FOX Sports Arizona wins 5 Emmy Awards

FOX Sports Arizona was honored with five Emmy Awards at the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter Emmy Awards Ceremony last Saturday night. The statues were won for not only live event programming, but for shows created by its original programming department, a community/public service campaign and Todd Walsh was honored as the best sports anchor in the region.

Programming focused on the Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Coyotes and Arizona State University was recognized, with those honors highlighted by FOX Sports Arizona’s coverage of the D-backs 2011 National League West clinching win telecast; Snapshot: Mike Smith; and In My Own Words – Frank Kush.

Here is the complete list of Emmy Awards won by FOX Sports Arizona:

Anchors – Sports

Todd Walsh.

Sporting Event/Game – Live/Unedited

“Diamondbacks Clinch the West – D-backs vs Giants”: Gregson Frampton, Producer; Jason Lewis, Producer; Mitch Riggin, Director.

Interview/Discussion-Feature/Segment

“Snapshot: Mike Smith”: Josh Kelman, Producer/Editor; Graham Taylor, Producer. (Click here to watch)

Interview/Discussion-Program/Special or Series

“In My Own Words – Frank Kush”: Al Porteous, Producer; Josh Kelman, Producer; Jody Jackson, Host. (Click here for preview segment)

Community/Public Service (PSAs) Single Spot or Campaign

“AmenZone”: Al Porteous, Producer/Editor; Jeff Hallas, Executive Producer; Rusty Francisco, Sports Photojournalist. (Click here to watch)

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, Phoenix Coyotes, Arizona Cardinals, Northern Arizona University and Phoenix Mercury. FOX Sports Arizona is currently seen in 2.5 million households in Arizona and New Mexico and can also be seen across the country via home satellite services. And for even more coverage of the local sports scene, log onto www.foxsportsarizona.com, www.twitter.com/foxsportsaz and www.facebook.com/foxsportsarizona.