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Kansas City PBS Wins Three Regional EMMY® Awards Kansas City, MO, October 25, 2021 – Kansas City PBS is thrilled to announce it is the recipient of three 2021 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America Regional Chapter EMMY® Awards.

The winners of the awards display outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements in television and were announced at a virtual ceremony on Oct. 23.

“We are thrilled to win these Emmys,” said Kliff Kuehl, President & CEO of Kansas City PBS. “I’m proud of the valuable stories produced by our talented team members at Kansas City PBS, 90.9 The Bridge and Flatland. Thank you to our supporters and collaborators who support this important work.”

Kansas City PBS won the following awards: HEALTH/MEDICAL – SHORT FORM CONTENT Birthing Battle | How Midwifery (Racially) Evolved Catherine Hoffman HUMAN INTEREST – LONG FORM CONTENT A Century of Change Kerry Rounds, Tamara Rounds, Tanner Davis, Spencer Chaney, Kevin McKinney, Jazman Brewer, Jamaal Jackson, Anthony Dixon, Trey Swager, Brian Brooks POLITICS/GOVERNMENT – LONG FORM Justice Deferred Nick Haines, Mark Stamm, Amanda Krenos, John McGrath, Matthew McClelland, Kevin Lambi

For more information about Kansas City PBS visit kansascitypbs.org.

Located in the heart of Kansas City, MO, Kansas City PBS is a non-profit multimedia organization that has been serving the community since 1961.

The PBS member station airs diverse content focused on civic affairs, science, food, drink, arts and culture on four television channels, including Channel 19.1, 19.2, 19.3 (Create) and 19.4, the 24-hour PBS kids channel. Channel 19.1 and 19.4 are also available to livestream online, with programming available on-demand in the PBS Video App and Kansas City PBS Passport, a member-benefit streaming service.

Kansas City PBS serves students, caregivers and the local education community through free, online resources, workshops for parents and teachers, and annual conferences and events.

It also owns and operates the local NPR music station, 90.9 The Bridge, providing nonprofit radio in a AAA format to listeners over the air and online streaming. Kansas City PBS’ nonprofit source for local journalism, Flatland (flatlandkc.org) produces multimedia reporting focused on civic affairs, arts and culture, food and drink, and education.

For more information on Kansas City PBS or its wide variety of local and national content, visit kansascitypbs.org


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