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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences was founded in 1955. It is dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Award.

Regional Emmy® Awards are given in nineteen regions across the United States.  National Awards are given for Daytime Entertainment, News & Documentary, Community Service, Sports and Technology & Engineering.

Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including Regional and National Student Production Awards for outstanding journalistic work by high school students, as well as scholarships, publications, and major activities for both industry professionals and the viewing public.

National Office

The Emmys

450 Park Avenue South
Third Floor
New York, NY 10016

Executive Office

  • Terry O'Reilly, Chair
  • Adam SharpPresident & CEO



  • Brent Stanton, Executive Director
  • Rachel SchwartzManager
  • Luke Smith, Administrator

News & Documentary

  • David WinnSenior Vice President
  • Christine Chin, Director


  • Justine GubarExecutive Director
  • Steve HeadDirector

Technology & Engineering

  • Robert P. Seidel, Chairman
  • Seth Haberman
  • Charlie Jablonski

Production & Events

  • Steve Ulrich, Senior Vice President
  • Lisa ArmstrongDirector


  • Desiree Jean-Jerome, Director
  • Elena ChenAssociate Finance Operations


  • Paul Pillitteri, Senior Vice President, Communications and Operations
  • Delroy Binger, Director, Technical Operations
  • Luke SmithDirector Awards Operations
  • Tabatha StarcherDirector, Brand Engagement & Business Development