Huntington alumna wins regional Emmy award

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2008-01-09
Huntington, Ind.—Angela Atalla, a 1996 alumna from Huntington University, has won an Emmy from the Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

She and photojournalist Mitchell Wallace were recognized for their story about the 53-acre Dancing Buffalo Ranch in Brooksville, Fla., where North American bison are raised. They were one of five winners in the historical/cultural category.

Atalla is a reporter and anchor for WTSP/Tampa Bay’s 10. Tampa Bay’s Channel 10, a highly respected CBS affiliate, serves the No. 1 market in Florida and the 12th largest market in the country.

The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is a nonprofit Florida corporation dedicated to excellence in television. It offers annual Emmy Awards called the Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards to television markets in the entire state of Florida; Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles and New Orleans, La.; Mobile, Ala.; Thomasville, Ga.; and Puerto Rico.




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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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