Timbers Broadcast Team Wins 2019 Northwest Regional Emmy Award
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Portland Timbers broadcast team of Jake Zivin, Ross Smith and Nat Borchers won an Emmy Award in the Sports - Play by Play/Analyst category from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), it was announced over the weekend at the 56th-annual Northwest Regional Emmy Awards Ceremony.
Joining the Timbers broadcast team, the field of nominees for the award in 2019 included announcers from a variety of Northwest teams, including the Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders FC.
Additionally, Timbers Soccer on ROOT SPORTS was nominated for an Emmy in the Sports Program - Live Event/Game category.
Notably, ROOT SPORTS' Patrick Brown, the director on Timbers television broadcasts, won an Emmy in the Director - Sports category.
The Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences serves television and media professionals in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
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