KCPBS nabs emmy nominations

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Kansas City PBS Earns 10 Regional EMMY® Nominations

Kansas City, MO, September 10, 2021 – Kansas City PBS received 10 nominations for the 2021 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America Regional Chapter EMMY® Awards. The nominations are based on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements in television. The winners will be announced on October 23.

“We are thrilled to receive these nominations highlighting the diversity of content across all our services – Kansas City PBS, 90.9 The Bridge and Flatland, KCPBS’ digital news source,” said Kliff Kuehl, President & CEO of Kansas City PBS. “We are fortunate to have the generous support of our community, a talented team and collaborators who, even with current working restrictions imposed by a global pandemic, have been able to tell important KC stories.”

Kansas City PBS’ nominations are as follows:

DOCUMENTARY – CULTURAL

Six Streets

Cody Boston, Josh Gloer, Michael Saldivar, Nicholas Wiggins, Trey Swager, Evan Wunsch

DOCUMENTARY – HISTORICAL

Bird: Not Out of Nowhere

Brad Austin, John McGrath, Cole Blaise, Matthew McClelland

PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM

Housing & Eviction Series

Cody Boston, Vicky Diaz-Camacho, Catherine Hoffman

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL – SHORT FORM CONTENT

5 Vegetables to Start Growing: Beginner’s Guide

Emily Woodring

ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT – SHORT FORM CONTENT

Hurly Burly from KC Performs

Brad Austin, John McGrath

ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT – LONG FORM CONTENT

A Christmas Carol

Brad Austin, Cole Blaise, Joseph Pollock, Matt Terwilliger

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

Into The Zone

Cody Boston, Nick Haines, Chris Lester, Samuel Snead

Justice Deferred

Nick Haines, Mark Stamm, Amanda Krenos, John McGrath, Matthew McClelland, Kevin Lambi

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

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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 (flatladkc.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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