The Los Angeles Dodgers’ television network, SportsNet LA, won five Emmy® Awards at the 68th annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, presented by the Television Academy at the new Saban Media Center.
SNLA for the second consecutive year won the award for top sports feature. They earned it for their Dodgers Holiday Story featuring Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, which aired on the network’s “Access SportsNet Dodgers” show.
Greg Taylor, who has directed the Dodgers’ production team since 2010, was the executive producer on the feature. Producer Erick Cesar Vazquez, editor Scott Pellman and cameraman Julian Gooden also worked on the feature.
SportsNet LA also won the Emmy for Live Sports Coverage for their broadcast on Opening Day of the 2015 season. Game coverage for the network is led by the now five-time regional Emmy Award winner Alanna Rizzo, who is in her third season with the Dodgers.
Rizzo is joined throughout the season by the likes of Ned Colletti, Nomar Garciaparra, Orel Hershiser and Jerry Hairston Jr. during pre- and postgame coverage. John Hartung is SportsNet LA’s primary studio anchor.
Videographer David Strumpf won the Emmy for outstanding videographer, single camera, programming for his exceptional work on “Backstage Dodgers,” which provides fans with a glimpse inside the clubhouse on a weekly basis.
The networks’s pregame show, “Lead-Off L.A.” earned the Emmy for top sports series-programming (live broadcast), and the Dodgermentary: Welcome to Dodgertown won the Emmy for Sports Special.