BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — For the first time in its history, HITN TV, the leading Spanish-language network that offers educational and entertainment programming to more than 44 million households across the United States, received three Emmy® Award nominations for its work in the categories of the arts and community/public service.
HITN TV was nominated in the arts category for the production: ‘Arte Desde 3 Perspectivas en un Mismo Idioma.’ In the community/public service category, the network was singled out for the PSAs ‘Lo Que Realmente Importa’ and ‘Nuestro Voto, Nuestra Voz,’ both of which were written, produced and directed by Nydia Marsella.
“We are extremely proud to have been nominated for the television industry’s most prestigious awards for the first time in our network’s history,” said Mike Nieves, President and CEO of HITN. “The nominations are an important acknowledgement of the work our team has been doing over the past two years and validate our mission of offering US Hispanic audiences relevant, varied and high-quality content that both educates and entertains.”
The awards were presented on May 6 in an elegant ceremony at the prestigious Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City’s Times Square, with more than 1,000 television and media representatives, producers and journalists.
HITN-TV is a leading Spanish-language media company that offers educational and cultural programming for the whole family. It reaches more than 44 million viewers in the US and Puerto Rico via DIRECTV, DISH Network, AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV, Comcast, Charter Spectrum, Frontier Mediacom, CenturyLink Prism and Cablevision. For more information, please visit www.hitn.org.