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.