KCPT snags 11 Emmy Nominations


Press release posted by Bob Evans

Kansas City PBS Earns 11 Regional EMMY® Nominations

Kansas City PBS received 11 nominations for the 2019 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America Regional Chapter EMMY® Awards based on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements in television.

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“It’s so gratifying to receive nominations that reflect the diverse content and storytelling across all our services – KCPT, The Bridge and Flatland, KCPT’s digital magazine. it so wonderful to see all the outstanding local content our teams produce that adds such great value to our national content offerings,” KCPT President & CEO, Kliff Kuehl said.

“We’re incredibly fortunate to have community support for the work that we do from foundations, corporations and our members.” KCPT nominations are: Arts/Entertainment- Program Feature Segment Sounds of the Soul: Krutz Strings Arts/Entertainment – Program/Special Me, Dorothy … and This Road to Oz Politics/Government – Program/Special Who Will Lead KC? Primary Debate Documentary-Cultural The Elders Last Tour ‐ Going to Arklow Informational/Instructional/ Program Special Public Works?: A Level Foundation Interview/Discussion -Program ’68: The Kansas City Race Riots Then & Now

KCPT believes in the power of media on every platform and seeks to use that power to enrich, engage and entertain our viewers both on-air and online.

KCPT strives to advance conversations through community engagement and social media; explore complicated issues facing our region with ongoing reporting, investigative reports and informed discussions; and share the stories of people, places, and progress in our community. Public/Current/Community Affairs – Feature/Segment Public Works?: Evicted Interstitial American Graduate: Kansas City vs. Peer Cities Talent – Performer/Host Nick Haines Public/Current/Community Affairs – Feature/Segment Preparing Students with Disabilities for the Workforce Special Event Coverage (other than News or Sports) Live or Edited Celebration at the Station in partnership with the Kansas City Symphony.

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