Barack Obama Wins Emmy For Narrating Netflix Documentary

Former President Barack Obama won the outstanding narrator Emmy Award for his work on the Netflix documentary “Our Great National Parks” at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony.

Moments later, the streaming giant tweeted congratulations to Obama, 61, for making history as the first president to win a competitive Emmy.

The Associated Press noted that Obama is the second president to have an Emmy. Dwight D. Eisenhower was given a special Emmy Award in 1956 while still in office.

The docuseries is a five-part show about national parks around the world. Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama produced the series through their production company Higher Ground.

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