Published on July 18th, 2013 | by admin


Emmy Nominations for 10 NewsDoc Alumni!

This year 10 News and Documentary alumni are nominated for 8 Emmy Awards.  You’ll notice that Brian Epstein and Alexandra Nikolchev worked together as did recent grads Dongnan Chen, Julia Doran, Loretta Van der Horst and Konstantin Syomin.

Pictured: Brian Epstein (2nd from left), Alexandra Nikolchev (far right)

Need to Know (PBS)
Crossing the Line at the Border
Field Producer: Alexandra Nikolchev
Producer: Brian Epstein

The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)
Special Report: Now with 100% Less Armageddon
Producers: Steve Benen, Laura Conaway, Brian Drew, Rebekah Dryden, Will Femia, Kent Jones, Isabel Lopez, Robert Lyon, Tricia McKinney, Eric Pfriender, Nazanin Rafsanjani, Jessica Rodriguez Dull, Barry Silverman, Vanessa Silverton-Peel, Olivia Stanchina, Anthony Terrell , Michael Yarvitz

Need to Know (PBS)
The Massachusetts Mandate
Producer: Megan Thompson

War Elephants (National Geographic)
Executive Producer: Jared Lipworth

Nature (PBS)
Ocean Giants
Senior Producer: Laura Metzger Lynch

Nature (PBS)
Siberian Tiger Quest
Senior Producer: Laura Metzger Lynch

Need to Know (PBS)
Crossing the Line at the Border
Producer: Brian Epstein
Field Producer: Alexandra Nikolchev

Sound of Vision
Directors: Dongnan Chen, Julia Doran, Loretta van der Horst, Joseph Vele

UPDATE (7/19/13):
These productions featuring contributions from NewsDoc alumni also have been nominated for Emmys:

Sharon Shattuck did the graphics and animations for The City Dark on POV and Sara Pelligrini was associate producer and assistant editor on Semper Fi!

ALSO: Adjunct David Spungen was part of the 48 Hrs team that is up for an Emmy as is master class filmmaker Rebecca Cammisa for “God is Bigger than Elvis.”
Congratulations to all of the nominees on this tremendous accomplishment.

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