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Definition 6 Wins Three New Daytime Emmys for Work on "Sesame Street"

Globe Newswire

New York, June 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Definition 6 received three statuettes at the 41stDaytime Emmy Awards for work on the PBS show "Sesame Street." Thehonors mark the fourth consecutive year of wins for Senior EditorJohn Tierney and the third consecutive year of wins for SeniorAudio Engineer Michael Barrett, bringing the combined total to 16Emmys awarded to the Definition 6 team for work on "SesameStreet."

Definition 6's Senior Editor John Tierney received the DaytimeEmmy for "Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing" for"Sesame Street" for the fourth consecutive year. This is Tierney's13th Emmy win and 11th Emmy received for workon "Sesame Street." Tierney previously won two Emmys for Square OneTV, a highly acclaimed Sesame Workshop program.

Definition 6's Senior Audio Engineer Michael Barrett receivedtwo Daytime Emmy awards for "Outstanding Achievement in SoundMixing - Live Action" and "Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing- Live Action" for work on "Sesame Street." This is the thirdconsecutive year Barrett has won Emmy awards for a total of fivereceived for his work on "Sesame Street."

Tierney was a co-founder of Manhattan-based Creative Bubble, anindustry leader in post-production, motion design, and audioengineering acquired by Definition 6 in 2009. With a careerspanning over 35 years in the industry, Tierney has brought hislegendary talent to over 75 broadcast shows and hundreds ofcommercials. Coors, First National Bank, IKEA, Polaroid, HBO's "TheSopranos," The Travel Channel and The Washington Post are just afew of his spot credits.  

Barrett has also been with the team since joining CreativeBubble in 2003. His work ranges from mixing long format shows likeMichael Moore's "The Awful Truth," Comedy Central's "UprightCitizen's Brigade," and "Stranger's With Candy" to high profilesports sound design and mixing for Monday NightFootball and Super Bowl XXXIII and XL. Barrett hasextensive experience with short format as well, working withNickelodeon, Showtime, Comedy Central, Oxygen, Food Network, USA,HBO and other top networks.

At this year's 41st Daytime Emmy Awards, PBS emergedwith more wins than any other network, including six awardswon for "Sesame Street." The following is a complete list of thewins by Definition 6:

"Sesame Street" (PBS)
Supervising Editor: Todd James
Editors: Jesse Averna, John Tierney

"Sesame Street" (PBS)
Production Mixer: Chris Prinzivalli
Re-Recording Mixers: Michael Barrett, Michael Croiter
SFX Mixer: Dick Maitland

"Sesame Street" (PBS)
Supervising Sound Editors: Michael Barrett, Chris Prinzivalli
Supervising Music Editor: Michael Croiter
Music Editor: Jorge Muelle
Sound Editor: Chris Sassano
Sound Effects Editor: Dick Maitland


Definition 6 creates, curates and distributes digital, socialand video content for every medium. Whether it's digital orbroadcast, social or mobile, TV or radio, we have the ability todeliver the right message to the right person at the right time. Inthe company's 16-year history, Definition 6 has created over $15billion in revenue for its customers, including The Coca-ColaCompany, HBO, Nickelodeon, Syfy, USA Networks, Siemens, La QuintaInns & Suites, GM, and Cox Enterprises. To learn more about ouraward-winning work, visit

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