Published on July 27th, 2017 | by admin


News Doc Alumni Rack Up Seven Emmy Nominations

2017 is the year of NYU News and Documentary Graduates! Our alumni are well represented in this year’s Emmy nomination pool, with seven total nominations from four different alumni.

Nanfu Wang: Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary and Editing – Hooligan Sparrow

Haya Fatima Iqbal: Best Documentary, Outstanding Short Documentary and Outstanding Music and SoundA Girl In the River

James West, Multimedia Producer:  My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard, Mother Jones

Brian Epstein, Producer: Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newsmagazine 5 Days: Inside the Hunt for the Boston Bombers, ABC

Hard work pays off, and our alumni are out working hard. Congratulations to all who were nominated! We can’t wait to see the results!



Where to watch:

Hooligan Sparrow: available on Netflix, Amazon, and iTunes
A Girl In the River: HBO
My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard: Mother Jones 
5 Days: Inside the Hunt for the Boston Bomber: ABC


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