Governor Andrew Cuomo receives International Emmy Founders Award for his daily COVID-19 briefing – the Shade Room


We all know that this year has been very difficult and unpredictable for many of us, especially when it comes to the spread of COVID-19. Since so many of us have experienced lockdowns across the world, political leaders in different cities have been providing population updates with everyone doing their part to help flatten the curve.

One person to be honored for his daily press briefings on COVID-19 is New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

to me CBS NewsThe International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced Friday that Cuomo will receive the International Emmy Founders Award for his daily televised media sessions on the pandemic.

“The Governor’s 111 daily briefing worked well because he created TV shows with characters, plotlines, and success and failure stories. People all over the world prepared to see what was going on, and strict New York has become a symbol of a persistent response,” said Bruce Beissner, President and CEO of the International Academy. .

Cuomo finished his briefings on 19 JuneThe tenthAccording to the academy, it has attracted a total of 59 million viewers.

The International Emmy Founders Prize is awarded to those who “transcend cultural boundaries to touch our common humanity.”

Oprah Winfrey and Stephen Spielberg are among the names of previous recipients.

Earlier this month, Cuomo released a A new curfew For New York, where cases began to increase again. At one point during the pandemic, New York was known as one of the epicenters of the earthquake, but it worked to reduce the number of hosting cases.

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TSR Staff: Jade Ashley @ Jade_Ashley94

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