CNN SETS NETWORK RECORD WITH 27 EMMY NOMINATIONS

CNN sets network record with 27 News and Documentary Emmy nominations

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In a record for the network, CNN received 27 nominations for the 39th Annual News and Documentary Emmy ® Awards, announced today. CNN’s diverse nominations encompass television programming, newsgathering, digital, and Spanish-language, and include:

 

Outstanding Breaking News Coverage

CNN Worldwide Hurricane Coverage, with Anchors John Berman, Ana Cabrera, Anderson Cooper and Chris Cuomo; and Correspondents Rosa Flores, Dianne Gallagher, Brynn Gingras, Drew Griffin, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Kyung Lah, Ed Lavandera, Sara Murray, Boris Sanchez, Leyla Santiago, Martin Savidge, Sara Sidner, Nick Valencia and Bill Weir

Fall of Raqqa, with Senior International Correspondents Nick Paton Walsh and Arwa Damon

Manchester Concert Attack, with Anchors Anderson Cooper, Hala Gorani, Michael Holmes, Don Lemon, Isha Sesay, John Vause and Amara Walker; and Correspondents Phil Black, Pam Brown, Nina dos Santos, Max Foster, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Erin McLaughlin, Evan Perez, Jim Sciutto and Fareed Zakaria 

 

Outstanding Live Interview

Anderson Cooper Interviews Janet Porter – Anderson Cooper 360

Faces of Grief: Sutherland Springs Pastor & Heather Melton – Anderson Cooper 360 Chris Cuomo Interviews

Las Vegas Massacre Survivors – New DayJake Tapper and Kellyanne Conway – The Lead with Jake Tapper 

 

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newscast

Fall of ISIS in Iraq and Syria, with Senior International Correspondents Nick Paton Walsh and Arwa Damon

 

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newscast

Kids for Sale – Anderson Cooper 360, with Correspondent Randi Kaye

 

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newscast Continued

Libya Slave Auction – The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, with Senior International Correspondent Nima Elbagir

 

Outstanding Hard News Feature Story in a Newscast

Syria: Gasping for Life in Khan Sheikhoun // CNN International & Aleppo Media Center; with CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward

 

Outstanding News Special

Return to Mosul, with Senior International Correspondent Arwa DamonCNN Special Reports – The Most Powerful Man in the World Hosted by Fareed Zakaria 

 

Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis

NFL Town Hall: Patriotism, The Players and The President – Anderson Cooper 360The Morning After Charlottesville – State of the Union with Jake Tapper 

 

Outstanding Edited Interview

Sally Yates and Anderson Cooper – Anderson Cooper 360

 

Outstanding Science, Medical and Environmental Report

CNN Special Reports: Separated: Saving the Twins, with Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta

 

Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

CNN Films’ Legion of Brothers

 

Outstanding Investigative Documentary

CNN Films’ Elián

 

Best Story in a Newscast

Kids for Sale – Anderson Cooper 360, with Correspondent Randi Kaye

Libya Slave Auction – The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, with Senior International Correspondent Nima Elbagir 

 

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in Spanish

Mexico Earthquake – CNN en Español, with anchor Fernando del Rincón

 

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in Spanish

Passports in the Shadows – Conclusiones, CNN en Español, with Senior Investigative Reporter Drew Griffin and Senior Latin American Affairs Editor Rafael Romo

 

Outstanding Video Journalism: News

Global Warning: Arctic Melt, with Videojournalists Lewis Whyld, Christian Streib and Mark Phillips

 

Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction

Love in Conflict – CNN Digital

 

Outstanding Promotional Announcement

CNN Facts First Campaign

The Nineties – CNN Original Series 

 

In addition to these 27 News and Documentary Emmy ® Award nominations, CNN Original Series Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown and United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell, and CNN Digital’s Explore Parts Unknown have been nominated for a combined 10 Primetime and Creative Arts Emmy Awards. CNN en Español’s Destinos won a Daytime Emmy ® for Outstanding Entertainment Program in Spanish.

 

About CNN:

CNN Worldwide is the most honoured brand in cable news, reaching more individuals on television, the web and mobile devices than any other cable news organization in the United States. Globally, CNN International is the most widely distributed news channel, reaching over 354 million households. CNN Digital is the #1 online news destination across all platforms, with more unique visitors and video starts than any other competitor. CNN’s award winning portfolio also includes CNN Original Series, which develops non-scripted programming for television via commissioned projects, acquisitions and in-house production. CNN Films produces, commissions and acquires documentary feature and short films for theatrical and festival exhibition, as well as for broadcast and other distribution across CNN’s multiple platforms. Additionally, CNN Newsource is the world’s most extensively utilized news service partnering with over 1,000 local and international news organizations around the world. CNN is a division of Turner, a WarnerMedia Company.