ABC News Receives 13 News Emmy Nominations

By Coordinator

Jul 14, 2009 11:57am

World News with Charles Gibson” Recognized with 7 Nominations – More Than Any Other Evening Newscast

Good Morning America,” “Nightline,” “20/20” and “Primetime” All Receive Nominations

ABC News has received 13 News Emmy nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, it was announced today by the Academy.  The 30th Annual News and Documentary Awards will be presented September 21, 2009 in New York City. ABC News’ Barbara Walters is this year’s Lifetime Achievement honoree.

World News with Charles Gibson” received seven nominations – more than any other evening newscast.  “Good Morning America,” ”Nightline,” “20/20” and “Primetime” were all recognized with nominations as was the ABC News Special “China Inside Out.”

The complete list of ABC News nominations is below and is also available at: http://www.emmyonline.tv/mediacenter/news_30th_nominees_data_list.html

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast:

World News with Charles Gibson”                                                               

Myanmar Cyclone

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast:

World News with Charles Gibson”                                                                      

China’s Earthquake: Covering the Disaster

World News with Charles Gibson”                                                                       

Iraq Five Years Later: Where Things Stand

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast:

Good Morning America,” “World News” and “Nightline

Brian Ross Investigates: America’s Corporate Royalty

 Outstanding Feature Story in a News Magazine:

ABC News “Primetime

Living with Tourettes Syndrome

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine:

 ABC News “20/20”                                                                                                                

Brian Ross Investigates:  Bodies – The China Connection

ABC News “Nightline

How to Build a Child in Ten Hours

           

Outstanding Live Coverage of a News Story – Long Form:

ABC News Special

China Inside Out

Outstanding Interview:

World News with Charles Gibson”                                                                             

An Historic Interview During an Historic Year: Interview with Sarah Palin

Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming:

ABC News “20/20”                                                                                                              

Drama High

Best Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast:

World News with Charles Gibson

Iraq Five Years Later: Where Things Stand

World News with Charles Gibson

Son of a Soldier

Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Editing – Quick Turnaround:

World News with Charles Gibson

The Money Trail: 2008 Political Conventions

-ABC-

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