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October 21, 2013

Sarah Shahi to Host Engineering Awards

Star of CBS' Person of Interest will emcee the 65th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards on October 23rd.

NoHo Arts District, Calif., October 21, 2013 – Today, The Television Academy announced that actress Sarah Shahi will host the 65th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards. Shahi currently co-stars as ISA agent Sam Shaw on the CBS drama Person of Interest. Previously Shahi has been recognized as the star of the USA series Fairly Legal, as well as the award-winning NBC drama Life and Showtime's The L Word.

The previously announced seven Engineering Emmys to be awarded at the ceremony include: the Philo T. Farnsworth Award to Sennheiser Electronic Corporation; the Charles F. Jenkins Lifetime Achievement Award to Chris Cookson; Engineering Emmys for YouTube, Aspera's FASP Transport Technology, Josh C. Kline for creating Digital Dailies®, iZoptop RX Audio Repair Technology and Previzion Virtual Studio System (Lightcraft Technology); as well as two Engineering Plaques awarded to Lawo AG for their audio networking and routing system and Final Draft Screenwriting Software.

Recipients will receive their awards during the Wednesday, October 23rd ceremony at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood.

The 65th Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards are overseen by chair Wendy Aylsworth, SVP of Technology, Warner Bros. Committee members are Stuart Bass, A.C.E., Picture Editors Governor, Television Academy; Chris Cookson, President, Sony Pictures Technologies; Kevin Hamburger, Sr. Supervising Producer, The Talk; Eileen Horta, Sound Editing Governor, Television Academy; David Jensen, Partner, Monitor; Geoff Katz, Vice President, Watchwith; Frank Morrone, C.A.S., Sound Governor, Television Academy; John D. O'Brien, Video Control/Consultant, The Big Bang Theory; Mark Scott Spatny, VP Digital Effects, Stargate Studios; Barry Zegel, Senior Vice President and General Manager, CBS Television City.


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