MIAMI – Aug 14, 2017 – Cisneros Media, the corporate division encompassing Cisneros’ media and entertainment businesses around the world, hosted a semi-final round judging of the 2017 International Emmy® Awards in Miami. On August 10th, a distinguished panel of industry professionals, actors, producers, and writers gathered at Cisneros Studios to evaluate work submitted by their colleagues from around the world for International Emmy® consideration.

“We are honored to host, once again, this prestigious event on behalf of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which recognizes the best television shows produced, and initially aired outside the United States.  We are extremely grateful for the top media executives and personalities who spent the day with us, having the difficult task to judge excellent productions at our Studio facilities in Miami”, stated Jonathan Blum, President of Cisneros Media.

“Hosting is an integral part of the judging process and we are very thankful for the great continued support of Cisneros Media,” commented Jessica Franco from the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

The final round of judging will take place in September, and the nominees in each category will be announced in October from Cannes, France.  The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will reveal the winners during the 45th Annual International Emmy® Awards presentation, which will take place on November 20rth in New York City. 

As a host, Cisneros Media is governed by the rules currently adopted by The Academy.  The complete list of hosts is available at