2019 Sports Emmys
Wednesday, May 22, 20192019 Sports Emmys: Turner's Morgan Dewan on Social Success With Inside the NBAInside the NBA on TNT is one of sports television's most beloved programs, but how could Turner Sports make it shine in the world of social media? VP of Social Media Morgan Dewan and her team were more than up to the task, claiming the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Social TV Experience for their work around the brand. Dewan stopped to chat with our Brandon Costa at the ceremony to discuss what risks worked out and why she feels their efforts were such a success.Tuesday, May 21, 20192019 Sports Emmys: Fox Sports' David Neal Recaps All-Encompassing Coverage of the FIFA World CupThe 2018 FIFA World Cup was a massive production on an international scale. Although tasked with the responsibility of producing all linear broadcasts from Russia, Fox Sports stepped up to the plate and offered non-stop digital coverage on their app and social media channels. At the 2019 Sports Emmys, David Neal, FIFA World Cup executive producer, Fox Sports, received the Outstanding Trans-Media Sports Coverage Award and caught up with our Brandon Costa about the network's strategy to bridge the gap between home and abroad, telling a compelling story without the aid of the United States Men's National Team, and working within the confines of their resources.Tuesday, May 21, 20192019 Sports Emmys: Telemundo's Eli Velazquez Applauds Team Effort for 2018 FIFA World Cup ProductionFor many national soccer teams across the globe, the FIFA World Cup is familiar territory. For Telemundo Deportes, the quadrennial event was the network's first steps into the international limelight on the grandest stage. Telemundo became the go-to destination for Hispanic soccer fans and put on a stellar performance of the tournament from both linear and digital fronts. At the 2019 Sports Emmys, Eli Velazquez, EVP, sports content, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, stopped by to chat with SVG about winning the award for Outstanding Live Sports Coverage in Spanish, his team's commitment of producing an exceptional broadcast for their global audience, and how this accomplishment can ignite an even greater effort at the upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup in France and the Copa América in Brazil.Tuesday, May 21, 20192019 Sports Emmys: Fred Gaudelli Praises the Innovative Spirit of NBC Sunday Night FootballNBC Sunday Night Football is the modern benchmark upon which all great sports television is graded. At the 40th-annual Sports Emmys, the series was again recognized for Outstanding Live Sports Series. Immediately following the win, Executive Producer Fred Gaudelli spoke with SVG's Brandon Costa about the brand's innovative culture and how NBC Sports never shies away from playing on the bleeding edge of sports production technology.Tuesday, May 21, 20192019 Sports Emmys: Director Matt Gangl on Live Sports Special Win For Fox's World Series CoverageIn a year crowded with massive sporting events and in a category loaded with epic productions, FOX Sports rose above the crowd to take home the biggest award of the night at the 40th-annual Sports Emmy: Outstanding Live Sports Special. Lead director Matt Gangl spoke with SVG's Brandon Costa immediately following the win to speak about the evolution of MLB on Fox and how the network's baseball coverage is truly a team effort.