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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA WINS 10 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA EMMY AWARDS

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBC SPORTS CALIFORNIA WINS 10 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA EMMY AWARDS

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 4, 2018 – The San Francisco/Northern California Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has honored NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California with 10 Emmy Awards.  The Emmy Awards were presented on Saturday, June 2 at the 47th Annual Northern California Area Emmy Awards at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco.

The awards recognized excellence in all fields of television and on-line production throughout the 2017 calendar year.  Since 1990, the network has won 116 Northern California Emmy Awards.

The network received a total of 10 Emmy Awards in the following categories:

Sports Game-Live/Unedited (Program)

“SF Giants Baseball: Matt Cain's Goodbye,” NBC Sports Bay Area

David Koppett, Executive Producer; Joseph T. Washington II, Richard Zinn, Coordinating Producers; Jeff Kuiper, Producer; Sean Day, Daniel Peterson, Associate Producers; James P. Lynch, Director; David Flemming, Duane Kuiper, Jon Miller, Play-By-Play Announcers; Mike Krukow, Analyst; Amy U. Gutierrez, Field Reporter

 

On-Camera Talent-Sports-Play by Play/Analyst

“Giants Broadcast Team,” NBC Sports Bay Area

Duane Kuiper, Play-by-Play Announcer; Mike Krukow, Analyst; Amy U. Gutierrez, Field Reporter

 

Special Event Coverage

“Golden State Warriors Championship Parade,” NBC Sports Bay Area

Devon Fox, Executive Director; David Koppett, Executive Producer; Phil Pollicino, Pavlos Rozis, Producers; Bruno Ewald, Joseph T. Washington II, Richard Zinn, Coordinating Producers; Catherine Barr, Associate Producer; Kelenna Azubuike, Kelli Johnson, James Kozimor, Grant Liffmann, Greg Papa, Fallon Smith, Talent; Monte Poole, Warriors Insider; Thomas Adza, Director; Sean Day, Associate Director; Amanda Mantchev, Graphic Designer

 

Sports-Daily or Weekly Program

“Warriors Ground: Champions Rewind Part 2,” NBC Sports Bay Area/Golden State Warriors

Blake Wilberding, Director of Production; Paul Hawkins, Executive Producer; Devin Dismang, Lead Coordinating Producer; Kassidy Iwashita, Producer; Chris Casey, Producer/Editor; Rocky Matthers, Associate Producer; Michael Leslie, Lead Videographer; Janet Fong, Videographer; Matt Maniego, Matt Straus, Cinematographers; Karina Anglada, Lead Editor

 

Arts/Entertainment-Program/Special

“BaseBallet: Into the Game,” NBC Sports Bay Area/Athletic Art Productions

Mike Krukow, Executive Producer; Venancio Minton, Michael Phillips, Matthew Piniol, Torin Simpson, Producers; Weston Krukow, Ben Needham-Wood, Producers/Choreographers Matthew McKee, Director; Benjamin Sollee, Composer; Cameo Cross, Natasha Adorlee Johnson, Artists

 

Writer-Program

“BaseBallet: Into the Game,” NBC Sports Bay Area/Athletic Arts Productions

Matthew McKee, Weston Krukow, Ben Needham-Wood, Writer

 

Photographer-Program

“BaseBallet: Into the Game,” NBC Sports Bay Area/Red Panel

Matthew Piniol, Director of Photography; Venancio Minton, Michael Phillips, Cinematographers

 

Editor-Program

“BaseBallet: Into the Game,” NBC Sports Bay Area/Red Panel

Matthew McKee, Torin Simpson, Editors

 

Sports-News Feature/Segment

“Our Heroes' Heroes,” NBC Sports Bay Area

Chris Jones, Producer/Writer; Max Schreiber, Editor

 

Sports-Program Feature/Segment

“Behind the Mask: Joey's Journey,” NBC Sports Bay Area/USF Athletics

Katie Morgan, Producer/Cinematographer/Editor

 

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBCSPORTSBAYAREA.COM ANNOUNCE WARRIORS-CAVALIERS 2018 NBA FINALS MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBCSPORTSBAYAREA.COM ANNOUNCE WARRIORS-CAVALIERS 2018 NBA FINALS MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE

Region’s Deepest Sports News Team – 12 On-Air/Online Contributors –

Covering Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals

 

“SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central,” “Warriors Outsiders” and “The Happy Hour” to

Surround Each Game with 4+ Hours of News, Analysis and Commentary

 

“Warriors Playoff Central,” One-Hour Pre- and Postgame Shows,

to Originate from Oracle Arena and Quicken Loans Arena

 

 “Warriors With You” and NBCSportsBayArea.com to Provide Comprehensive

Multi-platform Warriors-Cavaliers Coverage

 

Network Coverage Presented On-Air and Live Streamed

on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via NBC Sports App

 

Original Content Throughout Playoffs Via NBC Sports Bay Area’s

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – May 30, 2018 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsBayArea.com (@NBCSAuthentic), the home of the most comprehensive local coverage of the defending NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, continue their extensive season-long coverage into the 2018 NBA Finals as the Warriors match up against the Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers for the fourth straight season.

The network’s Warriors-Cavaliers coverage is highlighted by over four hours of live game-day coverage on SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central, Warriors Outsiders and The Happy Hour.  Throughout the NBA Finals, the network will continue to present complete Warriors coverage with daily news, preview and analysis programs; in-depth online coverage from NBCSportsBayArea.com; and enhanced social media interaction.

NBC Sports Bay Area’s Warriors-Cavaliers on-air and online details:

NBA Sports Bay Area’s Warriors-Cavaliers coverage features the region’s deepest sports on-air/online roster, a total of 12 contributors, including the Warriors Playoff Central team: Greg Papa, Garry St. Jean, Kelenna Azubuike (@KAzubuike7), Kerith Burke (@KerithBurke), Monte Poole (@MontePooleNBCS) and Dave Feldman (@FeldyNBCS); Warriors Outsiders Drew Shiller (@DrewShiller) and Grant Liffmann (@GrantLiffmann); The Happy Hour’s Greg Papa, Ray Ratto (@RattoNBCS) and Kelli Johnson (@KJohnsonNBCS); plus, Laura Britt (@Laura_Britt_) and James Ham (@James_HamNBCS).

Warriors Playoff Central

Live Warriors-Cavaliers pregame coverage: Before the national broadcast, NBC Sports Bay Area will present comprehensive game preview and analysis, the latest team news and developments, and interviews with players and coaches on Warriors Playoff Central.   Warriors Playoff Central is a one-hour show.

Live Warriors-Cavaliers postgame coverage: After the game, Warriors Playoff Central, a one-hour show, will feature in-depth game analysis with stats and highlights, locker room interviews and a preview of the next game.

Warriors Playoff Central will air before and after each national broadcast.  For home games, the shows will originate from Oracle Arena.  For road games, the shows will originate from Quicken Loans Arena and from the Warriors Watch Parties at Oracle Arena.

The shows are anchored by three-time California Sportscaster of the Year Greg Papa with expert analysis from former Warriors general manager and head coach Garry St. Jean and former Warriors forward Kelenna Azubuike.  Additional analysis will be provided by NBCSportsBayArea.com’s Warriors Insider Monte Poole and Warriors sideline reporter Kerith Burke.

Dave Feldman, Drew Shiller, Grant Liffmann and Laura Britt will anchor the coverage from the Warriors Watch Parties.

Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com and follow @NBCSAuthentic and @NBCSWarriors on Twitter for air dates/times and channel locations for Warriors Playoff Central during the NBA Finals.

Warriors OutsidersWarriors Outsiders (@GSWOutsiders), hosted by Drew Shiller and Grant Liffmann, will provide viewers with a fresh take on each Warriors-Cavaliers game with analysis, commentary and basketball analytics. Warriors Outsiders is simultaneously synced with Facebook Live to produce a unique conversation via an interactive experience.  The show will air before and after each game.

Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com and follow @NBCSAuthentic, @NBCSWarriors, @DrewShiller and @GrantLiffmann for Warriors Outsiders air dates/times.

Additionally, Shiller and Liffmann host the Warriors Outsiders Podcast featuring game preview and analysis, opinionated commentary and lively debate.  To listen click HERE.

The Happy HourThe Happy Hour (@NBCSHappyHour), a live hour-long conversational program – hosted by Greg Papa, Ray Ratto and Kelli Johnson – regularly airs live weekdays at 5 p.m.  The Happy Hour showcases the distinctive voices and wit of Papa, Ratto and Johnson sharing their unfiltered spirited commentary, in-depth Warriors and NBA news and analysis, and lively conversation on the day’s trending sports headlines and other provocative stories.  On game day, the show will air before and after each matchup.

The Happy Hour is available across NBC Sports Bay Area’s multiple platforms:

Warriors coverage streamed live via NBCSportsBayArea.com, NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Bay Area offers live streaming of its Warriors coverage on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports app.  For more information about the network’s streaming service, click HERE.

Warriors With YouWarriors With You (#WarriorsWithYou) a live multi-platform, half-hour show hosted by Warriors reporter Kerith Burke and Warriors Insider Monte Poole – will be presented throughout the playoffs on Facebook Live.  Kelenna Azubuike will join the show during road games.  Warriors With You will deliver a comprehensive breakdown of the Warriors-Cavaliers series, the latest team developments and insider reports.  Fans will have the opportunity to interact with Burke, Poole and Azubuike during the shows via Facebook Live.

NBCSportsBayArea.com – NBCSportsBayArea.com delivers complete Warriors-Cavaliers coverage and showcases Warriors Insider Monte Poole, Senior Insider Ray Ratto and NBA reporter James Ham, and provides insightful analysis and breakdown, daily insider reports and special web-exclusive videos.  NBCSportsBayArea.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video, player and coach interviews, press conferences and content from Warriors Playoff Central, The Happy Hour, Warriors Outsiders, and Warriors Insider Podcast, which offer news and analysis from the region’s most informed local lineup of award-winning reporters, analysts and personalities.

NBC Sports Bay Area Social Media – NBC Sports Bay Area will present original content throughout the NBA Finals across various social media platforms: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSWarriors).  Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area will present live game-day content from Oracle Arena and Quicken Loans Arena.

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBCSPORTSBAYAREA.COM ANNOUNCE WARRIORS-ROCKETS 2018 WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBCSPORTSBAYAREA.COM ANNOUNCE WARRIORS-ROCKETS 2018 WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE

 

“SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central” and “Warriors Outsiders” to Surround Each Game

with 4 Hours of News, Analysis and Commentary

 

Region’s Deepest Sports News Team Covering Warriors-Rockets Series;

Kerith Burke, Kelenna Azubuike & Monte Poole to Report from Houston

 

“The Happy Hour,” “Warriors With You” and NBCSportsBayArea.com

to Provide Comprehensive Multi-platform Warriors-Rockets Coverage

 

Network Coverage Presented On-Air and Live Streamed

on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via NBC Sports App

 

Original Content Throughout Playoffs Via NBC Sports Bay Area’s

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – May 10, 2018 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsBayArea.com (@NBCSAuthentic), the home of the most comprehensive local coverage of the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, continue their extensive season-long coverage into the 2018 Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets.  The network’s Warriors-Rockets coverage is highlighted by four hours of live game-day coverage on SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central and Warriors Outsiders.  Throughout the series, the network will continue to present complete Warriors playoff coverage with daily news, preview and analysis programs; in-depth online coverage from NBCSportsBayArea.com; and enhanced social media interaction.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area’s Warriors-Rockets on-air and online details:

 

NBA Sports Bay Area’s Warriors-Rockets coverage features the region’s deepest sports on-air/online roster, a total of 11 contributors, including the SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central team: Greg Papa, Garry St. Jean, Kelenna Azubuike (@KAzubuike7), Kerith Burke (@KerithBurke) and Monte Poole (@MontePooleNBCS); Warriors Outsiders Drew Shiller (@DrewShiller) and Grant Liffmann (@GrantLiffmann); The Happy Hour’s Greg Papa, Ray Ratto (@RattoNBCS) and Kelli Johnson (@KJohnsonNBCS); plus, Laura Britt (@Laura_Britt_) and James Ham (@James_HamNBCS).

 

SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central

Live Warriors-Rockets pregame coverage: One hour before the national broadcast, NBC Sports Bay Area will present comprehensive game preview and analysis, the latest team news and developments, and interviews with players and coaches on SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central.  

 

Live Warriors-Rockets postgame coverage: After the game, Warriors Playoff Central, a one-hour show, will feature in-depth game analysis with stats and highlights, locker room interviews and a preview of the next game. 

 

Warriors Playoff Central will air before and after each national broadcast.  The shows will originate from Oracle Arena during home games.

 

The shows are anchored by three-time California Sportscaster of the Year Greg Papa with expert analysis from former Warriors general manager and head coach Garry St. Jean and former Warriors forward Kelenna Azubuike.  Additional analysis will be provided by NBCSportsBayArea.com’s Warriors Insider Monte Poole and Warriors sideline reporter Kerith Burke.

 

For road games, Burke, Poole and Azubuike will report live from Houston.  Papa and St. Jean will anchor the shows from the Bay Area.

 

Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com and follow @NBCSAuthentic and @NBCSWarriors on Twitter for air dates/times and channel locations for Warriors Playoff Central during the Warriors-Rockets series.

 

Warriors OutsidersWarriors Outsiders (@GSWOutsiders), hosted by Drew Shiller and Grant Liffmann, will provide viewers with a fresh take on each Warriors-Rockets game with analysis, commentary and basketball analytics. Warriors Outsiders is simultaneously synced with Facebook Live to produce a unique conversation via an interactive experience.  The show will air before and after each game.

 

Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com and follow @NBCSAuthentic, @NBCSWarriors, @DrewShiller and @GrantLiffmann for Warriors Outsiders air dates/times.

 

Additionally, Shiller and Liffmann host the Warriors Outsiders Podcast featuring game preview and analysis, opinionated commentary and lively debate.  To listen click HERE.

 

The Happy HourThe Happy Hour (@NBCSHappyHour), a live hour-long conversational program – hosted by Greg Papa, Ray Ratto and Kelli Johnson – regularly airs live weekdays at 5 p.m.  The Happy Hour showcases the distinctive voices and wit of Papa, Ratto and Johnson sharing their unfiltered spirited commentary, in-depth Warriors and NBA news and analysis, and lively conversation on the day’s trending sports headlines and other provocative stories.

 

The Happy Hour is available across NBC Sports Bay Area’s multiple platforms:

 

Warriors coverage streamed live via NBCSportsBayArea.com, NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Bay Area offers live streaming of its Warriors coverage on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports app.  For more information about the network’s streaming service, click HERE.

 

Warriors With YouWarriors With You (#WarriorsWithYou) a live multi-platform, half-hour show hosted by Warriors reporter Kerith Burke and Warriors Insider Monte Poole – will be presented throughout the playoffs on Facebook Live.  Kelenna Azubuike will join the show during road games.  Warriors With You will deliver a comprehensive breakdown of the Warriors-Rockets series, the latest team developments and insider reports.  Fans will have the opportunity to interact with Burke, Poole and Azubuike during the shows via Facebook Live.

 

NBCSportsBayArea.com – NBCSportsBayArea.com delivers complete Warriors-Rockets coverage and showcases Warriors Insider Monte Poole, Senior Insider Ray Ratto and NBA reporter James Ham, and provides insightful analysis and breakdown, daily insider reports and special web-exclusive videos.  NBCSportsBayArea.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video, player and coach interviews, press conferences and content from Warriors Playoff Central, The Happy Hour, Warriors Outsiders, and Warriors Insider Podcast, which offer news and analysis from the region’s most informed local lineup of award-winning reporters, analysts and personalities.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area Social Media – NBC Sports Bay Area will present original content throughout the Warriors-Rockets series across various social media platforms: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSWarriors).  Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area will present live game-day content from Oracle Arena at every Warriors home game.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.

 

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