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Award-winning newsletter containing news, events, profiles and information from the San Francisco / Northern California / Reno / Hawaii / Guam television communities

Steven Kent Winery to Host Annual Board of Governors’ Retreat

For the first time since November 2019, the Board of Governors of The San Francisco / Northern California Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will meet in-person at the annual Board of Governors’ retreat to be held August 14 at The Steven Kent Winery in Livermore, CA.


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NATAS 2021-22 College Scholarship Entry Period Now Open

This year’s one application procedure makes it simple to apply with no fees. The SF/NorCal chapter Education Committee will evaluate all applications and video submissions and will award scholarships to the top students during the annual Gold & Silver Circle ceremony in November 2021.

Application must be submitted by September 1st!

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NATAS Awards $100K in Scholarships and Grants

The Foundation of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) awarded $100,000 in scholarships to eight college bound high school students pursuing careers in television the organization announced July 29.


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Governor Carroll Joins Heartland Chapter

Riley Carroll, multimedia journalist for KAEF ABC23 and KBVU Fox 28 in Eureka, as well a member of our Board of Governors, has accepted the role of weekend anchor/reporter at KRDO Channel 13 in Colorado Springs, CO.


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Daytime Emmy® Awards – Children’s & Animation Winners Announced

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the winners of the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards Children’s & Animation categories, on Saturday, July 17.


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Daytime Emmy® Awards – Fiction & Lifestyle Award Recipients Announced

The Daytime Emmy® Awards Fiction & Lifestyle ceremony was hosted by Emmy® award-winning talk show host, author and comedian Loni Love, and was telecast and streamed on social media, Sunday, July 18.


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Regional Roundup – AUGUST 2021 

Monthly Tidbits From Our Chapter’s Markets

NATAS welcomes contributions to the Regional Roundup from all Chapter markets. To be included, please contact Toby Momtaz at

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cinema club

FREE Bay Area Movie Screenings for NATAS members. Usually, you may bring a guest.

Many screenings are previews of first-run movies, and include “Q&A” sessions with the director, producer and/or cast members of the film.

To receive notifications, you need be on the “Cinema Club” mailing list.  Send an e-mail to and put “Cinema Club” and your name in the subject line.

(COVID-19 protocols apply.)



Membership benefit provided by the Academy, the JOB BANK is a free source of available job openings in the television and media industry throughout the country.




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The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
San Francisco/Northern California Chapter
Darryl Compton, Executive Director
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San Mateo, CA 94403-5007
Phone: (650) 341-7786

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