Chinook's Dillon Davies wins Emmy for work on "Under the Big Sky" TV series


August 15, 2018

(l-r)Dillon Davies and Shawn Newton are pictured with the Emmys they were awarded in early June in Seattle. The two won the Emmys for their creative work in promoting their storytelling series "Under the Big Sky." Episode 4 of the series will begin airing in September. One story will feature Renelle Braaten, of Havre, and how her appearance on the Oprah Winfrey Show changed the course of Enelle, Inc., a sports bra company that Braaten founded.

Dillon Davies and his colleague Shawn Newton were each awarded an Emmy in June at a Seattle awards ceremony recognizing outstanding television productions in the northwest region of the country. Davies grew up in Chinook and graduated from Chinook High in 2004. The two natives of the Hi-Line (Newton grew up in Glasgow) won the Emmys for their work with a Montana-based documentary TV series called "Under the Big Sky." The award was part of the National Academy's regional awards for the Northwest.

Many say the Emmy is the pinnacle of the television industry in terms of recognition. Davies sai...

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