A Quick Emmy Reminder from NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter .

The "Big Show" is little more than two months away.
Tickets for the EMMY® Gala go on sale: May 1st on the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter website.

Also... a reminder to get your hotel reservations in--to lock-in the special NATAS rate.

Kalahari Resorts is offered a special NATAS rate, available for Friday, June 17th and Saturday, June 18th.

  • $209 per night + tax and resort fee ($19.99)
    (Single, double, triple, quad rates are all the same)
  • Saturday night stay requires a two-night minimum
  • Reservation Number: 877-525-2427
  • Ask for the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Lower Great Lakes Room Block.
There are other hotels nearby, including:
  • Fairfield Inn Sandusky (419) 621-9500
  • Hampton Inn Sandusky-Central (419) 609-9000
  • Comfort Inn Sandusky (419) 621-0200
  • Great Wolf Lodge (800) 641-9653
There are many other fine hotels in the area and near Cedar Point, as well.

You created television magic. Survived the sometimes challenging EMMY ® entry process. And put your credit card to use. The judges have voted, and it's almost time to find out if your entry made the final cut.

EMMY® Nominations will be announced April 28th:

NATAS-Lower Great Lakes Chapter 2016 Board of Governors Election
Someone once said, "Voting is not a right, it's a privilege." Well, here's your chance, and you don't have to wait until November to cast your ballot.

We've assembled a slate of very capable candidates for inclusion on the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Board of Governors. Now, it's up to you to decide who's best qualified.

Below are listed the candidates for the NATAS-Lower Great Lakes Chapter Board of Governors, broken into sections for incumbents and non-incumbents. Click here to view full bios for each of the candidates, and to submit your ballot.  You have the option to approve (yes), disapprove (no), or abstain from voting for each candidate, but may not vote yes for more than 8 candidates. The deadline for voting is May 13, 2015 at 5:00PM , so do your part and cast your ballot today

Current Governors Seeking Re-Election to a Second Term 
June 15, 2016 - June 16, 2018
  • Megan Alicea - Indianapolis, IN
    Executive Producer, Fox59
  • David Kuznicki - Toledo, OH
    Emmy®-Winning Documentary Filmmaker
Non-Incumbent Nominees for Governor
June 15, 2016 - June 16, 2018   
  • Alyssa Ivanson - Fort Wayne, IN
    Investigative Reporter/Former Weekend Anchor, WANE
  • Rick Jackson - Cleveland, OH
    Host of Ideas and health specials, WVIZ
  • Alex Michaels - Cleveland, OH
    Independent Film Producer/Director/Writer and Former Governor
  • Dan Spehler - Indianapolis, IN
    Anchor, WXIN-TV
  • Derek Steyer - Youngstown, OH
    Assistant News Director and Anchor, WFMJ
  • James Stunek - Cleveland, OH
    Director of Operations for WOIO and WUAB and Former Governor
  • Jonathan Walsh - Cleveland, OH
    Reporter, WEWS
  • Stephen Warren - Cleveland, OH
    Director of Operations, Fox Sports Ohio / SportsTime Ohio
* Only current, active Professional and Lifetime members of NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter are eligible to vote.