August 7, 2019 / Modified aug 22, 2019 1:19 p.m.

Arizona Public Media leads Tucson Market in Emmy® Nominations

AZPM has received has received 32 individual Emmy® nominations for 17 projects across 12 categories

Emmy Nominations for AZPM AZPM is proud to be recognized by The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts with 32 individual Emmy® nominations for 17 projects across 12 categories in 2019.
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The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced Monday that Arizona Public Media has received has received 32 individual Emmy® nominations for 17 projects across 12 categories, the most for a public media station in the region which includes Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and El Centro, California. AZPM’s signature newsmagazine series, Arizona Illustrated, again received multiple nods, but most notable this year are the three nominations for Arizona 360, AZPM’s new public affairs show. In the past four years, AZPM has won forty-five individual Emmy® Awards, including the prestigious Governor’s Award for the 2016 original documentary Passing On, and the Overall Excellence award in 2015.  

The 2019 AZPM Emmy nominations are:

ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT - NEWS SINGLE STORY/SERIES/FEATURE
Sean Parker's Universe
Andrew Brown, Producer

ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT - PROGRAM FEATURE SEGMENT
Rainer
Andrew Brown, Editor
Vanessa Barchfield, Producer/Editor
Robert Lindberg, Videographer

HISTORIC/CULTURAL - NEWS SINGLE STORY/SERIES/FEATURE/PROGRAM SEGMENT
Where Dreams Die
Sandra Westdahl, Producer/Editor
Arlene Islas, Videographer
Michael McKisson, Aerial Videography

HUMAN INTEREST - NEWS SINGLE STORY/SERIES/FEATURE
Brian Smith
Andrew Brown, Producer

HUMAN INTEREST-PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT
Halfway Home
Gisela Telis, Writer/Producer
Robert Lindberg, Editor

The New Brian
Gisela Telis, Writer/Producer

POLITICS/GOVERNMENT - PROGRAM SPECIAL
Arizona 360 - El Paso Road Show
Lorraine Rivera, Producer/Host
Kassandra Lau, Producer
Nathan Huffman, Videographer

RELIGION – NEWS SINGLE STORY/SERIES/FEATURE/PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT/PROGRAM SPECIAL
Ellen And Laci Tony Paniagua, Producer

SPORTS FEATURE SEGMENT
When Sarah Runs Sandra Westdahl, Videographer/Editor
Vanessa Barchfield, Producer
Brian Deevers, Graphic Animator
Michael McKisson, Aerial Videography

INTERVIEW/DISCUSSION – FEATURE/SEGMENT/PROGRAM SPECIAL
Border Crime And Infrastructure
Lorraine Rivera, Producer/Anchor
Kassandra Lau, Producer

MAGAZINE PROGRAM - FEATURE/SEGMENT
Chef Kumi
Mitchell Riley, Editor

Lerua’s
Mitchell Riley, Editor

The Loop
Tony Paniagua, Producer
Nathan Huffman, Videographer/Editor
Robert Lindberg, Videographer/Editor

MAGAZINE PROGRAM - PROGRAM/SPECIAL OR SERIES
Arizona Illustrated Episode 510
Mitchell Riley, Series Producer
Tom McNamara, Host

PUBLIC/CURRENT/COMMUNITY AFFAIRS – FEATURE/SEGMENT /PROGRAM SERIES/PROGRAM SPECIAL
Marching For Their Lives
Gisela Telis, Writer/Producer

Yuma Immigration Surge
Lorraine Rivera, Producer/Reporter
Robert Lindberg, Videographer/Editor

Zaira
Andrew Brown, Producer

Winners will be announced at an award ceremony next month. For a full list of nominees in the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter go to rockymountainemmy.org.


About AZPM  Arizona Public Media (AZPM) is an editorially independent, nonprofit public service of the University of Arizona (UA) and provides three television program services (PBS 6, PBS 6 Plus, and PBS Kids), four radio services (NPR 89.1, Classical 90.5, Jazz 98.1 HD2 and the BBC World Service) and a variety of online program offerings at azpm.org. AZPM is funded through the generous support of annual and sustaining members, the business community through program underwriting, fee-for-service production activities, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and direct and in-kind support from UA.   Arizona Public Media® and AZPM® are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents, which holds the FCC broadcast licenses for all AZPM stations, for the benefit of the University of Arizona. More information about AZPM, including program schedules and Video-on-Demand offerings, can be found online at azpm.org.

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