Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

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Rocky Mountain Emmy Award
Awarded for Excellence in television
Location Litchfield Park, Arizona
Presented by NATAS
First awarded 1980

The Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards are a division of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The Litchfield Park, Arizona division was founded in 1980, and is responsible for granting the Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards, awarding scholarships, honouring industry veterans at the Silver Circle Celebration, conducting National Student Television Awards of Excellence, and operates a free research and a nationwide job bank. The chapter also participates in judging Emmy entries at the regional and national levels.[1]


The academy is divided into the following boundaries and encompasses the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and El Centro, California. These boundaries are responsible for the submission of television broadcast materials presented for awards considerations.[2]

New Mexico
California El Centro, California

Board of governors[edit]

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]

Executive Committee

President - Jennifer Jones, KPHO-TV

1st Vice President - Vik Narayan, KNXV-TV

2nd Vice President / Trustee - Bob Adlhoch, Phoenix Suns

Treasurer - Syleste Rodriguez, KPNX-TV

Secretary - Theresa Maher,

Alternate Trustee - Doug Mummert, Phoenix Fire Department

Executive Director - Patricia Emmert

Board of Governors 2008-2010

Andrew Beneze, NextEdge Video

Patricio Gutierrez, KTVW-TV Univision

Adam Kress, Phoenix Business Journal

Bill Ottinger, KTVK-TV/KASW-TV

Mark Reda, Fox Sports Arizona

Board of Governors 2009 - 2011

Alison Bailin, HMA Public Relations

Peter Costello, Cox Communications

Marissa DeMartini, KAET-TV

Lisa Ellis, Metro Studios

Laura Lane, KNXV-TV

Jim Jacoby, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism

Clay Stubblefield, Arizona Corporate Broadcast Center

Steve Yamamori, Fighter Ad Agency

Regional Representatives

Dan Duncan, KUAT-TV Tucson, Arizona

Jeff Lubsen, Fischer Productions, Utah

Kyle Nicholoff, Wyoming Public Television, Wyoming

Ex Officio 2008-2010

Ben Avechuco, KAET-TV

John Craft, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism-ASU

Joseph Ortiz, Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Mal Wienges, Sedona Broadcasting Company

Emmy award winners[edit]

Emmy award winners are individuals who show excellence in the field of television. The Emmys are held to the same esteem as the Oscars are to motion pictures or the Grammy Awards are to the music industry[4]


  1. ^ "NATAS Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter: Scholarships". Archived from the original on 2013-04-15. Retrieved 2010-07-18. Scholarships
  2. ^ "NATAS Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter". Retrieved 2010-07-18. Boundaries
  3. ^ "NATAS Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter: Board of Govenors [sic]". Archived from the original on 2013-04-15. Retrieved 2010-07-18. Board of Governors
  4. ^ "NATAS Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter: Archives". Archived from the original on 2012-12-16. Retrieved 2010-07-18. Emmy Award Winners