News and Documentary Emmy Nominees


We are very proud of our NYWIFT members nominated for an Emmy ( and in some cases multiple nominations) in the News and Documentary categories:

Bobbi Birleffi – Producer/Director Laverne Berry Co-Executive Producer of Wish Me Away on Showtime

Laurens Grant – Producer/Director of Jesse Owens on American Experience/PBS – Primary Researcher, Jesse Owens

Shilpi Gupta – 3 nominations – Editor of CBS This Morning with Charlie Rose and Gayle King

Cynthia Lopez – 3 nominations – Co-Executive Producer of Give Up Tomorrow, Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, Nostalgia for the Light, The City Dark, Sound of Vision, and StoryCorps Animated Series on POV/PBS

Sheila Nevins – 9 nominations – Executive Producer of The Loving Story, Vito, Hard Times: Lost on Long Island, God Is the Bigger Elvis, Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present, Raising Renee, Project NIM, Saving Face on HBO

E. Donna Sheppard – Editor of Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present on HBO

Rachel LibertDirector of Semper Fi: Always Faithful on MSNBC

Lindsey Weiss – Producer of NOW with Alex Wagner,
Women In Politics: August 20, 2012 for MSNBC

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