PBS announced today that NewsHour’s Business and Economics Correspondent Paul Solman has just won a Business Emmy for “Outstanding Coverage Of A Current Business News Story In A Regularly Scheduled Newscast.”

Solman is being honored for two reports looking at the “Faces Behind the Unemployment Numbers”:

Racial Divide” (aired May 8, 2009)

Sharing the Pain” (aired April 3, 2009)

Congrats to Paul and the NewsHour team!