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NEW YORK ,NY(SMI- NEWS-AWARDS,09.28-10.01.21)-The National Academy of Television  of Arts and science celebrated its 42nd News and Documentary Emmy Awards through a 2-days virtual ceremonies, honoring excellence in news journalism and documentary filmmakers for their news coverage and storytelling during the calendar of the year 2020.


The 42nd  Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honors this year the programming contents from more than 2200 submissions that originally premiered in calendar-year 2020, judged by a pool of 950 peer professionals from across the television and streaming/digital media News & Documentary industry. 

It also recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, and Daytime television programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering. 

The 42nd-News Emmy Awards Winners are: 

Outstanding Coverage of Breaking News story in a NewsCast:

Alzo Slade, correspondent with Vice-News "  American Uprising "WINNER"

Outstanding Breaking News Coverage:


Sara Sidney wins the Emmy of  with “ The Death of George Floyd”

Outstanding Investigative Report in Newscast 

Sebastian Shukla wins an Emmy with  Billingcat Investigation into the Poisoning of Russian Opposition Leader Alexey Navalny 

Best Direction, Writer & Producer of NewsMagazine

Oscar Guerra Wins an Emmy with Frontline 

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking news story in a Newsmagazine 

Guy Campanile , producer of 60 Minute wins an Emmy with"On The Frontline"

Outstanding Writing News 

Steve Hartman , correspondent with CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell wins an Emmy with“ On The Road with Steve Hartman “


International News 

Dominique Van Heerden , Senior Foreign Producer with Sky News wins an Emmy with  " A Warning For Italy “

International Current Affair 

Marcus Plowright , Director and Producer of DSP/ITV wins an Emmy “ In Cold Blood


Outstanding Long Feature Story in a NewsCast 

Anjali Singhvi , graphic and multimedia editor of New York Times wins an Emmy with " How the Police Killed Breonna Taylor “

Outstanding Continuing coverage of a news story in a Newsmagazine 

Janice Johnston , Executive Producer with 20/20 wins an Emmy with

“ Falling From The Sky “

Outstanding Feature Story in Spanish 

Sean Mattison , Director with Atencion ! Wins an Emmy with

“Murderer Next Door “Op-Docs / New York Times

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newsmagazine 

James Oliver , Director and Producer with PBS wins an Emmy with“ Luanda Leaks “


Outstanding Feature Story in a Newsmagazine

 Jackie Jesko, producer of Vice News wins an Emmy Disgrace “ Investigation By VICE


Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newscast 

Bruno Federico , Producer and Cameraman with PBS NewsHour /PBS ,

wins an Emmy with “ Desperate Journey “

Outstanding Video Journalism

Karin Shah, Director /Cinematographer with Frontline PBS

wins an Emmy with News with “ Taliban Country “

Outstanding Science Technology or environmental coverage 

Joanna Stern, Senior Technology Columnist with the Wall Street

Journal wins an Emmy with“ E-Ternal : A Tech Questto ‘Live ‘ Forever “

Outstanding Health or Medical coverage 

Jean Marie Condom executive director of 20/20 ABC wins an Emmy

with THE SHOT : Race For The Vaccine “

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in Spanish 

Ilia Calderon Anchor with “ Aqui Y Ahora” wins an Emmy 

with “ Inundados En Plastico” Univision

Outstanding Edited Interview

 Jonathan Swan , national political correspondent with Axios wins an Emmy

with “ President Donald J. Trump / An Interview / HBO

 Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis:

Fareed Zakaria , host of Fareed Zakaria Special CNN wins

an Emmy with “ How the world Sees America “ CNN

Outstanding Feature Story in a Newscast

Emily Green, correspondent with VICE News wins an

with “ The Kids Being Trained and Armwd to Fight Mexican Cartels “ VICE

Outstanding Editing News

Michael Vele, supervising editor of CBS wins

an Emmy with “ Bravery and Hope:7 Days in a Frontline “ CBS

Outstanding Covery of a Breaking News Story in Spanish

 Cristina London / Correspondent of Noticiero Telemundo wins

 an Emmy with “ La Represion De Trump” pricier of Telemundo

Outstanding Live Interview  

Roberto Bailey, Senior Editorial Producer with TODAY wins

an EmmySavannah Guthrie Interviews President Donald TrumpNBC


Outstanding Newscast or News Magazine

Jose Diaz Ballard , Anchor with Noticiero TELEMUNDO

wins an Emmy with “CoronaVirus en EE.UU”

Outstanding News Special

Guy Campanile ; Executive Producer 60 Minutes

 “ Bravery and Hope : 7 Days On THE Front Line” CBS


Outstanding Direction

Rena Baktar , Senior Director of CNN wins an Emmy News 
“ Election Week in America " 

Outstanding Technical Achievement 

Michael Potts , Vice-President Design of Weather Channel

wins an Emmy with “ Immersive Mixed Reality -Virtual Views / AMHQ


Outstanding Newscast

Krishna Andavolu , host of. I E News Tonight wins the Emmy Winner

Best Story in a Newscast

Natalie Reneau , Video editor of New York Times wins an Emmy

with “ How the Police Killed Breonna Taylor  "



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