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September 22, 2020
By Madisson Haynes
PBS programs were honored with five News Emmy® Awards, the second most-earned by any organization. The winners were announced via a live-streamed ceremony at the 41st Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards September 21, hosted by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. PBS series FRONTLINE earned four awards, followed by PBS NewsHour with one award.
PBS programs that received nominations included FRONTLINE (15), Independent Lens (8), PBS NewsHour (7), POV (8), Nature (3) and NOVA (3), among others.
Ebola in Congo | Outstanding Video Journalism: News
Coal's Deadly Dust| Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newsmagazine, Best Story in a Newsmagazine
Fire in Paradise | Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary
Flint's Deadly Water | Outstanding Investigative Documentary
In the Age of AI| Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary
Iraq's Secret Sex Trade | Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newsmagazine, Best Story in a Newsmagazine
Kids Caught in the Crackdown | Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newsmagazine
On the President's Orders| Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary
Predator on the Reservation | Outstanding Investigative Documentary
Rule The World | Outstanding Promotional Announcement
Supreme Revenge | Outstanding Historical Documentary
Targeting Yemen| Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newsmagazine
Zero Tolerance | Outstanding Writing
Made in Boise|Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World | Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary
The Interpreters | Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary
The King | Outstanding Historical Documentary, Best Documentary
Wrestle | Outstanding Editing: Documentary, Outstanding Social Issue Documentary
Inside the Honduran Migrant Crisis |Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newscast
Making Her Own Sound: Redefining Who Can Be A Musician | Outstanding Arts, Culture or Entertainment Report
Stopping A Killer Pandemic | Outstanding Science, Medical or Environmental Report
The Opaque Operations Involved in Fighting the Taliban | Outstanding Hard News Feature Story in a Newscast
The Mueller Report, Explained | Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis
Warnings from Antarctica| Outstanding Science, Medical or Environmental Report
Why the Caliphate’s fall is a ‘milestone’ but not the end for ISIS| Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast
Grit| Outstanding Sound
Farmsteaders | Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary
306 Hollywood | Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary, Outstanding Music Composition
Midnight Traveler | Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary
The Distant Barking of Dogs | Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary
The Silence of Others | Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary, Best Documentary
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