August 29, 2017 / Modified aug 29, 2017 2:46 p.m.

Arizona Public Media Garners 27 Individual Emmy® Nominations

Including nomination for the coveted Overall Excellence Award

AZPM Emmy Collection hero AZPM is proud to be recognized by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. (PHOTO: AZPM Staff)

TUCSON, AZ – August 29, 2017 – Arizona Public Media (AZPM) received a total of twenty-seven individual Emmy Awards nominations for thirteen productions in ten categories, as announced by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).

“Our goal is to provide content and tell stories that enrich the lives of our audience,” said Jack Gibson, AZPM General Manager. “To receive recognition from industry peers for the quality of that work is an added bonus.”


AZPM Emmy Nominations

Arts/Entertainment – Program Feature-Segment

Forming the Formless
Mark McLemore
Sandra Westdahl

New Downtown Murals
Andrew Brown
Sandra Westdahl

Restoring DeGrazia
Andrew Brown


Education/Schools – News Single Story/Series/Feature

The Growing Class
Tony Paniagua


Human Interest – Program Feature/Segment

Dick Tuck
Andrew Brown
Sandra Westdahl


Societal Concerns – Program Feature/Segment/Program Special

Camp Bravo
Mitchell Riley
Sandra Westdahl
Cody Sheehy

Oliver's Journey
Gisela Telis
Nathan Huffman


Technology – News Single Story/Series/Feature/Program Feature/Segment / Program/Special

OSIRIS REx: Countdown to Launch
Thomas Kleespie
Sara Hammond
Nathan Huffman
Robert Lindberg


Informational/Instructional

Michelle's Story
Thomas Kleespie
Robert Lindberg
Steve Bayless


Public/Current/Community Affairs – Feature/Segment /Program Special/Series

Winter Shelter
Mitchell Riley
Sandra Westdahl


Special Event Coverage (other than News or Sports) Live or Edited

Community Interactive: Stories from the Border
John Booth
Michael Chihak
Nancy Montoya


Editor-Program (Non-News)

Camp Bravo
Mitchell Riley


Overall Excellence

Arizona Public Media


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