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CNBC leads at business Emmys

Network nabs eight nominations

CNBC led the nominations for the fifth annual financial and business reporting Emmy Awards, given by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in December.

CNBC was nominated eight times, including one nom for its coverage of the subprime mortgage meltdown, reported by Steve Liesman.

CBS News was nominated seven times, followed by PBS with six, CNN with thee, NBC News with two and Bloomberg TV with one nomination.

In addition, Bloomberg News chief Matthew Winkler will be this year’s lifetime achievement award recipient.

The most nominated show was CNBC’s “Business Nation,” which received four noms for “Miracle at East Lake,” “Prescriptions … and Payoffs?” “The 50 Million Dollar Con,” and “Legally Challenged.”

CNBC was also nommed for its docs, “Big Brother, Big Business” and “Game On: The Unauthorized History of Video Games.”

And the nominees are:

Coverage of a Current Business News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast
“Anderson Cooper 360” “Keeping Them Honest: Hidden Spending” (CNN)
Executive Producer – David Doss; Senior Broadcast Producer – Barclay Palmer; Senior Investigative Producer – Kathleen Johnston; Correspondent – Drew Griffin; Anchor – Anderson Cooper; Managing Editor Steve Robinson
“CBS News Sunday Morning” – “Going, Going, Gone!” (CBS)
Executive Producer – Rand Morrison; Senior Broadcast Producer – Estelle Popkin; Senior Producer – Gavin Boyle; Producers – David Small, Doug Smith; Correspondent – Anthony Mason
“CNBC’s Business Day Programming – “Subprime Mortgage Market Meltdown” (CNBC)
Executive Editor Patti Domm; Producers – Daniel Binder, Sabrina Korber; Reporter Steve Liesman
“Nightly Business Report” – “State of Repair”
Correspondent – Jeff Yastine
“Open House” – “Mortgage Meltdown”
Executive Producer – Michael Kane; Co Executive Producer – Jennifer Haley; Producers – Kristina Giuliano, Jennifer Haley, Jennifer Icklan, Sarah Lane, Alex Nelson; Anchor – and Correspondent – Gerri Willis

Investigative Reporting of a Business News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast
“CNBC Power Lunch, Closing Bell and On the Money” – “Hurricane Katrina: One Year Later”
Coordinating Producer – Courtney Ford; Correspondent – Scott Cohn
“CNN Newsroom” – “M.I.S.T.”
Senior Investigative Producer – Kathleen Johnston; Correspondent – Drew Griffin; Managing Editor – Steve Robinson
“NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” – “Private Security Contractors In Iraq”
Senior Producer – Albert Oetgen; Chief Investigative Producer – Jim Popkin; Producers – Rich Gardella, EJ Johnson, Aram Roston; Senior Investigative Correspondent – Lisa Myers
“NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams” – “Trophy Part Two: At Whose Cost?”
Executive Producer – John Reiss; Senior Producer – Albert Oetgen; Chief Investigative Producer – Jim Popkin; Producers – Douglas Adams, Adam Ciralsky, Rich Gardella; Senior Investigative Correspondent – Lisa Myers

Interpretation or Analysis of a Business News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast
“CBS News Sunday Morning” – “Roses”
Executive Producer – Rand Morrison; Senior Broadcast Producer – Estelle Popkin; Senior Producer – Gavin Boyle; Producers – Judith Hole, Remington Korper; Correspondent – Martha Teichner
“CBS News Sunday Morning” – “Take as Directed”
Executive Producer – Rand Morrison; Senior Broadcast Producer – Estelle Popkin; Producers – David Bhagat, Gavin Boyle; Correspondent – Susan Spencer
“CBS News Sunday Morning” – “Talking Trash”
Executive Producer – Rand Morrison; Senior Producers – Gavin Boyle, Estelle Popkin; Producers – Ed Forgotson, Carol Ross; Correspondent – John Blackstone

Coverage of a Current Business News Story News Magazines and Long Form
“Business Nation” -“The $50 Million Con”
Executive Producer – Mitch Weitzner; Producer – Andrea Fleischer; Correspondent – Melissa Lee
“CBS News 60 Minutes” -“Vive Les Nukes”
Executive Producer – Jeff Fager; Executive Editor Patti Hassler; Producer – L. Franklin Devine; Correspondent – Steve Kroft
“CBS News 60 Minutes” – “Wake Up Call”
Executive Producer – Jeff Fager; Executive Editor Patti Hassler; Producer – Andy Court; Correspondent – Steve Kroft
“NOW on PBS” – “Health Care Franchise”
Executive Producer – John Siceloff; Producer – Daniel Logan; Correspondent – David Brancaccio

Investigative Reporting of a Business News Story–News Magazines and Long Form
“Bloomberg TV Special Report” – “Phantom Shares”
Executive Producer – Karin Annus; Producer – Gary Matsumoto; Correspondent – Mike Schneider
“Business Nation” – “Legally Challenged”
Executive Producer – Mitch Weitzner; Producer – Wally Griffith; Correspondent – Jane Wells
“Business Nation” – “Prescriptions…and Pay Offs”
Executive Producer – Mitch Weitzner; Producer – Alison O’Brien; Correspondent – David Faber
“NOW on PBS” – “Stock Alert”
Executive Producer – John Siceloff; Producer – Brian Myers; Correspondent – David Brancaccio

Interpretation or Analysis of a Business News Story News Magazines and Long Form
“Business Nation” – “Miracle at East Lake”
Executive Producer – Mitch Weitzner; Producer – David Lewis; Correspondent – Tyler Mathisen
“CBS News 60 Minutes” – “Get Me The Geeks!”
Executive Producer – Jeff Fager; Executive Editor Patti Hassler; Producer – L. Franklin Devine; Correspondent – Steve Kroft
“Moyers on America” – “The Net at Risk”
Executive Producers – Judy Doctoroff O’Neil, Felice Firestone; Executive Editors – Bill Moyers, Judith Davidson Moyers; Producer – Peter Bull; Field Producer – Wendy Llinas; Reporter Rick Karr
“The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” – “Cost of War”
Executive Producer – Linda Winslow Senior Producer – Murrey Jacobson Producer – Lee Koromvokis Correspondent – Paul Solman

Documentary on a Business Topic
“AIR: America’s Investigative Reports” – “Charity Begins at Home” (PBS)
Executive Producer – Tom Casciato; Executive in Charge of Production Stephen Segaller; Senior Producer – Scott Davis; Producer – Mark Shaffer
“Big Brother, Big Business” (CNBC)
Executive Producer – Josh Howard; Producer – Lori Gordon; Coordinating Producer – Alison O’Brien; Correspondent – David Faber
“Game On: The Unauthorized History of Video Games” (CNBC)
Executive Producer – Josh Howard; Senior Producer – Bob Waldman; Producer – Hakimah Shah; Correspondent – Bill Griffeth

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