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HBO, ESPN nab NAMIC Vision Awards

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and ESPN were among the winners of the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications' NAMIC Vision Awards.
April 25, 2012

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and ESPN were among the winners of the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications’ NAMIC Vision Awards.

The awards, recognizing original, multi-platform television programming that best reflects the diversity of the global viewing audience, gave out a total of 11 television awards.

Non-fiction winners included Sing Your Song, the HBO film on Harry Belafonte, in the documentary category; while OWN’s Oprah’s Master Class won in the news/informational category.

Another OWN series, Oprah’s Lifeclass: Live, took the prize for digital media – longform; while the lifestyle winner was Cooking Channel’s Easy Chinese: San Francisco. The NAMIC reality award went to A&E Network’s Beyond Scared Straight, and in the sports category, ESPN’s The Promise took the award.

Discovery En Espanol’s La Ley Del Miedo, a doc on illegal immigration, took the prize for foreign language.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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