On Saturday, June 15, 2013, FTVM faculty & alumnus Oliver Thornton took home three Michigan Emmys, one with fellow FTVM alumnus and former student Jim Graessle. 

(l to r) FTVM faculty and almunus Oliver Thornton and FTVM alumnus James Graessle

Thornton's Emmys were all first-time wins in these categories:

The awards were:
Documentary - Historical
Detroit Titan Court Report - Legends & Traditions

Documentary - Topical
Great Teachers (with FTVM alum James Graessle and U of M alum Sarah Zientarski)

Writer - Short Form (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens, Etc.)
Be Humane - "Thank You Letter"