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Thompson wins 6 Emmys

2/5/2013  8:00 am

Nathan Thompson, ’06 BALAS, of Nashville has won six Emmy awards for his editing and videography at WTVF-TV in Nashville.

The awards were presented January 26 at the Nashville chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Gala. 

Thompson won an Emmy in every category in which he was nominated: news editor, spot news coverage, general assignment coverage, video essay, light feature and best photographer.

He has won 10 previous Emmys and a year ago was named the National Press Photographers Association national videographer of the year.

See the full list of Emmy winners here.  

Thompson is now the co-owner and director of photography/motion graphics at Contrast Visuals & Consulting in Nashville, Tennessee.  He left WTVF in 2012.  He was previously photo chief at WICD-TV 15 Champaign.


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