It’s Award Submission Time

By Brian 

“The holiday season means it’s time to finalize entries for journalism honors,” TV Week notes.

Quoting the story: “The entry deadlines for many of the top awards are in January.” NBC Nightly News EP John Reiss has a producer responsible just for awards. “What we do is every time we see a piece that may be award-worthy, I mark it down in my computer,” he says.

More from Reiss: “The advantages to winning an award are really psychological, but that’s a big deal. When the Emmy statuettes arrived here people were excited. A lot of people went home with an Emmy. It means something. Friends, civilians know what an Emmy is…”