Asian and Pacific American professionals won 10 awards at the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Northwest Chapter’s 50th Annual Emmy Awards Show on June 15.
KOMO’s Molly Shen, Tri Ngo, and Kiyomi Taguchi received awards for KOMO’s “Healing Our Heroes” news special, continuing coverage on “SPD: Problem Police,” and “The Shoe Guy” feature news report. David Ko from KCTS 9 received awards for “Cooking with Nick Stellino” and “On The Dust Bowl.” Bruce Lee, from KAKM Alaska Public Media, received an award for “Iditarod — A 40th Race.” The Seattle Channel’s Shannon Gee received an award for “Community Stories: Post-Prison Education Program.”
Molly Shen also received an individual award for “Healing Our Heroes.”
The Northwest Chapter of NATAS serves television and media professionals in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Montana, and Washington. Along with the Emmy Awards, the chapter provides professionals with seminars, programs, and networking.
NATAS also offers scholarships for young television leaders. (end)