CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Raycom Sports was nominated for six Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards, it was announced by the Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The awards will be announced on January 26, 2013 in Nashville.
The summer weekly series “Havoline Football Saturdays in the South” was nominated for the fourth time in five years in the Sports Program/Series category. It has won three Emmy Awards. Also in the Sports Program/Series category, “Kings of the Court” received its first Emmy nomination for its inaugural season.
“ACC Road Trip” was nominated for the fourth straight year in the category Magazine Program. It has been awarded three Emmys. In addition, Raycom was nominated in the categories of Director/Short Form, Writer/Short Form, and Sports Event/Game.
Producer Jeremy Williams and Associate Producers Maxwell Brooke, Richard Brooke and Chris Duzan each received three nominations, Producer Alex Farmartino and Executive Producer Rob Reichley each received two nominations, and Producer David Barringer, Director Billy McCoy, and hosts Tommy Kane and Cory Alexander each received one nomination.
“Raycom Sports is very proud to receive six nominations for the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards,” said Ken Haines, President and CEO of Raycom Sports. “Our production staff is extremely talented, dedicated and hard-working. We are very honored to be nominated by our peers through these nominations, and are very pleased that ten members of our family have been recognized for their achievements.”
Charlotte-based Raycom Sports is a leading independent sports sales & marketing, syndication, event management and production firm. Raycom is the current syndicated television rightsholder of ACC men’s basketball and football telecasts through 2023.
In a partnership with the ACC, Raycom operates the ACC Network, which distributes ACC content through live television broadcasting, original programming via digital technologies, historical archives, mobile applications, social media, ACC Championship events and the official ACC website.
Raycom Sports’ parent company Raycom Media, located in Montgomery, Alabama, owns and operates 46 television stations covering over 12 percent of the United States across 18 states.
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