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


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Nominees Announced for the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the nominees for the television broadcast of the 48th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards which will be presented on Friday, June 25 (8:00- 10:00PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and streamed on Paramount+.


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Governors’ Election – Have You Voted?

The Ballot for 13 seats on the Board of Governors’ was emailed to members on May 15th.  If you did not receive a ballot, please contact the Academy Office at  Last day to submit your ballot is June 2nd.


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Breathless Sparkling Wines Offers Discount Through June

sponsor 2021 EmmyTo help us celebrate this year’s Emmy® Awards Virtual Gala, the Sonoma winery – Breathless – is offering their sparkling wines to NATAS members, family and friends at a 40% discount.


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Regional Student Production Awards for Excellence

The Board of Governors of the San Francisco/Northern California Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020-2021 Regional Student Television Production Awards for Excellence.

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The 48th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards on CBS

CBS will present the first of the two specials, the 48TH ANNUAL DAYTIME EMMY® AWARDS, on Friday, June 25 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

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Valerie Coleman-Morris Receives Honorary Doctorate from SJSU

San Jose State University conferred an honorary doctorate degree to alumna and trailblazing journalist Valerie Coleman-Morris (Journalism Class of 1968) as part of the university’s celebration of the Class of 2021 on Wednesday, May 26.


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Regional Roundup – JUNE 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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