FSO and STO receive network-high total of 20 Emmy nominations

BY foxsports • June 16, 2016

FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio are pleased to announce the two networks combined have received 20 Emmy nominations from National Academy of Television Arts Sciences' Ohio Valley and Great Lake Chapters. This is the highest amount of Emmy nominations the networks have gotten since their combined 17 nominations in 2011.

As previously announced, FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio received a total of 13 Emmy nominations from the Lower Great Lakes Chapter of NATAS. Last week, NATAS' Ohio Valley Chapter announced FOX Sports Ohio received seven Emmy nominations. A complete list of Ohio Valley's and Lower Great Lakes Chapter's FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio nominees is below.

"We're honored by the nominations," said François McGillicuddy, Senior Vice President and General Manager of FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio. "To have received a network-high total of 20 Emmy nominations this year, so many around our Indians, Reds, Cavaliers, and Blue Jackets productions, makes us especially proud."

Ohio Valley's FOX Sports Ohio nominees:

Sports - One-Time Special

- Cincinnati Reds Opening Day - Tom Farmer, Bob Pennell, David Ashbrock, Brian Hunterman

- FSO Spotlight - Birth of the Big Red Machine, 1975 - Brian Giesenschlag, Travis Williams, Kent Weaver, Matthew Coiner, Bob Pennell, Tom Farmer

Sporting Event/Game - Live/Unedited

- Columbus Blue Jackets Hockey - Ed Milliken, Bob Pennell, Brian Filipetti, Tom Farmer, Matthew Sigafoos

- Reds 139th Opening Day - Tom Farmer, Bob Pennell, Joshua Hall, Roy Alfers, Brian Hunterman

- OHSAA State Football Championships - Jeff Platz, Tom Farmer, Bryan Hyla, Patrick Kilkenney, Michael Symonds

Director - Live or Live to Tape

- OHSAA Division 1 Football Championship - Michael Symonds

Technical Achievement

- Cincinnati Reds Opening Day - William Moore, Jr., John Kautz

Lower Great Lakes Chapter FOX Sports Ohio / SportsTime Ohio nominees:

Sporting Event / Game - Live / Unedited

- FOX Sports Ohio: NBA -- Cavaliers Basketball - Brent Valenti, Dan Sevic, Fred McLeod, Allie Clifton, Austin Carr, Pat Kilkenney, Tom Farmer

- SportsTime Ohio: Cleveland Indians Baseball - Jim Murphy, Pat Murray, Steve Barto, Mike Pocta, Pat Kilkenney, Tom Farmer

Sports - Program Series

- FOX Sports Ohio: Cavaliers LIVE 2015 -- Golden State vs. Cleveland - Joe Ranyak, Pat Kilkenney, Allie Clifton, Tom Farmer

- SportsTime Ohio: Indians LIVE May 14, 2015 - Mike Bachman, Pat Kilkenney, Al Pawlowski, Jensen Lewis, Tom Farmer

Sports - One Time Special

- FOX Sports Ohio: Cavaliers LIVE -- NBA Finals - Joe Ranyak, Brent Valenti, Pat Kilkenney, Allie Clifton, Fred McLeod, Austin Carr, Tom Farmer

- FOX Sports Ohio: Cavaliers LIVE Eastern Conference Semifinals - Bulls vs Cavs - Joe Ranyak, Pat Kilkenney, Allie Clifton, Tom Farmer

Promotion -- Program Single Spot / Campaign

- FOX Sports Ohio / SportsTime Ohio: April in the O-H-I-O - Ron Glasenapp, Greg Golya, John Zaccardelli

Promotion -- Program Image

- FOX Sports Ohio: Home Team Starting Five - Ron Glasenapp, Greg Golya

Sports - Program - Feature/Segment

- FOX Sports Ohio: The Offs - Brent Valenti, Iman Shumpert, Devon Mack, Jeff Platz

Sports - Daily or Weekly Program

- SportsTime Ohio (Tee it Up Productions): 18 Holes with Jimmy Hanlin-Chambers Bay-US Open Preview - Dean Cummings, Jimmy Hanlin

Crafts: Director - Sports

- FOX Sports Ohio: Cavaliers Basketball - Dan Sevic

Crafts: Graphic Arts -- News, Animation, Art Design, Set Design

- FOX Sports Ohio / SportsTime Ohio: 2015 Selects - Greg Golya, Joe Von Enck

Crafts: Photographer -- Program (non-news)

- SportsTime Ohio: 18 Holes with Jimmy Hanlin - Dean Cummings (Cleveland Convergence)

The networks are also pleased to note that a Production Assistant, Brian Bealko, was also nominated in the student category for his work at the University of Akron.


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