BRIC RECEIVES EIGHT
NEW YORK EMMY
® AWARD NOMINATIONS

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, is pleased to announce that its two community media initiatives—BRIC TV and Brooklyn Free Speech—received eight nominations for the 2019 New York Emmy® Awards. The nominations include seven for BRIC TV, Brooklyn’s premier nonprofit video producer of local news and social justice reporting featuring content produced by BRIC and one for Brooklyn Free Speech, a community-driven nonprofit TV and podcast network featuring content produced by the Brooklyn community.

We're rooting for our talented nominees and will be watching the 62nd Annual New York Emmy® Awards live on Saturday, May 4, 2019. We hope you'll be watching, too!

BRIC COMMUNITY MEDIA's 2019 NY EMMY® NOMINEES
(Watch our New York Emmy nominated videos below) 
 

Category: Talent: Program Host / Moderator | Going in with Brian Vines & #BHeard Town Hall
What Can Cuddle Parties Teach Us About Consent?, Going In with Brian Vines
Produced by Chris Raddatz and Brian Vines; Aziz Isham, Executive Producer


Category: Arts: Program Feature / Segment
The Incredible, Edible Soundscapes of Angélica Negrón | BK Stories
Aziz Isham, Executive Producer; Lindsay Skedgell, Producer; Sachar Mathias, Executive Producer


Category: Politics / Government: Program Feature / Segment
Supporting Survivors Under the Child Victims Act | Going In with Brian Vines
Jonathan Lief, Executive Producer; Brian Vines, Producer; Ro Johnson, Producer


Category: Crime: Program Feature/Segment
Cold Case Closed: Justice for Rashawn Brazell | Going In with Brian Vines
Jonathan Lief, Executive Producer; Brian Vines, Senior Correspondent; Ro Johnson, Supervising Producer; Treniqueka Bowens, Producer


Category: Teen: Program Feature / Segment
Zainab and Nirmeen: Finding Friendship in Resistance | #BHeard
Aziz Isham, Executive Producer; Sriyanka Ray, Producer


Category: Arts: Program Feature / Segment
Visually Conscious, an Urban Explorer | BK Stories
Aziz Isham, Executive Producer; Chris Raddatz, Producer; Khyriel Palmer, Producer; Sachar Mathias, Executive Producer 


Category: Talent: Program Host / Moderator | Going in with Brian Vines & #BHeard Town Hall
NYCHA: The Cost of Living, #BHeard Town Hall
Produced by Chris Raddatz and Brian Vines; Aziz Isham, Executive Producer


Category: Lifestyle Program: Series
BK Made - Series
Aziz Isham, Executive Producer; Kecia Élan Cole, Series Producer

 

 

 

Category: Teen: Program Feature / Segment
One Peg Boss
Travis Wood, Producer

 


About BRIC

BRIC is the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, and one of the largest in New York City. We present and incubate work by artists and media-makers who reflect the diversity that surrounds us. BRIC programs reach hundreds of thousands of people each year. 

Our main venue, BRIC House, offers a public media center, a major contemporary art exhibition space, two performance spaces, a glass-walled TV studio, and artist work spaces.

Some of BRIC’s most acclaimed programs include the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in Prospect Park, a renowned contemporary art exhibition series, and two distinct media initiatives: Brooklyn Free Speech, Brooklyn's Public Access initiative, and BRIC TV, a nonprofit community TV channel and digital network. BRIC also offers education and other vital programs at BRIC House and throughout Brooklyn.

In addition to making cultural programming genuinely accessible, BRIC is dedicated to providing substantial support to artists and media makers in their efforts to develop work and reach new audiences.

BRIC is unusual in both presenting exceptional cultural experiences and nurturing individual expression. This dual commitment enables us to most effectively reflect New York City’s innate cultural richness and diversity.


About the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, founded in 1955, is the preeminent membership organization serving media professionals by offering career enhancing events and networking opportunities. NY NATAS fosters creativity and inspires artistic and technical excellence through the renowned Emmy® Award, the coveted peer-recognition symbol of distinction in television. NY NATAS continues to evolve playing a vital role in recognizing outstanding content in our changing industry. As distribution platforms have expanded to include broadband and portable devices NY NATAS honors television the art form regardless of the delivery platform. For more information, please visit www.nyemmys.org.