2017 Silver Circle

Kurt Austin
Ken Boddie
Linda Byron
Jack Hyyppa
Peter O’Connell
Ron Pisaneschi
Jackie Purcell
Dick Splitstone

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2017 NW Regional Emmy Awards Banquet SOLD OUT

There are no more seats available for the 2017 NW Regional Emmy Awards.

IF you purchased too many tickets, you can receive a full refund on the unused tickets up until 5 pm on Tuesday May 30. Those on the wait list will be greatful.

We do apologize if you have just learned you can attend, but there is no option to add tables to the room. With the already sold out attendance, the room will be tight and we cannot make it uncomfortable for guests and servers.

There is no option for standing room attendance.

To be added to the wait list, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with the number of tickets you are hoping to acquire. Be sure to include both your phone and email and should a seat open, we will contact you, but will only be able to make the ticket(s) available for a short window or we will need to reach out to the next person on the wait list.

We do still have tickets available for the Silver Circle Reception on Friday evening.

The 2017 Northwest Emmy® Awards

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm - No-Host Cocktail Reception and Hors d'Oeuvres
4:00 pm - Student Meet and Greet
5:30 pm - Formal Dinner
6:10 pm - Student Awards
7:00 pm - Emmy® Awards Ceremony and Special Awards
10:00 pm - Northwest Regional Emmy® Awards After Party
Location: Fremont Studios - website
155 N 35th St, Seattle, WA 98103 - map
Arrival: Please plan to arrive at the Fremont Studios between 4:00 and 5:30 pm
Valet Service:

Parking is very tight in the Fremont area.

We highly recommend using our valet service to save time searching for a parking spot and to avoid a long walk.
Of course you could get lucky…

Butler Seattle is our valet sponsor for the NW Regional Emmy® Awards.

Attire: Black tie is strongly encouraged.
Reservations: This event is sold out.
Questions: call the NATAS NW office at 206-575-3444.
Tickets are still available for the Silver Circle Honors on Friday night.
Streaming The Emmy® Awards Ceremony will be streamed LIVE from the Fremont Studios.
Check back here for more details and the link to watch the show.
Entrée choices: Garlic Prawn Skewer and Roasted Chicken Breast with Green Pea Apple Guacamole
Roasted Vegetables and Fried Cheese Tower with Polenta Cake
    Entree choice served with salad and dessert
    Dinner wine courtesy of Yakima Valley Tourism
The Circle Honors

Friday, June 2, 2017

Circle Honors

The Gold and Silver Reception

5:30 pm - Registration
6:00 pm - Appetizers and Tastings
7:30 pm - Program

Fremont Studios - website
155 N 35th St, Seattle, WA 98103 - map

Online registration is open
$35 per person for online and at the door registration.

Business attire

Transportation sponsored by UBER

The 2017 Silver Circle Recipients

Kurt Austin – Ken Boddie – Linda Byron – Jack Hyyppa
Peter O’Connell – Ron Pisaneschi – Jackie Purcell – Dick Splitstone

Join us to honor past and present recipients of these esteemed awards. It's the perfect time to reconnect with colleagues, talk about the good ol' days, and help us celebrate the excellent quality of television you influenced that continues in the Northwest.



Uber is the official transportation sponsor for the Northwest Regional Emmy® Awards!

Download the Uber app and use the code UBER2EMMYS to receive 10% off two rides (up to $20 each) to and from Fremont Studios.


  • Sign up for an account at https://www.uber.com/ride/
  • Open your Uber app and tap ‘Promotions’
  • Enter the promo code UBER2EMMYS
  • Request an Uber ride on June 2 or 3 and the 10% discount will automatically apply*

*The promotion is available for all vehicle views except uberTaxi and will only apply for trips that arrive or depart from the Fremont Studios. This promotion is only available between the hours of 8 am on June 2, 2017 to 8 am on June 4, 2017.

2017 Student Award Nominations

Updated Thursday, May 19 2017

The 2017 NATAS Northwest College Award Nominations

Read the nomination list online or download the Word DOC.

The 2017 NATAS Northwest High School Award Nominations

Read the nomination list online or download the Word DOC.

2017 - 54th Annual Emmy® Nominations

The nominations were announced at the 2017 Emmy® Nomination Parties held on April 7

Read the nomination list online or download the Word DOC

2017 - 54th Annual Emmy® Nominations.docx - (Updated Wednesday, May 24 2017)

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To all Emmy® Nominees

Carefully review your entry.

•  Does your entry have a spelling error?
•  Do you wish to add another name to your entry?
•  Is your mailing address correct in Emmy® Express?

Now is the time to make changes. – Read on to find out how.

Read more... [To all Emmy® Nominees]
2017 Citations for Community Service Nominees announced

We are honored to announce the nominees for the 2017 Citations for Community Service.

Read more... [2017 Citations for Community Service Nominees announced]

Friday, May 5, 2017 - To Pay Tribute - More information
Friday, June 2, 2017 - Silver Circle and Gold Circle Honors - Fremont Studios - More information
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - Emmy® Awards Presentation - Fremont Studios - More information