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Emmy nominees include many with Emerson links

Andy Tiedemann
July 22, 2011

Once again, the Emmy Award nominations include numerous alumni and friends of the College. Here are the 2011 alumni and parent nominees:

Primetime Emmy Nominations

Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming (director) and Outstanding Nonfiction Special (producer)
Randy Barbato ’82
Becoming Chaz, OWN

Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program
Tom Bergeron P ’10
Host, Dancing with the Stars, ABC

Outstanding Art Direction for Variety, Music or Nonfiction Programming
Joe Celli ‘91
Art Director, 83rd Annual Academy Awards, ABC

Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series
Eric Drysdale ’93
Writer, The Colbert Report, Comedy Central

Outstanding Children’s Program
Todd J. Greenwald ’91
Executive Producer, Wizards of Waverly Place, Disney Channel

Outstanding Special Class–Short-format Nonfiction Programs
Jay Leno ’73
Producer, Jay Leno’s Garage; NBC.com/JayLenosGarage.com


Daytime Emmy Nominations

Outstanding Special Class Writing
Eric Drysdale ’93
Writer, The Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear, Comedy Central

Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team
William Ludel ’70
Director, General Hospital, ABC

Outstanding Drama Series Directing Team
Erica Meyer ’06
Production Associate (Winner), The Young and the Restless, CBS

Outstanding Special Class Special
David Vos ’82
Executive Producer (Winner), New Orleans: Getting Back to Normal, American Public Television

Outstanding Special Class Directing
David Vos ’82
Director, New Orleans: Getting Back to Normal, American Public Television


News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast
Margaret Aro ’95
Producer, ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, “Tragedy at the Mine”

Outstanding News and Documentary - Long Form - Economic and Business
Eric Mofford '82, Producer; Nicole Torre’ 86, Producer and Director
Houston We Have A Problem, Planet Green


Additional Primetime Emmy Award Nominations

In addition, the following Primetime Emmy nominees have generously shared their expertise with Emerson students in recent years:

Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Series
Robert Dickinson
Lighting Designer, Conan “Love Gets Liposuctioned,” TBS

Outstanding Lighting Design/Lighting Direction for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Special
Robert Dickinson
Lighting Designer, 83rd Annual Academy Awards, ABC, and The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, CBS

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Matt LeBlanc
Episodes, Showtime

Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety or Music Series or Special
Paul Sandweiss
Audio Director, 83rd Annual Academy Awards, ABC

Outstanding Art Direction for A Multi-Camera Series
John S. Shaffner
Production Designer, The Big Bang Theory, CBS
Production Designer, Mike & Molly, CBS

Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Glenn Weiss
Director, 64th Annual Tony Awards, CBS

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
Keith Winikoff
Technical Director, Lady GaGa Presents The Monster Ball Tour: At Madison Square Garden, HBO

Outstanding Technical Direction, Camerawork, Video Control for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
Keith Winikoff
Video Control, The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, CBS

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