Kapalua resident Jess Craven has been awarded a regional Emmy for his television program "Self Made in Hawaii" and for work done on the Maui-based show "Golfing Thru . . . Hawaii."
The award was presented Saturday by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, San Francisco/Northern California Chapter at the 41st annual Emmy Award ceremony in San Francisco. The award category was Photographer-Program (non-news).
According to Craven, "Self Made in Hawaii" is hosted by Gerilyn Snow Emata and is the "compilation of his interest in small business/entrepreneurship and passion for TV/film production."
Kapalua resident Jess Craven celebrates Saturday in San Francisco after winning a regional Emmy for his work on two television programs.
"Golf Thru . . . Hawaii" is produced by Matthew Robinson and hosted by Olivier Saquet and Lynnea Barry. Craven said the show explores Hawaii's golf courses and destination surroundings.
Craven owns and produces "Self Made in Hawaii" and does the cinematography for both shows.
The Emmy statuette is awarded for outstanding achievement in television by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The San Francisco chapter includes Hawaii, California and Reno, Nev. It is one of 20 chapters to give out regional awards.
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