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NYC Life, The City of New York's Broadcast Network, Nominated for 21 NY Emmys

Categories included DEI, Documentary, Education, Environment and Graphic Arts


NEW YORK, NY - NYC Life, the City's flagship television channel, was nominated on Thursday, June 30 for 21 New York Emmy Awards.

NYC Life is part of NYC Media, the City of New York's broadcast network and media production group. As part of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME), NYC Media informs, educates and entertains New Yorkers about the city's diverse people, neighborhoods, government services, attractions and activities.


Following are NYC Life's NY Emmy Awards nominations:

AUDIO: LIVE OR POST-PRODUCED
"ShiftNYC" (co-production between Lehman College and MOME)

DIRECTOR: LONG FORM CONTENT
"Marc Lesser – Shola's Voice" (produced by Mayors Office of Immigrant Affairs and presented on NYC Life)

DIVERSITY/EQUITY/INCLUSION: SHORT FORM CONTENT
"The Freedom to Be: Black Surfers in The Rockaways" (produced by NYC & Company and presented on NYC Life)

DOCUMENTARY CULTURAL
"Women's World of Boxing; Fight Like a Girl!" (produced by Firelight Media and presented on NYC Life)

EDITOR: SHORT FORM CONTENT
"Susan Handman - Once Upon a City"

EDUCATION/SCHOOLS: SHORT FORM CONTENT
"Once Upon a City - Bloomers and Bicycles"
"Once Upon a City - One Wild Day"

ENTERTAINMENT: SHORT FORM CONTENT
"New York State of Mind" (produced by NYCNext and presented on NYC Life)

ENVIRONMENT/SCIENCE: SHORT FORM CONTENT
"Urban Green Rain Gardens"

GRAPHIC ARTS: NON-NEWS OR NON-SPORTS
"Once Upon a City"
"ShiftNYC" (co-production between Lehman College and MOME)

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL: SHORT FORM CONTENT
"Inform NYC Queens Grid"

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL: LONG FORM CONTENT
"Shola's Voice" (produced by Mayors Office of Immigrant Affairs and presented on NYC Life)

INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION: LONG FORM CONTENT
"Date While You Wait" (produced by David Harris Katz Entertainment, Inc. and presented on NYC Life)

LIFESTYLE: SHORT FORM CONTENT
"Native Dish - Vietnamese Che Banh Lot Dessert"

NOSTALGIA: SHORT FORM CONTENT
"Once Upon a City"

PHOTOGRAPHER: LONG FORM CONTENT
"Shola's Voice" (produced by Mayors Office of Immigrant Affairs and presented on NYC Life)

PROMOTION: PROGRAM PROMOTION (SINGLE SPOT)
"Once Upon a City Promo"

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (SINGLE SPOT)
"Ranked Choice Voting in The Kitchen"

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT (CAMPAIGN)
"ShiftNYC" (co-production between Lehman College and MOME)

TALENT: PERFORMER/NARRATOR
"Susan Handman"
"Maggie Benedict"

WRITER: SHORT FORM CONTENT
"Susan Handman - Once Upon a City"
"Liisa Lunden - Inform NYC Queens Grid"


You can find a complete list of the nominations here. The 65th Annual NY Emmy Awards will be announced in October 2022 in a livestream broadcast on the NY Emmys website.