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The Baltimore Ravens broadcasting team, RaveTV, has been honored with three Emmy nominations.
They received two nominations in the Sports Feature/Segment category and another in the Daily or Weekly Sports Program category. RaveTV has won 16 Emmy awards over the years.
“We’re excited about the nominations and thrilled to have the access within our organization to put together high-quality material for our fans,” Ravens Vice President of Broadcasting Larry Rosen said.
Rosen, Director of Broadcasting Administration Don DiRaddo, Broadcasting Manager Jay O’Brien, Broadcasting Coordinator Matt Brevet and Production Coordinator Eddie Coughlan were all highlighted as part of the nomination.
“It’s always nice to be recognized by your peers and we’re fortunate to be nominated,” DiRaddo said. “The thing that’s great about our group is that we work really well together and everyone has a say in the process.”
In the Boldin interview, clips of an interview with his mother were featured, and the Ravens’ receiver then reacted to the stories that his mother shared. The stories that she shared included her passion as a Cowboys fan and the time Anquan kicked out his brother’s front teeth.
“Having Anquan react to the clips from his mom really brought out the human element of the stories,” DiRaddo said.
The nominated piece with Flacco was an interview inside the quarterbacks meeting room. Flacco sat down with “Ravens Report” host Gerry Sandusky, who incorporated a game clock from the meeting room into the interview.
“The setting of that piece was great because we were able to take fans inside the room where these guys meet every day,” DiRaddo said.
In the Play Like a Raven feature, Ravens former Defensive Coordinator Chuck Pagano broke down an Ed Reed interception and return against the Carolina Panthers from 2010. During the play, Reed lateralled the ball to safety Dawan Landry, who took it back for a touchdown.
During the segment, Pagano used coach’s film to dissect the play and give viewers a better understanding of what’s happening.
“When coaches are breaking down film like that, they actually forget the cameras are on and are really at home,” DiRaddo said.
The awards will be presented on June 16 in Washington, D.C.