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Brazil's TV Globo, Japan's NHK win International Emmys for news
NEW YORK (AP) ' Television networks in Brazil and Japan have won their first-ever International Emmy Awards in the news and current affairs categories.
TV Globo's "Jornal Nacional: War on Drugs," about the four-day raid in November 2010 by security forces to take control of a major drug dealer's stronghold in Rio de Janeiro, is the winner of the International Emmy for news.
Japan's NHK takes the award in the current affairs category for "Back from the Brink: Inside the Chilean Mine Disaster" about the 69-day ordeal of 33 miners trapped underground and their dramatic rescue last year.
The awards were presented on Monday by The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in New York.