Michigan Emmy Awards

The Michigan Emmy Awards is a chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (MI-NATAS) The Southfield, Michigan division was founded in 1980. In addition to granting the Michigan Emmy Awards, this division awards scholarships, honors industry veterans at the Silver Circle Celebration, conducts National Student Television Awards of Excellence, has a free research and a nationwide job bank. The chapter also participates in judging Emmy entries at the regional and national levels.[1][2]

Michigan Emmy Award
Awarded forExcellence in television
LocationSouthfield, Michigan
Presented byNATAS
First awarded1980

Board of governors

The Board of Governors is a working board, which works together collaboratively to ensure they are providing for the best interests of the membership.[3]

Member Elected Community Involvement
Gary R. May President Director/Producer
Alex Kimbrough Vice-President of Awards WJBK-TV
Bill Harris Vice-President of Programming News anchor and features reporter, WJRT-TV
Lori Jo Vest Vice-President of Membership LJV Consulting
Michelle De Souza Secretary Bank Executive
Jayne Hodak Board Member Assistant News Director, WJRT-TV
Marty Eddy Board Member Freelance
John Hammond Board Member National Trustee
Carlota Almanza-Lumpkin Board Member Production Manager, WTVS
Denny Iott Board Member Director of Production, Fox Sports Detroit
Donald Thompson Board Member Editor, WTVS
Jim Kiertzner Board Member WDIV-TV
Bob Kuszynski Board Member WXYZ-TV
Jerry Rimmer Treasurer WXYZ-TV

2011 Emmy Award Winners

On May 14, 2011 the Michigan Emmys were held at the Motor City Casino Sound Board Theater in Detroit, Michigan. Emmys were given to the following individuals.[4]


  1. ^ "NATAS Michigan". NATAS. Retrieved 2010-07-06.The Michigan Emmy Awards
  2. ^ NATAS. "The Jim McKay Scholarship - The Emmy Awards". Retrieved 2010-07-06.Jim McKay Scholarship
  3. ^ NATAS. "NATAS Michigan : Contact Us". Archived from the original on 2010-11-03. Retrieved 2010-07-06.Board of Governors
  4. ^ NATAS. "www.natasmichigan.org" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-23. Retrieved 2011-05-15. 2011 Emmy Award Winners
Brad Galli

Brad Galli (born 1989 in Detroit, Michigan) is a sports reporter for WXYZ-TV in Detroit.

Dearborn High School

Dearborn High School (DHS) is a public high school located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded in 1893 in Dearborn near Greater Detroit. Dearborn High is one of the three high schools of the Dearborn City School District and is located at 19501 Outer Drive. There are over 2000 students currently attending Dearborn High.

Its attendance boundary includes sections of Dearborn and Dearborn Heights.

Dick York

Richard Allen York (September 4, 1928 – February 20, 1992) was an American radio, stage, film and television actor. He is best remembered for his role as the first Darrin Stephens on the ABC fantasy sitcom Bewitched. His best known motion picture role was as teacher Bertram Cates in the film Inherit the Wind (1960).

Jim Brandstatter

James Patrick Brandstatter is an American sports announcer. He is the radio play-by-play for the Michigan Wolverines football team. He held the position of color commentator for the Detroit Lions for 31 years until the end of the 2017 season. Brandstatter is also a sports television show host and former radio show host; both TV and radio shows about Michigan football. He played college football for the Wolverines, from 1969 to 1972, where he was a standout offensive tackle. Brandstatter has written two non-fiction books about UM experiences, both of which were best-sellers in the sports category. His other positions include the two-time president of the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association. Brandstatter leaving the Detroit Lions radio broadcast was announced on July 10, 2018.

Ken Daniels

Ken Daniels is a Canadian sportscaster. Currently the play-by-play announcer for the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL on Fox Sports Detroit, entering his 19th season as the voice of the Red Wings, he is best known as a sportscaster with CBC Sports, having worked for the network from 1985 until 1997, the year he joined the Red Wings. Daniels now lives in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

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