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KCETLink Media Group Receives 12 Los Angeles Area Emmy® Award Nominations

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KCETLink Media Group Receives 12 Los Angeles Area Emmy®Award Nominations

 

News Program SOCAL CONNECTED Nominated for Best Information/Public Affairs Series

 

Burbank, Calif. - June 4, 2015 - KCETLink Media Group, a leading national independent non-profit public broadcast and digital network, is proud to announce that it has received 12 nominations for the 67th Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards presented by the Los Angeles Television Academy. The station's nominations include nine for its acclaimed news program SOCAL CONNECTED, including best Information/Public Affairs Series; two for its series ARTBOUND; and one for an episode from its CITY WALK series. The 67th Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards will be announced on Saturday, July 25 at The Skirball Cultural Center Guerin Pavilion in Herscher Hall.

The 67th Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards nominations for KCETLink Media Group include: 

 

INFORMATION/PUBLIC AFFAIRS SERIES (MORE THAN 50% REMOTE)

·         SoCal Connected - "Overmedicated Elderly"

Linda Burns, Senior Producer; Alicia Clark, Associate Producer; Conor Knighton, Reporter; Cara Santa Maria, Reporter; Robert J. McDonnell, Associate Producer; Lata Pandya, Associate Producer; Jennifer Sabih, Reporter; Derrick Shore, Reporter; Val Zavala, Anchor, Executive Producer 

L.A. LOCAL COLOR

·         City Walk - "Walk Stars -  Satellite Beach"

Juan Devis, Executive Producer; Steve Reich, Co-Executive Producer; Thomas Rigler, Executive Producer

FEATURE SEGMENT

·         SoCal Connected - "Bottle to Bottle: The Future of Recycling"

Derrick Shore, Reporter 

·         SoCal Connected - "Clare Graham"

Nik Cha Kim, Reporter 

·         Artbound - "Gallery Tally"

Don Broida, Producer; Matthew Crotty, Producer; Juan Devis, Executive Producer; Marielle Noble, Producer 

·         SoCal Connected - "Natural History Museum's Citizen Science Insect Labeling Project"

Cara Santa Maria, Reporter 

·         Artbound - "Teatro Jornalero Sin Fronteras"

Nik Cha Kim, Co-Producer

 

INFORMATION SEGMENT

·         SoCal Connected - "Going Nuts in Southern California"

Jennifer Sabih, Reporter

·         SoCal Connected - "Overmedicating the Elderly"

Lata Pandya, Producer; Val Zavala, Reporter 

·         SoCal Connected - "Processed Human Waste as Fertilizer - The Stinky Controversy"

Lata Pandya, Associate Producer; Derrick Shore, Reporter 

·         SoCal Connected - "Saving the Salton Sea"

Zach Behrens, Associate Producer

 

OUTSTANDING WRITER - PROGRAMMING

·         Conor Knighton, Writer

 

ABOUT KCETLINK MEDIA GROUP

KCETLink Media Group is a national independent, nonprofit, digital and broadcast network that provides high-quality, culturally diverse programming designed to engage the public in innovative, entertaining and transformative ways. With a commitment to independent perspectives, smart global entertainment, local communities, and opportunities for engagement and social action, KCETLink depicts people and the world through a lens unavailable elsewhere in U.S. media. A viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization, KCETLink content is distributed nationally via satellite on Link TV - DIRECTV channel 375 and DISH Network channel 9410 - and on KCET in Southern and Central California via broadcast and cable, as well as through various digital delivery systems. For additional information about KCET and Link TV productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org or linktv.org.