Published: May 17, 2012

MSUToday receives 10 Emmy nominations

Contact(s): Jim Peck Communications and Brand Strategy office: (517) 432-2021

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The MSUToday Productions team, which produces MSU television shows for the Big Ten Network, has received 10 Emmy nominations from the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

"We're extremely proud of the work we do and humbled by the Emmy nominations," said Jim Peck, executive producer for MSUToday Productions and director of photography and videography within MSU Communications and Brand Strategy. "The recognition is a testament to our team’s tremendous skill in producing great multimedia pieces about the work and people associated with MSU.”

The team is recognized for producing content in the categories of light feature, environment, sports feature, magazine program, PSA, PSA campaign, commercial, excellence in audio production, excellence in editing and societal concerns:

• "Campus Haunting Part 1" (Jim Peck Troy Hale, Alberto Moreno and Anthony Siciliano), nominated in the light feature category.
• "Living with Tigers" (Jim Peck and Anthony Siciliano), nominated in the environment category.
• "Lunch with the Coaches" (Troy Hale, Kevin Epling and Anthony Siciliano), nominated in the sports feature category.
• MSU Today Show #26  (Jim Peck, Troy Hale, Alberto Moreno, Anthony Siciliano and Kevin Epling), nominated in the magazine program category.
• "20Spar10" (Anthony Siciliano), nominated in the PSA category.
• "Welcome Back"  (Anthony Siciliano, Troy Hale and Kevin Epling), nominated in the PSA campaign category.
• "Welcome Back MSU" (Troy Hale, Kevin Epling and Anthony Siciliano), nominated in the commercial category.
• "A Campus Haunting" (Alberto Moreno), nominated in the excellence in audio production category.
• "A Campus Haunting" (Troy Hale), nominated in the excellence in editing category.
• "Kings of Flint" (Troy Hale for Communication Arts and Sciences), nominated in the societal concerns category.

Awards will be presented June 16 at the Emmy Awards Gala at the MotorCity Casino Sound Board Theater.

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