New York, NY – April 6, 2008 -- Audio Mixer Dan Walsh of Tonic won the 2008 New York Emmy Award for Audio at the ceremony held at the Marriot Marquis on Sunday, April 6. The award-winning piece is a 1:4 5 spot titled “Five Years of YES” and aired on the YES Network on March 22, 2007, promoting the networks 5-year anniversary special.
Walsh’s mix and sound-design highlighted the images in the spot, which consisted of clips from the first five years of YES broadcasting, including some great moments in Yankee baseball, interweaved with sharp graphics.
Other nominees in the Audio category included MSG Network’s “The 50 Greatest Moments at Madison Square Garden,” which led the way with 50 nominations, and NYC TV’s “Secrets of New York: Tribeca– Mysteries of New York’s Backlot Revealed.”
“I had a lot of fun working on the project, and being a huge Yankee fan makes it that much better,” Walsh said.
Walsh has worked as an audio mixer and sound designer at Tonic since 2001. He mixes long and short projects for many regional and national clients, including Discovery Channel, CBS, HGTV and Nickelodeon.
“We’re very proud of Dan and we’re excited that hegot recognized for the great talent he is,” said William Prettyman, CEO of Studio Center / Tonic.
Tonic was acquired by the Virginia Beach based entity Studio Center in December 2007, becoming Studio Center’s fifth location in the United States. Studio Center currently has studios in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Virginia Beach, Memphis and New York, and boasts one of the largest pools of voice over talent in the nation.
The YES Network launched on March 19, 2002, as a 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week sports and entertainment television network. YES is available to viewers in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and broadcasts 130 Yankees games, professional and collegiate sports teams, classic sports footage, and original biography, interview and magazine programs.