News Awards

International Emmy® News Awards

Celebrating Outstanding International Broadcast Journalism

The International Emmy® Current Affairs & News categories are presented alongside their American news and documentary counterparts as part of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' News & Documentary Emmy® Awards.

The 2020 News & Current Affairs Winners will be announced September 21, 2020.


Overview Of The 2019 International Emmy® News & Current Affairs Winners

The 2019 International Emmys for News & Current Affairs were presented September 24, 2019 by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in conjunction with the US News Emmys during a ceremony which took place at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York City.

International Emmy® News Winner
Data, Democracy and Dirty Tricks: The Cambridge Analytica Scandal
(ITN / Channel 4 News, United Kingdom)
An investigation into the controversial British data company Cambridge Analytica which sparked the biggest international scandal of the year, prompting inquiries across the world, and wiping billions of dollars off the value of Facebook.

International Emmy® Current Affairs Winner
Deceptive Diplomacy-Cover-Up by the UN
(Sveriges Television (SVT)/ Mission Investigate (UG), Sweden) 
This covered a leak from the UN headquarters that revealed that the official version of the murder of the UN experts Zaida Catalán and Michael Sharp in Congo, was false. The story, including secret agents, mass graves and deceptive diplomacy, became global news shaking the entire United Nations to its core.