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CUNY TV Receives 8 Nominations for 2013 New York Emmy® Awards


CUNY TV is honored to receive 8 nominations for 2013 New York Emmy Awards in categories featuring the station’s signature series Nueva York (3), Canapé (2), Science &U! (1), Study With the Best (1), and a craft nomination for composer Tyrik Washington. Over the past four years, the station has been awarded 9 New York Emmy Awards.

Announcement of the 56th annual New York Emmy nominations was hosted by Jacqueline Gonzalez, Executive Director, New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NY NATAS), at CUNY TV’s midtown studios on the morning of February 6.

Presenting the nominees were Emmy Award-winner N.J. Burkett, Correspondent, WABC-TV and President of NY NATAS; Emmy® Award-winner Marvin Scott, Senior Correspondent, PIX 11 News at 10, and Anchor, PIX 11 News Closeup, WPIX-TV; Emmy® Award-winner Elizabeth Hashagen, Anchor, News 12 Long Island; Emmy® Award-winner Virginia Huie, Reporter, News 12 Long Island.

The 56th Annual New York Emmy® Awards will be presented at a Black Tie Gala on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at The Marriott Marquis ~ Times Square.



CUNY TV’s nominations are for the following programs and people in these categories:

Canapé: Another Afghanistan
Category: Historical/Cultural: Program Feature/Segment

Canapé: Another Afghanistan

Two French photographers trek the 180 miles of the ultra-isolated Wakkan Corridor in Afghanistan, sharing their pictures with people from outside the modern world, giving us a new perspective on this country.

Canapé: JR - Art and Act
Category: Societal Concerns: Program Feature/Segment

Canapé: JR - Art and Act

TED prize winning 28 year-old artist JR makes projects that create social awareness and involve the public in changing the world.

Nueva York: Best of Season 7
Category: Magazine Program

Nueva York: Best of Season 7

“Nueva York” is CUNY TV’s bi-weekly Spanish-language magazine show that both celebrates and educates the audience about the diversity and richness of Latino cultures in New York City. In this episode the audience journeys to a spectacular range of places and artists in New York City. The Latino arts are alive and well in La Gran Manzana.

Nueva York: Fernando Pérez
Category Arts: Program Feature/Segment

Nueva York: Fernando Pérez

”Nueva York” takes a special trip to Havana, Cuba, to meet and interview filmmaker Fernando Pérez, currently one of the most acclaimed Latin American filmmakers. Films such as “Life is to Whistle,” “Madrigal,” and “Suite Habana” reflect his creative process and his unique approach to filmmaking.

Nueva York: Hermanas Colorado
Category Historical/Cultural: Program Feature/Segment

Nueva York: Hermanas Colorado

The Colorado sisters, actresses and playwrights born in the United States, talk about the exploration of their Mexican indigenous origins through their theatre company, Coatlicue, and how personal storytelling helps heal them and their community.

Science & U!: Bash the Trash
Category: Environment: Program

Science & U!: Bash the Trash

Ernabel DeMillo reports on a group of students who get musical … with instruments made from trash!

Study with the Best
Category: Education: Program/Special

Study with the Best

CUNY TV’s “Study with the Best” promotes the benefits of a college education. This episode features an interview with award-winning poet and Brooklyn College professor Josh Mehigan. Animator and Hostos Community College Professor Andy London talks about what inspires his art and how he gets his class excited about animation; author and educator Bel Kaufman gives one of the series producers a lesson on life at age 100; and bassoonist and CUNY Ph.D. candidate Doug Quint is profiled as the creator/entrepreneur behind the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck.

Tyrik Washington, composer
Category: Craft Specialty: Musical Composition/Arrangement

Tyrik Washington, composer

Chile

The musical arrangement created for this segment of Study with the Best displays the beauty of a trip to Chile taken by a group of students. The arrangement features acoustic guitar as the foundation, along with various Latin percussion instrumentations as accents. The music sets the tone of this amazing once-in-a-lifetime journey.


CUNY TV is cablecast in the five boroughs of New York City on Ch. 75 (Time Warner and Cablevision systems), Ch. 77 (RCN Cable) and Ch. 30 (Verizon FiOS). It reaches 1.7 million households citywide, and its original programming is archived online for a worldwide audience at www.cuny.tv. Executive Director is Robert Isaacson. Executive in charge of Production is Gail Yancosek.