EMMY Awards go to FOX Sports Ohio’s Columbus Blue Jackets & Reds coverage

Five EMMYs in total go to FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio in 2014.

COLUMBUS, OH — FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio have won five EMMY Awards this year in combination of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Ohio Valley and Lower Great Lakes Chapters. This marks the first year that the networks’ coverage of all four of their professional teams has won an EMMY.

FOX Sports Ohio won two EMMY Awards at the Ohio Valley Chapter’s 50th Annual EMMY Awards, held downtown Columbus this past Saturday, August 2nd. These awards recognize television excellence in thirteen markets from four states, including Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Zanesville, Ohio, along with markets in Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia.

– FOX Sports Ohio’s coverage of Columbus Blue Jackets hockey won the category for best live unedited sporting event.

– Reds Live pre/postgame show also won for best sports daily/weekly program.

Earlier this year, FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio won three EMMYs at the Lower Great Lakes Chapter’s 45th Annual EMMY Awards, which covers Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Indianapolis, Toledo, Fort Wayne, and Erie markets. FOX Sports Ohio’s coverage of Cleveland Cavaliers basketball won for best live unedited sporting event while SportsTime Ohio’s Indians Live pregame show from September 25th, 2013 won for best sports program along with best director Patrick Murray for Cleveland Indians baseball.

"With these two recent wins for the Blue Jackets and Reds productions, we are proud to win an EMMY for coverage of all four of our professional teams for the first time," said Francois McGillicuddy, Senior Vice President and General Manager of FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTimeOhio. "We are committed to our team partners and strive for production excellence. It’s an honor to receive these prestigious awards that recognize the collective efforts of the talented and innovative employees of FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio."

Please see below for a complete list of FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio EMMY winners.

Category: Sporting Event/Game – Live/Unedited

FOX Sports Ohio –€“ Columbus Blue Jackets

Ed Milliken, Producer

Brian Filippetti, Director

Tom Farmer, Executive Producer

Bob Pennell, Coordinating Producer

Matthew Sigafoos, Assistant Director

Category: Sports – Daily or Weekly Program

FOX Sports Ohio –€“ Reds Live

Kent Weaver, Producer

Tom Farmer, Executive Producer

Bob Pennell, Coordinating Producer

Matthew Sigafoos, Assistant Director

Category: Sporting Event/Game -€“ Live/Unedited

FOX Sports Ohio –€“ Cavaliers Basketball

Brent Valenti, Producer

Daniel Sevic, Director

Fred McLeod, Play by Play Announcer

Austin Carr, Color Analyst

Allie Clifton, Sideline Reporter

Steve Warren, Coordinating Producer

Category: Sports – Program 

SportsTime Ohio –€“ Indians Live Pregame Show 9/25/13

Steve Warren, Coordinating Producer

Mike Bachmann, Producer

Patrick Murray, Director

Mark Koha, Videographer/Editor

Category: Crafts: Director

FOX Sports / WKYC –€“ Patrick Murray – Director, Cleveland Indians Baseball