RT for the first time in Russia held a semi-final judging of Emmy in two categories

© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye in fotomontaggi RTRT for the first time in Russia held a semi-final judging of Emmy in two categories© RIA Novosti / Michael Voskresenskiye the image Bank

The RT for the first time in Russia held the judging of the semi-finals of the International Emmy award in the categories «news» and «Documentary».

The event took place on June 20. The jury included author and Director of documentary films Arkady Mamontov, General producer of «Match TV» Tina Kandelaki, chief editor of NTV Alexander Kosterina and other well-known journalists.

They had to choose the finalists in two nominations: «news» and «Documentary». The organizers will announce the finalists in the International Emmy in these categories in mid-August and mid-September.

«We are pleased that our colleagues in the television industry, participated in judging the television «Oscar.» The fact that this year the Emmy semi-final was held on RT for us a pleasant duty and honor. Good luck to all the contestants,» — said the chief editor of RT Margarita Simonyan.

RT is the only Russian TV channel to be nominated five times for the prestigious Emmy award. In 2017, the host of «contact» Chris hedges went to the finals in the category «Best leading news talk show».

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