COLLEGEINSIDER.COM WINS 2013 NEW YORK EMMY AWARD FOR THE SPORTS COVERAGE: SPORTSCAST/SERIES CATEGORY
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April 14, 2013
NEW YORK, NY -- On Sunday evening COLLEGEINSIDER.COM, the nation’s leading college basketball website, received a 2013 NEW YORK EMMY® AWARD for its’ All-Access NYC College Basketball feature, which highlighted Iona College, LIU-Brooklyn and Manhattan College.
COLLEGEINSIDER.COM won the Sports Coverage: Sportscast/Series category. The other nominees included MSG Plus with its Scott Niedermayer Greatest Career Moments piece, SNY and its Sportsnite - Giants Win the Super Bowl feature and WCBS TV and its Road to Glory Super Bowl Post Game Special.
“Just being nominated was an incredible honor,” said CollegeInsider.com co-founder Angela Lento. “To have actually won is simply amazing. We are so fortunate have talented people like Tad Hathaway.”
The All-Access NYC College Basketball feature aired on February 28, 2012. It was filmed and Produced and by Tad Hathaway. Joe Dwyer and Angela Lento were the Executive Producers.
The 56th Annual New York Emmy® Awards were held on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at The Marriott Marquis in Times Square. 114 Emmy® Awards were presented in categories ranging from Morning Newscast to Documentary.
CollegeInsider.com morphed from a print publication to a web site in 1996. One year later the successful Coach Column feature was introduced. Since then it has become a staple of the website along with other unique content like All-Access Video and exclusive offerings like the Mid-Major Top 25. In 2009 the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament was created. What began as 16-team event quickly expanded to 24 teams in 2011 and is now a 32-team postseason event, with invitations extended only to teams outside of the BCS power conferences.
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