The Teen Kids News team is thrilled to win its first Emmy! The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences New York Regional Emmy Awards ceremony took place Sunday Night at a gala awards dinner at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Manhattan. On hand from Teen Kids News to receive the gleaming statue were Albert Primo, Creator and Co-Executive Producer, Alan Weiss, Co-Executive Producer and Director, Tania Wilk & Marilou Yacoub, Producers and TKN teen reporters Eden, Scott and Siena.
The show has earned many awards over its 10 years on the air including the Silver Circle Award, Hermes Creative Award, Angel Award, George Washington Honor Medal and several Accolade Awards, more than a few Telly Awards, and numerous Communicator Awards. In addition, Teen Kids News has been written up in People Magazine, TV Guide, Daily News, listed as a "best TV show" in Parenting magazine and spoofed by Jon Stewart on the Daily Show.
Last year, the show was cited by the advocacy group, Children Now, as one of only eight shows on the air that is truly tops for educational value. Plus, the CT Press Club recently awarded TeenKidsNews.com first place for Best Educational Website!
A huge THANK YOU to the Academy and to all the viewers who watch Teen Kids News and visit TeenKidsNews.com we couldn't do it without you!
Pictured left to right - Albert Primo, Eden, Siena, Scott, Alan Weiss