Raycom Sports Nets Four Nominations for Midsouth Regional Emmys

Raycom Sports was nominated for four Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards by the Nashville/Midsouth Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The awards will be presented on March 17, 2012 in Nashville.

The summer weekly series “Havoline Football Saturdays in the South” was nominated for the third time in four years in the Sports Program category. It has won two Emmy Awards. “ACC Road Trip” was nominated in the category Magazine Program, where it was awarded its first Emmy last year. In addition, Raycom was nominated in the categories of Photography Program and Sports Segment.

Producer Alex Farmartino received four nominations, Producer Jeremy Williams received three nominations, Producer David Barringer received two nominations, and Coordinating Producer Rob Reichley and ACC Road Trip Host Tommy Kane each received one nomination.

“Raycom Sports is very proud to receive four nominations for the Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards,” said Ken Haines, president and CEO of Raycom Sports. “We have an extremely talented and dedicated group of people. The quality of work by our team is on par with the best in the business. We are very honored to be recognized by our peers.”

Charlotte-based Raycom Sports is an independent sports sales and marketing, syndication, event management and production firm. Raycom is the current syndicated television rightsholder of ACC men’s basketball and football telecasts through 2023.

In a partnership with the ACC, Raycom operates the ACC Network, which distributes ACC content through live television broadcasting, original programming via digital technologies, historical archives, mobile applications, social media, ACC Championship events and the official ACC website.

Raycom Sports’ parent company Raycom Media, located in Montgomery, Alabama, owns and operates 46 television stations covering over 12 percent of the United States across 18 states.

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