WASHINGTON—June 17, 2013—For the first time, the recipient of one of the regional Emmy Awards’ top honors was not a television station. The Washington Post was awarded an Emmy Award for station excellence by the National Capital and Chesapeake Bay Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on June 15, 2013. The full list of winners and nominees can be found here.

“I'm so proud of this talented team of journalists and this recognition is a testament to the excellent work they do all year long,” said Andrew Pergam, Director of Video at The Washington Post. “It's an exciting time. We're continuing to build on this momentum as we start to roll out the launch of PostTV this summer.”

In addition to the station excellence award, The Post’s winners, listed by their respective categories, are as follows:

·         Feature News Report: Serious Feature—Zero Day: Exploring Cyberspace As A New Domain Of War

·         Chesapeake Heritage: Program Feature/Segment—Sex On The Beach: The Horseshoe Crab Spawn

·         Arts/Entertainment: News Feature—The Dance Of Life: The Concert

·         Historical/Cultural: Program Feature/Segment—Watergate: Forty Years After The Scandal

·         Informational/Instructional: Series—Explaining Super Tuesday And The Electoral College

·         Photographer: Video Essay—The Dance Of Life: The Concert

The Post was also nominated in two other categories for Nationals Make "The Rough Rider" A Hapless Loser and 23 Days Of Terror: A Decade After The Sniper Attacks.

The video department of The Post also recently won two 2013 National Edward R. Murrow Awards — including top recognition for overall excellence and investigative reporting.