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09.29.2021

CBS NEWS WINS FOUR NEWS AND DOCUMENTARY EMMY AWARDS

Pandemic Special Takes Two Honors

CBS News SVP Rick Jefferson Honored with Chairman’s Award

CBS News was recognized with four News Emmy Awards last night, at the 42nd Annual News and Documentary Emmys ceremony presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

The highly acclaimed CBS News Special following healthcare workers fighting the pandemic, BRAVERY AND HOPE: 7 DAYS ON THE FRONT LINE, won for Outstanding News Special and for Outstanding Editing; 60 MINUTES was honored for its pandemic breaking news coverage; and the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL won in the writing category for its weekly feature “On the Road with Steve Hartman.”

In addition, CBS News Senior Vice President for News Operations Rick Jefferson was honored with a Chairman’s Award for devising and implementing COVID pandemic safety protocols across the News Division.

Click here for a full list of winners and nominees.

Outstanding News Special

CBS News Special BRAVERY AND HOPE: 7 DAYS ON THE FRONT LINE

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Outstanding Editing - News

CBS News Special BRAVERY AND HOPE: 7 DAYS ON THE FRONT LINE

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Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newsmagazine

60 MINUTES: “On the Frontline”

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Outstanding Writing

CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL

On the Road with Steve Hartman”

Watch story one; watch story two; watch story three

Chairman’s Award

CBS News SVP of News Operations Rick Jefferson 

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Kevin Tedesco

212-975-2329

kev@cbsnews.com