Since 1992, the New York Chapter has honored distinguished television broadcasters with Silver Circle induction, including Walter Cronkite, Bob Keeshan, Linda Ellerbee, Sheila Nevins, Jerry Orbach, Rafael Pineda, Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, John Roland, and Susan Lucci. This year, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter will induct the following accomplished professionals:Gold Circle Inductees:
Diane Sawyer (ABC News), Chuck Scarborough (WNBC-TV)
Silver Circle Inductees:
Scott Clark (WABC-TV, retired); David Friend (CBS Television Stations), Dr. Max Gomez (WCBS-TV), Christopher Goutman (Director/Producer/Writer), Curt Gowdy, Jr. (SNY), David Hyman (PIX11), Sue Simmons (WNBC-TV, retired); Jacquie Walker (WIVB-TV).
This years illustrious honorees have distinguished themselves in their positions, amongst their peers, and in our community, said Denise Rover, President of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter. Each has made a significant contribution to our industry, whether it be in entertainment, news, or sports. We salute these ten exceptional people who have made an impact in New York media.
The ceremony will be held in New York City at The Lambs Club, 132 West 44th Street on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Honorees, family, friends, and esteemed guests will all be in attendance to celebrate this significant professional milestone. For additional information please visit www.nyemmys.org.
The New York Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, founded in November 1955, is the preeminent membership organization serving all media professionals in the television industry, offering career enhancing events and networking opportunities. NY NATAS fosters creativity and inspires artistic and technical excellence through the renowned Emmy® Award, the most prestigious honor and most coveted peer-recognition symbol of distinction in television.