Mid-Atlantic Sports Network earns five National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter Emmy Awards

MASN adds to collection of 44 creative, marketing and promo awards earned since 2008

BALTIMORE (June 19, 2012) - Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) today announced it was the recipient of five Emmy Awards from the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). The awards were presented Saturday evening at the 54th Emmy Awards ceremony at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

MASN, which broadcasts every available Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals game, as well as hundreds of NCAA Division I games annually, earned two awards for sports promotion, two for station/network image promotion and one for short-form writing to win five of the six Emmy awards for which it was nominated. Dick Goggin, MASN Creative Director, accepted the awards on MASN's behalf. A specific breakdown of categories won is outlined below:

MASN Award Winners

Outstanding Promotion - Sports (spot): MASN Collegetown "Colors"

Outstanding Promotion - Sports (spot): MASN Collegetown "Animals"

Outstanding Promotion - Program/Image: MASN Collegetown Campaign

Outstanding Promotion - Program/Image: MASN HD Campaign Orioles/Nationals

Writer - Short Form: MASN/Orioles: Buck Showalter Campaign

These new Emmys raise MASN's total to 13 during the past three years, awarded in a variety of categories: promotional spots, network image, photography, short-form writing and short-form editing.

MASN's five newest Emmys raise the total number of awards earned by the network since 2008 to 44, with 25 local and regional ADDY Awards, 17 Emmys and two American Marketing Association (Baltimore Chapter) Awards of Excellence.

"Mid-Atlantic Sports Network is honored to add to our rapidly growing collection of awards with five Emmys for excellence in promotion, program/image and short-form writing," said Jim Cuddihy, EVP of Marketing, Programming and Affiliate Relations for MASN. "These awards are a testament to the hard work of the talented MASN staff who are leaders in creative services, production, design, advertising and social media marketing."

The National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of NATAS is one of the largest in the country, encompassing the Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Richmond, Norfolk-Hampton Roads, Charlottesville, Roanoke-Lynchburg and Salisbury designated market areas.

For more information about the 54th National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter Emmy Awards visit http://www.capitalemmys.tv/. For a full list of MASN's awards since 2008, please click here.

About Mid-Atlantic Sports Network
Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) is a regional sports network owned by two Major League Baseball franchises - the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles - and televises every available game of both teams, live and in high-definition. The network is available in a seven-state region, from Harrisburg, Pa., to Charlotte, N.C., on 29 cable and fiber optic providers, as well as nationally via satellite providers DirecTV and DISH Network. Since the launch of its full-time, 24/7 schedule in 2006, MASN has televised more than 600 professional and NCAA Division I collegiate events annually. MASN is the official cable network of Georgetown Hoyas basketball, George Mason Patriots basketball, Big East Game of the Week in basketball and football, Big South basketball and football and the BB&T Classic. For more information, please visit www.MASNSports.com.