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The National Academy Of Television, Arts & Sciences Announced The Winners of The 40th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in New York City..!

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NEW YORK,NY(SMI-ENTERTAINMENT,09.24.19)-The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced tonight the winners pf the 40th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. The awards were presented at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City and honored both natinal and international nominees in more than 50 categories. Andrea Mitchell, NBC News' chief foreign affairs correspondent and host of MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports," was honored for her ground-breaking career with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional, non-profit service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, and Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of over 17,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country.  Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public. 

"Tonight, we honor the news and documentary industry and the men and womenwho bring us the truth : the story of the world we live in, year by year and day to day," said Terry O'Reilly, Chairman, NATAS. " It is their commitment to telling the stories of our times-with accuracy and integrity- that we celebrate tonight."


" In addition to our esteened nominees, tonight we celebrate the remarkable career of correspondent and political analyst Andrea Mitchell", said Adam Sharp, President & CEO, NATAS. "For more than 50 years, she has illuminated Americans' understanding of domestic politics and intenational affairs, building esteem and trust with colleagues, world laeaders, and most importantly, the viewers she informs."


The evening also included a special segment recognizing the anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing as a milestone in television news bringing the space program to the world. The segment included honoring nominees in two categories for science and technology programming. The nominations were announced by the astronauts circling the globe pn the international Space Station, and the winners were announced here on Earth, live at the event by NASA Astronaut, Andrew Feustel.


The winners of the 40th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards are:

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast

VICE News Tonight HBO

Moment of Truth: Kavanaugh and Ford  WINNER

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newscast

VICE News Tonight     HBO

Yemen’s Forgotten War   Winner

Outstanding Feature Story in a Newscast

VICE News Tonight HBO

Zero Tolerance                  Winner

Outstanding Hard News Feature Story in a Newscast

PBS NewsHour       WINNER

Yemen's Spiraling Hunger Crisis is a Man-Made Disaster

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newscast


Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newscast Continued

Rape, Harassment and Retaliation in the U.S. Forest Service: Women Firefighters Tell Their Stories

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newsmagazine

60 Minutes CBS        WINNER

The Students of Stoneman Douglas

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newsmagazine 

60 Minutes  CBS    WINNER

War Crime

Outstanding Feature Story in a Newsmagazine

60 Minutes      CBS       WINNER

The Legacy of Lynching

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newsmagazine

Fault Lines        Al Jazeera International USA

Adoption Inc          WINNER

Outstanding Breaking News Coverage

ABC News Special Events ABC          WINNER

Hurricane Michael

Outstanding News Special

48 Hours & CBS This Morning CBS

39 Days           WINNER

Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis


Finding Hope: Battling America's Suicide Crisis

Outstanding Live Interview

Amanpour         CNN International

Outstanding Live Interview       WINNER    

Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, interviewed by Christiane Amanpour

Outstanding Edited Interview

Dateline NBC NBC.         WINNER  

Bringing Down Bill Cosby: Andrea Constand Speaks

Outstanding Science, Medical or Environmental Report

AMHQ         WINNER      The Weather Channel

Dangers of Tornadoes Depicted Through Immersive Mixed Reality

Outstanding Arts, Culture or Entertainment Report

Art and Soul  WINNER       Great Big Story

Outstanding Business, Consumer or Economic Report

Hidden Cost: Our Laws Have Not Kept Up With the Climate  WINNER

The Weather Channel Digital and Telemundo with Efran Films

Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

Doc World      World Channel     Winner

Armed With Faith

Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

Crime + Punishment      HULU  WINNER  

Outstanding Investigative Documentary 


UN Sex Abuse Scandal

Outstanding Historical Documentary

HBO Documentary Films HBO       WINNER

King in the Wilderness

Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary

Independent Lens      PBS WINNER
I Am Not Your Negro

Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

Science Fair    National Geographic       WINNER

Outstanding Nature Documentary

CNN Films  Trophy.   Winner

Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

VICE Special Report    HBO   WINNER
Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Outstanding Short Documentary
Trans in America: Texas Strong  / Condé Nast Entertainment WINNER

Best Story in a Newscast

VICE News Tonight  HBO Yemen’s Forgotten War      WINNER

Best Story in a Newsmagazine

60 Minutes   CBS War Crime WINNER

Best Documentary
HBO Documentary Films WINNER                                  I Am Evidence

Outstanding Newscast or Newsmagazine in Spanish

Noticias Telemundo Mediodía    Telemundo       WINNER

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in Spanish
Noticias Telemundo Telemundo   WINNER
Emergencia en la frontera

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in Spanish

Aquí y Ahora     Univision  WINNER
Muerte río arriba (Death up the River)

Outstanding Feature Story in Spanish

Univision News Digital Univision WINNER
El legado de tolerancia cero: niños traumatizados y sin tratamiento

Outstanding New Approaches: Current News

One Building, One Bomb: How Assad Gassed His Own People.   The New York Times.        WINNER

Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary

The Last Generation

Outstanding New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle and Culture

AVox Earworm     VOX        WINNER                   
The Most Feared Song in Jazz, Explained

Outstanding Writing

60 Minutes    CBS  War Crime WINNER

Outstanding Research

Independent Lens      PBS Dawnland          WINNER

Outstanding Video Journalism: News

VICE News Tonight        HBO The Killing Rooms of Mosul WINNER

Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

Independent Lens PBS Wildland WINNER

Outstanding Editing: News
Your Train Is Delayed. Why?       The New York Times  WINNER

Outstanding Editing: Documentary

Independent Lens PBS  Wildland  Winner

Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction

Inside North Korea’s Dynasty    National Geographic  WINNER

Outstanding Music & Sound

HBO Documentary Films   WINNER                                                             
Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram

Outstanding Lighting Direction and Scenic Design
God Knows Where I Am  PBS  WINNER

Outstanding Promotional Announcement

CNN Original Series  WINNER          

The History of Comedy Season 2 Campaign

Outstanding Regional News Story: Spot or Breaking News

WXIA 11Alive News (Atlanta, Georgia)    WXIA-TV  WINNER 
Charlie’s Ark 

Outstanding Regional News Story: Investigative Report
KING 5 News (Seattle, Washington)   KING-T        WINNER   

Sick and Forgotten at Hanford

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