Miami HEAT, HEATV and Sun Sports Nominated for 10 Emmys

MIAMI,FL– The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) recognized the HEAT broadcasting department, HEATV, the in-house production house for the Miami HEAT and Sun Sports, the exclusive broadcast partner of the HEAT, with nominations for 10 regional Emmy Awards for excellence in programming and production. The HEAT / HEATV and Sun Sports took home three of six nominations in last year’s regional Emmy Awards. Jason Jackson won an Emmy for Individual Craft Achievement:

Nominations for the 2007 regional Emmy awards were received in the following categories:

Sports – Regularly Scheduled Daily or Weekly Program
Inside the HEAT:  Jason Kapono
Amber Tollefson, Matthew Shedenhelm, Shanon Irish, Evelyn Gonzalez, Patricia Donoso
HEATV/Sun Sports 

Interview/Discussion
Gary and Al Payton Interview
Ted Ballard, Kristen Hewitt
HEAT/Sun Sports

 Promotion – Program  – Single Spot/Campaign
Game Time
Ted Ballard, AJ Speaks, Kevin Layne, Charlie Luken
HEAT

 On Camera Talent – Reporter – Sports
Jason Jackson
HEAT/Sun Sports

 Director – Short Form
Game Time
Ted Ballard, Kevin Layne
HEAT

Photographer – Sports (Single Camera Only)
Inside the HEAT Composite
Matthew Shedenhelm
HEATV/Sun Sports

Editor – Sports
HEAT Teases & Bumpers
Charlie Luken, AJ Speaks, Benard Worrell
HEAT/Sun Sports

HEATV Composite
Matthew Shedenhelm
HEATV/Sun Sports

Composite
Keith Haeberle
HEATV/Sun Sports

Commercial
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Keith Haeberle, Jeanette Farach
HEATV

The 2007 Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards will be announced and presented in Orlando on December 1, 2007. The Suncoast Chapter of NATAS offers annual Emmy Awards in the southeast region including the entire State of Florida, most of the State of Louisiana, areas of Alabama and Georgia and Puerto Rico.