The Iris Awards

NATPE’s iconic IRIS AWARDS

Honoring Transformative Achievements
in Broadcast Television

NATPE Congratulates all of the 2022 Iris Award Recipients!

Hosted by Soledad O’Brien (journalist and CEO of Soledad O’Brien Productions), this VIP breakfast event took place during the Television Upfronts in New York City at the iconic Pierre Hotel.

The 2022 Iris Award Honorees –

IRIS AWARD

 

HONOREE

 

PRESENTER

 

ACCEPTING

Lew Klein Award for Leadership

 

Valari Dobson Staab, Chairman, NBCUniversal Local

 

Mario Lopez, Actor and Host of Access Hollywood and Access Daily

 

Valari Dobson Staab, Chairman, NBCUniversal Local

NATPE Chairman Award for Lifetime Achievement

 

Emerson Coleman, Senior Vice President, Programming, Hearst Television

 

Andy Kaplan, Chairman at KC Global Media Entertainment LLC, Chairman at Q India and Chairman of the Board at NATPE

 

Emerson Coleman, Senior Vice President, Programming, Hearst Television

Award for Excellence, Global Content and Branding

 

Wolf Entertainment

 

Epatha Merkerson, Actor, Law and Order

 

Elliot Wolf, EVP, Digital, Wolf Entertainment

Award for Excellence, Television Presenter

 

Tamron Hall, Show Hows & Producer, The Tamron Hall Show

 

Kim Godwin, President, ABC News

 

Tamron Hall, Show Hows & Producer, The Tamron Hall Show

NATPE Enterprise Award

 

Alex Paen, Founder & President, Telco Productions, Inc.

 

Frank Cicha, EVP Programming, Fox Television Stations

 

Alex Paen, Founder & President, Telco Productions, Inc.

Award for Excellence, Television Program, Special or Series

 

Inside Edition

 

George Cheeks, President and CEO, CBS

 

Deborah Norville, Anchor, Inside Edition

NATPE THANKS THE SPONSORS OF THE IRIS AWARDS