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Journalist and Discovery Institute Senior Fellow, Jonathan Choe, Nominated For Four Emmy Awards

Choe’s Stories “Turco’s Last Stand” and “Seattle’s Unending Drug Crisis” Recognized for Excellence in News Reporting Seattle, WA – Discovery Institute is pleased to announce that Jonathan Choe, Senior Fellow at the Center on Wealth and Poverty’s Fix Homelessness Initiative, has been nominated for four Emmy Awards by the Northwest chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Choe was nominated for Reporter – News Specialty Assignment. His story “Turco’s Last Stand” was nominated for Serious News Feature, and “Seattle’s Unending Drug Crisis” was nominated for Hard News Report. Choe’s prior work at KOMO news, “Seattle’s Homeless Crisis,” was nominated in the Continuing Coverage category. The nominations were made by peer judges in the media industry outside of Read More ›


Jonathan Choe Nominated for Four Northwest EMMY Awards

Nominated for Four EMMYs This time last year, I was on the sidelines after being fired from KOMO News. My former station CAVED to pressure from far-left activists and media hacks who accused me of promoting the Proud Boys after I live tweeted a peaceful march in Olympia. I was about to leave #Seattle and explore other news opportunities. That is until Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth and Poverty (@DiscoveryCWP, @DiscoveryInst1) took a major gamble and offered me a media fellowship to continue my journalism. Today, my team and I were nominated for FOUR #NWEMMY awards, one of the highest honors for excellence in TV/online broadcast journalism. Even if we don’t take home any hardware at the @natasnw award ceremony, Read More ›