Posted by Bob Evans
Kansas City PBS is thrilled to announce it is the recipient of four 2020 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America Regional Chapter EMMY® Awards. The annual ceremony was held virtually on Saturday, Nov. 21.
“Receiving four Emmys is an honor for the station and speaks to the valuable storytelling that’s happening across all of our brands – KCPBS, 90.9 The Bridge and Flatland, our digital news source,” said Kliff Kuehl, President & CEO of Kansas City PBS. “We are fortunate to have the continued support of our community and a talented team of collaborators who, even with current working restrictions imposed by a global pandemic, have been able to tell important KC stories.”
Kansas City PBS won the following awards:
ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT – PROGRAM/SPECIAL
Cody Boston, Morgan Cooper
DOCUMENTARY – HISTORICAL
Nicholas Wiggins, Cole Blaise, Cody Boston, Samuel Jones,
Nathaniel Bozarth, Christopher Cook
PROGRAM PROMO – SINGLE SPOT OR CAMPAIGN (NON-NEWS)
Cole Blaise, JP Haley, Emily Harris
KCPBS received 11 nominations overall for its work over the past year. The nominations are based on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements in television.
Kansas City PBS is a non-profit multimedia organization located in midtown Kansas City. Founded in 1961, KC PBS operates four television channels, as well as working with sister brands Flatland, a digital news and culture magazine, and 90.9 The Bridge, an NPR music discovery public radio station.