Kansas City —
KCPT received eight nominations for the 2011 National Academy of
Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America Regional Chapter EMMY® Awards.
The nominations are based on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements in television.
“From promotional spots to public affairs programming to special presentations, KCPT focuses on issues and venues in our community and shines a light on what our city has to offer,” says KCPT CEO and President, Kliff Kuehl. “We’re so proud that not only are we achieving our mission to explore this region, but that our production team is recognized for their talents in making quality programming, as well.”
The 35th annual awards ceremony will be held Saturday, October 22 at the
Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis MO.
KCPT EMMY® nominees are:
Arts/Entertainment: Program Feature: “A Dendroid for KC,” Randy Mason
Human Interest Program/Feature Segment: “KCPT SCREENtime – And What Remains,” Resonate Pictures, Marc Havener
Specialty Program: “Imagine KC,” Angee Simmons, Sean Holmes, Randy Mason
Historic/Cultural—Program Feature Segment: “The History of World War I,” Pamela James, Randy Mason
Interview/Discussion Program: “Check, Please! KC,” Pamela James, Ashley Holcroft
Community/Public Service (PSAs): “Drink Smart,” Angee Simmons, Keith Johnson
Magazine Program: “The Local Show,” Eric Mater, Mark Stamm, Matt McClelland, Nick Haines, Randy Mason
Public/Current/Community Affairs — Program/Special: “The Local Show: Mental
Health Special,” Nick Haines, Sean Holmes
Imagine KC is generously funded by: American Society of Civil Engineers, Garney Family Foundation Fund, Hall Family Foundation, Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, Kansas City Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), William T. Kemper Foundation-Commerce Bank, Trustee, Lafarge North America, Urban Land Institute (ULI) Kansas City, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), WNET–Blueprint America
The Local Show is generously funded by: Fred and Lou Hartwig, Kauffman Foundation, Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, The Hall Family Foundation, Johnson County Community College Foundation, William T. Kemper Foundation-Commerce Bank, Trustee, Francis Family Foundation, Hallmark Cards, Kansas Bioscience Authority, Muriel McBrien Kauffman Foundation, Sprint Foundation, Toy & Miniature Museum, Tradebot Systems, Inc., William T. Kemper 2nd Charitable Trust
Check, Please! Kansas City is generously funded by: Bank of America and 360 Vodka
“The Drink Smart” campaign was produced for the Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics.
“The History of WWI” was produced for the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial.