UNC-TV & Partners Nominated for a Dozen Emmy™ Awards!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 23, 2016
Contact: Rebekah Radisch
UNC-TV Marketing Communications & Engagement
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rradisch@unctv.org

UNC-TV & Partners Nominated for a Dozen Emmy™ Awards!

Mid-South Regional Emmy Awards Signal Value of NC’s Statewide Public Media Network

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK—UNC-TV and its production partners were again recognized for outstanding work last week by garnering 12 nominations in the Southeast’s most prestigious video broadcasting competition—the 31st Annual MidSouth Regional Emmy Awards. UNC-TV’s nominations are as follows (a complete list of nominations can be found at emmynashville.org/awards):

  • Light Feature News Series
    • My Home, NC—UNC-TV, Heather Burgiss, Matthew Maisano
  • Documentary/Cultural
    • Childe Hassam & the Isle of Shoals—UNC-TV, Michael O’Connell
    • EARTHCASTER—Minnow Media, Donna Campbell, Georgann Eubanks
  • Documentary/Historical
    • America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck & The Asheville Experiment—Bonesteel Films, Paul Bonesteel, James Lewis, Steven Anderson
    • From Poverty to Power: The James B. Duke Story—GreyHawk Films, Joanne Hock
  • Magazine Program
    • Our State 801—UNC-TV, Morgan Potts, David Hardy, Heather Dollar, Mike Burke, Amy Meiggs, Karen Pearce, Mike Milstead
  • Informational/Instructional Series
    • Seasonal Science—UNC-TV, David Huppert, Melissa Salpietra
  • Children’s Program
    • PBS Kids Writers Winner’s Circle—UNC-TV, Heather Dollar, Len Faulconer, Tisha Howard, Nancy Rich
  • Director/Program
    • Our State: The Story of Virginia Johnson—UNC-TV, Morgan Potts
  • Editor/Program
    • EARTHCASTER—Minnow Media, Donna Campbell
  • Music Composer/Arranger
    • First in Forestry: Carl Schenck & The Biltmore Forest School—Concentrix Music and Sound Design, Fred Story 
    • Our State: Keeper of the Vine—Concentrix Music and Sound Design, Fred Story
The 31st Annual MidSouth Regional Emmy Awards happen in early 2017 in Nashville, TN. The gala ceremony will livestream on unctv.org and UNC-TV’s North Carolina Channel will broadcast the ceremony (scheduling information will be released closer to airdate).

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UNC-TV provides people of all ages with enriching, life-changing television through its distinctive array of programs and services, including four digital channels: flagship UNC-TV—PBS & More, UNC-EX—The Explorer Channel, ROOTLE—UNC-TV's Kids Channel and the North Carolina Channel—Stories with a Local Accent. UNC-TV’s 12 stations comprise North Carolina’s only statewide television network, made possible through a unique partnership of public investment and private support. UNC-TV is committed to producing, broadcasting and sharing content for and about North Carolina, making it the state’s most important source of information about North Carolina. For more information, visit UNCTV.org and join the conversation by liking us at facebook.com/unctv and following us on Twitter @unctv.