CJC Alums Receive Emmy Award Nominations
University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumni have been nominated for News and Documentary Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Winners of the 38th annual competition will be announced on Oct. 5 in New York City.
The nominees include:
- Best Documentary: Michael Beach Nichols, MAMC 2009, co-director for “Welcome to Leith” broadcast on PBS’s “Independent Lens.”
- Outstanding Government and Politics Documentary: Hermal Trivedi, MAMC 2005, director/producer for “Among the Believers,” available on Doc World, part of the public television WORLD Channel.
- Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary: David Cassidy, B.S. Telecommunication 2002, MAMC 2002, producer of “Miss Sharon Jones!” on Starz Digital.
- Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newsmagazine: Sarah Prior, MAMC 2004, field producer for “Muhammad Ali: Remembering a Legend” broadcast on CBS’s “48 Hours.”
While at UF, the nominees completed their Master’s degrees under the tutelage of Telecommunication Professor Churchill Roberts who also served as co-director of the former UF CJC Documentary Institute.