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May 8, 2017

WNET is Honored with Five 2017 New York Emmy Awards

Over the weekend, The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored WNET with five New York Emmy Awards.

Thirteen/WNET received four awards, and WLIW received one.

NYC-ARTS segment An American Ballet Theatre: A Dancer’s Life received an award for “Best Entertainment: Program Feature/Segment.” Joan Hershey, Editorial Director; Bob Morris, Producer.

 Treasures of New York: St. Patrick's Cathedral Associate Producer Saskia Chanoine & Executive Producer Diane Masciale pose with their award

Treasures of New York: St. Patrick’s Cathedral Associate Producer Saskia Chanoine & Executive Producer Diane Masciale pose with their award

Treasures of New York: St. Patrick’s Cathedral won for “Best Documentary.”Mary Lockhart, Executive Producer/Writer/Director; Diane Masciale, Executive Producer; Darren Peister, Editor.

All-Star Orchestra “The Legend of Scheherazade” received an award for “Best Special Event Coverage (Other Than News and Sports). Paul Schwendener, Executive Director; Gerard Schwarz, Music Director and Conductor; Habib Azar, Video Director; Andrew Mayatskiy, Video Editor; Dmitriy Lipay, Engineer/Editor.

Dmitriy Lipay won for “Best Audio” and Andrew Berg won for “Best Writer: Short Form.”

Congratulations to all!

In the image above, WLIW represents at the awards. Top Row, L-R: Ally Gimbel, Lauren Witte, Hillary Sieber, Sophia Clark, Diane Masciale, Dave Brown, Sean McGinn. Bottom Row, L-R: Eva Rosenberg, Sasha Schechter, Marisa Wong, Lindsey Horvitz.

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