Cuomo wins Emmy for his COVID-19 briefings, says he shares honor with New Yorkers and journalists

NEW YORK — And this year’s award for heartfelt tragi-drama goes to … Andrew Cuomo.Cuomo, the governor of New York, basked in the glow of an Emmy on Friday after learning he would receive the International Emmy Founders Award for his COVID-19-focused press briefings.Cuomo became a national sensation for his sober, sometimes funny, sometimes sad briefings as the coronavirus swept through the nation and as Americans searched for a steady voice to guide them through the trauma.“I thanked the academy,” he said. “It’s flattering. I accept it on behalf of the people of the state.”Cuomo is expected to…

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