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South Korea and Romania take home International Emmys

South Korea and Romania boasted International Emmy Award winners after the gala event for the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences took place in New York, hosted by actor Jason Priestley. Romania won for the first time with HBO Romania's The World According to Ion B taking home the award for arts programming, while Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation's Mom and the Red Bean Cake won the documentary category, a first win for South Korea. Newscorp chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch was on hand to present Got Talent and X Factor producer and judge Simon Cowell with the International Emmy Founders Award.
November 23, 2010

International Emmy Award winners were announced at a gala event for the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in New York, hosted by actor Jason Priestley. Romania won for the first time with HBO Romania’s The World According to Ion B taking home the award for arts programming, while Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation’s Mom and the Red Bean Cake won the documentary category, a first win for South Korea. News Corp. chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch was on hand to present Got Talent and X Factor producer and judge Simon Cowell with the International Emmy Founders Award.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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