PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Law Journal television program was honored with two Emmy® awards for episodes on equal protection under the law and workplace rights. The gala awards event was September 24, 2016 in Philadelphia.
This is the second consecutive year The American Law Journal was selected from a highly competitive field of nominees from network affiliates and public television stations. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-Atlantic Chapter is comprised of 45 stations with 17 network affiliates and five PBS stations including the nation's fourth largest television market.
The award-winning programs are "Wage, Hour and Overtime, What's Fair Pay Today?" and "Transgender at Work: LBGT Rights on the Job" in the Interview/Discussion Series and Program Special categories. View both programs and two others nominated: http://bit.ly/ALJemmys.
Receiving Emmy® statuettes were Executive Producer and Host Christopher Naughton, Producer Valerie Jones, Director of Production Andrew Schaeffer, Director Joel Keeler and Feature Reporter and Senior Editor/Business of Law for American Lawyer Media's Global Newsroom Gina Passarella.
"We're honored to be recognized by our broadcast peers," says Naughton. "For more than two decades our mission has been to empower 'We the People' to better understand our constitutional rights and responsibilities. If we are doing that well, then we're doing our jobs."
The program's 27th season begins October 24, examining key cases in the new U.S. Supreme Court term and the likely impact this year's presidential election will have on the direction of the nation's highest court.
View all the awards at http://natasmid-atlantic.org/awards/2016-emmy-recipients/.
About The American Law Journal
The American Law Journal is the legal talk/feature program discussing consumer, business and Constitutional issues. The program is produced live or taped and in-studio or on-location including the National Constitution Center, the Union League, law schools and other historically significant venues. Guests include attorneys, elected officials, judges, law school professors, business leaders and American Lawyer Media reporters from across the country.
Originating from the birthplace of the nation's legal system, the program broadcasts from the studios of the Philadelphia CNN affiliate WFMZ-TV Monday nights with an online national 24/7 reach. View the program's Emmy® award-winning episodes and more than 100 archived programs at www.lawjournaltv.com.
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SOURCE The American Law Journal