Penny Manis Wins Emmy in NYC
by Natasha M. Velez
Senior Producer of “Anderson Cooper 360” Penny Manis and her team won two Emmy Awards at this year’s News and Documentary ceremony in New York this week.
The 32nd annual News and Documentary Emmys took place on September 26th at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, located in the Time Warner Center in New York City.
The first Emmy was for outstanding coverage of current news story, “Crisis in Haiti,” and the second Emmy award, for outstanding coverage of a breaking news story in a regularly scheduled broadcast, “Haiti In Ruins.”
Correspondent Gary Tuchman collected the awards and gave a brief speech. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the winners and over 1,000 news media industry executives, news and documentary producers and journalists were in attendance.
Manis was accompanied by Senior Producers Sean Yates and Jill Billante of Anderson Cooper 360.