The NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter announced yesterday that WTIU received 22 regional Emmy Award nominations for its locally-produced series and documentaries.
WTIU’s travel series, Journey Indiana, earned seven nominations, including for best magazine program, best editor (news/sports), and best features in news, environment/science, arts/entertainment, and societal concerns.
The Friday Zone, WTIU’s children’s series, earned three nominations in the children/youth/teen and writer categories. WTIU’s web series [indi]android received one nomination in the arts/entertainment category for its feature on graphic novelist Nate Powell.
Ernie Pyle: Life in the Trenches earned four nominations for best historical documentary, best writing, best editing, and best research. Crooked Stick: Songs in a Strange Land is nominated in both the musical composition/arrangement and audio categories. Feel of Vision, Amen! Music of the Black Church, and A Rural Revolution: Indiana’s Round Barns each received one nomination for best documentary in the respective categories of health/medical, historical/cultural, and nostalgia.
In addition to the nominations for the station’s three series and five documentaries, WTIU staff members John Timm and Saddam Al-Zubaidi are also individually nominated for best photographer in short form content.
The Lower Great Lakes Emmy Awards recognize excellence in television among its members in Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. A complete list of this year’s Emmy nominees is available on the NATAS website.
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