Columbia Alums Among the 2023 Emmy Nominees
It should come as no surprise that Columbia College Chicago alumni were among the many talented professionals recognized this year by the Television Academy with Emmy nominations. Their stellar work helped bring shows like Atlanta, Barry, and Being Mary Tyler Moore to the small screen.
Columbia congratulates our alumni and all the nominees for their accomplishments.
Below is a list of Columbia College Chicago alumni nominated for their work in the 2022-2023 season.
Outstanding Production Design for a Variety Special
John Zuiker ’05 (Theatre: Theatre Design), The Oscars
Outstanding Cinematography for a Series (Half-Hour)
Christian Sprenger ’07 (Film and Video: Cinematography), Atlanta
Carl Herse ’06 (Film and Video: Cinematography), Barry
Outstanding Picture Editing for a Structured Reality or Competition Program
Andrew Bolhuis ’94 (Film and Video), Survivor
Annie Tighe ’02 (Film and Video), Top Chef
Outstanding Picture Editing for an Unstructured Reality Program
Jennifer Nelson ’08 (Film and Video: Animation), Life Below Zero
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special
Lena Waithe ’06 (Television: Writing/Producing), Being Mary Tyler Moore
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction or Reality Program (Single or Multi-Camera)
Heather Gross ’97 (Film and Video: Audio), Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Brian Magrum ’03 (Audio Arts and Acoustics), Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Program (Half-Hour)
Emily Carter ’99 (Film and Video), The Bear
Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Single Episode
Phillip Hoffman ’04 (Film & Video: Directing), The Umbrella Academy
Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series
Asha Ward ’21 (Comedy Writing), Saturday Night Live
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