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PBS programs were honored with 5 News Emmy® Awards, the second most-earned by any organization.The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) kicked off the 41st Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards on September 21 with a live-streamed ceremony honoring news categories. PBS series FRONTLINE earned 4 awards, followed by PBS NewsHour with 1 award.

The remaining documentary categories will be announced Tuesday, September 22 at 8:00 p.m. ET via watch.theemmys.tv and The Emmys® apps.

PBS congratulates all of our programs and producers!


PBS’ News Emmy® Award winners:

FRONTLINE “Kids Caught in the Crackdown”

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newsmagazine

FRONTLINE “Ebola in Congo”

Outstanding Video Journalism: News

FRONTLINE “Iraq's Secret Sex Trade”

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newsmagazine

Best Story in a Newsmagazine

PBS NewsHour “Stopping A Killer Pandemic”

Outstanding Science, Medical or Environmental Report

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