WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING AND PROMOTIONAL
New York - December 7, 2009 - The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
(NATAS) today announced the winners of the 7th Annual Emmy® Awards for Business &
Financial Reporting in a luncheon ceremony at Fordham
University in New York City. Emmy® Awards for Business & Financial Reporting were presented in eight
categories recognizing outstanding achievement in business & financial
reporting telecast or webcast from July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. Winners
of two Emmy® Award
categories for promotional announcements were also announced.
the Lifetime Achievement Award in Business & Financial Reporting was
presented to Paul Kangas, Anchor
and Financial Commentator for PBS’ Nightly Business Report, and Linda O’Bryon, the founder of the
pioneering business news broadcast and now Chief Content Officer of Northern
California Public Broadcasting. Presenting the Lifetime Achievement Award to Kangas
and O’Bryon were Rodney Ward Executive
Editor of Nightly Business Report and
Senior Vice President of NBR Enterprises; Steve Forbes, President
and Chief Executive Officer of Forbes and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine; and Paula Kerger, President
and Chief Executive Officer of PBS.
Also among the speakers were Herb Granath, Chairman of the National Academy of TV Arts &
Sciences; and Bill
Small, Chairman of the News and Documentary Emmy Awards,
who presented the awards on behalf of the Academy.
of winners for the 7th Annual Emmy Awards for Business &
Financial Reporting is also available on the NATAS website, www.emmyonline.tv.