September 22, 2016
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Trustee Peter Principato ’87 Wins 2016 Primetime Emmy

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by Emily Elefonte '17

Peter PrincipatoPeter Principato ’87, Adelphi  University trustee and owner of Principato Young Entertainment, won his first Primetime Emmy Award for his executive producer role on Comedy Central’s hit Key & Peele in the Outstanding Variety Sketch Series category. Principato was nominated for an Emmy for the same show in 2015.

Principato Young Entertainment is one of the country’s top talent management firms. In a prior interview with Adelphi, Principato said, “I love what I do. There’s nothing more satisfying than discovering someone and getting them their first job. More than anything, I love nurturing creative people to help them achieve their greatest aspirations.”

See the Emmy Awards website



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