Bally Sports Wins Big At Southeastern Emmys

Bally Sports South took the most trophies among sports-oriented nominations in this year’s Southeastern Emmy Awards held this past Saturday.

The regional sports network won five total Emmys for their content produced in 2023. Bally won for Live Single Sports Program (Braves Live 2023 Home Opening Night, credited to Kevin Allison, Steve Welsh, Rick Soltys, and Esther Summersill.), Sports Interview and Discussion (On Deck For History: A Conversation With Dusty Baker, Christina Atkins, Gretchen Kaney, Gregg Therieau, and Jeff Francoeur), and Live Sporting Event (Special Hall of Fame Booth, Jeff Francoeur, Tom Glavine, John Smoltz, and Chipper Jones.)

Also, Bally Sports’ Jill Gossard-Cook won for Live Sports Production, and Brian Oliver won the Emmy for Best Talent/Sports Analyst/Studio.

Other Southeastern Emmy Sports winners are:

***Team Coverage

UGA Back 2 Back Football Parade (WSB TV/Suzanne Nadell, Tracie McKinney, David Mast, Susan Falcon, Damon McGhee, Zach Klein, Alison Mastrangelo, JP League, Justin Reid, Nathan Vieages, Denise Freeman, and Josh Ciganek)

***Sports Program-Live Series

Early Birds (WAGA TV Fox 5/ Justin Felder, DJ Shockley, Michael Jenkins, and Georgia Chambers)

***Talent/Anchor/Sports: Zach Klein, WSB TV

***Talent/Sports/Play-by-play: Matt Stewart, independent

***Reporter/Sports: Maria Martin, WXIA TV

***Promotional Campaign: Hawks on Peach Holiday (WANF TV)

***Spanish sports reporting: Detras Del Espejo: El Lado Oscuro Fitness (MundoHispanico Digital Network/Angel Ortega, Johana Fernández, Ronald Medina, and José Antolinez/MundoHispanico Digital Network)

The Atlanta Falcons nabbed two nominations for Best Sports Interview/Discussion and Sports Documentary, but lost to Bally Sports and Ole Miss Sports Productions, in their respective categories.