2004-2005 Academic Year

Jessica Hurley '92 Awarded Emmy for Television Documentary

Jessica HurleyJessica Hurley '92 was awarded an Emmy for Best Documentary at the 31st Annual Pacific Southwest Emmy Awards, held on June 18, 2005 in San Diego, California. Hurley works in the Programming and Specials department at Fox Television in San Diego.

Hurley received the Emmy for “A Dose of Reality,” part of the Life Lessons series dedicated to making positive change among San Diego's young adult community. Life Lessons produces two one-hour documentaries annually that air in Spanish and English on FOX, UPN, Univision and Telemudo.

The purpose of the Emmy Awards is to recognize outstanding achievements in television by conferring annual awards of merit in the Pacific Southwest region. The Pacific Southwest Chapter serves the television markets of San Diego, Bakersfield, Oxnard, Palm Springs, Palm Desert, San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, and Las Vegas, Nevada.

The annual presentation of these awards is intended to be an incentive for the continued pursuit of excellence for those working in television and to focus public attention on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements in television.

Hurley also received a 2004 Golden Mike Award for Best Documentary as producer, writer and host of “Life Lessons, Truths and Consequences.