CUNY TV WINS TWO NEW YORK EMMY AWARDS

CUNY TV, The City University of New York’s Independent television station, added two more New York Emmy® Awards at The 61st Annual New York Emmy® Awards Gala on Saturday, April 14, 2018. This brings the station’s total Emmy count to 18 over three decades of broadcasting.

“The Emmys speak to the extraordinary value that CUNY TV brings to New Yorkers who want to understand our changing world,”said Chancellor James B. Milliken. “Our congratulations go to station executive director Gail Yancosek and her insightful and creative team.”

Both of the winning programs are from CUNY TV’s signature and multiple award-winning magazine series, Nueva York. Its senior producer is City College of New York professor Jerry Carlson, who was among the producers accepting the award. Several graduates of his program were involved in making these programs: Alex Lora Ceros, Sarah Foudy and Carmen Vidal.

Winning in the environment category was a Nueva York  segment, “Sure We Can,” which premiered on Jan. 5, 2017. Alex Lora Ceros was the producer. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLPi2x5xin8&feature=youtu.be&t=10m7s

Winning in the politics/government category was the Nueva York segment “D.C. Women’s March,” which premiered on June 8, 2017. Its producer and editor was Sara Foudy; Diana Vargas and Carmen Vidal also were producers.  Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqUt6ehXu1E&feature=youtu.be&t=2m27s

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