ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., October 31, 2007 – CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today received eight nominations for the 5th Annual Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting. The awards recognize outstanding achievement in business and financial reporting broadcast from July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.
"We are honored to receive eight nominations for the Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting," said Jonathan Wald, Senior Vice President Business News. "Being recognized with these nominations confirms that CNBC is America's Business Channel providing fast, accurate, actionable and unbiased business news of quality."
CNBC received the following nominations:
Outstanding Coverage of a Current Business News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast:
- CNBC's Business Day Programming – Subprime Mortgage Market Meltdown
Outstanding Investigative Reporting of a Business News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast:
- Hurricane Katrina: One Year Later – CNBC's "Power Lunch," (Noon-2 PM ET) "Closing Bell" (3-5 PM ET) and "On the Money"
Outstanding Coverage of a Current Business News Story-News Magazines and Long Form:
- The $50 Million Con – CNBC's "
Business Nation" (monthly primetime business magazine)
Outstanding Investigative Reporting of a Business News Story-News Magazines and Long Form:
- Legally Challenged – CNBC's "
- Prescription...and Pay-Offs – CNBC's "
Outstanding Interpretation or Analysis of a Business News Story-News Magazines and Long Form:
- Miracle at East Lake – CNBC's "
Outstanding Documentary on a Business Topic:
- "Big Brother, Big Business"
- "Game On: The Unauthorized History of Video Games"
The Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting are presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The awards will be presented on Tuesday, December 4 in a ceremony to be held at the Rainbow Room in New York City.
CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 340 million homes worldwide, including more than 95 million households in the United States and Canada. The network's Business Day programming (weekdays from 5:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and also includes reports from CNBC news bureaus worldwide. Additionally, CNBC viewers can manage their individual investment portfolios and gain additional in-depth information from on-air reports by accessing http://www.cnbc.com.
Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://nbcumv.com/cnbc/.