NYC Media Nominated for 12 New York Emmy® Awards

City’s Official Lifestyle Channel – NYC Life – Earns Nominations in History and Lifestyle Programming

Photo by Peter Onysko. Courtesy of NY NATAS.

NYC Media, the official broadcast network and media production entity of the City of New York, is pleased to announce that it has been nominated for 12 New York Emmy® Awards, which honor distinction in television. An office of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, NYC Media works to inform, educate, and entertain New Yorkers about the City’s diverse people, neighborhoods, government, services, attractions, and activities.

"Congratulations to our New York Emmy® Awards nominees" said Acting Commissioner Luis Castro, Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. "We are proud of our creative and programming teams who have produced engaging and entertaining series that showcase our great City. These nominations are a testament to the talent, hard work and dedication of the producers, show creators and the entire NYC Media team."

NYC Media's New York Emmy® nominations include:

On-Camera Talent: Performer/Narrator
Frank Celenza

Historical/Cultural: Program/Special
Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi - "Where Europe Meets Asia"
Mickela Mallozzi, Host/Producer; Lina Plioplyte, Director of Photography & Sound; Daniel Blake Holland, Lead Editor; Dylan Carver, Editor

Lifestyle Program: Feature/Segment
$9.99: Gomberg Seltzer Works
Dave Evans, Host/Producer

Lifestyle Program: Program/Special
Frankie Cooks ep 305 - Poultry
Frank Celenza, Executive Producer/Host

Frankie Cooks ep 302 - VEG
Frank Celenza, Executive Producer/Host

Lifestyle Program: Series
Dave Evans, Executive Producer

Frankie Cooks Season 3
Frank Celenza, Executive Producer/Host

Magazine Program
Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi - "Hogmanay in Scotland"
Mickela Mallozzi , Producer/Host; Juliana Broste, Director of Photography & Sound; Daniel Blake Holland, Lead Editor; Dylan Carver, Editor

Nostalgia Program
Blueprint: Wonder Theatres
Karen Johnson, Senior Producer; Andrew Guidone, Susan Handman, Producers

Public/Current/Community Affairs
Catalyst Series
Janet Choi, Executive Producer; Wilkela Walker, Producer; Wiener Milien, Director of Photography

Inside Lens
Marcia Rock, Executive Producer

Craft Specialty: Musical Composition/Arrangement
Luke Celenza
Frankie Cooks Season 3

NYC Life is available over-the-air on (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) Viewers can also find episodes and more information at and on the NYC media app for both iOS and android.

The 59th Annual New York Emmy® Awards will be presented on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Read the full list of nominees.