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WTIU Wins Six NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter Emmys


WTIU won six regional Emmys during the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter’s virtual awards ceremony held Saturday.

WTIU’s travel series, Journey Indiana, earned three awards for best feature in news for its story on the man behind Parke County’s Bridgeton Mill and best features in environment/science for stories on fireflies and Sandhill Crane migration.

Three of WTIU’s locally-produced documentaries were also honored with Emmys, including Ernie Pyle: Life in the Trenches for best writing, Amen! Music of the Black Church for best historical/cultural content, and A Rural Revolution: Indiana’s Round Barns for best nostalgia 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 winners is available on the NATAS website.