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Columbus Blue Jackets, FOX Sports Ohio honored with regional Emmy Award

For the second consecutive year, the Ohio Valley Chapter awarded the Jackets on FOX Sports Ohio the Emmy for Sports Event/Game - Live/Unedited

by BlueJackets.com Staff @BlueJacketsNHL / BlueJackets.com

COLUMBUS, OHIO - Columbus Blue Jackets game telecasts on FOX Sports Ohio received an Emmy at the 54th Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards presented last weekend. The Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which consists of Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton and Zanesville, along with parts of Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia, awarded Columbus Blue Jackets on FOX Sports Ohio the Emmy for Sports Event/Game - Live/Unedited for the second consecutive year.

The Blue Jackets television on-air team featured play-by-play announcer Jeff Rimer, color analyst Jody Shelley, rink side reporter Dave Maetzold with hosts Brian Giesenschlag and Bill Davidge in 2017-18, while game direction and production included FOX Sports Ohio's Tom Farmer, Bob Pennell, Joe Whelan, Brian Filippetti, Matt Sigafoos and Dave Bachman. This year's award marks the sixth time that Blue Jackets coverage on FOX Sports Ohio has been honored.

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