Chicago, IL (December 5, 2016) – CSN Chicago (CSN), the home for the most games and the comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox, was the recipient of six Emmy Awards from the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The 58th annual ceremony was held in Chicago on Saturday, Dec. 3.
“We are honored to receive these awards from our peers in the industry, but, more importantly, I’m even prouder of the non-stop dedication of our entire staff for their brilliant performance on a daily basis,” said Phil Bedella, VP/GM of CSN Chicago.
To date, CSN Chicago has earned a total of 39 Emmy Awards since it launched on October 1, 2004. Note the following Emmy Award winners for the 2015-16 television season:
1) Category #7-a: Outstanding Achievement for Sports Programs – Program Feature/Segment
- An Everlasting Bond: Pat Gostele, Ryan McGuffey, Executive Producers.
2) Category #7-d: Outstanding Achievement for Sports Programs – Sporting Event/Game - Live/Unedited Program/Special
- Chicago Bulls 70’s Night at the United Center on CSN Chicago: Jim Corno, Jr., Executive Producer; Mark Harper, John Walsh, Producers; Tamra Anderson, Todd Benjaminson, Todd Hackl, Kristina Quinn, Line Producers; Neil Funk, Stacey King, Will Perdue, Mark Schanowski, Hosts; Chuck Garfien, Reporter/Producer.
3) Category #19-b: Outstanding Achievement for Programming Promos (Non-News) Single Spot/Campaign
- See It. Hear It. Feel It./Chicago Blackhawks: Justin Schoenrock, Producer; Dan Gutschmidt, Jeremy Murayama, Brandon Riley, Line Producers.
4) Category #21-c: Outstanding Crafts Achievement for On-Camera Talent - Sports Anchor/Reporter/Play-by-Play
- Eddie Olczyk - Composite. CSN Chicago
5) Category #23: Outstanding Crafts Achievement Off Air - Audio
- Justin Schoenrock, Michael Horn, Dan Gutschmidt - See It. Hear It. Feel It./Chicago Blackhawks
6) Category #26-c: Outstanding Crafts Achievement Off Air: Editor - Promotions/PSAs/Commercials
- Justin Schoenrock - See It. Hear It. Feel It./Chicago Blackhawks
The Bulls are suspending Rajon Rondo for one game.
The organization sent out a press release Monday morning with the announcement their point guard would miss Monday night's game against the Portland Trail Blazers for conduct detrimental to the team.
Hoiberg on Rondo: "He and I met yesterday. Had a good meeting. He’ll meet us at the plane tonight. He’ll be back in uniform tomorrow."— Vincent Goodwill (@vgoodwill) December 5, 2016
Rondo's history is littered with behavioral issues.
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He was suspended by the NBA one game almost exactly a year ago for using a "derogatory and offensive term towards an official" as a member of the Sacramento Kings.
Rondo is averaging 8.2 points, 7.2 assists and 6.7 rebounds per game this season in 17 contests.