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HBO, NBC Big Winners At 32nd Annual Sports Emmy Awards

HBO and NBC were the big winners Monday night in New York at the 32nd annual Sports Emmy Awards with seven wins each.

Three of seven HBO’s awards were for Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the New York Jets. The football series won for Outstanding Post Production Audio/Sound, Outstanding Camera Work, and Outstanding Edited Sports Series – Anthology.

CBS finished the night with six awards while ESPN took home five. Surprisingly, Turner Sports went home empty-handed.

NBC’s hockey play-by-play announcer Mike “Doc” Emrick won the Outstanding Sports Personality in the Play-By-Play category while Bob Costas won the award in the Studio Host category.

On the analyst side, NBC’s Cris Collinsworth won for Sports Event Analyst and ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit won for Studio Analyst.

ABC’s coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup final match (Spain vs. Netherlands) won for Outstanding Live Sports Special.

The complete list of winners can be found here.

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Mediabistro Circus Day 2: Around The Blogs

The Mediabistro Circus concluded yesterday, and our blogs had the entire event covered:

• MediaJobsDaily’s Rachel Kaufman writes about Steve Rubel‘s advice for making employees “rock stars,” as well as why Crowdsourcing creator Jeff Howe isn’t killing your industry.

• PRNewser’s Joe Ciarallo writes about the creative ways, including bribery, EIC John Byrne got his journalists to respond to comments on articles.

• Galleycat’s Jason Boog has a video interview with Six Apart’s chief evangelist Anil Dash about the “Typepad Journalism Bailout Program” and more.

Layoffs at NPR

We realize this strays from the topic of TV News, but the confirmation of layoffs at National Public Radio this afternoon is another indication of the bruising year this has been for all media companies — for profit and non-profit.

NPR is reducing its workforce by 7%. 64 people will lose their jobs, another 21 positions will not be filled. The layoffs come despite near-record audience levels on-air and online.

Interestingly, just last night at the panel on how social networking is good business, Wired’s Jeff Howe said he was “bullish” on non-profit journalism. “The NPR model is working,” Howe said. We twittered the event on WebNewser. Click here to follow WebNewser to see our updates from the event.

The NPR press release explaining the cuts is after the jump…

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