KCET Tops All Other Stations With Most Los Angeles Area Emmy Wins | KCET
KCET Tops All Other Stations With Most Los Angeles Area Emmy Wins
KCET received 10 awards at the 69th Annual Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards presented by the Los Angeles Television Academy on Saturday, July 22 at the Saban Media Center at the Television Academy in North Hollywood.
"We're thrilled to have been honored with 10 Emmy awards by the Los Angeles Television Academy, particularly given the caliber of our fellow nominees," says Michael Riley, President & Chief Executive Officer of KCET. "I want to congratulate our Chief Creative Officer Juan Devis and his amazing team for their trailblazing spirit, and more importantly, for continuing to shine a light on critical issues impacting our communities here in southern California."
The station's awards include four for its acclaimed news program "SoCal Connected" (including Best Informational Series), one for the special election initiative "Props in a Minute," two 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. Matt Glass was an Emmy winner for Outstanding Director - Programming.
"We are extremely honored and humbled to have been recognized with 10 Emmy wins by the Television Academy," says Juan Devis, KCET's Chief Creative Officer. "To receive the highest number of accolades of the night is a reflection of the focus, perseverance and creativity of KCET's production team and its partners, in telling stories that reflect, question and celebrate the people, history and future of Southern California."
See the full list of winners below. Follow the links to watch the award-winning videos.
1) 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
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
4) INFORMATIONAL SERIES (MORE THAN 50% REMOTE)
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
5) 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
6) ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAMMING
Artbound: “Fallujah Opera: Art, Healing, and PTSD”
Matthew Crotty, Producer; Juan Devis, Executive Producer; Jordan Wayne Long, Producer; Kim Spencer, Executive Producer
7) FEATURE SEGMENT
SoCal Connected: “Kids, Cancer, and Cameras”
Derrick Shore, Producer, Reporter
8) INFORMATION SEGMENT
SoCal Connected: “Tree Canopies”
Jon Kaplan, Producer; Nic Cha Kim, Reporter
9) OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR - PROGRAMMING
Matt Glass - KCET
10) CREATIVE TECHNICAL CRAFTS - MUSIC COMPOSITION
The Migrant Kitchen
Jose Parody, Composer
Top Image: Gabriel Olsen/Contributor/Getty Images
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