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Along with the Emmy® Awards, the chapter provides our region's professionals with seminars, programs, and networking.

NATAS also serves our communities by offering scholarships for tomorrow's television leaders.

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The Call For Entries

The entry deadline is Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Call For Entries will be posted soon.

Entries which FIRST AIRED during the 2016 calendar year (January 1 to December 31) will be accepted .
Be sure to hold your Emmy worthy entries for submission.

Other dates of interest

Friday, April 7, 2017 - Emmy® Award Nominations
Friday, June 2, 2017 - Silver Circle and Gold Circle Honors
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - Emmy® Awards Presentation

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Northwest High School nominees announced in the National Student Production Awards

Award recipients from our Northwest High School were submitted to the National Student Production Awards. These award winning entries were judged with other award winning high school entries from NATAS chapters around the country.

Our students from the Northwest have six nominations in the 23 categories offered. They are:


The Dragon's Lair | Ballard High School
PJ Hase, Jonny Cechony, Ellie Clarrissimeaux


Mapping the Redwoods: A Quest for Accuracy | NW Documentary
Chloe Epperly, Dana Pearson, Dimitri Bong, Zoie Taylor


Any Given Friday | Issaquah High School
Rhoddy Jensen, Vince Smith, Riley Richards

A Day Not Subtracted | NW Documentary
Lily Beeson-Norwitz, Sydney Hammer-Powell, Sarah Peabody, Andrew Powell


Today | Ballard High School
Bergen Johnson, PJ Hase, Coleman Andersen


Hologram | Ballard High School
Miles Andersen, Sho Schrock, Sophie DeGreen, Jesse Romero, Emily Black

The awards will be presented at a live streaming of this event at 12:30 pm (EST) on October 4, 2016. The event will be held at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Student honorees will receive a certificate from NATAS and a crystal pillar award with the Emmy® logo will be presented to the school.

As more details are made public we will share. But in the meantime, CONGRATULATIONS to our Northwest High School nominees!

KING-TV News nominated for Outstanding Regional News Story

Congratulations to KING-TV News for their nomination in the category of Outstanding Regional News Story: Investigative Reporting. Russ Walker, Executive Producer; Cheryl Carson, News Director; Susannah Frame, Chief Investigative Correspondent and Doug Burgess and Steve Douglas, Photojournalists are the nominees on this entry.

Each year Emmy® Award Recipients of regional categories for Spot or Breaking News and Investigative Reporting are welcome to submit their entries to these National Categories for Outstanding Regional News Story. There are six nominees in the Investigative Reporting category.

The News & Documentary Emmy® Awards will be presented on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016, at a ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P Rose Hall in the Time Warner Complex at Columbus Circle in New York City. The event will be attended by more than 1,000 television and news media industry executives, news and documentary producers and journalists. Awards will be presented in 46 categories.

37th News-Documentary Emmy Nominations.pdf

2016 - 53rd Annual Emmy® Recipients

The Recipients were announced at the 2016 Northwest Regional Emmy® Awards held on held on June 4.

Read the recipient list online or download the Word DOC

2016 - 53rd Annual Emmy® Recipients.doc - (Updated Friday, July 29 2016)

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2016 College Awards for Excellence

Congratulations to the 2016 NATAS Northwest College Awards for Excellence winners

Read the Awards list online or download the Word DOC.

2016 College Awards for Excellence.doc

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2016 High School Awards for Excellence

Congratulations to the 2016 NATAS Northwest High School Awards for Excellence winners

Read the Awards list online or download the Word DOC.

2016 High School Awards for Excellence.doc

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