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USM alumnus wins second Emmy Award for Alaskan photography

David Lovejoy

University of Southern Maine (USM) alumnus David Lovejoy ’10 has for the second year in a row won a Creative Arts Emmy Award for his work on the BBC Studios show “Life Below Zero.”

Lovejoy, a 2010 graduate of USM’s Communication and Media Studies program, won the award for “Outstanding Cinematography for a Reality Program” in a ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Sept. 14, which kicked off the 71st annual Emmy Awards.

This year, Lovejoy served as director of photography for the show, which chronicles the lives of residents in remote Alaska and airs on the National Geographic Channel.

David Lovejoy and crew with Emmy AwardsLovejoy won the same award in 2018 as a camera operator for the show, saying at the time he was “over the moon” about the experience.

“I get an opportunity to see things that I probably would never see any other way," Lovejoy said after his first Emmy win.


Top photo courtesy of David Lovejoy '10. 

Bottom photo courtesy of Adrienne Lovejoy. David Lovejoy is pictured at left.