KCETLink Media Group Receives 12 Los Angeles Area Emmy® Award Nominations | KCET
KCETLink Media Group Receives 12 Los Angeles Area Emmy® Award Nominations
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
· 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
· 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.