Women in Polo: The Palm Beaches, produced by Ko-Mar Productions in partnership with USPA Global Licensing Inc. (USPAGL), the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council (TDC) and the United States Polo Association (USPA), has been nominated for a Regional Emmy® Award by the The Suncoast Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).
The show, a 30-minute in-depth look at the inspirational and fearless female polo players of yesterday, today and tomorrow features Hope Arellano*, Ashley Busch, Pamela Flanagan, Sunny Hale, Shariah Harris and Dawn Jones. The show was nominated in the “Human Interest – Program Special” category for excellence in coverage of stories that appeal to the human spirit. Emmy Award winners will be officially announced in a virtual ceremony on December 12, 2020.
“We are so inspired by the significant impact these six amazing women and so many others have had on the sport of polo over the years. Female players not only represent a large percentage of players, but also include the fastest growing segment of the sport,” said J. Michael Prince, President & CEO of USPA Global Licensing. “We are very excited that Women In Polo is being recognized at both a regional and national level for bringing this to light and for profiling such inspirational women.”
The show was released in conjunction with U.S. Polo Assn.’s Women’s Initiative, “Inspiring Others,” a global brand campaign celebrating female polo players and supporting other important women’s initiatives. Women In Polo: The Palm Beaches reached more than 60 million households across an international audience including FOX Sports Florida, TVG Network, ThePalmBeaches.TV as well as global social media platforms targeting some 100 countries.
“We could not be more proud to accept this Emmy Nomination in partnership with the organizations and community that supported a program that profiles talented and powerful women in such a meaningful way,” said Amanda Prince, Producer for Ko-Mar Productions. “We hope that Women In Polo: The Palm Beaches inspired those who watched it, and we continue to work on content and storytelling that is both supportive and positive for women.”