Woodbury, N.Y., April 4, 2011 - News 12 Long Island was honored by The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with five New York Emmy ® Awards. The awards were presented last night at the 54th Annual New York Emmy ® Awards Ceremony at The Marriott Marquis Times Square in New York City.
"News 12 Long Island is home to some of the best TV news professionals in the business, and it's gratifying to see the Academy recognize their work with these prestigious awards," said Pat Dolan, News 12 Long Island News Director. "Their achievements reflect credit on the entire News 12 family. Excellence is always our goal as we provide our viewers with the news that's 'as local as local news gets'".
We congratulate the following News 12 Long Island New York Emmy ® Award Winners:
- DOCUMENTARY - Helping Haiti. February 4, 2010.
- FEATURE NEWS: SINGLE STORY - Guitar Maker. December 24, 2009.
- MILITARY: NEWS - Remembering The Fallen. May 27, 2010.
- MILITARY: PROGRAM/SPECIAL - Fallen Heroes. May 31, 2010.
- WRITER: NEWS - Matt Jablow. September 11, 2009. Compilation.
The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, founded in 1955, is the preeminent membership organization serving the television industry. NY NATAS encourages the pursuit of excellence and promotes the highest standards of quality in television by conferring the industry's classic and most coveted peer-recognition symbol of distinction - the Emmy ®.
News 12 Long Island
News 12 Long Island is the exclusive 24-hour local news service dedicated to covering the counties of Nassau and Suffolk. The cable exclusive service currently reaches nearly 800,000 households on the Long Island Cablevision systems. News 12 Long Island was the first local 24-hour cable television news channel of its kind to launch in the United States in 1986. Today News 12 Long Island is part of News 12 Networks which is the largest and most watched regional news network. News 12 Networks is owned and operated by Cablevision Systems Corporation.
Cablevision Systems Corporation is one of the nation's leading telecommunications, media and entertainment companies. In addition to delivering its Optimum-branded cable, Internet, and voice offerings throughout the New York area, the company owns and operates cable systems serving homes in four Western states. Cablevision's local media properties include News 12 Networks, MSG Varsity and Newsday Media Group. Cablevision's assets also include Rainbow Media Holdings LLC and its programming and entertainment businesses, AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv and IFC Entertainment, as well as Clearview Cinemas. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at www.cablevision.com.