May 12, 2013

Univision Atlanta was recognized by the Southeast Regional Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) with ten EMMY Awards for excellence in television. Amanda Ramirez, WUVG Univision 34 nightly news anchor, took home the award for Best News Anchor (tied alongside two other local journalists.) The Southeast Regional Chapter of NATAS bestowed the 2013 EMMY® Awards this past Saturday at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Buckhead.

“This industry leading recognition awarded to our team exemplifies continued excellence in our work here at Univision 34,” said Luis Fernandez-Rocha, senior vice president and regional director, Univision 34 Atlanta. “We are deeply honored by these awards and proud of the entire Univision 34 team for their dedication and commitment to the station and the local Hispanic community in Atlanta.”

Ramirez added, “I’m honored to be recognized for such a prestigious award. Our team works tirelessly to bring our audience a quality product that informs and empowers our loyal viewers. “

In total, Univision 34 Atlanta was recognized in the following categories:

Television Crafts Achievement Excellence- On-Camera Talent/ Anchor/ News: Amanda Ramirez

Television News Gathering Excellence, Feature News Report: “Five Thousand Dollars- Cinco Mil Dolares,” Mariela Romero and Pablo Herrera

Television News Gathering Excellence, News Special: “Latino Vote Special- Especial Voto Latino,” Mariela Romero and Iban de Miguel

Television News and Program Specialty Excellence, Sports-One Time Special: “Road Atlanta Special,” Iban de Miguel, Mariden Lord, Mariela Romero, Pablo Herrera

Television Spot Announcements Excellence, Community/ Public Service Campaign: “Es El Momento” Campaign, Mariela Romero, Iban de Miguel, Mariden Lord, Claudio Corsi

Television Spot Announcements Excellence, Single Spot/ Campaign: “Time Flies When You Are Having Fun,” Iban de Miguel and Mariden Lord

Television Crafts Achievement Excellence- Editor/ Program (Non News): ”Road Atlanta,” Iban de Miguel

Television Crafts Achievement Excellence- Editor/ Short Form: “Ya es Hora- Futbol,” Iban de Miguel

Television Crafts Achievement Excellence- News Producer: Mariela Romero

Television Crafts Achievement Excellence- Photographer/ Program (Non News)/ Short Form: “Es El Momento,” Iban de Miguel and Mariden Lord

The Southeast Chapter of NATAS is comprised of Spanish- and English-language stations, television professionals and students in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Ashville, North Carolina.

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