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 2021 News & Current Affairs Winners will be announced September 28, 2021 [online ceremony].
Overview Of The 2020 International Emmy® News & Current Affairs Winners
The 2020 International Emmys for News & Current Affairs were presented September 21, 2020 by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in conjunction with the US News Emmys during a ceremony which took place online.
International Emmy® News Winner
Channel 4 News: Hong Kong – A Year of Living Dangerously
In 2019, Hong Kong surprised itself, China and the rest of the world. A fabulously wealthy financial hub, supposedly driven mainly by the pursuit of profit, stood up to its own government and its masters in Beijing even though this was a willful act of economic self-harm. It did so in spectacular fashion. Suddenly politics and the pursuit of liberty mattered more than economics even though the people of Hong Kong know that they were fighting a losing battle against an unflinching power.creating technologies that are being exported to authoritarian states worldwide.
International Emmy® Current Affairs Winner
Undercover: Inside China’s Digital Gulag
Hardcash Productions / ITV
ITV goes undercover into China’s secretive Xinjiang region. This investigation reveals how twelve million Muslims are living in a human laboratory where the world’s most sophisticated surveillance state is being created to control them, destroying their cultural identity and creating technologies that are being exported to authoritarian states worldwide.
Deadline: February 20, 2019
12 noon (EST)
The Academy may be able to grant extensions upon request (accepted submissions will be subject to an additional late fee of $50 per entry)
For more information:
- Competition Opened:
December 9, 2020
- Competition Closed:
February 17, 2021
- Nominee Announcement:
- Awards Ceremony:
September 28, 2021 (to be conducted online)
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