PBS Wins 12 News & Documentary Emmys®

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Courtesy of FRONTLINE "Children of Syria"


– More Than Any Other Organization –

PBS programs were honored with 12 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City on October 5.

"PBS is delighted to congratulate all of our programs and producers honored at the News & Documentary Emmy Awards,” said Beth Hoppe, PBS Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming. “Our winners exemplify the best of public broadcasting and we applaud all of the nominees for their commitment to creating quality programming. It’s our pleasure to work with PBS member stations and producers who use media, such as the programs nominated tonight, to educate, inspire, entertain and express diverse perspectives from around the world."

Acclaimed PBS series’ FRONTLINE and INDEPENDENT LENS each earned 4 awards.

PBS would also like to congratulate Charles Osgood of CBS News on his Lifetime Achievement Award, presented at tonight’s ceremony. Mr. Osgood was honored for his gifted writing and mastery of the craft of the television news story; his unique humor and musical gifts; and his innate ability to engage his audience with warmth and credibility.

To view a complete list of winners, click here.

PBS’ News & Documentary Emmy® Award winners are:

- Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

FRONTLINE "Children of Syria"
- Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

FRONTLINE "The Choice 2016"
- Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

FRONTLINE "Yemen Under Siege"
- Best Story in a Newsmagazine
- Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newsmagazine

INDEPENDENT LENS "Best of Enemies"
- Outstanding Historical Documentary

INDEPENDENT LENS "In Football We Trust"
- Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

- Outstanding Investigative Documentary

INDEPENDENT LENS "The Armor of Light"
- Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

NATURE "Super Hummingbirds"
- Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

- Outstanding Science, Medical and Environmental Report for “The End of AIDS?”

POV "Thank You For Playing"
- Outstanding Arts & Culture Programming