ChyronHego to sponsor 36th Sports Emmy Awards
For the second year in a row, ChyronHego is the exclusive broadcast technology sponsor of the 36th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. Presented by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), the Sports Emmy Awards Ceremony will take place Tuesday, May 5 at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. At this year’s event, NATAS will honour George Bodenheimer, former ESPN executive chairman and president, with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Sports.
“ChyronHego has become synonymous with leading-edge graphics for sports broadcasting, and its technologies have become essential tools for broadcasters to enhance their live programming and deliver new levels of insight to sports fans,” said Paul Pillitteri, senior vice president, communications, NATAS. “Since the Sports Emmys reward excellence in sports broadcasting and provide an incentive for its continued pursuit, ChyronHego is the ideal sponsor.”
“For over a quarter century, the Sports Emmys have recognised outstanding achievement in sports television coverage,” said Johan Apel, president and CEO, ChyronHego. “It’s our distinct honour to sponsor this legendary programme once again. We look forward to our ongoing partnership with NATAS as we continue to advance the state of sports broadcasting technology.”