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Emmy® Awards Gala Night Questions Answered
Here’s everything you need to know before the big day.
Our Big Gala Goes Big Social
College Scholarship Deadline Extended! Apply by Friday, June 7
NATAS SF Announces Recipients Of High School Awards for Excellence
Another Congratulations to Past NATAS President
Kevin Wing Says Goodbye to Off Camera as Editor
For the last seven years, I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to serve as your editor-in-chief of “Off Camera”. I’ve loved every minute of working on our monthly newsletter, joining our regular contributors and the rest of our Chapter’s Board of Governors in bringing you news and features that represent you.
Bringing It All Back Home – A Governor’s Story
I’m looking forward to serving on the Board of Governors, getting better acquainted with our fellow NATAS members throughout the chapter, and having the opportunity to contribute to the chapter’s important work.
AAU “Spring Show” Invites NATAS For Jobs Advice
In mid-May, the Academy of Art University invited NATAS to participate in its annual “Spring Show,” to offer advice to graduating students of the School of Communications & Media Technologies seeking to be hired for that “dream” job.
Regional Roundup – June 2019
Monthly Tidbits From Our Chapter’s Markets
NATAS welcomes contributions to the Regional Roundup from all Chapter markets. To be included, please contact Joyce Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hall-Of-Famer Ronnie Lott Tackles ALS in Documentary
The ALS community feels honored by the Emmy® nomination of a documentary about Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Patient advocates and people living with the disease will use this as an opportunity to continue raising awareness.
Interview With a Photographer One-Year After Hell Hits Hawaii
Hawaii is luscious, beautiful and green. Flowers are fragrant and the aroma gives the islands a very distinct and lovely personality. But one-year ago, a piece of the Big Island spewed venom. Hell had overcome a little bit of heaven.
Former SF/Sacramento Anchor Gets Shout Out from the Mets
Laney Media Students Celebrate Their Semester’s Best Work
On the eve of Summer vacation students, friends, family, and faculty paraded into the Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center on Oakland’s Laney College Campus. There they witnessed 35 features produced, written, directed and acted by students in the Media Communications Department.
Wing Schmoozes at Daytime Emmy® Awards Show
The electricity in the audience intensified as the show director gave us a countdown to show time. Finally, the show began, on time. They don’t fool around down there. This awards show, which was televised for years in prime-time, wasn’t telecast this time, but the entire program was streamed live.
Anchor Marathon Runner
As a weekday morning news anchor at Sacramento’s KTXL Fox 40, Simone De Alba arrives to work in the wee hours of the morning. And, while most of us are still sleeping at that hour (she has four alarm clocks to be sure she doesn’t oversleep), she and her colleagues are preparing for their marathon, five-and-a-half hour newscast, which begins at 4:30 a.m.
FREE Bay Area Movie Screenings for NATAS members. Usually, you may bring a guest.
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