CLEVELAND – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Lower Great Lakes Chapter held its annual Emmy Awards this past Saturday, June 25.

Bally Sports Ohio and Bally Sports Great Lakes are honored to have won four Emmys for our 2021 coverage of Cavaliers Basketball and Guardians (then Indians) baseball.

Congratulations to our 10 nominees and our winners below:

  • Cavaliers Basketball for Live Sporting Event Coverage
  • Brent Valenti, Senior Producer
  • Daniel Sevic, Director
  • John Michael, Play by Play
  • Austin Carr, Analyst
  • Pat Pharo, Editor/Associate Producer
  • Gene Winters, Associate Producer
  • Mitchell Hadden, Videographer
  • Tom Farmer, Executive Producer
  • Patrick Kilkenney, Coordinating Producer
  • Indians Live pregame show for Live Sports Program
  • Mike Bachmann, Producer
  • Michael Symonds, Director
  • Dan Larsen, Associate Producer/Editor
  • Tom Farmer, Executive Producer
  • Pat Kilkenney, Coordinating Producer
  • John Michael, Cavaliers Play by Play, for Sports Broadcaster 
  • Michael Symonds for Director of Indians Live

Cheers to all the winners.

The NATAS Great Lakes Chaptercovers Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Indianapolis, Toledo, Fort Wayne, and Erie markets.