CBS News wins 10 Emmy Awards
NEW YORK - CBS News led the way with 10 wins at the 32nd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards Monday night.
60 Minutes won seven awards, The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric won two and Sunday Morning won one.
(Scroll down to watch the winning videos)
Other winners included the National Geographic Channel with seven wins, PBS with six, Discovery Channel with three, CNN, NBC and with the New York Times won two each. BBC America, HBO, HDNet, Los Angeles Times, MSNBC, NPR and the Smithsonian channel won one each.
60 Minutes won in 2 Emmys - Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine, and Best Report in a News Magazine - for its coverage of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion.
"Football Island," a 60 Minutes story about a small community that produces more players for the NFL than anyplace else in America, won for Outstanding Feature in a News Magazine.
"21st Century Snake Oil," which exposed medical con men, won for Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine for 60 Minutes
Outstanding Interview went to 60 Minutes for its "Medal of Honor" interview with Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta.
"The Lost Children of Haiti," also by 60 Minutes also won for Best Report in a News Magazine.
60 Minutes editors Richard Buddenhagen, Daniel J. Glucksman, Tom Honeysett, Warren Lustig, Stephanie Palewski and Matthew Richman won Outstanding Individual Achievment in a Craft: Editing-Quick Turnaround for "Haiti."
The CBS Evening News picked up Emmys for its coverage of an Afghan Bomb Squad, and the Hidden Dangers of Photocopies in the Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Reguarly Scheduled Newscast, and Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast categories.
Sunday Morning Emmy win came for its profile of the decaying Rust Belt steel town of Braddock, Pennsylvania and its mayor in the Outstanding Business and Economic reporting in a regularly Scheduled Newscast category.
The Emmy-winning videos are embedded below.
60 Minutes: The Blowout (2 parts)
60 Minutes: 21st Century Snake Oil (2 parts)
60 Minutes: Medal of Honor
60 Minutes: Lost Children of Haiti
CBS Evening News: Copy Machines, a Security Risk?
CBS Evening News: Afghan Bomb Squad
Sunday Morning: Paving the Way
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