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KCETLink Receives 19 Los Angeles Area Emmy® Award Nominations

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Amanda Martin                     

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Local News Program SOCAL CONNECTED Earns Nine Nominations;Southern California Arts and Culture Series ARTBOUND Garners Six

Burbank, Calif.June 6, 2017KCETLink Media Group, a leading national independent nonprofit public broadcast and digital network, is proud to announce that its Southern California public media service KCET has received 18 nominations and one nomination for KCET/kcet.org for the 69th annual Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards. The organization’s nominations include nine for KCET’s acclaimed news program SOCAL CONNECTED, four for its multi-media arts and culture series ARTBOUND and two for the food series THE MIGRANT KITCHEN, including a win for composer Jose Parody in the category of Creative Technical Crafts – Music Composition. Also nominated is KCET’s original series LOST L.A. that explores iconic pieces of Los Angeles history that have vanished, and the special election initiative, PROPS IN A MINUTE. The 2017 Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards will be announced on Saturday, July 22 at the Television Academy’s Saban Media Center in North Hollywood.

The 69th Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards nominations for KCETLink Media Group include: 

L.A. LOCAL COLOR

THE MIGRANT KITCHEN
Cynthia Dea, Associate Producer; Juan Devis, Executive Producer; Antonio Diaz, Co-Producer;  Stef Ferrari, Co-Producer;  Ben Hunter, Co-Producer; Kelly Parker, Producer

CRIME/SOCIAL ISSUES

SOCAL CONNECTED: “The Wrongly Convicted”
Amanda Garcia, Associate Producer; Lata Pandya, Producer; Alex Stapleton, Reporter; Val Zavala, Executive Producer

ARTS

ARTBOUND: “Third L.A. With Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne”

Matthew Crotty, Producer; Juan Devis, Executive Producer; Christopher Hawthorne, Executive Producer; Corbett Jones, Producer; Stephen Pagano, Producer; Kelly Parker, Producer

CULTURE/HISTORY

ARTBOUND:  “Charles Lummis: Reimagining The American West

Matthew Crotty, Producer: Juan Devis, Executive Producer:  Jaime Morgan Muñoz, Associate Producer: Stephen Pagano, Producer

LOST LA: “Reshaping LA”

Matthew Crotty, Producer; Juan Devis, Executive Producer; Bill Dotson, Co-Producer; Nathan Masters, Producer; Hugh McHarg, Executive Producer; Catherine Quinlan, Executive Producer; Tim Stanton, Co-Producer

INFORMATIONAL SERIES (MORE THAN 50% REMOTE)

SOCAL CONNECTED
Linda Burns, Senior Producer; Amanda Garcia, Associate Producer;  Jon Kaplan, Segment Producer; Nic Cha Kim, Reporter; Cara Santa Maria, Reporter; Robert J. McDonnell, Associate Producer; Lata Pandya, Segment Producer; Derrick Shore, Producer, Reporter; Val Zavala, Anchor, Executive Producer

INFORMATIONAL SERIES (MORE THAN 50% STUDIO)

Ballot Brief: Props In A Minute
Linda Burns, Senior Producer; Henry Cram, Producer; Robert J. McDonnell, Coordinating Producer; Val Zavala, Anchor, Executive Producer

ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMING

ARTBOUND: “Fallujah Opera: Art, Healing, and PTSD”

Matthew Crotty, Producer; Juan Devis, Executive Producer; Jordan Wayne Long, Producer; Kim Spencer, Executive Producer

ARTBOUND: “Hopscotch: An Opera for the 21st Century”
Matthew Crotty, Producer; Juan Devis, Executive Producer

FEATURE SEGMENT
SOCAL CONNECTED: “Breathing New Life Into Taxidermy”
Conor Knighton, Reporter

SOCAL CONNECTED: “Feathers of Fire: Spectacular Shadow Play”
Nic Cha Kim, Reporter; Robert J. McDonnell, Producer

SOCAL CONNECTED: “Kids, Cancer, and Cameras”
Derrick Shore, Producer, Reporter

INFORMATION SEGMENT

SOCAL CONNECTED: “Drone Dangers”
Derrick Shore, Producer, Reporter

SOCAL CONNECTED: “LA’S Public Housing Problem”
Derrick Shore, Producer, Reporter

SOCAL CONNECTED: “A Tale of Two Mountain Lions”
Michael Bloecher, Editor; Adam Hyman, Producer; Cara Santa Maria, Reporter

SOCAL CONNECTED: “Tree Canopies”
Jon Kaplan, Producer; Nic Cha Kim, Reporter

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR – PROGRAMMING

Matt Glass – KCET

Christine Yuan – KCET/kcet.org

CATEGORIES WITH A SINGLE NOMINATION AND WIN

CREATIVE TECHNICAL CRAFTS - MUSIC COMPOSITION
THE MIGRANT KITCHEN

Jose Parody, Composer

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. Select programming from KCET and Link TV is also available for streaming on Hulu, Apple TV, and Roku platforms.

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