Disney picked up a number of awards at the 43rd Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, which took place earlier this week at the Palladium Times Square in New York City.

The News & Documentary Emmy Awards were presented as two individual ceremonies:
categories honouring Television News Programming and Documentaries will be presented tomorrow, Thursday, September 29th.

Terry O’Reilly, Chairman, NATAS said in a statement:

“Tonight’s Emmy winners exemplify broadcast journalism at its best, reporting that values fact over fiction, accountability over advocacy, and that champions the advance of truth in the interest of the communities we all serve. America has never needed its journalists more than today. We congratulate tonight’s honorees and thank them for the indispensable service they provide to our nation.”

ABC picked up eight awards, while National Geographic picked up eight awards.  Most of these specials have also been released on Disney+ as Star Originals around the world.

Here are some of Disney’s winners of the Emmy’s:

OUTSTANDING CURRENT AFFAIRS DOCUMENTARY

“The Rescue” (National Geographic)

OUTSTANDING HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY

“9/11: One Day in America” (National Geographic)

OUTSTANDING BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DOCUMENTARY

“WeWork: or The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn” (Hulu)

BEST DOCUMENTARY

“The First Wave” (National Geographic)

OUTSTANDING RESEARCH: DOCUMENTARY

“The Rescue” (National Geographic)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION: DOCUMENTARY

“The Rescue” (National Geographic)

Directors: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY: DOCUMENTARY

“The First Wave” (National Geographic)

Cinematographers: Brian Dawson, Matthew Heineman, Ross McDonnell, Alex Pritz, Thorsten Thielow

OUTSTANDING EDITING: DOCUMENTARY

“The First Wave” (National Geographic)

Editors: Francisco Bello, Ace, Matthew Heineman, Gabriel Rhodes, David Zieff

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DIRECTION AND SCENIC DESIGN

“ABC News Soul of a Nation: Andra Day Performance” (ABC)

OUTSTANDING PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT

“9/11: One Day in America” (National Geographic)

OUTSTANDING WRITING: NEWS

20/20: “Escape from a House of Horror” (ABC)

OUTSTANDING DIRECTION: NEWS

“ABC News Soul of a Nation” (ABC)

OUTSTANDING SOFT FEATURE STORY: SHORT FORM

ABC News Soul of a Nation: “Miss Lucille” (ABC)

OUTSTANDING SOFT FEATURE STORY: LONG FORM

20/20: “The Babies of 9/11: Twenty Years Later” (ABC)

OUTSTANDING ARTS, CULTURE OR ENTERTAINMENT COVERAGE

The New York Times Presents: “Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson” (FX)

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