CNBC WINS EMMY FOR BUSINESS & FINANCIAL REPORTING
News Magazines and Long Form
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., December 2, 2008 –
CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, was honored today at the 6th annual Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting for its primetime business news magazine "Business Nation." The awards were presented this afternoon during a luncheon at the Rainbow Room in New York City.
"This Emmy win is a testament to the excellent reporting skills, hard work, and creativity of our news team. Congratulations to all involved," said Jonathan Wald, Senior Vice President, CNBC Business News.
CNBC's program "Business Nation" was honored in the category of "Outstanding Coverage of a Current Business News Story –
News Magazines and Long Form" for the story "Field of Dreams." It was reported by
CNBC's Chief Correspondent of "Business Nation," executive produced by Mitch Weitzner, produced by Alison O'Brien and edited by Allison Stedman. Josh Howard is Vice President, Long Form and Special Programming.
The Emmy Awards for Business & Financial Reporting recognize outstanding achievement in business and financial reporting.
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/.