Alumni and Faculty Contribute to Four Emmy-Nominated Stories

July 23, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

'10 graduate Samantha Stark

Several alumni and faculty members of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism were part of news teams that were nominated for this year’s Emmy Awards. The winners will be announced Monday, Oct. 1 at a ceremony at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, in the Time Warner Center in New York City.

Class of ’10 graduate Samantha Stark, while interning at The New York Times last year, was part of the team that produced the Emmy-nominated series “Coming Out” about the challenges faced by LGBT youth. It’s up for an award in the category, New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Arts, Lifestyle & Culture. She says she contributed reporting, audio editing, and research to the project over the course of about five months.

Among the other CUNY J-Schoolers who contributed to Emmy-nominated works:

Broadcast coach Wonbo Woo, a producer for an ABC News Nightline Special Report, “Finding Mubarak” (Category: Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast)
’07 alum Angela Hill, field producer for a Good Morning America/ABC World News with Diane Sawyer story, “McDonald’s Eggs” (Category: Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast)
’07 alum Angela Hill, field producer for an ABC News 20/20 Brian Ross investigation, “Peace Corps – A Trust Betrayed (Category: Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine)
’07 alum Angela Hill, field producer for an ABC News 20/20 Brian Ross investigation, “Peace Corps – A Trust Betrayed (Category: Best Report in a News Magazine)
Interactive adjunct John Huang, interactive producer for the NYTimes.com series, “Coming Out” (Category: New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Arts, Lifestyle & Culture)