NEW YORK – NYC Media, the official broadcast network and media production entity of the City of New York, is pleased to announce its program “Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi” was awarded with a 2017 New York Emmy® Award for best entertainment program or special for “Bright Lights of Broadway” at the 60th Annual New York Emmy® Awards on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. Award-winning entertainer Alan Cumming presented the award.
Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi appears on NYC Life, one of several television channels overseen by NYC Media, a part of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.
“Congratulations to Mickela Mallozzi and NYC Media on this exciting honor for the wonderful “Bright Lights of Broadway” episode that showcases the magic, history, and rich diversity of entertainment in New York City’s Theatre District,” said Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin. “NYC Media is deeply committed to its mission of public service as the City’s official television network, and this award reflects our team’s hard work to provide entertainment that also informs about our richly diverse city and all it has to offer.”
“Bare Feet in NYC” reflects NYC Media’s commitment in providing New Yorkers with television programming that highlights our city’s diverse communities, cultures, and traditions. We are honored to receive this award, and thank the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the recognition,” said NYC Media General Manager and “Bare Feet in NYC” Executive Producer Janet Choi.
“Bare Feet” features host Mickela Mallozzi on her adventures as she experiences the world, one dance at a time. The episode of “Bare Feet in NYC” that won this Emmy features Mickela Mallozzi as Fosse girl in “Chicago the Musical,” and her visits to legendary Theatre District restaurant Sardi’s, performing arts education organization Broadway Bound Kids, and the New York School of Burlesque, among other highlights. This episode, along with a wide variety of NYC Life content, is available on demand at www.nyc.gov/media.