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ABC NEWS NOMINATED FOR 14 NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY AWARDS
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ABC NEWS NOMINATED FOR 14 NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY AWARDS

ABC News Investigative Unit Recognized with Five Nominations

ABC News has been nominated for 14 News and Documentary Emmy Awards in 9 categories. ABC News was recognized with nominations for reporting on "World News with Diane Sawyer," "Good Morning America," "Nightline" and "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." In addition ABC News was recognized in several categories for its exceptional breaking news coverage of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. Diane Sawyer, Alex Perez and the "Hidden America" producing team were also recognized with a nomination for their report, "Don't Shoot I Want to Grow Up," on gang violence in Chicago.

Nominees for the 34th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Below is a full list of ABC News' Emmy Nominations:

Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast

Tragedy at the Elementary School
ABC News Special Events, "World News with Diane Sawyer" and "Nightline"

Outstanding Feature Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast

Arctic Journey: The Unicorn of the Sea
"Nightline"

Inside the New Ku Klux Klan
"Nightline"

Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast

Brian Ross Investigates: TSA Theft
"World News with Diane Sawyer" and "Nightline"

Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast

Brian Ross Investigates: Phantom Debt Collectors
"Nightline"

Brian Ross Investigates: Tragedy in Bangladesh
"World News with Diane Sawyer" and "Nightline"

Outstanding News Discussion and Analysis

Tragedy at the Elementary School
"This Week with George Stephanopoulos"

Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long-Form

"Shooting at the Elementary School"
ABC News

Superstorm Sandy: The Aftermath
"Good Morning America"

Best Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast

Brian Ross Investigates: Undercover Grandma
"Nightline"

Brian Ross Investigates: Tragedy in Bangladesh
"World News with Diane Sawyer" and "Nightline"

Hidden America: Don't Shoot I Want to Grow Up
"World News with Diane Sawyer" and "Nightline"

Outstanding Writing

Amazing Race: Organ Donation
"Nightline" / Writer: Bill Weir

Outstanding Promotional Announcement - Episodic

ABC News Political Conventions "Slide Puzzle"


The complete list of nominees is available at: http://www.emmyonline.tv/mediacenter/news_34th_nominations.html




ABC News Media Relations:
David Ford / david.ford@abc.com / (212) 456-7243