NYC Media, the Official Network of the City of New York, Honored by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York

May 4, 2015 - NYC Media, the official broadcast network and media production entity of the City of New York, is pleased to announce it has won six New York Emmy® Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in television. Part of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, NYC Media provides New Yorkers with engaging content about the City’s diverse people, neighborhoods, government, services, attractions, and activities and is available in the New York tri-state area on broadcast, cable, and satellite channels. The 58th Annual New York Emmy® Awards were presented on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Mariott Marquis in Times Square.

“NYC Media is committed to creating and broadcasting quality programs that showcase the best the City has to offer,” said Commissioner Cynthia López, Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. “I congratulate our winners and thank them for their dedication to New York City.”

“The programs on NYC Media aim to educate, inform, and entertain the audience about the great City of New York,” said Janet Choi, General Manager, NYC Media. “The staff and contributing producers are deeply committed to this mission, and are greatly honored to be recognized for this hard work by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.”

NYC Media won in the following categories:

Arts: Program/Special
Mozart Minutes
Mozart Minutes is collection of one-minute long videos profiling members of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

Alex & the Kaleidoscope Journey with Science
Each episode of Alex & the Kaleidoscope features a "field trip" to a museum, aquarium, zoo, or science center.

Lifestyle Program: Series
Food & Drink
The short video series takes viewers to a variety of eateries in the five boroughs.

Community/Public Service (PSAs)
Best of the Bronx
Produced by Leman College students, Best of the Bronx focuses on Bronx icons that are less recognized citywide, such as Arthur Ave’s Little Italy, Woodlawn Cemetery, and City Island.

Craft Specialty: Musical Composition/Arrangement
Luke Celenza, Frankie Cooks
Frankie Cooks features chef Frankie Celenza sharing his tips for tasty meals made in a New York kitchen.

On-Camera Talent: Performer/Narrator
Mickela Mallozzi, Bare Feet
Host Mickela Mallozzi travels on adventures as she experiences the world, one dance at a time.

Food & Drink is an original NYC Media production. The other shows are co-productions with NYC Media or from local producing partnerships.

NYC Life – NYC Media’s arts, culture, and lifestyle channel – is available in the New York tri-state area over-the-air (Channel 25.1) and on Cablevision (Channel 22), Comcast (Channel 14), Direct TV (Channel 25), RCN (Channel 25), Time Warner (Channel 25), and Verizon FiOS (Channel 25). Visit for carrier information, schedules, and to watch shows online. Many shows are also available through the NYC Media app, available to download for free from iTunes.