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Honorees in More Than 60 Categories to be Live-Streamed
In Two Ceremonies on September 28th & 29th 

NEW YORK (July 27, 2021) – Nominations for the 42nd Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards were announced today by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).

The awards will be presented in two individual ceremonies:

News Categories – Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 at 8 p.m. EDT
Documentary Categories – Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 at 8 p.m. EDT

Each ceremony will be streamed live on NATAS’ dedicated viewing platform powered by Vimeo, available on the web at Watch.TheEmmys.TV and via The Emmys® apps for iOS, tvOS, Android, FireTV, and Roku (full list at

“In the unprecedented year of 2020, where a global health crisis had challenged our safety and survival and a presidential election shook the very bedrock of our democracy, these news and documentary professionals delivered the crucial, clear and factual reporting that gave us the tools and knowledge necessary to make the informed decisions that affected our everyday lives and indeed, our futures,” said Adam Sharp, President & CEO, NATAS.

The 42nd Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honor programming content from more than 2200 submissions that originally premiered in calendar-year 2020, judged by a pool of over 800 peer professionals from across the television and streaming/digital media News & Documentary industry.

The complete list of nominees is also available on the National Television Academy's website:

All voting was tabulated by the accounting firm of Lutz & Carr, LLP.



Paul Pillitteri

B. Harlan Boll


The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a service organization 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® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, and Daytime television programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of more than 18,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the United States. Beyond awards, NATAS provides extensive educational programs through its foundation, including regional and national scholarships and Student Production Awards.

The numerical breakdown, by media entities, as compiled by the independent accountancy firm of Lutz and Carr, LLP, follows:

Over-the-Air, Cable, Satellite and Internet Broadcast Nominees

PBS 52 Vox 2
CNN 41 Wall Street Journal 2
CBS 30 AJ Contrast/Al Jazeera Digital 1
ABC 22 Al Jazeera International USA 1
Vice 20 CGTN America 1
The New York Times 19 CNBC 1
Univision 15 Curiosity Stream 1
HBO 13 Discovery Networks Latin America / US Hispanic 1
Netflix 13 Disney+ 1
National Geographic 7 Field of Vision 1
Showtime 7 Hulu 1
Telemundo 6 Peacock 1
NBC 5 Pluto TV 1
VOD 4 ProPublica 1
CNN en Español 3 Quibi 1
FX 3 RT 1
The Washington Post 3 Starz 1
Discovery Channel 2 The New Yorker | Condé Nast Entertainment 1
National Geographic Wild 2 The Seattle Times 1
Oculus TV 2 The Weather Channel 1
Retro Report and VICE TV 2 Turner Classic Movies 1
Smithsonian Channel 2
The Marshall Project and Topic 2

Regional Nominees
*Awards presented in these categories are not Emmy Awards, but rather a form of special national recognition given to outstanding regional news reports. Award recipients in the regional reporting categories receive crystal pillars rather than Emmy statues.



Outstanding Newscast

ABC World News Tonight with David Muir                                                           ABC

NBC Nightly News                                                                                                   NBC

Nightline                                                                                                                   ABC

The Rachel Maddow Show                                                                                     MSNBC

VICE News Tonight                                                                                                  Vice

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast

Go There                                                                                                                        CNN
Coronavirus Outbreak in Wuhan

Nightline                                                                                                                         ABC
Voices of Conviction

Nightline                                                                                                                        ABC
Conspiracy in Michigan

The Washington Post                                                                                                  The Washington Post
How a Night of Protest Turned Deadly in Kenosha

VICE News Tonight                                                                                                      Vice
American Uprising

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newscast

Nightline                                                                                                                      ABC
Turning Point

PBS NewsHour                                                                                                        PBS
Searching for Justice

PBS NewsHour                                                                                                          PBS
Desperate Journey

PBS NewsHour                                                                                                          PBS
Inside Venezuela

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer                                                                    CNN
Yemen Hunger Crisis: Made in America

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer                                                                     CNN
CNN Investigates China’s Treatment of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang

VICE News Tonight                                                                                                    Vice
Death and Denial: COVID in Bolsonaro's Brazil

Outstanding Short Feature Story in a Newscast

CNN Business                                                                                                         CNN
Conspiracy Theorists Said She Started the
Coronavirus Pandemic. Now She's Afraid for Her Life.

CNN Newsroom                                                                                                     CNN
The Body Collectors

Vice News                                                                                                               Vice
The Kids Being Trained and
Armed to Fight Mexican Cartels

VICE News Tonight                                                                                              Vice
Table Stakes

VICE News Tonight                                                                                             Vice
Surviving COVID-19

Outstanding Long Feature Story in a Newscast

A Racist Attack Was Caught on Camera.                                                   The New York Times
Nearly 45 Years Later, It Still Stings.          

How the Police Killed Breonna Taylor                                                         The New York Times

Inside One of New York's Deadliest ZIP Codes                                          The New York Times

The Washington Post                                                                                   The Washington Post
Murder in Afghanistan, a Trump Pardon,
and the Soldiers Left Behind

VICE News Tonight                                                                                      Vice
COVID-19: Italy’s Tragedy

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newscast

AC360                                                                                                                         CNN
CNN/Bellingcat Investigation into the Poisoning of
Russian Opposition Leader Alexey Navalny

CBS Evening News                                                                                                  CBS
Military Sexual Assault: Norah O’Donnell Investigates

CBS This Morning                                                                                                   CBS
Toxic Legacy

CBS This Morning                                                                                                  CBS
Escaping Justice: U.S. Sex Crime Suspects
Using Legal Loophole to Move to Israel

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer                                                                CNN
Lekki Toll Gate Shooting Investigation

VICE News Tonight                                                                                                Vice
Unreleased Footage Gives an Inside
Look at the Night Breonna Taylor Died

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newsmagazine

20/20                                                                                                                        ABC
Outbreak: What You Need to Know

20/20                                                                                                                       ABC
Kobe Bryant: The Death of a Legend

60 Minutes                                                                                                             CBS
On the Frontline

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
Counting the Vote

60 Minutes                                                                                                             CBS
Inside Jeffrey Epstein's Cell

Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newsmagazine

20/20                                                                                                                        ABC
Truth and Lies: Jeffrey Epstein

20/20                                                                                                                      ABC
American Catastrophe: How Did We Get Here?

20/20                                                                                                                      ABC
Falling From the Sky

FRONTLINE                                                                                                           PBS
Taliban Country

FRONTLINE in partnership with                                                                           PBS
The Marshall Project, Pulitzer Center
Undocumented in the Pandemic

Outstanding Feature Story in a Newsmagazine

60 Minutes                                                                                                                CBS
Talking to the Past

Fringe Nation                                                                                                            Vice
Legacy of the KKK

FRONTLINE                                                                                                              PBS
Love, Life & the Virus

Investigations by VICE                                                                                            Hulu

On Assignment with Richard Engel                                                                       MSNBC
Enemy of the State

Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newsmagazine

48 Hours                                                                                                                    CBS
Find Yura: Manhunt on the Dark Web

60 Minutes                                                                                                                 CBS
Excited Delirium

60 Minutes                                                                                                                  CBS
Opioid Playbook

FRONTLINE in partnership with The International                                                 PBS
Consortium of Investigative Journalists
The Luanda Leaks

Outstanding Breaking News Coverage

MSNBC Live                                                                                                        MSNBC
Steve Kornacki Reports - Election 2020

Real America with Jorge Ramos                                                                       Univision
Eye of the Hurricane

The Coronavirus Outbreak in China                                                                 CNN

The Death of George Floyd                                                                               CNN

Trump's Photo-Op at St. John's Church                                                           CNN

Outstanding News Special

20/20                                                                                                                    ABC

CBS News Special                                                                                               CBS
Bravery and Hope: 7 Days on the Front Line

CNN Special Report                                                                                            CNN
Witness to the Pandemic

Fareed Zakaria Special                                                                                        CNN
China's Deadly Secret

Retro Report                                                                                                        Retro Report and VICE TV
Enemies of the People: Trump and the Political Press

Outstanding News Discussion & Analysis

Face the Nation                                                                                                        CBS
US & Iran on the Brink

Face the Nation                                                                                                        CBS
Facing the Pandemic

Fareed Zakaria Special                                                                                            CNN
How the World Sees America

The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell                                                             MSNBC
A Discussion with Barack Obama: “A Promised Land”

This Week with George Stephanopoulos                                                             ABC
Your Voice Your Vote

Outstanding News Analysis: Editorial and Opinion

"If I Caught the Coronavirus, Would You Want Me Making                                The New York Times
Your Next Meal?"

Heartache in the Hot Zone: The Front Line Against Covid-19                           The New York Times

How the U.S. Bungled the Plague                                                                         The New York Times

How Was My Son Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder Not a Hate Crime?                       The New York Times

VICE News Tonight                                                                                                 Vice
Black, Pissed, and Patriotic

Outstanding Live Interview

CNN Newsroom                                                                                                       CNN
Anderson Cooper Presses Las Vegas Mayor

CNN Newsroom                                                                                                       CNN
Anderson Cooper Grills Mike Lindell of MyPillow

CNN Tonight                                                                                                             CNN
Sara Sidner Connects Floyd Family
with Minneapolis Police Chief

NBC News Specials: Trump Town Hall                                                                  NBC

State of the Union                                                                                                    CNN
Dana Bash Presses Secretary of Education
Betsy DeVos on School Reopenings

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer                                                                   CNN
Wolf Blitzer interviews Attorney General Bill Barr

Outstanding Edited Interview

60 Minutes                                                                                                                       CBS
Putin's Public Enemy

60 Minutes                                                                                                                      CBS
The Republican Ticket

ABC News                                                                                                                      ABC
Their Painful Bond- Black Mothers Speak
Out Together on Their Unimaginable Loss

ABC News                                                                                                                      ABC
Judge Esther Salas: A Mother's Journey

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                           HBO
Axios: President Donald J. Trump--an interview

The Rachel Maddow Show                                                                                       MSNBC
The Lev Parnas Interview

Outstanding Science, Technology or Environmental Coverage

AC360                                                                                                                   CNN
Pandemic: How a Virus Changed the World in 1918

CNN Special Report                                                                                             CNN
Bats: The Mystery Behind Covid-19

E-ternal: A Tech Quest to ‘Live’ Forever                                                             Wall Street Journal

VICE News Tonight                                                                                              Vice
A Climate for Locusts

VICE News Tonight                                                                                              Vice
Longest Oil Spill

Vox Atlas                                                                                                              Vox
Why Scientists Are So Worried About This Glacier

Outstanding Health or Medical Coverage

20/20                                                                                                                         ABC
The Shot: Race for the Vaccine

60 Minutes                                                                                                                 CBS
Short Supply

CNN Worldwide Covid-19 Coverage                                                                      CNN

PBS NewsHour                                                                                                          PBS
Best Health Care?

The Weekly                                                                                                                FX
My Blood

Outstanding Arts, Culture or Entertainment Coverage

60 Minutes                                                                                                          CBS
Joaquin Phoenix

ABC News Prime                                                                                                ABC
Diaspora Divide

Dominic Fike, at First                                                                                         The New York Times

Opinion Video                                                                                                     The New York Times
Cause of Life

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel                                                                      HBO
Fairway to Freedom: The Story of Valentino Dixon

World News Tonight with David Muir and Nightline                                       ABC
The Children of Auschwitz

Outstanding Business, Consumer or Economic Coverage

60 Minutes                                                                                                       CBS
Talent on the Spectrum

CBS Sunday Morning                                                                                      CBS
Not So Plain

Fault Lines                                                                                                        Al Jazeera International USA
Virus on the Poultry Line

New Day                                                                                                           CNN
A Family's Struggle as Pandemic Worsens Food Insecurity

Rescuing Her Father From an Assisted Living Facility                                 ProPublica
in the Coronavirus Epicenter    

VICE Versa                                                                                                        Vice
Between Musk and Mars

Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary

Father Soldier Son                                                                                              Netflix

FRONTLINE                                                                                                         PBS
United States of Conspiracy

FRONTLINE                                                                                                         PBS
Inside Italy’s COVID War

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                   HBO
Stockton on My Mind

Independent Lens                                                                                               PBS
Belly of the Beast

The Trade                                                                                                            Showtime

Outstanding Politics and Government Documentary

Kingdom of Silence                                                                                                     Showtime

POV                                                                                                                              PBS

POV                                                                                                                              PBS

The Perfect Weapon                                                                                                   HBO

The Way I See It                                                                                                          MSNBC

Outstanding Social Issue Documentary

Independent Lens                                                                                                        PBS

Not Done: Women Remaking America                                                                     PBS

POV                                                                                                                              PBS
The Rescue List

This Ain't Normal                                                                                                        VOD

With Drawn Arms                                                                                                       Starz

Outstanding Investigative Documentary

Athlete A                                                                                                                      Netflix

Finding Yingying                                                                                                          Pluto TV

FRONTLINE                                                                                                                  PBS
Return From ISIS

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                             HBO
Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America's Election

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                            HBO
Agents of Chaos

Outstanding Historical Documentary

Challenger: The Final Flight                                                                                       Netflix

CNN Films                                                                                                                   CNN
John Lewis: Good Trouble

FRONTLINE                                                                                                                 PBS
Once Upon A Time In Iraq

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                           HBO
The Art of Political Murder

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                           HBO
Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn

Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary

CNN Films                                                                                                          CNN
Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool                                                                           PBS

Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado                                    Netflix

POV                                                                                                                     PBS
Our Time Machine

The Sit-In: Harry Belafonte Hosts The Tonight Show                                    Peacock

Outstanding Science and Technology Documentary

Connected: The Hidden Science of Everything                                         Netflix

Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History                                 PBS

NOVA                                                                                                            PBS
Human Nature

Pandemic                                                                                                      Netflix

Secrets of the Solar System                                                                       CuriosityStream

The Surgeon's Cut                                                                                       Netflix

Outstanding Nature Documentary

Jade Eyed Leopard                                                                                      National Geographic Wild

Jane Goodall: The Hope                                                                              National Geographic

Nature                                                                                                          PBS
Cuba's Wild Revolution

NOVA                                                                                                           PBS
Nature's Fear Factor

The Last Ice                                                                                                 National Geographic

Outstanding Business and Economic Documentary

CNN Films                                                                                                 CNN
Scandalous: The Untold Story of the National Enquirer

FRONTLINE                                                                                               PBS
Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos

FRONTLINE in partnership with Financial Times                                 PBS
Opioids, Inc.

31 Days in March: The Month Coronavirus                                           Wall Street Journal
Unraveled American Business

Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller                                                         National Geographic


VOCES                                                                                                         PBS
Building the American Dream

Outstanding Short Documentary

Church and the Fourth Estate                                                               Field of Vision

FRONTLINE in partnership with                                                            PBS
The Marshall Project, WORLD Channel

Op-Docs                                                                                                 The New York Times

Dying in Your Mother's Arms

POV Shorts                                                                                               PBS
The Love Bugs

The New Yorker Documentary                                                            The New Yorker | Condé Nast
When Humanitarian Aid Is Considered a Crime                                    Entertainment

Best Story in a Newscast

AC360                                                                                                       CNN
Idlib: Forced to Flee Again

CBS Sunday Morning                                                                              CBS
Americans without Water

How the Police Killed Breonna Taylor                                                    The New York Times

VICE News Tonight                                                                                  Vice
Armenia and Azerbaijan Return to War

VICE News Tonight                                                                                  Vice
COVID-19: Italy's Tragedy

Best Story in a Newsmagazine

20/20                                                                                                             ABC
America in Pain: What Comes Next?

FRONTLINE                                                                                                  PBS
Taliban Country

FRONTLINE                                                                                                  PBS
Love, Life & the Virus

Retro Report                                                                                                Retro Report and VICE TV
Enemies of the People: Trump and the Political Press

The Circus: Inside the Craziest                                                                   Showtime
Political Campaign on Earth

Best Documentary

Athlete A                                                                                                          Netflix

Born To Be                                                                                                        VOD

FRONTLINE                                                                                                      PBS
Once Upon A Time In Iraq

Independent Lens                                                                                           PBS
Belly of the Beast

POV                                                                                                                  PBS

The Trade                                                                                                         Showtime

Outstanding Newscast or News Magazine in Spanish

Aquí y Ahora                                                                                                 Univision

Noticias Telemundo 11:35                                                                           Telemundo

Noticias Telemundo Emergencia Coronavirus Ultima Hora                      Telemundo

Noticiero Telemundo                                                                                    Telemundo

Noticiero Univision                                                                                        Univision

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in Spanish

Al Punto                                                                                                      Univision
El país en llamas

Crisis del Covid-19 en Ecuador                                                                 CNN en Español

Noticiero Telemundo                                                                                   Telemundo
La represión de Trump

Noticiero Telemundo                                                                                   Telemundo
Coronavirus: un país en alerta

Noticiero Univision                                                                                       Univision
Protestas por George Floyd

Primer Impacto                                                                                             Univision
George Floyd Coverage

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in Spanish

Aquí y Ahora                                                                                           Univision
Inundados en plastico

Aquí y Ahora                                                                                           Univision
Captura y liberación de un intocable

Aquí y Ahora                                                                                           Univision
Desaparecidos de la Frontera

Docufilms                                                                                                CNN en Español
Nisman: 5 años de preguntas

En La Línea: México                                                                                Discovery Networks Latin
America / US Hispanic

Outstanding Feature Story in Spanish

Op-Docs                                                                                                           The New York Times
Atencion! Murderer Next Door

Univision Noticias Digital                                                                               Univision
El trauma, el miedo y la desesperanza de
quienes esperan su asilo atrapados en México

Univision Noticias Digital                                                                               Univision

California contra la bandera antiinmigrante de Trump

VICE News Tonight                                                                                          Vice
Heridos, Presos, o Muertos:
Las Consecuencias de Protestar en Venezuela

VICE News Tonight                                                                                           Vice
El precio de protestar en Chile

Outstanding Interview in Spanish

Al Punto                                                                                                           Univision
Entrevista a la Jueza Sonia Sotomayor

Camilo                                                                                                              CNN en Español
Gerardo Gaya: Padre coraje a la mexicana

Conclusiones                                                                                                   CNN
Interview with Venezuelan
Opposition Leader, Leopoldo López

Primer Impacto                                                                                               Univision
El Hijo de la Madrina Parte 1 y 2

Un Nuevo Dia                                                                                                  Telemundo
Entrevista en vivo con el Dr. Fauci
(Live interview with Dr. Fauci)

Outstanding Interactive Media: Current News

CNN Digital                                                                                                 CNN
How American Police Gear up to Respond to Protests

Inside The Fight to Save Houston’s Most Vulnerable                             The New York Times

Living in the Unknown                                                                              AJ Contrast, Al Jazeera Digital

The Washington Post                                                                               The Washington Post
Reconstructing Seven Days of Protests in Minneapolis After
George Floyd’s Death

Visual Investigations: Police Misconduct                                                 The New York Times
& Racial Injustice in 2020

Outstanding Interactive Media: Documentary

In Event of Moon Disaster                                                                     VOD/

Micro Monsters with David Attenborough                                          Oculus TV

RT Creative Lab                                                                                      RT
Lessons of Auschwitz VR project

The Marshall Project, Sharp As Knives and Topic                               The Marshall Project and Topic
The Zo

Univision Noticias Digital                                                                      Univision
Essential but Deportable:
Undocumented Immigrants in the Trump Era

Outstanding Interactive Media: Arts, Lifestyle and Culture

CGTN America Digital                                                                                    CGTN America
U.S. Racial Equality Through the Eyes of an Afro-Latino

CNN Digital                                                                                                     CNN
From Olympics to Outer Space:
The Untold Story of Munich '72

The CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell                                            CBS
ON THE ROAD: Kindness 101

The New York City of Our Imagination                                                          The New York Times

The Seattle Times                                                                                            The Seattle Times
Disappearing Daughters

Outstanding Writing: News

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
Exhume the Truth

60 Minutes                                                                                                              CBS
Life & Death

60 Minutes                                                                                                             CBS
Putin's Public Enemy

Nightline                                                                                                                 ABC
Facing Racism

The CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell                                                  CBS
ON THE ROAD: Steve Hartman

Outstanding Writing: Documentary

20/20                                                                                                                     ABC
In the Cold Dark Night

FRONTLINE                                                                                                          PBS
Policing the Police 2020

FRONTLINE in partnership with Financial Times                                              PBS
Opioids, Inc.

Op-Docs                                                                                                               The New York Times
Hysterical Girl

The Story of Plastic                                                                                            Discovery Channel

Outstanding Research: News

60 Minutes                                                                                                                  CBS
Opioid Playbook

60 Minutes                                                                                                                  CBS
Hell Flight

AC360                                                                                                                         CNN
CNN/Bellingcat Investigation into the Poisoning
of Russian Opposition Leader Alexey Navalny

Axios                                                                                                                            HBO
President Donald J. Trump: An Interview

The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer                                                                      CNN
Lekki Toll Gate Shooting Investigation

Outstanding Research: Documentary

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché                                      Turner Classic Movies

Be Water                                                                                                          ESPN

CNN Films                                                                                                        CNN
John Lewis: Good Trouble

Independent Lens                                                                                            PBS
Feels Good Man

The Last Ice                                                                                                      National Geographic

Outstanding Direction: News

ABC News                                                                                                                  ABC
Your Voice Your Vote 2020: The Democratic Debate

AC360                                                                                                                        CNN
Coronavirus: Facts and Fears Town Hall

CBS News                                                                                                                  CBS
Director: Renee Cullen

Election Week in America                                                                                         CNN
Director: Reza Baktar

Today                                                                                                                          NBC
Director: Jim Gaines

Outstanding Direction: Documentary

Born To Be                                                                                                              VOD

FRONTLINE                                                                                                            PBS
Inside Italy’s COVID War

Independent Lens                                                                                                  PBS
Belly of the Beast

Independent Lens                                                                                                  PBS

The Trade                                                                                                               Showtime

Outstanding Video Journalism: News

FRONTLINE                                                                                                       PBS
Taliban Country

Inside One of New York's Deadliest Zip Codes                                              The New York Times

On Assignment with Richard Engel                                                                MSNBC
On Assignment: Age of Hate

The Report by NBC News                                                                                Quibi
Fighting the Surge

VICE News Tonight                                                                                            Vice
American Uprising

Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary

Epic Animal Migrations: Mexico                                                                      Smithsonian Channel

Hidden Kingdoms of China                                                                             National Geographic

Nature                                                                                                               PBS
Cuba's Wild Revolution

The Last Ice                                                                                                      National Geographic

The Trade                                                                                                         Showtime

The Weekly                                                                                                      FX
The Sicario

Outstanding Editing: News

CBS News Special                                                                                              CBS
Bravery and Hope: 7 Days on the Front Line

Stressed Election                                                                                                The New York Times

The Circus: Inside the Craziest Political Campaign on Earth                          Showtime

The Weekly                                                                                                         FX
My Blood

VICE News Tonight                                                                                            Vice
COVID-19: Italy's Tragedy

Outstanding Editing: Documentary

Challenger: The Final Flight                                                                         Netflix

Father Soldier Son                                                                                        Netflix

Independent Lens                                                                                          PBS

Independent Lens                                                                                          PBS
Belly of The Beast

NOVA                                                                                                              PBS
Human Nature

Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction: News

HBO Documentary Films                                                                              HBO
Axios, Season 3

Nightline                                                                                                         ABC
Turning Point: What America Owes

The Brown & Black Presidential Forum                                                       Vice
The 2020 Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum

Univision Noticias Digital                                                                             Univision
Potato Slaves

Open Sourced                                                                                                Vox

Who Gets a Ventilator?                                                                                The New York Times

Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction: Documentary

Alien Worlds                                                                                                Netflix

Connected: The Hidden Science of Everything                                         Netflix

HBO Documentary Films                                                                            HBO
Agents of Chaos

High Score                                                                                                    Netflix

NBC News                                                                                                    NBC
She Wanted a 'Freebirth' With No Doctors.
Online Groups Convinced Her It Would Be OK.

NOVA                                                                                                            PBS
Human Nature

The Marshall Project, Sharp As Knives and Topic                                     The Marshall Project and Topic
The Zo

Outstanding Music Composition

Being the Queen                                                                                               National Geographic

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                  HBO
The Soul of America

Howard                                                                                                              Disney+

POV                                                                                                                    PBS
The Love Bugs

Primates                                                                                                            PBS

Outstanding Sound

Great Performances                                                                                     PBS
Now Hear This: The Schubert Generation

Jade Eyed Leopard                                                                                        National Geographic Wild

Micro Monsters with David Attenborough                                                  Oculus TV

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool                                                                       PBS

Nature                                                                                                             PBS
Cuba's Wild Revolution

Outstanding Lighting Direction and Scenic Design

America's Hidden Stories                                                                                       Smithsonian Channel
Hitler's US Election Plot

CNN Films                                                                                                               CNN
John Lewis: Good Trouble

Election Coverage                                                                                                   MSNBC

HBO Documentary Films                                                                                       HBO
Alabama Snake

The News with Shepard Smith                                                                            CNBC

Outstanding Technical Achievement

48 Hours                                                                                                                CBS

America's Choice 2020                                                                                        CNN
CNN Magic Wall

Anderson Cooper Full Circle                                                                               CNN
ACFC Remote

IMR Virtual Views                                                                                                The Weather Channel

Today                                                                                                                     NBC
TODAY Technical Team

Outstanding Promotional Announcement

CNN Creative Marketing                                                                                         CNN
Donkey & Elephant Campaign

CNN New Year's Eve Live                                                                                       CNN
2021 Might Not Suck

CNN Original Series                                                                                                CNN
First Ladies Campaign

Coronavirus Global Town Hall                                                                               CNN
Alicia Keys - Good Job

FRONTLINE                                                                                                              PBS
Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos Trailer

Shark Week 2020                                                                                                    Discovery Channel

Outstanding Regional News Story: Spot or Breaking News

Channel 3 News at 11                                                                                          WKYC-TV (Cleveland, OH)
Tragedy in Dayton

Local 10 News                                                                                                         WPLG-TV (Miami, FL)
Hurricane Dorian: Live from Marsh Harbour

NewsChannel 5 at 6                                                                                              WTVF-TV (Nashville, TN)
Music City Tornado

NewsChannel 5 This Morning                                                                           WTVF-TV (Nashville, TN)
The Aftermath

Not Again: STEM School Shooting                                                                   KMGH-TV (Denver, CO)

Two Lives on a Tow Rope                                                                       KFOR-TV (Oklahoma City, OK)  

WCCO 4 News                                                                                            WCCO-TV (Minneapolis, MN)   ?
Peaceful Protests, Unrest & Arrests

Outstanding Regional News Story: Investigative Report

10pm News                                                                                                             WBBM-TV (Chicago, IL)  

ABC15 News                                                                                                            KNXV-TV (Phoenix, AZ)
Unlocked and Unsafe

NBC5 News                                                                                                  KXAS-TV (Dallas–Fort Worth, TX)
The Invisibles

The Reveal                                                                                                   WXIA-TV/11Alive (Atlanta, GA)
911: Still Lost on the Line - Parkland

WVUE-TV News                                                                                         WVUE-TV (New Orleans, LA)    
Inspecting the Inspectors