Besides "SoCaL Insider," PBS SoCaL-TV has one other Emmy finalist, Maria Hall-Brown's and Eric Kirsten's "Be Brave: Samantha's Story" in the Crime/Social Issues category.
The winners will be announced by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in August.
"SoCaL Insider," a collaboration of host Reiff and reporter Nazar, has won Golden Mike awards the past two years. Reiff, executive editor of the Orange County Business Journal, has three Golden Mike awards in all, in addition to a Pulitzer Prize. Nazar has six Golden Mikes and a prior Emmy nomination.
"SoCaL Insider" features interviews, panel discussions and in-depth field reports. It focuses on all six counties of the 19-million-strong Southland, reflecting PBS SoCaL's status as the PBS flagship station for the entire Los Angeles media market.
Updated June 20, 2013