Prof. Marlena Grzaslewicz nominated for Primetime Emmy


Contributed by Melissa Gattine

Marlena Grzaslewicz, Pendleton Endowed Chair in Roy H. Park School of Communications, was nominated for a 2012 Primetime Emmy Award.

Grzaslewicz was nominated in the Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera) category. She served as a dialogue editor for the three-part Ken Burns film “Prohibition,” which aired on PBS. She was part of a team that was nominated for their work on the episode titled “A Nation of Hypocrites.”

This is Grzaslewicz’s fourth primetime Emmy Award nomination in the same category. She won in 2008 for her sound editing work on the Ken Burns miniseries “The War.” A graduate of the Lodz Film School of Poland, she has worked on a number of documentaries as well as on feature films for Woody Allen and Brian DePalma, among other directors.

The winners will be announced at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards telecast on ABC on Sunday, Sept. 23.