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PBS Nominated for 45 News & Documentary Emmys®


 PBS programs received 45 nominations for the 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the second most-earned by any organization. The nominees were announced July 11, 2013 by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The awards honor programming distributed during the 2012 calendar year.

PBS programs receiving multiple nominations include FRONTLINE (18), POV (9), NATURE (6), INDEPENDENT LENS (4), and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (4). In addition, David Fanning, Executive Producer and founder of FRONTLINE will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

PBS congratulates all of our nominated producers and David Fanning, as well as our fellow public media nominee American Public Television. A complete list of nominations is below.

The awards will be presented on October 1, 2012 during a ceremony at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at the Lincoln Center, in the Time Warner Center in New York City.

Nominees

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine
- FRONTLINE “The Battle for Syria”
- FRONTLINE “Al Qaeda in Yemen”
- FRONTLINE “The Regime Responds”

Outstanding Feature Story in a News Magazine
- FRONTLINE “Middle School Moment”

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine
- FRONTLINE “Opium Brides”
- NEED TO KNOW “Crossing the Line at the Border”

Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a News Magazine
- FRONTLINE “Cell Tower Deaths”
- FRONTLINE “Six Billion Dollar Bet”

Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis
- NEED TO KNOW “The Massachusetts Mandate”

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story – Long Form
- FRONTLINE “Climate of Doubt”
- FRONTLINE “Inside Japan’s Nuclear Meltdown”
- FRONTLINE “Poor Kids”

Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Long Form
- FRONTLINE “Big Sky, Big Money”
- FRONTLINE “Dollars and Dentists”
- INDEPENDENT LENS “As Goes Janesville”
- POV “Give Up Tomorrow”
- POV “Granito: How to Nail a Dictator”

Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form
- FRONTLINE “The Interrupters”
- FRONTLINE “The Suicide Plan”
- POV “My Reincarnation”

Outstanding Historical Programming – Long Form
- AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Jesse Owens”
- INDEPENDENT LENS “We Were Here”
- POV “Nostalgia for the Light”

Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting – Long Form
- FRONTLINE “Money, Power and Wall Street”

Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming
- INDEPENDENT LENS “Circo”

Outstanding Science and Technology Programming
- POV “The City Dark”

Outstanding Nature Programming
- NATURE “An Original DUCKumentary”
- NATURE “Ocean Giants”
- NATURE “Siberian Tiger Quest”

Best Report in a News Magazine
- NEED TO KNOW “Crossing the Line at the Border”

Best Documentary
- INDEPENDENT LENS “Hell and Back Again”
- POV “Nostalgia for the Light”

New Approaches: Current News Coverage
- FRONTLINE “Targeting the Electorate”

New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Arts, Lifestyle & Culture
- POV “POV | StoryCorps Animated Series”
- POV “Sound of Vision”

Outstanding Writing
- NATURE “An Original DUCKumentary”

Outstanding Research
- AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Jesse Owens’
- AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “The Amish”

Outstanding Cinematography – Documentary and Long Form
- NATURE “An Original DUCKumentary”

Outstanding Editing - Documentary and Long Form
- FRONTLINE “The Interrupters”
- GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET “Wagner’s Dream”

Outstanding Music & Sound
- AMERICAN EXPERIENCE “Jesse Owens’
- NATURE “An Original DUCKumentary”

Outstanding Promotional Announcement: Institutional
- FRONTLINE “FRONLINE Fall Preview: How Come?”
- POV “25th Anniversary Promotional Reel”

                                 
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