The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Boston/New England Chapter Honors Broadcasting Legends in the 2020
Gold & Silver Circle Awards
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 7:00PM EST
1 Gold Circle Inductee; 5 Silver Circle Inductees
BOSTON, MA – (November 18, 2020) – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Chapter is proud to announce the 2020 inductees selected for the prestigious Gold & Silver Circle Awards.
Established in 1993, the Silver Circle Award honors television professionals for twenty-five or more years of service to the television industry. The Gold Circle Award honors television professionals for fifty years or more of service in the television industry.
The Boston/New England Chapter has honored 160 industry professionals who have made significant contributions to television, the Academy, their community and to people training for careers in television. Honoring broadcast excellence and community commitment, these New England television pioneers will join an array of illustrious talents who have set industry standards with a strong commitment to their craft.
The 2020 Gold Circle Inductee:
Lawrence Silva: WJAR NBC 10 Providence – Broadcast Engineer
The 2020 Silver Circle inductees:
Patrick Callaghan: WCSH Anchor/Reporter- NewsCenter Maine
Kim Carrigan: The Boston.com Morning Show Co-Host – Former Anchor WHDH, WBZ and WFXT
Mike Fernandez: WCVB Channel 5 – News Operations Manager (Retired)
Ken Tucci: WBZ-TV CBS 4 Boston – Special Projects Producer
Janet Wu: WCVB Channel 5 – Co-host of On the Record (OTR) and Political Reporter
“This year more than ever, our commitment to honoring excellence is crucial,” said Danielle Mannion, President of the NATAS Boston/New England Chapter. “This has been a challenging year for all within the broadcast industry, but we haven’t skipped a beat. These inductees have led by example for decades with integrity, urgency and respect. We are honored to induct each of these outstanding individuals into the Academy’s Gold and Silver Circle.”
These pioneers will be inducted at a virtual Gala Ceremony with their family and peers, on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 7:00PM EST. Viewers are able to watch via the Academy’s Boston/New England social and digital platforms including: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and online at NewEnglandEmmy.org.
The Gold & Silver Circle is a society of honor. Nominees considered for induction to the Gold and Silver Circle should have significant contributions to television or a media-related industry, the community, to people working or training for careers in television or allied media and to The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
The Silver Circle recognizes significant contributions made by these individuals to our industry for twenty-five years or longer.
The Gold Circle recognizes significant contributions made by these individuals to our industry for fifty years or longer.