Business reporting Emmys go to Frontline and NewsHour

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PBS received two Emmys for Business and Financial Reporting at ceremonies today in New York City. The awards recognize eight categories of programming. Frontline’s “The Madoff Affair” won for outstanding doc on a business topic, and NewsHour won for outstanding coverage of a current business news story in a regularly scheduled newscast, for two segments of its “Faces Behind the Numbers” look at unemployment. Previously announced lifetime achievement Emmys went to retiring Paul Kangas, anchor and financial commentator for Nightly Business Report, and Linda O’Bryan, the show’s founder and current chief content officer at Northern California Public Broadcasting. A list of winners is online at the Emmy website.