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10.02.2012

“60 MINUTES” WINS FIVE EMMYS, THE MOST AWARDED TO ANY SINGLE COMMERCIAL BROADCAST NETWORK PROGRAM

“48 Hours,” “CBS Evening News” Each Win, Giving CBS News Seven in All

          60 MINUTES took home five Emmys at the 33rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in New York City last night, the most awarded to any single commercial broadcast network program.  In addition, 48 HOURS and the CBS EVENING NEWS each won a statuette, bringing the CBS News Network a total of seven Emmys.

          Following are the categories, names and credits for the winning stories:

 

OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM IN A REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST

CBS EVENING NEWS - Gunwalker: Fast and Furious

Executive Producers: Rick Kaplan and Patricia Shevlin

Senior Producers: Ward Sloane and Bill Piersol

Producer: Christopher Scholl

Correspondent: Sharyl Attkisson

 

OUTSTANDING CONTINUING COVERAGE OF A NEWS STORY IN A NEWS MAGAZINE

48 HOURS - Grave Injustice

Executive Producer: Susan Zirinsky

Senior Producer: Judy Tygard and Nancy Kramer

Producers: Lourdes Aguiar and Jenna Jackson

Field Producer: Jennifer Ashmawy

Co-Producers: Atticus Brady, David A. Spungen and George Baluzy

Correspondent: Richard Schlesinger

 

OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY IN A NEWS MAGAZINE

60 MINUTES - Gospel for Teens

Executive Producer: Jeff Fager

Executive Editor: Bill Owens

Producer: Shari Finkelstein

Co-Producers: Jennie Held and Robert Shattuck

Correspondent: Lesley Stahl

 

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: EDITING – NEWS

60 MINUTES - Gospel for Teens

Editor: Robert Shattuck

 

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: WRITING

60 MINUTES - Hard Times Generation: Families in Cars

Writers: Robert Anderson, Scott Pelley and Nicole Young

 

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT IN A CRAFT: RESEARCH

60 MINUTES - Hard Times Generation: Families in Cars

Researchers: Robert Anderson, Scott Pelley, Aaron Weisz and Nicole Young

 

OUTSTANDING BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC REPORTING IN A NEWS MAGAZINE

60 MINUTES - The Next Housing Shock

Executive Producer: Jeff Fager

Executive Editor: Bill Owens

Producers: Robert Anderson and Daniel Ruetenik

Co-Producers: Nicole Young and Robert Shattuck

Correspondent: Scott Pelley

 

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Press Contact:  Kevin Tedesco  212-975-2329  Kev@cbsnews.com

Press:

Kevin Tedesco
212-975-2329
kev@cbsnews.com