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NYC MEDIA WINS AT THE NEW YORK EMMYS
Mayor Bloomberg Honored with Governors’ Award

April 2, 2012 - NYC Media, the official television network of the City of New York, has won three New York Emmy Awards. The 55th Annual New York Emmy Awards took place on April 1 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. At the ceremony, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg received the 2012 Governors’ Award for his contributions to advance and promote television in New York City with the Office of Media & Entertainment and the successful “Made in NY” program.

“I’m so proud of the accomplishments of the staff at NYC Media and our partners in the local production community,” said Katherine Oliver, commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment, which includes NYC Media. “We’re committed to making NYC life (Channel 25) a shining example of how a city-run television station can showcase the best of its community, culture and history.”

NYC Media won Emmys in the following categories:

EDUCATION: PROGRAM/SPECIAL
Classroom on the Water – The Urban Assembly New York Harbor School 

CRIME
Secrets of New York – Speakeasies 

WRITER: PROGRAM
Toni On! New York: Boston 

Secrets of New York and Classroom on the Water are original NYC Media productions; Toni On! New York is one of several shows that were obtained by NYC Media at no cost to taxpayers in its continuing cost-saving strategy to air engaging programs from independent producers and media partners.


ABOUT NYC MEDIA
Part of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, NYC Media is the official TV, radio and online network of the City of New York, informing, educating and entertaining New Yorkers about the City’s diverse people and neighborhoods, government, services, attractions and activities. NYC Media oversees several television channels, a radio station and other online assets. NYC life – Channel 25 on most systems and Channel 22 on Cablevision – explores arts and culture, entertainment and lifestyle, and history and education, and features the people and places that make our City unique.