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The 43rd Annual Sports Emmy® Awards Nominations



Ceremony to be held in-person for the first time in three years at
Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall

New York, NY – April 6, 2022 – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the 43rd Annual Sports Emmy® Awards. The ceremony will take place live and in-person at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

“The challenges these talented sports professionals have overcome to deliver exciting, entertaining and innovative coverage of the world of sports these last two years during a world-wide pandemic is extraordinary,” said Adam Sharp, President & CEO, NATAS. “Today we honor these esteemed nominees and are overjoyed that, after this long absence, we will once-again gather together, in-person, to celebrate those who bring the thrill of competitive sports into our lives on a daily basis.”

“With the most nominations in Sports Emmy history, this year’s competition is a proud moment for the entire industry,” said Justine Gubar, Head of Sports  Awards, NATAS. “I am deeply looking forward to our first in-person sports ceremony since 2019 so that we can celebrate the groundbreaking  accomplishments of the last year.”

Nominations were announced in 47 categories including Outstanding Live Special, Live Series and Playoff Coverage, four Documentary categories, Esports Championship Coverage, Outstanding Play-by-Play Announcer, Studio Host, and Emerging Talent among others.

Accounting services for the competition are provided by the firm of Lutz & Carr, LLP.


About The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

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, Daytime and Daytime Creative Arts 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 country. Beyond awards, NATAS has extensive educational programs including regional student television and its Student Award for Excellence and the 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.

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