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Posted by Gracie Blackburn on November 13, 2012

Longhorn Network Takes Home Eight Lone Star Chapter Regional Emmy® Awards

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Longhorn Network, the 24/7 University of Texas channel, won eight awards at the 10th Annual Lone Star Chapter Regional Emmy® Awards ceremony Saturday, November 10 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX.

“On behalf of all of us at Longhorn Network, we are delighted to receive these awards from such a respected organization as the Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences,” said Stephanie Druley, vice president of production, Longhorn Network. “I am extremely proud of our entire team at Longhorn Network and all that has been accomplished during our first year of operation.”

Longhorn Network received these awards:

Sports ­ Program Feature/Segment
Alex Silver Profile
Michael Holmes, Producer

Sports ­ Regularly Scheduled Daily or Weekly Program Texas Football All Access Stephanie Druley, Vice President, Production; Tom McCollum, Coordinating Producer; Ben Hobbs, Producer; Gregory Fonseca, Producer; Jarred Schiff, Associate Producer; Alex Romich, Associate Producer; Katherine Bridges, Associate Producer

Texas Heritage ­ Program/Special
Texas Traditions
Ben Hobbs, Producer

Interview/Discussion ­ Feature/Segment
Longhorn Legends Basketball
Michael Waggoner, Producer; Zachariah Paul, Producer

Interview/Discussion ­ Program/Special/Series
Longhorn Legends Football Joe Disney, Producer; Gregory Fonseca, Producer

Promotion ­ Program ­ Campaign
Longhorn Network Launch Campaign
Jill Husak, Associate Director, Marketing; Jeff Gonyo, Sr. Director, Marketing

Promotion ­ Program – Sports
Longhorn Network Tease
Stephanie Druley, Vice President, Production; Tom McCollum, Coordinating Producer; Tim Horgan, Producer

Graphic Arts ­ Graphics/Animation
Longhorn Network Graphics & Animation Reel Scott Paull, Designer II; Joseph McIntosh, Graphics System Developer II

A full list of all 2012 awardees can be found at www.lonestaremmy.org.

 

About Longhorn Network

ESPN has a 20-year agreement to own and operate a year-round, 24-hour network dedicated to Texas athletics in partnership with UT and IMG College.

Longhorn Network offers a variety of content, highlighted by more than 200 exclusive events annually from 20 sports, original series and studio shows, historical programming and academic and cultural happenings. Additionally, this fall, the LonghornNetwork.com broadband companion to the TV network will offer extensive content, particularly live games not carried on the linear TV network due to scheduling conflicts.

Where to Watch

Longhorn Network is available on AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV, Grande Communications, Cablevision, Consolidated Communications, En-Touch Systems, E-Tex Communications, Bay City Cablevision, Mid-Coast Cablevision and Texas Mid-Gulf Cablevision. Longhorn Network is now available online to Verizon FiOS and Grande Communications subscribers at LonghornNetwork.com. It is also available on tablets and on smartphones to fans with an affiliated video subscription.