Star-Ledger, NYPPA members win 4 NY Emmy Awards

(L-R) Brian Donohue, Nyier Abdou, Bumper DeJesus, and Seth Siditsky.Congratulations to Nyier Abdou for winning three Emmy awards at last night’s black tie gala in New York. Brian Donohue, Bumper DeJesus, and Seth Siditsky also took home an Emmy award in the Interactivity category for the Xanadu Photo Challenge.  Nyier 's award were in the Environment: News category for a piece on backyard beekeepers, in the Military Feature Segment category for a piece on military families coping with traumatic brain injuries, and in the Health/Science feature category for a piece on medical marijuana. Congratulations also go out to the other nominees Andre Malok, John Munson, and Sue Livio. The 10 nominations that The Star-Ledger received were more than any other web outlet, and the four awards are more than any other news organization in New Jersey.