FOX Sports Arizona was honored with 11 Rocky Mountain Southwest Emmy Awards nominations last night, highlighted by a station nomination for Overall Excellence, three honors for its first-ever Baseball Day Arizona and coverage of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Arizona Coyotes.

The 11 nominations ties for the most the network has had since 2013 (11 in 2018 as well) and they were spread out across a variety of categories, including live event production, talent, original programming, branded content, producing, features and editing. Winners will be announced on Sept. 19 during the Rocky Mountain Southwest’s Emmy Awards Virtual Gala.

FOX Sports Arizona’s nominations are as follows:

OVERALL EXCELLENCE: FOX Sports Arizona / Brian Hogan

TALENT ANCHOR SPORTS: Todd Walsh & Jody Jackson

SPORTS ONE-TIME SPECIAL: “Baseball Day Arizona” – Craig Ritchie, Josh Kelman, Chelsea Johnson, Eric Falkner, Todd Walsh, Jody Jackson. Brandon Webb, Mark Grace

SPORTS EVENT / GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: “Coyotes vs Flames: Hockey Fights Cancer” – Graham Taylor, Brian Maas, Matt McConnell, Tyson Nash, Jody Jackson, Todd Walsh

SPORTS EVENT / GAME – LIVE/UNEDITED: “Baseball Day Arizona: D-backs vs Padres” – Craig Ritchie, Josh Kelman, Brad Weimer, Brian Maas, Steve Berthiaume, Bob Brenly

SPORTS PROGRAM LIVE: “Coyotes Live: Hockey Fights Cancer” – Brock Kraft, Brian Maas, Todd Walsh, Jody Jackson

BRANDED CONTENT LONG FORM: “D-backs at the Dish” – Mark Grace, Josh Kelman, Tom Elsner

SPORTS FEATURE SEGMENT: “Nogales: A Community for Baseball” – Saul Bookman, Brett Deckert, Rusty Francisco

EDITOR – SPORTS: Brett Deckert




FOX Sports Arizona televises the most regional sports action in the state and is the exclusive cable television home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Coyotes, Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Mercury, Arizona Interscholastic Association championship events and New Mexico State University. FOX Sports Arizona is currently seen in 2.5 million households in Arizona & New Mexico and can also be seen across the country via home satellite services. For even more coverage of the local sports scene, check out FSAZ’s social network platforms on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube.