National Capital Chesapeake Bay Award
Awarded forExcellence in television
Presented byNATAS
First awarded1977

The National Capital Chesapeake Bay Emmy Awards are a division of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The division was founded in 1977 and in addition to granting the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Emmy Awards, it recognizes awards scholarships, honors industry veterans at the Silver Circle Celebration, conducts National Student Television Awards of Excellence, has a free research and a nationwide job bank. The chapter also participates in judging Emmy entries at the regional and national levels.[1]


The academy is divided into the following boundaries and encompasses Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. These boundaries are responsible for the submission of television broadcast materials presented for awards considerations.[2]

Washington, D.C.

Board of governors

Each year the membership of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter elects new professionals on rotating Board of Governors to represent the chapter. While best known for The EMMY Awards and Silver Circle, which recognize outstanding achievements in the industry, NATAS, NCCB also represents an array of other events available to their membership.[2]

Bremante Bryant

David Burns Salisbury University

Ken Day Maryland Public Television (MPT)

Leslie Estes WJLA-TV

Robin D. Fader

Rebecca Jewsbury

Jeffrey Kramer Kramer Communications

Denise Li Georgetown University

Marilyn McClellan Mid-Atlantic Sports Network

Jim McNulty Discovery Communications

Rob Melick Fox News Channel

Janet Riksen

Melinda Roeder WBFF-TV

Matthew Sobocinski /Politico

Rebecca Tulkoff WETA-TV


  1. ^ NATAS. "Capital Emmys - Student Affairs". Retrieved 2010-07-13.[permanent dead link]Student Scholarships
  2. ^ a b NATAS. "Capital Emmys - About Us". Archived from the original on 2007-11-12. Retrieved 2010-07-13.About the academy