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Board of Governors

January 01, 2012

Ruth Adelman, Sound Editors

Ruth Adelman currently serves as Sound Supervisor on Grimm at NBCUniversal.

Previously she was Sound Supervisor on Angels Unveiled and The Lottery and Co-Supervisor on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, during which she also contributed editorially to television shows such as Game of Thrones, Nikita, CSI: New York, CSI: Miami, The Newsroom, Red Widow and Rectify.

When her schedule allows, Adelman also enjoys working on feature films, the most recent of which include A Many Splintered Thing, directed by Justin Reardon; The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman, directed by Fredrik Bond; and Killer Joe, directed by William Friedkin.

Adelman has been nominated for 13 Primetime Emmys and won in 2003 for the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode “Fight Night.” A past board member of the Motion Picture Sound Editors, she has been nominated 17 times for the organization’s Golden Reel Award and has won eight times. Additional recognition includes three nominations and two wins for the Hollywood Post Alliance Award.

This is Adelman’s fifth year as a governor of the Television Academy’s Sound Editing peer group. “It is wonderful to have the opportunity to give back to an organization that symbolizes excellence in television.”

Ruth Adelman currently serves as Sound Supervisor on Grimm at NBCUniversal.

Previously she was Sound Supervisor on Angels Unveiled and The Lottery and Co-Supervisor on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, during which she also contributed editorially to television shows such as Game of Thrones, Nikita, CSI: New York, CSI: Miami, The Newsroom, Red Widow and Rectify.

When her schedule allows, Adelman also enjoys working on feature films, the most recent of which include A Many Splintered Thing, directed by Justin Reardon; The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman, directed by Fredrik Bond; and Killer Joe, directed by William Friedkin.

Adelman has been nominated for 13 Primetime Emmys and won in 2003 for the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode “Fight Night.” A past board member of the Motion Picture Sound Editors, she has been nominated 17 times for the organization’s Golden Reel Award and has won eight times. Additional recognition includes three nominations and two wins for the Hollywood Post Alliance Award.

This is Adelman’s fifth year as a governor of the Television Academy’s Sound Editing peer group. “It is wonderful to have the opportunity to give back to an organization that symbolizes excellence in television.”

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