Smithsonian Channel picks up second Emmy

Four years to the day that Smithsonian Channel officially launched as a network, it celebrated by picking up its second Emmy Award. The network was presented with the award Sept. 26 at the 32nd annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards for “Hindenburg: The Untold Story” in the category of Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Lighting Direction and Scenic Design.

Accepting the award for Smithsonian Channel were network executives Tom Hayden, general manager; David Royle, executive vice president of programming and production; and Chris Shelkin, senior vice president of finance, operations and business development

“Hindenburg: The Untold Story” recounts the tragic story of the infamous airship that met its end after it caught fire in the skies above New Jersey. Click here for a preview.

Posted: 30 September 2011
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