LOS ANGELES — “Witness: The Legacy of Heart Mountain” won three Emmy Awards at the 66th annual Emmy Awards on July 26. David Ono, co-producer, won Outstanding Writer – Programming and Jeff MacIntyre, co-producer, won  Outstanding Editor – Programming and Outstanding Videographer – Single Camera Programming.

“This isn’t just a win for the show, it is a win for the entire Japanese American community,” MacIntyre said.

“I’m deeply honored to have the opportunity to keep these important stories alive. Over 70 years later, they are still so relevant,” Ono said.

“Witness” has also received a Radio Television Digital News Association’s Edward R. Murrow Award and the RTDNA’s National Unity Award, which honors outstanding achievements in the coverage of cultural diversity in the communities they serve.

In addition to airing on KABC-TV, Los Angeles and KGO-TV, San Francisco, the film has been screened in Los Angeles, Portland, Ore. and at the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center in Cody, Wyo. The pair is also scheduled to show the documentary at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash. Thursday, Oct. 15.

Since 1996, Ono has served as the co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles. MacIntyre is the owner of Content Media Group, a Los Angeles-based production company. Collectively, they have earned more than 25 Emmy Awards.

For more information on the film and future screenings, visit: www.HeartMountainFilm.com.

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