NATAS Executive Director
Audrey Elling Executive Director of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Heartland Chapter For over 15 years, Audrey has been the Executive Director of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Heartland Chapter, the regional Emmy® awards group encompassing Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming. In conjunction with their Board of Governors, she oversees all aspects of the regional Emmy® award competition, including entries, membership, and their annual galas held in Denver and Oklahoma City concurrently. Prior to this, Audrey worked extensively in cable and satellite programming distribution as well as in customer service and training, and production, both locally and nationally. She is an Emmy® award winning narrator, with a voice-over career spanning three decades. Originally from New England, Audrey now makes her home south of Denver, Colorado, enjoying the mountains and the blue, blue skies. In her spare time she is active with volunteer projects and charitable organizations, as well as hiking, biking and snowshoeing.
Founded in 1947, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) and the Emmy Award stand for the best in the television industry. The National Academy is the only non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievement, raising industry standards, and improving the quality of television. Its dedication to excellence is pursued every day by members of its 19 chapters across the country. The Heartland chapter was formed in 1986 after an intense effort to meet the high eligibility standards of the National Academy's national board, and serves the television industry in these markets/DMAs: Denver, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Wichita/Hutchinson, Omaha, Colorado Springs/Pueblo, Lincoln/Hastings-Kearney, Topeka, Grand Junction/Montrose, Cheyenne/Scottsbluff, Casper/Riverton and North Platte.
Events featuring Audrey Elling
Thursday, Oct 17
10:45AM - 11:30AM
Did you know that the Heartland Chapter of NATAS -- your regional Emmy® folks -- now accept submissions from video aired on non-traditional platforms? That's right: internet videos ARE eligible!! What are the criteria and how can you qualify? We'll give you the scoop and answer your questions in this informative session.