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PBS NORTH CAROLINA BRINGS HOME THREE EMMY® AWARDS FROM 35TH MIDSOUTH REGIONAL EMMYS
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, 3/16/2021 — PBS North Carolina was awarded three Emmy® Awards at the 35th Midsouth Regional Emmy Awards ceremony, held virtually this year, on February 27.
This year’s PBS North Carolina Midsouth Regional Emmy Award Winners are:
HISTORIC/CULTURAL PROGRAM FEATURE/SEGMENT
Cornelio Campos: Documenting Immigrants’ Lives, Jonathan Steve Duran Arriola, Robert Gunter
My Home, NC:The Trip: A Story of the South, Miriam McSpadden, Heather Burgiss, Brooks Bennett
Science in Sixty Seconds, Paula Edelson, Elizabeth Harris, Melissa Salpietra, Galen Black
“I want to thank everyone here at PBS North Carolina for your support this past year,” said Director of Local Content and Programming Galen Black. “The team works tirelessly traveling the state and serving its citizens with stories about their neighbors and themselves. I couldn’t be prouder of this group of creators for their unwavering dedication to their craft.” Black was also part of the team that won the Emmy for best Informational/Instructional Series—the series’ third win in this category.
“I’m incredibly proud for our production team to be recognized with another year of Emmy wins,” said PBS North Carolina CEO Lindsay Bierman. “These awards reflect our unwavering commitment to powerful storytelling and creative excellence.”
About the Nashville/Midsouth Chapter
The Nashville/Midsouth Region, founded in 1984, encompasses the States of North Carolina (except Asheville) and Tennessee, and the television market of Huntsville, Alabama. In addition to granting the Midsouth Regional Emmy® Awards, the chapter awards scholarships, honors quarter-century industry veterans with the Silver Circle, conducts Regional Student Television Awards of Excellence for high schools, has a free, nationwide job bank that provides member discounts and participates in judging Emmy entries at the regional and national levels.
About PBS North Carolina
As North Carolina’s statewide PBS network serving the country’s third-largest public media market,PBS NC educates, informs, entertains and inspires its statewide audience on-air, online and in-person. Through its unique partnership of public investment and private support, the statewide network includes in-person engagement, digital-first social and online content delivery, and four over-the-air channels—PBS NC, the North Carolina Channel, Rootle 24/7 PBS Kids and the Explorer Channel. Its transformational events and content spark curiosity and wonder for all North Carolinians. Additionally, PBS NC serves as the backbone for North Carolina’s state’s emergency services. Visit pbsnc.org and join the conversation at facebook.com/MyPBSNC, instagram.com/mypbsnc and @MyPBSNC on Twitter.
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Kathleen Kramer,PBS North Carolina Marketing & Communications