August 27, 2021 / Modified aug 27, 2021 1:12 p.m.

Arizona Public Media receives 48 individual Rocky Mountain Emmy® Award Nominations

Arizona Public Media (AZPM) staff received 48 individual Emmy® nominations for 21 projects across 17 categories.

Emmy Nominations 2020 Arizona Public Media (AZPM) staff received 48 individual Emmy® nominations for 21 projects across 17 categories.
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The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) announced yesterday that Arizona Public Media (AZPM) staff received 48 individual Emmy® nominations for 21 projects across 17 categories. AZPM staff received more nominations than all other Tucson stations combined, and Arizona Public Media was awarded the most nominations of any public media station in the region which includes Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, and El Centro, California.

“This is well-deserved recognition of AZPM’s talented and hard-working staff,” said Jack Gibson, AZPM Chief Executive Officer. “I am proud of the staff members who were nominated and grateful to the entire team at AZPM that makes this recognition possible.”

Winners will be announced at a ceremony on November 6. For a full list of nominees in the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter go to rockymountainemmy.org.

The 2021 AZPM Emmy® nominations are:

ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT SHORT-FORM CONTENT (UP TO 10 MINUTES)

The Muralist
Andrew Brown, producer

EDUCATION/SCHOOLS SHORT FORM CONTENT (UP TO 10 MINUTES)

School In The Time Of COVID
John DeSoto, videographer / editor
Cáit NíSíomón, producer / editor

Star Party
Vanessa Barchfield, producer
Mya Long, editor

TEEN (13 - 19) SHORT FORM CONTENT (UP TO 10 MINUTES)

Hearing Isaiah
Mitchell Riley, producer/editor
Nathan Huffman, videographer
Jordan Chin, student videographer

The Class Of 2020
Tadiwa Kambarami, editor

ENVIRONMENT/SCIENCE SHORT FORM CONTENT (UP TO 10 MINUTES)

Selling Water
Vanessa Barchfield, producer/editor
Mya Long, editor
Jeff Landers, videographer

Afro Herper
Vanessa Barchfield, producer
Nathan Huffman, videographer
Mya Long, editor

Reconciliation On The River
Mitchell Riley, producer/editor
Bryan Nelson, aerial producer
Jordan Chin, student videographer

HISTORICAL/CULTURAL SHORT FORM CONTENT (UP TO 10 MINUTES)

Myth And The West
David Fenster, producer/videographer/editor
Nathan Huffman, videographer
Martin Rubio, videographer

The Bahidaj Harvest
Mitchell Riley, producer
Nathan Huffman, videographer
Jordan Chin, student videographer

HUMAN INTEREST SHORT FORM CONTENT (UP TO 10 MINUTES)

Wyatt
Vanessa Barchfield, producer/writer
Mya Long, editor

HUMAN INTEREST LONG FORM CONTENT (LONGER THAN 10 MINUTES)

Billy
Vanessa Barchfield, producer
Nathan Huffman, videographer/editor

MILITARY SHORT FORM CONTENT (UP TO 10 MINUTES)

The Flying Fortress
Gage Judd, producer/videographer/editor

POLITICS/GOVERNMENT LONG FORM CONTENT (LONGER THAN 10 MINUTES)

2020 AZ Senate Debate
Lorraine Rivera, Host
Note: The 2020 AZ Senate Debate was a co-production between Arizona Public Media and Arizona PBS in Phoenix. Six additional individuals were nominated.

SOCIETAL CONCERNS SHORT FORM CONTENT (UP TO 10 MINUTES)

Pandemic Dreams
Elena Lopez, design animator
Cáit NíSíomón, producer/sound

TECHNOLOGY SHORT FORM CONTENT (UP TO 10 MINUTES)

Power Connectors
Bryan Nelson, producer/videographer
Martin Rubio, videographer/editor

MAGAZINE PROGRAM (SINGLE PROGRAM)

Arizona Illustrated: Understanding The Bighorn
John Booth, producer/writer

PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM (SINGLE PROGRAM OR SERIES)

Biden's Border Strategy
Kassandra Lau, producer
Lorraine Rivera, host
Tony Paniagua, reporter
Mya Long, editor

SPECIAL EVENT COVERAGE (LIVE OR EDITED)

OSIRIS-REx Touch-and-Go
Martín Rubio, videographer/editor
Nathan Huffman, videographer
Bryan Nelson, producer/videographer/editor
Tom McNamara, host

INFORMATIONAL/INSTRUCTIONAL CONTENT

All About The Vaccines
Bryan Nelson, producer/videographer
Nathan Huffman, editor
Martin Rubio, videographer

PROGRAM PROMOTION (CAMPAIGN)

Arizona Illustrated Rebrand Campaign
Carolyn Yaussy, producer

EDITOR SHORT FORM CONTENT (UNDER 10 MINUTES)

The Bahidaj Harvest
Mitchell Riley, editor


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