As Andy Sandberg hosted the 67th Annual Primetime Emmys on Sunday, the 33rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Emmys took place a little closer to home.
The Philadelphia Hilton Hotel hosted over 500 of the region’s top television talent, handing out 81 Emmys throughout the night. Comcast SportsNet/The Comcast Network took home the largest haul of the night: 11 Emmys from their 31 nominations.
Temple led the pack during the announcement of nominations in August, with eight nominations, and took home two at the night’s end. Owl Sports Update was honored under the category of “Sports: Live Event.” Owl Sports Update, produced by John Sabino and Jon DiMuzio, and anchored by Andrew McDevitt and Walt Ruff, airs Thursdays at 12pm and 8pm. The show covers all of Temple’s sports teams in a live half hour broadcast.
Ben Otte also won an Emmy for his piece “Trombone Tale of Temple,” on which he produced, reported, photographed, and edited the content. Otte’s piece aired on October 30th, 2014 and focused on student Andrew Conchelos’ rooftop performances on his Broad Street apartment.
Professor Paul Gluck also walked away with a high honor at the end of the night. The Silver Circle Society inducted Gluck along with Pat Ciarrocchi, a news anchor and reporter with CBS 3 in Philadelphia. The Society honors and awards those with over 25 years of remarkable contributions to the broadcast news industry. Professor Gluck works as associate professor in the School of Media and Communications here at Temple, and as the General Manager of TUTV.