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Bucks TV broadcasters & FOX Sports Wisconsin win third Emmy Award

11/09/2010

The Milwaukee Bucks television broadcasting team and FOX Sports Wisconsin once again took home television's highest honor on Saturday, November 6, when they won a regional Emmy at the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Television Academy Emmy Awards.

The group won in the "Outstanding Achievement for Sports Programs - Live Sports Event/Game/Series - Unedited" category for their work Bucks telecasts last season.  Award recipients included Jim Paschke, Bucks television play-by-play announcer; Jon McGlocklin, Bucks television analyst; Telly Hughes, sideline host; Jeff Byle, executive producer; Joseph Maar and Michael Vettor, coordinating producers; Chris Withers and Brent Valenti, producers; and Michael Oddino, director.

This is the third such honor for the Milwaukee Bucks and FOX Sports Wisconsin. The group also won two Emmy awards in 2008 in the category of "Outstanding Achievement for Sports Programming" and "Sports Programs-Sports Segment/Feature."

Paschke and McGlocklin are currently in their 25th season working together on the Bucks broadcasting team. Paschke has been in the broadcasting industry for 38 years and he works year-round on the telecasts, television projects and other team broadcast ventures, and regularly contributes both video and written content on the Bucks web site via his popular blog, "Paschketball."  Jim is also a featured speaker in the community, addressing various civic groups and school assemblies throughout the year.

McGlocklin is in his 35th season as an analyst for Bucks TV games.  Known as the "Original Buck", McGlocklin has been associated with the Bucks organization since the inception of the franchise in 1968.  His resume now includes an NBA championship, four Hall of Fames, two honorary doctorates and an Emmy.

FOX Sports Wisconsin reaches more than 1.5 million homes and telecasts nearly 2,600 hours of locally produced programming per year. This season, FOX Sports Wisconsin will broadcast 70 Bucks games, all in HD.