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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Urban Brew Studios executive Markus Davies was a juror for Current Affairs and News category for International Emmy Awards 2016.

Markus Davies, chief content officer at Urban Brew Studios was a juror of the International Emmy Awards this year for the category of Current Affairs and News.

Markus Davies was also a juror in the semi-final round of the International Emmy Awards in 2015.

In June Markus Davies was part of the judging panel for the Current Affairs and News category in Cologne, Germany.

"Being able to be in a position to judge some of the world's best content is always a fantastic honour, but it comes with real gravitas and responsibility," says Markus Davies in a statement.

In 2012 he produced a documentary called Battle Ground Afghanistan that was nominated by National Geographic to contend for a Prime Time United States Emmy in the category of Current Affairs.

Trish Taylor, Urban Brew CEO says "Markus who has been involved in the film and television industry since 1996, has extensive experience in film making and this honour is well-deserved and comes as no surprise to us".

"Markus, who is a producer and director, is also an active participant in the global broadcasting business with a finger on the pulse in the industry and as such we believe a compelling Emmy Awards juror."