LSC STUDENT GARNERS 3 N.Y. EMMY NOMINATIONS. Tyler Dumont of Dracut, Mass., a junior in Lyndon’s Electronic Journalism Arts program, has been nominated for three Emmy™ Awards by the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. An Emmy is the television industry’s most coveted peer-recognition symbol of distinction.
Dumont was nominated last year in the “Outstanding Teen Program or Special” category. This year, Dumont’s nominations are in three categories: “Best Teen News,” “Best Teen Program or Special” (on driver safety), and “Best Education Program Feature or Segment” (a profile of the U.S. Naval Academy). This year’s award ceremony is will be held on April 14.
Dumont has been working for Teen Kids News as a reporter and anchor since October, 2008. Teen Kids News is a nationally syndicated program in its 10th season, airing on more than 220 television stations in the United States. It is broadcast in 175 countries via the American Forces Network. The show is also sent weekly by PBS satellite and streamed online to nearly 13,000 schools.
The New York Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences conducts activities that cultivate, promote and encourage understanding of, appreciation for, and public interest in the arts, crafts and sciences of television. The Emmy is awarded for talent and ability in composition, creation, and performance of works which strive to improve the quality of television.