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WTIU Receives 13 NATAS Lower Great Lakes Emmy Award Nominations

NATAS Lower Great Lakes Emmy Award Nominations

WTIU received 13 Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmy Award nominations today from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

The Lower Great Lakes Emmy Awards recognize excellence in television among its members in Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

WTIU series The Friday Zone and The Weekly Special earned a respective four and two nominations. Other honorees include locally-produced documentaries Beautiful by Design: The Indiana University Bloomington Campus, Clessie Cummins: Hoosier Inventor, Indiana’s Wild Landscape, and The Music Makers of Gennett Records and its companion concert film The Gennett Suite.

The winners will be announced June 15 at the 2019 Emmy Gala held at the Renaissance Hotel Cleveland. A list of WTIU’s nominees follows:

Children/Youth/Teen Program/Special

The Friday Zone: Peggy’s Poetry & Zarg
Russell McGee, Producer/Writer/Editor

The Friday Zone: Too Hot to Handle
Eric Bolstridge, Producer

The Friday Zone: The Force Awakens
Eric Bolstridge, Producer

Sports – Feature/Segment

The Weekly Special: Andrew Peterson
Jason Pear, Producer/Videographer/Editor
Jacob Lindauer, Videographer

Documentary – Cultural

Beautiful by Design: The Indiana University Bloomington Campus
Susanne Schwibs, Producer/Director
Justin Crossley, Producer/Director of Photography

The Music Makers of Gennett Records
Todd Gould, Producer/Director
Robert Anderson, WTIU Executive Producer

Documentary – Topical

Indiana's Wild Landscape
Samuel Orr, Producer/Director
Robert Anderson, WTIU Executive Producer

Magazine Program – Program/Special

The Weekly Special
Sarah Curtiss, Producer
Jay Kincaid, Director

Magazine Program – Feature/Segment

A Moment of Science: Wild Science: Eastern Box Turtle
Jacob Lindauer, Producer/Videographer/Editor
Christopher Dodge, Videographer

Nostalgia Program – Program/Special/Series

Clessie Cummins: Hoosier Inventor
Storme Wood, Director/Editor
Andie Redwine, Producer/Director
Robert Anderson, WTIU Executive Producer

Audio

The Gennett Suite
Kevin Evans, Audio Engineer

Musical Composition/Arrangement

The Music Makers of Gennett Records
Tyron Cooper, Composer/Arranger

The Friday Zone: Peggy’s Poetry & Zarg
Ryan Chase, Composer
Russell McGee, Producer