The Penguins TV staff does some great work; whether you're watching it on the big screen at PPG Paints Arena or on YouTube or Facebook or Twitter. And their hard work has paid off in Emmys! Saturday night, the 2020 Mid Atlantic Regional Emmy Awards were handed out remotely. And Sidney Crosby & Matt Cullen won Emmys along with members of the Pens TV staff.. This is from the Penguins press release:
The Pittsburgh Penguins video staff won seven Emmy Awards, with big assists fromSidney Crosby and Matt Cullen, at the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy Awards on Saturday. The annual awards program was held virtually for the first time.
Crosby and Cullen served as producers on videos highlighting special moments in their careers. Crosby was honored for his role in "Merci Sidney," about his trip to Rimouski, Quebec, where his former junior team, the Rimouski Oceanic, retired his jersey. Cullen won for "My Story," a personally-narrated recap of his 21-year NHL career.
From the PensTV staff, Andrew McIntyre was part of four awards and Leo McCafferty, Aaron Spiegel, Ethan Mansberger and David Distilli were part of two each.
AT&T SportsNet also won an Emmy for a Penguins pre-game show.
The full list of Penguins winners:
- SPORTS - FEATURE SEGMENT: "Matt Cullen, My Story." Andrew McIntyre, producer; Matt Cullen, producer; Jon Otte, cinematographer; David Distilli, graphics; Ryan Yorgen, gaffer; Tyler Benninger, production assistant; Leo McCafferty, producer
- SPORTS - ONE-TIME SPECIAL: "Merci Sidney," Andrew McIntyre, producer;Sidney Crosby, producer; Leo McCafferty, writer; Ryan Mill, narrator
- PROMOTION - NEWS PROGRAM, PSA - SINGLE SPOT: "Penguins Come Together Opening Video." Aaron Spiegel, art director; Bill Wareham, producer; Meghan McManimon, producer; Michael Davenport, producer; Mark Cottington, producer; Rod Murray, producer; Ethan Mansberger, producer
- AUDIO: Andrew McIntyre
- EDITOR - PROGRAM: Cody Shuckhart
- EDITOR - SHORT FORM: Andrew McIntyre
- GRAPHIC ARTS/ANIMATION: "Penguins Come Together Opening Video." Aaron Spiegel, Ethan Mansberger, David Distilli
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