NOMINEES FOR THE 40th ANNUAL NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY® AWARDS ANNOUNCED

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New York, N.Y. – July 25, 2019 – Nominations for the 40th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced today by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).  The News & Documentary Emmy Awards will be presented on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019, at a ceremony at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York City. The event will be attended by more than 1,000 television and news media industry executives, news and documentary producers and journalists.

“The clear, transparent, and factual reporting provided by these journalists and documentarians is paramount to keeping our nation and its citizens informed,” said Adam Sharp, President & CEO, NATAS. “Even while under attack, truth and the hard-fought pursuit of it must remain cherished, honored, and defended. These talented nominees represent true excellence in this mission and in our industry.”

In addition to celebrating this year’s nominees in forty-nine categories, the National Academy is proud to honor Andrea Mitchell, NBC News’ chief foreign affairs correspondent and host of MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” the Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her groundbreaking 50-year career covering domestic and international affairs. 

The 40th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honors programming distributed during the calendar year 2018.

The list of nominees is also available on the National Television Academy’s website: www.emmyonline.tv

About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a professional, non-profit service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy Award for News & Documentary, Sports, Daytime Entertainment, Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment, Public & Community Service, and Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of over 17,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the country.  Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional Student Television and its Student Award for Excellence for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public.  For more information, please visit the website at www.emmyonline.tv 

The numerical breakdown, by media entities, as compiled by the independent accountancy firm of Lutz and Carr, LLP, follows:

Over-the-Air, Cable, Satellite and Internet Broadcast Nominees

PBS 47       them. / Condé Nast Entertainment 1
CBS 33       Discovery Networks Latin America / US Hispanic 1
HBO 32       DNA Films 1
CNN 15       EPIX 1
ABC 13       ESPN Deportes 1
The New York Times 12       Fox News 1
Univision 10       GQ / Condé Nast Entertainment 1
NBC 9       Great Big Story 1
National Geographic 7       Hulu 1
Netflix 6 Investigation Discovery 1
CNN International 5 Nat Geo Wild 1
MSNBC 5 Newsy 1
Telemundo 5 Retro Report and Quartz 1
Al Jazeera International USA 2 Retro Report and The New Yorker 1
BBC World News 2 Showtime 1
CNN en Español 2 Spin Film/ RYOT 1
Paramount Network 2 Starz 1
Smithsonian Channel 2 Time 1
VOD 2 Vox 1
World 2 The Washington Post 1
A&E 1 The Weather Channel 1
The Center for Investigative Reporting 1 The Weather Channel Digital and Telemundo with Efran Films 1
Contrast/ Al Jazeera Digital 1 YouTube 1

Regional Nominees

KING-TV 1
Rocky Mountain PBS 1
KPHO-TV 1
WNBC-TV 1
KPNX-TV 1
WPLG-TV 1
KXAS-TV 1
WTSP-TV 1
KNTV-TV 1
WXIA-TV 1

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Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast

World News Tonight with David Muir and Nightline                                     ABC
Crisis at the Border

CNN Newsroom                                                                                                    CNN
CNN New York Bomb Evacuation

NBC Nightly News                                                                                                NBC
State of Emergency: Hurricane Florence

VICE News Tonight                                                                                              HBO
Israel and Palestine: A Deeper Divide

VICE News Tonight                                                                                              HBO
Moment of Truth: Kavanaugh and Ford

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newscast

BBC World News America                                                                     BBC World News
Mexico’s Deadly Drug War

BBC World News America                                                                     BBC World News
Yemen’s Young Victims

CBS News                                                                                                                        CBS
Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal

VICE News Tonight                                                                                                       HBO
Afghanistan: A War Without Winners

VICE News Tonight                                                                                                       HBO
Yemen’s Forgotten War

Outstanding Feature Story in a Newscast

CBS News                                                                                                                         CBS
“ON THE ROAD” with Steve Hartman:
A Facebook Message that Sparked Hope

Nightline                                                                                                                            ABC
Exodus: A Mother’s Journey

PBS NewsHour                                                                                                                PBS
Flossie Lewis, Still Spectacular at 94

CBS Sunday Morning                                                                                                      CBS
Borrowed Time

VICE News Tonight                                                                                                         HBO
Zero Tolerance

Outstanding Hard News Feature Story in a Newscast

Nightline                                                                                                              ABC
Crisis in Yemen 

PBS NewsHour                                                                                                    PBS
Yemen’s Spiraling Hunger Crisis is a Man-Made Disaster

How a Gang Hunted and Killed a 15-Year Old in the Bronx                                                                                                   The New York Times

I Just Simply Did What He Wanted                                The New York Times

VICE News Tonight                                                                                           HBO
The Killing Rooms of Mosul

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newscast

AC360                                                                                                                      CNN
Undercover with Nigeria’s Pushermen

CBS News                                                                                                                 CBS
Healthcare Fraud in America

CBS This Morning                                                                                                CBS
Child Labor in the DRC

Connect the World with Becky Anderson                        CNN International
Yemen Air Strikes: Made in America

PBS NewsHour                                                                                                       PBS
Rape, Harassment and Retaliation in the U.S. Forest Service: Women Firefighters Tell Their Stories 

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newsmagazine

20/20 and ABC News Special Events                                                                                                                        ABC
Strike on Syria

20/20                                                                                                                         ABC
Triumph in Thailand 

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
President George H. W. Bush

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
The Compromise and The Kavanaugh Vote

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
The Students of Stoneman Douglas

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newsmagazine

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
High Velocity 

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
Inside the Epidemic

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
War Crime 

Fault Lines                                                              Al Jazeera International USA
Between War and the Ban

MSNBC’s On Assignment with Richard Engel                                       MSNBC
Putin’s Russia

Outstanding Feature Story in a Newsmagazine

20/20                                                                                                                      ABC
Becoming Michelle: A First Lady’s Journey with Robin Roberts

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
The Greek Freak 

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
The Legacy of Lynching

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
The Photo Ark 

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
Tim Green 

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newsmagazine

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
Flying Under the Radar

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
Inside the Secret Archive

Case Cleared: How Rape Goes Unpunished in America Newsy

Fault Lines Al Jazeera International USA
Adoption Inc.

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel                                                                  HBO
Shots Fired: The Jordan Edwards Story

Outstanding Breaking News Coverage

ABC News                                                                                                              ABC
Hurricane Michael

CBS News                                                                                                               CBS
The Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Genoa Bridge Collapse                                                          CNN International

Yemen School Bus Bombing                                                 CNN International

NBC News Specials                                                                                            NBC
Parkland School Shooting

Outstanding News Special

48 Hours & CBS This Morning                                                                          CBS
39 Days

Parkland Town Hall                                                                                          CNN

CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute                                                                  CNN

CBS Sunday Morning                                                                                        CBS
CBS Sunday Morning 40 Years

CBS Sunday Morning                                                                                        CBS
Mind Matters

VICE News Tonight                                                                                             HBO
2018 Midterms: The Activist Election

Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis

AC360                                                                                                                      CNN
Finding Hope: Battling America’s Suicide Crisis

Fareed Zakaria GPS                                                                                            CNN
Fareed Zakaria on the Rise of Populism and the Fall of the Post-War Order

Meet the Press                                                                                                      NBC
Special Edition: Climate Crisis

MSNBC Special                                                                                              MSNBC
Everyday Racism in America

The Rachel Maddow Show                                                                          MSNBC
Ad lib Flynn doc

Outstanding Live Interview

Amanpour                                                                                  CNN International
Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, interviewed by Christiane Amanpour

MSNBC Dayside                                                                                              MSNBC
Andrea Mitchell interviews Dan Coats

MSNBC Dayside                                                                                             MSNBC
Zero Tolerance and Separated Families

Special Report                                                                                            Fox News
Interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin

State of the Union                                                                                                CNN
Jake Tapper interviews Sheriff Israel

This Week with George Stephanopoulos                                                      ABC
After Parkland: NRA and Students Respond

Outstanding Edited Interview

20/20                                                                                                                         ABC
Miracle Boys

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
Stormy Daniels 

ABC News                                                                                                                ABC
James Comey: The Interview 

Dateline NBC                                                                                                         NBC
Bringing Down Bill Cosby: Andrea Constand Speaks

PBS NewsHour                                                                                                       PBS
These Girls Escaped Boko Haram. Now They’re Pleading for Help to Save Their Generation. 

Outstanding Science, Medical or Environmental Report

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
100,000 Women 

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
A Plastic Plague 

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
For Better or For Worse

AMHQ                                                                                    The Weather Channel
Dangers of Tornadoes Depicted Through Immersive Mixed Reality

PBS NewsHour                                                                                                       PBS
The End of AIDS: Far From Over

Outstanding Arts, Culture or Entertainment Report


60 Minutes                                                                                                               CBS
Into the Wild 

CNN Special Report                                                                                          CNN
Deadly Haze: Inside the Fraternity Crisis

Follow This by BuzzFeed News                                                                  Netflix
Teen Boss

Art and Soul                                                                                 Great Big Story

NBC News Digital                                                                                                 NBC
A New Dawn–One Father’s Love Helps Family Thrive After Son’s Near-Death Experience

VICE News Tonight                                                                                              HBO
YouTube’s Hidden Camera Problem

Outstanding Business, Consumer or Economic Report

CNN Investigates                                                                                                 CNN
Uber Sexual Assault 

Hala Gorani Tonight                                                                CNN International
Is Your Electric Car Ethical? Child Labor in DRC Cobalt Mines

Hidden Cost: Our Laws Have Not Kept Up With the Climate
– The Weather Channel Digital and Telemundo with Efran Films

PBS NewsHour                                                                                                      PBS
Kept Out

Retro Report                                                                  Retro Report and Quartz
Future of Aging 

Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

FRONTLINE                                                                                                             PBS
The Facebook Dilemma 

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                  HBO
It Will Be Chaos 

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                  HBO
Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram

Lifeboat                                                                                           Spin Film/ RYOT

POV PBS
Nowhere to Hide 

Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

Doc World                                                                                                           World
Armed With Faith

FRONTLINE                                                                                                             PBS
Separated: Children at the Border

Independent Lens                                                                                                 PBS
The Judge

No Greater Law                                                                                                    A&E

Reversing Roe                                                                                                  Netflix

Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

Crime + Punishment                                                                                         Hulu

POV                                                                                                                          PBS
Quest

POV                                                                                                                            PBS
Survivors

Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story                    Paramount Network

YouTube Originals                                                                                     YouTube
The Price of Free

Outstanding Investigative Documentary

No Stone Unturned                                                                                     Amazon

FRONTLINE                                                                                                             PBS
Documenting Hate 

FRONTLINE                                                                                                             PBS
Myanmar’s Killing Fields

FRONTLINE                                                                                                             PBS
UN Sex Abuse Scandal 

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                  HBO
I Am Evidence

Outstanding Historical Documentary

Going to War                                                                                                       PBS

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                HBO
King in the Wilderness

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                HBO
The Oslo Diaries 

Independent Lens                                                                                              PBS
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

Intent to Destroy: Death, Denial & Depiction                                         Starz

Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                 HBO
Arthur Miller: Writer

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                 HBO
Believer

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                  HBO
The Price of Everything

Independent Lens                                                                                                PBS
I Am Not Your Negro

ReMastered: Who Shot The Sheriff                                                           Netflix

Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

Independent Lens                                                                                                PBS
The Cleaners

NOVA                                                                                                                        PBS
Decoding the Weather Machine

NOVA                                                                                                                        PBS
Transplanting Hope 

Science Fair                                                                           National Geographic

Outstanding Nature Documentary

CNN Films                                                                                                              CNN
Trophy

Independent Lens                                                                                                PBS
Wildland

Into the Okavango                                                               National Geographic

Nature                                                                                                                      PBS
Sex, Lies and Butterflies

Nature                                                                                                                    PBS
Super Cats: Cats in Every Corner

Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

America ReFramed                                                                                 World
Personal Statement

FRONTLINE                                                                                                   PBS
The Pension Gamble 

Independent Lens                                                                                        PBS
Dolores

POV                                                                                                                PBS
The Workers Cup

VICE Special Report                                                                                   HBO
Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Outstanding Short Documentary

Beneath the Ink                                           GQ / Condé Nast Entertainment

HBO Documentary Films                                                                          HBO
Traffic Stop 

Meet the Press Film Festival with AFI: Guns Found Here                    NBC

POV Shorts and The New York Times                                                       PBS
Earthrise

The Family Business: Trump and Taxes                                        Showtime

Trans in America: Texas Strong           them. / Condé Nast Entertainment

Best Story in a Newscast

AC360                                                                                                            CNN
The Parkland Diaries 

VICE News Tonight                                                                                     HBO
Afghanistan: A War Without Winners

VICE News Tonight                                                                                     HBO
The Killing Rooms of Mosul

VICE News Tonight                                                                                     HBO
Yemen’s Forgotten War

World News Tonight with David Muir and Nightline                           ABC
The Rohingya: No Way Out

Best Story in a Newsmagazine

60 Minutes                                                                                                   CBS
For Better or For Worse

60 Minutes                                                                                                   CBS
Orphans of War 

60 Minutes                                                                                                   CBS
Tim Green 

60 Minutes                                                                                                   CBS
War Crime 

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel                                                              HBO
Slaves No More: The Emancipation of Child Jockeys in the Middle East

Best Documentary

FRONTLINE                                                                                                  PBS
Exodus: The Journey Continues

HBO Documentary Films                                                                          HBO
I Am Evidence

Independent Lens                                                                                        PBS
I Am Not Your Negro

POV                                                                                                                PBS
Nowhere to Hide 

POV                                                                                                                PBS
Quest

Outstanding Newscast or Newsmagazine in Spanish

Al Punto                                                                                              Univision

Aquí y Ahora                                                                                      Univision

Noticias Telemundo                                                                       Telemundo

Noticias Telemundo Mediodía                                                      Telemundo

Noticiero Univision                                                                           Univision

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in Spanish

Aquí y Ahora                                                                                      Univision
Caminando al borde (The Border’s Edge) 

Noticias Telemundo                                                                       Telemundo
Emergencia en la frontera

Noticias Telemundo                                                                       Telemundo
What is Happening with the Children?

Noticias Telemundo Digital                                                          Telemundo
Caravan Breaks into Mexico 

Noticiero Univision                                                                           Univision
Crisis en Nicaragua (Crisis in Nicaragua)

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in Spanish

Aquí y Ahora                                                                                      Univision
Los magnates de Dios (The Magnates of God)

Aquí y Ahora                                                                                      Univision
Muerte río arriba (Death up the River)

Chapecoense: Las claves oscuras del siniestro                  CNN en Español

Latinos en el Corredor de la Muerte (Latinos on Death Row)
                                       Discovery Networks Latin America / US Hispanic

Outstanding Feature Story in Spanish

Atrapados en el Silencio                                                      CNN en Español

SC Reportajes                                                                           ESPN Deportes
Carmelo Diaz – en las buenas y en las malas

Univision News Digital                                                                     Univision
America First: El Legado de una Redada

Univision News Digital                                                                     Univision
El legado de tolerancia cero: niños traumatizados y sin tratamiento

VICE News Tonight                                                                                 HBO
Walking to America

Outstanding New Approaches: Current News

Yemen’s Skies of Terror                                   Contrast / Al Jazeera Digital

Guns in America                                                                                       TIME

One Building, One Bomb: How Assad Gassed His Own People
                                                                                         The New York Times

Warming Planet, Vanishing Heritage                         The New York Times

Reveal from the Center for                                  The Center for
Investigative Reporting                                       Investigative Reporting
The Office of Missing Children

Outstanding New Approaches: Documentary

FRONTLINE                                                                                                   PBS
The Last Generation 

Polar Obsession VR                                                      National Geographic

POV Shorts                                                                                                   PBS
Give

An Israeli Soldier Killed a Medic in Gaza.
We Investigated the Fatal Shot                                    The New York Times

Univision Digital                                                                                Univision
When Abortion is a Lifeline

Outstanding New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle and Culture

A Moment in Mexico                                                      The New York Times

Birth Control Your Own Adventure                           The New York Times

Conception                                                                      The New York Times

Your Train Is Delayed. Why?                                           The New York Times

Vox Earworm                                                                                               Vox
The Most Feared Song in Jazz, Explained

Outstanding Writing

60 Minutes                                                                                                   CBS
War Crime

FRONTLINE                                                                                                   PBS
Documenting Hate 

Hope & Fury: MLK, the Movement and the Media                                 NBC

NOVA                                                                                                            PBS
Black Hole Apocalypse

CBS Sunday Morning                                                                                 CBS
At Risk

The New York Times Opinion                                       The New York Times
Operation InfeKtion, Russian Disinformation from Cold War to Kanye

Outstanding Research

FRONTLINE                                                                                                   PBS
The Facebook Dilemma 

Hope & Fury: MLK, the Movement and the Media                                 NBC

Independent Lens                                                                                       PBS
Dawnland 

ReMastered: Tricky Dick & the Man in Black                                    Netflix

Reversing Roe                                                                                         Netflix

The New York Times Opinion                                       The New York Times
Operation InfeKtion, Russian Disinformation from Cold War to Kanye

Outstanding Video Journalism: News

60 Minutes                                                                                                   CBS
Fly Like an Eagle

Dateline NBC                                                                                               NBC
City of Angels

VICE News Tonight                                                                                     HBO
Gaza: A Day of Reckoning 

VICE News Tonight                                                                                     HBO
The Killing Rooms of Mosul

VICE News Tonight                                                                                     HBO
Walking to America

Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

700 Sharks                                                                                 Nat Geo WILD

Bayonet Media                                                                                           VOD
Pressing on: The Letterpress Film

Independent Lens                                                                                        PBS
Wildland

The Flood                                                                                   National Geographic

The Wild Andes                                                             Smithsonian Channel
Patagonia Untamed

Outstanding Editing: News

Nightline                                                                                                      ABC
Ambush at Copper Canyon

Retro Report                                            Retro Report and The New Yorker
Operation Ceasefire

Your Train Is Delayed. Why?                                       The New York Times

VICE News Tonight                                                                                     HBO
Walking to America

VICE News Tonight                                                                                     HBO
Zero Tolerance

Outstanding Editing: Documentary

Independent Lens                                                                                        PBS
Unrest

Independent Lens                                                                                        PBS
Wildland

Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story                  Paramount Network

Take Your Pills                                                                                       Netflix

This Is Home: A Refugee Story                                                               EPIX

Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction

CNN Digital                                                                                              CNN
Destroyed 

Inside North Korea’s Dynasty                                    National Geographic

Neanderthal                                                                                             PBS

The Amazing Human Body                                                                     PBS

Anyone Can Create a New Emoji.    
Here’s an Animated Guide to Doing it Right.             The Washington Post

VICE News Tonight                                                                                   HBO
The Trouble with Tesla

Outstanding Music & Sound

HBO Documentary Films                                                                        HBO
Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram

Independent Lens                                                                                    PBS
Dawnland 

Native America                                                                                         PBS

Nature                                                                                                        PBS
Super Cats: Extreme Lives

The Wild Andes                                                          Smithsonian Channel
Extreme Survival

Outstanding Lighting Direction and Scenic Design

A Crime to Remember                                            Investigation Discovery
The Bad Old Days 

CNN Original Series                                                                               CNN
Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History

God Knows Where I Am                                                                         PBS

President George HW Bush Funeral Live                                               ABC

The Van Jones Show                                                                                CNN

Outstanding Promotional Announcement

CNN Original Series                                                                                CNN
The History of Comedy Season 2 Campaign

Operation Toussaint                                                                    DNA Films
Operation Toussaint Promo Trailer

Starstruck                                                                    National Geographic

U.S Secret Service: On the Front Line                        National Geographic

Outstanding Regional News Story: Spot or Breaking News

WXIA 11Alive News (Atlanta, Georgia)                                         WXIA-TV
Charlie’s Ark

KPNX 12 News (Phoenix, Arizona)                                                 KPNX-TV
President Trump Rally

WPLG Local 10 News (Miami / Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)              WPLG-TV
Stoneman Douglas Massacre

NBC 5 News at 10 (Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas)                              KXAS-TV
“Craziest Thing I’ve Ever Seen”

News 4 New York (New York, New York)                                      WNBC-TV
Terror in Tribeca 

Outstanding Regional News Story: Investigative Report

WTSP 10News (St. Petersburg, Florida) WTSP-TV
Zombie Campaigns

NBC Bay Area 11pm News (San Francisco, CA) KNTV-TV
Kicked Out 

Insight with John Ferrugia (Colorado) Rocky Mountain PBS
Traded and Trafficked

KING 5 News (Seattle, Washington)   KING-TV
Sick and Forgotten at Hanford

KPHO News (Phoenix, Arizona) KPHO-TV
Breast Implant Illness