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Esports journalism gets its own Emmy award

Esports journalism gets its own Emmy award

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced Monday a new Sports Emmy category, Outstanding Esports Coverage.

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The award will “recognize the craft behind the delivery of coverage and presentation of competitive, organized video gaming to the viewer during a championship or final event.”

The awards committee for the Academy made the unanimous decision to recognize esports journalism in an effort to “expand the Emmy universe,” said Justine Gubar, executive director of Sports Emmy Awards Administration, and herself a four-time Emmy Award winner.

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