NHK, CBC Receive International Emmys
Marks their first awards in news and current affairs categories
George Winslow -- Broadcasting & Cable, 10/2/2012 12:36:59 PM
NHK won with its "Great East Japan Earthquake Emergency News" report, which covered the largest earthquake in the country's history on March 21, 2011. This is the second International Emmy in a row for NHK, which won for Current Affairs in 2011.
CBC won for Current Affairs with its "Haiti's Orphans: One Year After the Earthquake," which followed the story of three orphaned children.
"We congratulate the outstanding editorial and production teams behind CBC Television's and NHK's riveting reports for their first Emmy wins in these categories." said Bruce L. Paisner, president and CEO of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, in a statement.
Nominees for 15 other International Emmy Award categories will be announced at MIPCOM on Oct. 8 in Cannes, France.
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