Television News Archive, Vanderbilt Video receive Regional Emmysby Emily Pearce Jan. 28, 2013, 9:57 AM
Vanderbilt’s Television News Archive received the Governor’s Award for Lifetime Achievement from the MidSouth Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences during its awards ceremony Jan. 26.
TV News Archive, the world’s most extensive archive of national television news, received the Regional Emmy’s highest honor during the televised ceremony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville.
Dean of Libraries Connie Vinita Dowell accepted the award with TV News Archive Director John Lynch and Frank Grisham, former director of joint university libraries.
Vanderbilt Video in University News and Communications also won a Regional Emmy in the Sports Segment category for “Signing Day 2012.” Photographer/editor Pat Slattery and producer/writer Emily Pearce received Emmys for the behind-the-scenes look at Vanderbilt football’s signing day activities.
Since its formation in 2007, University News and Communications’ video unit has won 10 Regional Emmys and received 30 nominations.