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America TeVe Receives 16 Emmy(R) Awards at the 36th Suncoast Chapter Award Ceremony

PR Newswire

MIAMI, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- America TeVe, the leading independent station in South Florida, was recognized by the Suncoast Regional Chapter of the National Academy of Television (NATAS, for its acronym in English) in nine categories, receiving a total of sixteen Emmy Awards(R).

"We are extremely proud of this achievement and we are sincerely flattered. Not only does it represent the industry's recognition of the excellence and dedication of our employees, but it is also a great incentive to keep improving ourselves as a company and as a family. After feeling great pride from having been the most nominated station in the chapter, with 30 nominations, obtaining 16 Emmy Awards(R) is a major accomplishment," said Omar Romay, President and CEO of America TeVe.

America TeVe WFUN produces 9 hours of live programming every day, spanning the spectrum from news and analysis to entertainment and variety. This time, America TeVe WFUN surpassed its local competitors in South Florida, Telemundo 51 (10 statuettes - 4 categories) and Univision 23 (1 statuette - 1 category) as well as all other fifteen stations nominated, with the exception of CBS Miami WFOR (17 statuettes - 7 categories).

The presentation of the Suncoast Emmy Awards is intended to be an incentive for the continued pursuit of excellence for those working in the television industry and to focus public attention on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements in television. The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences comprises the television markets in the entire State of Florida, Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles and New Orleans, Louisiana, Mobile, Alabama, Thomasville, Georgia and Puerto Rico.

The following America TeVe employees were recipients of the Emmy Awards(R) on the ceremony that took place at the Westin Beach Resort Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, December 1st:

CATEGORY 10. FEATURE NEWS REPORTFeature News Report - Serious Series"Soy Inocente" - Adriana Mocciola, Soledad CedroWFUN, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CATEGORY 10. FEATURE NEWS REPORTFeature News Report - Serious Series"En El Corredor De La Muerte" - Soledad Cedro, Adriana MocciolaWFUN, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CATEGORY 15. CRIMECrime - News"Los Secretos De Los Narcos" - Adriana Mocciola, Yossie GalindoWFUN, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CATEGORY 37. PROMOTIONPromotion - News Promo - Single Spot"SOS Ataque Cerebrovascular" - Maria Isabel Montoya, Oscar Rivera, Giancarlo Monsanto, Daniel LaresWFUN, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CATEGORY 37. PROMOTION Promotion - News Promo - Campaign"Historias De Amor" - Maria Isabel Montoya, Giancarlo MonsantoWFUN, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CATEGORY 37. PROMOTIONPromotion - Program - Campaign"Station ID Verano 2011" - Maria Isabel MontoyaWFUN, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CATEGORY 50. NEWS PRODUCERAdriana MocciolaWFUN, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CATEGORY 51. ON-CAMERA TALENTOn-Camera Talent - Reporter - InvestigativeSoledad CedroWFUN, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

CATEGORY 55. WRITERWriter - Program (Non-News)Daniel Casal: "Collage"WFUN, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

About America TeVe: America TeVe is an independent Spanish language television station based in Miami, FL and owned by America CV Network LLC. America TeVe is committed to serve the Hispanic community by providing 9 hours of high quality news and entertainment programming. America TeVe has on-air distribution in Miami, New York and Puerto Rico. America TeVe can be seen in Miami in channel 48.1 and 41.2, Comcast 12 (Dade County) and Comcast 15 (Broward County), Atlantic 17, Direct TV 41, Dish 41, and Uverse AT&T 48. New York on-air 34.1, and Verizon Fios 479. Puerto Rico on-air 42.1, One Link 41, Choice 21, Claro TV 24, Liberty 24 and Dish 7 (after 7 p.m.). Live streaming and more information regarding America Teve WJAN's original programming is available at

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