Provo — BYU Broadcasting received 16 Emmy Awards at the annual Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Awards Ceremony in Phoenix on Oct. 19.

The Rocky Mountain Southwest chapter includes Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and El Centro, Calif.

BYU Broadcasting’s 2013 season had 27 nominations across 19 categories, and many of the awards were given to programs broadcasted on BYUtv, including “The Song That Changed My Life,” “American Ride” and “The Story Trek.”

The network won five more Emmy’s in this year’s ceremony than it did the previous year.

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“We’re delighted to have our programming recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and are encouraged by their continued response to our original programming,” said Derek Marquis, BYU Broadcasting managing director, in a press release.

Awards were given for categories that include program/special in numerous genres, on-camera talent, writer, promotion program, documentary, interview/discussion, interstitial and special event coverage.

BYU Broadcasting is owned by Brigham Young University.

To view the full list of awards, visit