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Silver Circle Inductee Joe Riddle

Joe Riddle Joe grew up in San Diego and in 1978, went to work in radio as a News Director and DJ in Yuma, Arizona. From there it was stints in Palm Springs and then Bakersfield. In 1986, he made the switch to television… on a dare. A co-worker at the radio station, where Joe was Program Director, challenged him to try out for a weekend weather/reporter position at KERO-TV. He got the job, but it was when he filled

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Silver Circle Inductee Paul Rudy

Congratulations to 2016 Silver Circle inductee Paul Rudy. Born and raised in Bloomington, Minnesota, young Paul Rudy was a professional tennis instructor who one afternoon gave a tennis lesson to the News Director at WKOW-TV of Madison Wisconsin.  That 30-minute lesson turned into a 32 year television career. After bluffing his way through an interview, Rudy was hired as a news photographer, but when the video on his first assignment turned out a frightening shade of blue, Rudy was demoted

Announcing the 2016 NATAS-PSW Silver Circle Inductees

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Pacific Southwest Chapter (NATAS-PSW) is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Silver Circle, honoring individuals who began their careers in television at least 25 years ago either in a performing, creative, technical, or administrative role within the industry, or in an area related to television, such as TV journalism education, advertising, promotion, and public relations. The five TV professionals to be inducted to the 2016 Silver Circle include: German Andres

NATAS-PSW Emmy Call for Entries is Open

The Emmy Call for Entries is open! Here’s the list of categories. Get your entry/entries in by 9 p.m. Pacific January 22. Late entries will be accepted through 9 p.m. on January 29 with a $25/per entry/entrant late fee. Here’s what you do: 1) Renew your membership for 2016, or join for the first time through Emmy Express, 2) Enter your program or craft through Emmy Express, make sure you have all the names on the entry at that time, 3)

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New and Improved Job Bank

Looking for a job in television? The FREE, new and improved NATAS Job Bank is now LIVE!? It’s been updated to be more modern, user-friendly and easy-to-administer.  Employers are able to post and manage job listings directly. Check it out today!

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41st NATAS-Pacific Southwest Emmy Awards to be held in Palm Springs

This year the NATAS-PSW Emmy® Awards will be held Saturday, June 20th in the desert at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage.   A cocktail reception will begin at 5pm in the foyer of the Ambassador Ballroom followed by dinner and the Awards ceremony. Tickets are on sale now through June 8th.  Members may purchase 2 tickets at the member price of $100. Each additional ticket may be purchased at the non-member rate of $165. Table sponsorships are

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NATAS To Honor Broadcast TV Visionary Randy Falco

Randy Falco, renowned media executive and President and Chief Executive Officer of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), will receive the The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS)prestigious Board of Trustees’ Award at a gala to be held on Thursday, June 4th, 2015 in New York City. “Randy Falco has been a trailblazer in every facet of the television business he has touched,” said Chuck Dages, Chairman, NATAS. Starting with his branding of NBC as the ‘network of the Olympics,’ leading