and it was directed by Rebecca Rosenblatt.

Anchored by Daniel Ray and Alyssa Jerome, the March 30th show featured a report on the naming of the Lew Klein College of Media and Communication and a live report from Kelly Antonacci on Temple’s library construction. Directed by Logan Moritz, the show was produced by Spencer Trabbold alongside Supervising Producer Joseph McHugh and Executive Producer Peter Jaroff once again.

Also in the newscast category, TUTV’s OwlSports Update is nominated for their March 30th, 2017 show.

In the College/University Student Production – News: General Assignment category, Temple Update contributor Benjamin Otte was nominated for his “Construction Ongoing Inside Temple SMC” piece, for which he was a reporter and photographer. Ben was also editor for another nomination, “Immigration Ban Challenges Temple Student’s Family.” Update’s Taggart Houck is credited as producer and reporter.

Klein College students were also nominated in several other categories.

Reporters Emily MacMullen and Sarah Metts received a nomination for their “Turn Up the Town” piece in the College/University Student Production – Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs category.

In the College/University Student Production – Sports category, Tracy Yatsko is nominated for her “A Legacy On and Off the Court” report. Reporter Rachel Zerbe and photog Ben Otte are nominated for their piece, “From Player to Painter.”

In the College/University Student Production – Talent category, Emily Milliron and Tracy Yatsko received nominations.

The 35th Annual Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards will be held on September 9th at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, PA.

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