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Northwestern News Network Wins Emmy

Student-run election broadcast garners prestigious award

EVANSTON, lll. --- Northwestern News Network (NNN), Northwestern University’s student-run broadcast news outlet, won the Bronze Emmy for best newscast at the 36th Annual College Television Awards in Los Angeles on April 23.

The 2014 Election Show, the winning newscast, covered the Illinois gubernatorial race and other congressional races in the Chicagoland area. The honor was awarded to Fall 2014 co-news directors Catherine Reid (BSJ15) and Sharon Yoo (BSJ15) and producers Gabrielle Ake (BSJ16) and Orko Manna (BSJ16).

NNN produces a weekly news broadcast called the Northwestern News Report, covering Northwestern, Evanston and Chicago news. In addition to the news broadcasts, NNN is also the home of SportsNight (sports broadcast), Noticiero Northwestern (Spanish-language broadcast) and Politicat (politics broadcast).

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