The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has revealed the 2023 Gold and Silver Circle Inductees at the 44th News & Doc Emmys. David Martin, Rand Morrison, and John Quiñones are among some of the notable figures to be honored at the 44th Annual News & Documentary Awards in New York on September 27 and 28. These individuals have made significant contributions to television in news and documentaries.
The Gold and Silver Circle is an esteemed group. These professionals have offered remarkable service in the television industry. They've set achievement standards, mentored, led, and received accolades for 50 or 25 years, respectively. They embody the industry's finest.
Gold Circle – 2023 News Inductees:
- David Martin, CBS News National Security Correspondent
- John Quiñones, ABC News Correspondent for "20/20," "Nightline," "Good Morning America," and Anchor for "What Would You Do"
- Dan Rather, Anchor, Journalist, Founder of News and Guts
Silver Circle – 2023 News Inductees:
- Steve Fastook, Senior VP of Operations, CNBC
- Kim Godwin, President, ABC News
- Rand Morrison, Executive Producer, CBS News Sunday Morning
- Steve Osunsami, Senior National Correspondent, ABC News
- Otto Padron, President & CEO, Meruelo Media
- Thomas Snowden, Editor, NBC News
Gold Circle – 2023 Documentary Inductees:
- Jon Alpert, Documentarian, Journalist, CoFounder of DCTV
- Keiko Tsuno, Documentarian, Journalist, CoFounder of DCTV
Silver Circle – 2023 Documentary Inductees:
- Daniel H. Birman, Documentarian, Birman Productions
- Lois Vossen, Executive Producer, Independent Lens
- Chris White, Executive Producer, American Documentary
Adam Sharp, NATAS President and CEO, praised the honorees. He acknowledged their contributions to the television industry, highlighting their excellence that's informed audiences about current issues over their impressive careers. He lauded their courage and storytelling onscreen.