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Southeastern channel nominated for 2 Emmys

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Posted: Nov 9, 2012 8:49 AM
Source: Associated Press

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HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana University's educational access television channel has been nominated for two regional Emmy Awards.

Promotional spots for Southeastern Channel-produced "Strength, Endurance, Tradition" image campaign were nominated in both the "Commercial" and "Director-Post Production" categories. Channel operations manager Steve Zaffuto produced, directed, videotaped and edited the commercials, which promote several academic areas.

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences made the nominations from entries submitted by television stations and production companies in the Suncoast Region, which includes Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Puerto Rico. The winners will be announced Dec. 1.

The Southeastern Channel has won seven Emmys and received 31 nominations for both professional and student productions in its 10-year history. It is the only college television station in Louisiana to have won the award.

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