ATHENS — Evan Shaw, son of Lynn and Liz Shaw of Darwin and a 2002 graduate of Meigs High School, has been nominated for two more Emmy Awards by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences which covers Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky and Indiana.
Shaw who is currently the assistant athletic director of multimedia/marketing at Ohio University, was the producer of “Relentless — An Inside Look at Ohio Football” which the Ohio Athletics Bobcat TV received the current nominations in the category of daily/weekly sports program.
Shaw, producer, along with the associate producer Nick Joyce-Houghton, the assistant producer Rob Cornelius, and “Voice of the Bobcats” narrator, Russ Eisentstein, were the nominees.
This year’s Emmy nominations mark the sixth for Bobcat TV since the program launched in 2009 under the direction of Shaw, who was also nominated in the category for Sports Photography for his camera work during the 2011 Ohio Football season and during “Relentless.”
While a student at Ohio University, Shaw won an Emmy for his work as director on WOUB’s “Gridiron Glory,” a program covering high school football in southeastern Ohio. In 2009 he won in the category of Sports Photography and paired with Eisenstein in 2010 to take top honors in the Sports Feature category, and last year he was awarded an Emmy for Sports Editing. He has also been nominated for a National Sports Emmy five times for work as a part of a team with NFL Films.
Shaw’s career in sports television has taken him from the football fields of rural southeastern Ohio all the way to Super Bowl Sunday. He still shoots for NFL Films every year during the professional football season . This year will be his seventh season as an NFL ground cinematographer. His work can be seen on several television stations including ESPN, Showtime Inside the NFL, CBS Sports and NBC Sports.
He has won four regional Emmys and has been nominated for seven, and has also been nominated for five National Emmys with NFL Films. He has also won two Telly Awards for his video coverage of Ohio football, along with a bronze award from the Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators, a national award, in 2009 placing third in the nation.
In 2006 he was selected by the Ohio University Student Senate as the Student of the Quarter. In 2007 he was named one of 25 Bobcats to Watch by the Post, and in 2010 he was selected as one of Meigs High School’s Distinguished Alumni.