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Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
CSN NORTHWEST WINS THREE REGIONAL EMMY AWARDS
CSN’s Trail Blazers Campaign Garners Top Honors for Sports Program Promotion
Ashton Eaton – Quest for Gold, Profile of 2016 Rio & 2012 London Olympic Decathlon Gold Medalist, Takes Home One Time Sports Special Award
CSN Northwest Graphic Designer Kyle Parker Wins Third Emmy
PORTLAND, Ore. — June 6, 2017 — CSN Northwest won three Emmy Awards for excellence in television production this weekend at the Northwest Regional Emmy Awards ceremony, including awards for Promotion of a Sports Program, One Time Sports Special, and Graphic Arts. The awards were presented Saturday, June 3 by the Northwest Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at the Fremont Studios in Seattle, Wash.
CSN’s marketing campaign for the Portland Trail Blazers took home the inaugural award for Promotion of a Sports Program. The campaign featured murals throughout Portland, Ore., created by local artists. Dotting the urban landscape, the murals highlighted the artistic spirit of the community and showcased members of the Portland Trail Blazers.
Primetime special, Ashton Eaton – Quest for Gold, took home the Emmy for One Time Sports Special, marking the third time in four years that CSN Northwest has won the category. The 30-minute special highlights the bond between Bend, Ore., native and two-time Olympic gold medalist, Ashton Eaton, and his mother, Roz. The piece was produced by Senior Editor, Michael Stringfield. The special, in its entirety, can be found here.
CSN Northwest Graphic Designer, Kyle Parker, took home his third Emmy award for graphic design in four years. A six-year network veteran, Parker oversees all of CSN Northwest’s graphic packages, creating fresh and captivating designs for games, shows and events.
“We are proud of the achievements that our CSNNW team has made this past year,” said Senior Executive Producer Jeff Ingalls. “It is an honor to be recognized by our peers for our collaborative and successful work as storytellers.”
CSN Northwest is the 24/7 home of Northwest sports featuring the Portland Trail Blazers, in-depth regional collegiate action and outdoor programming. In addition to live event coverage, CSN Northwest offers Emmy Award-winning original programming, news, analysis, and compelling digital content offering fans a comprehensive look at the teams and players that matter most in the region. For more information visit www.CSNNW.com.
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