Tribune Creative Group Wins 5 Emmy Awards

Tribune Creative Group Wins 5 Emmy Awards

Including Best News Promotion, Best Program Promotion and Best Audio Post-Production

Tribune Creative Group, the creative division of Tribune Broadcasting, was awarded 5 Emmy® Awards at the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ (NATAS) 56th Annual Award presentation Sunday night in Manhattan at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. The NATAS’ 56th Annual New York Emmy® Awards honor outstanding achievement in the television industry during the eligibility period of September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012.

“Tribune has always been a champion of the creative process and has built a top-notch in-house creative team, empowering Tribune Creative Group to focus on disruptive, award-wining creative that generates results. I’m extremely proud of the work produced by our group, and I’m looking forward to continued success,” said John Zeigler, VP/Creative, Tribune Broadcasting.

The following are Tribune Creative Group’s 5 awards:

PROMOTION: NEWS PROMO – SINGLE SPOT/CAMPAIGN The Bully. April 25, 2012. (WPIX-TV). John Zeigler, VP/Creative Director. Ari Pitchenik, Creative Director.  Jeff Pinilla, Writer/Producer/Editor.

PROMOTION: PROGRAM PROMO – SINGLE SPOT/CAMPAIGN New York Mets Image Campaign. May 1, 2012. (WPIX-TV). John Zeigler, VP/Creative Director. Ari Pitchenik, Creative Director.  Andrew Oshan, Producer/Editor.  Mark Koenov, Motion Graphics. Ryan Scarfuro, Cinematographer. JD Gargano, Concept Art.  Adam Steiglitz, Sound Design.

Sounds of New York. September 15, 2011. (WPIX-TV). John Zeigler, VP/Creative Director. Ari Pitchenik, Creative Director.  Erica Hom-Yern, Producer/Editor.  Young Bum Kim, Lead Designer.  JD Gargano, Graphic Designer Jimmy Yeo, Visual FX Designer. Randy Wilkins, Cinematographer.  Adam Steiglitz, Lead Sound Designer.

DIRECTOR: SHORT FORM (PROMOS, PSAS, COMMERICALS, OPENS, ETC) John Zeigler, VP/Creative Director.  Andrew Oshan, Producer. May 1, 2012. (WPIX-TV). “New York Mets Image Campaign.”

John Zeigler, VP/Creative Director.  Erica Hom-Yern, Producer/Editor.  Adam Steiglitz, Lead Sound Designer .  September 15, 2011. (WPIX-TV). “Sounds of New York.”


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