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Kansas City PBS Earns Nine Regional EMMY® Nominations

Local Documentaries, Digital Reporting Honored

Kansas City, MO, September 9, 2022 – Kansas City PBS is excited to announce it has received nine nominations for the 2022 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 Oct. 29 at an awards ceremony in St. Louis, Mo.

“We are thrilled to receive these nominations recognizing the diversity and importance of the content Kansas City PBS offers the metro,” 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 have been able to illuminate untold Kansas City stories on air and online.”

Kansas City PBS’ nominations are as follows:

EDUCATION/SCHOOLS – NEWS

Debates Over Critical Race Theory Obscure and Mislead

Cody Boston, Vicky Diaz-Camacho

DOCUMENTARY – CULTURAL

Womontown

Sandy Woodson, Emily Woodring, Brydie O’Connor

DOCUMENTARY – HISTORICAL

Preserving Our Past: Kansas City Stories of Black History

Catherine Hoffman

All These Delicate Sorrows

Brad Austin

PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM

“Houseless In Kansas City” | Flatland

Cody Boston, Catherine Hoffman, Vicky Diaz-Camacho, D. Rashaan Gilmore

ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT – LONG FORM CONTENT

Fade to Black

John McGrath, Brad Austin

HUMAN INTEREST – LONG FORM CONTENT

Heart of the City

Nicholas Wiggins, Jacob Handy, Samuel Jones, Nathan Johnson, Cody Boston

SOCIETAL CONCERNS – SHORT FORM CONTENT

Hotels for Kansas City’s Homeless Provide Shelter for Some and Headaches for Others

Catherine Hoffman, Cody Boston, Vicky Diaz-Camacho

PROMOTION – PROGRAM (SINGLE SPOT)

Fade To Black on Kansas City PBS | Trailer John McGrath

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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