A Latino man looks over his shoulder while standing in front of a concrete wall with graffiti written on it

TV Martí reporter nominated for local Emmy

Television Martí reporter Karen Caballero and her team were nominated for a 2016 Suncoast Regional Emmy Award from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) for their work on La Vida Por el Arte, en Libertad, in the best Human Interest Program category of the 40th annual awards competition. Others contributing to the production were Tatiana Riquelme, Rodolfo Hernandez, Caridad Rubido, Rene Lopez, and Ignacio Gonzalez.

La Vida Por el Arte, en Libertad is a profile of Cuban graffiti artist and dissident Danilo Maldonado, popularly known as “El Sexto,” who was freed from prison after serving nearly 10 months without a trial. Upon his release, El Sexto reaffirmed his commitment to anti-censorship efforts on the island.

About The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Suncoast Chapter Emmy Awards

The Suncoast Chapter honors original content created for traditional broadcast/cablecast mediums as well as non-traditional and emerging platforms for broadband and portable delivery. Television is ‘moving pictures on a screen.’