LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Dodgers' television network, SportsNet LA, took home five Emmy® Awards this past weekend at the 68th annual Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards, presented by the Television Academy at the new Saban Media Center.
The Dodgers earned the Emmy® Award for Sports Feature, the Dodgers Holiday Story featuring Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully and executive produced by Greg Taylor, who has directed the Dodgers' production team since 2010. In addition to Scully and Taylor, others who worked on the award winning feature included producer Erick Cesar Vazquez, editor Scott Pellman and cameraman Julian Gooden. The feature aired on SNLA's Access SportsNet Dodgers show.
The Dodgers earned the award for the top sports feature for the second consecutive year.
The Dodgers' television network won four additional awards. SNLA won the Emmy® for Live Sports Coverage for the Dodgers Opening Day. Videographer David Strumpf, who is instrumental in the success of the "Backstage Dodgers" show, earned the Emmy® for outstanding videographer, single camera, programming.
The other programs winning awards included: Lead-Off L.A. won the Emmy® for top sports series-programming (live broadcast) and the Dodgermentary: Welcome to Dodgertown won the Emmy® for Sports Special.