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Seattle Channel receives 11 Emmy nominations

Seattle Channel is honored to receive 11 Northwest Emmy-award nominations from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The 2015 nominations were announced Friday night and highlight the quality of several Seattle Channel series, including public-affairs program City Inside/Out; documentary series Community Stories; weekly magazine show CityStream; Seattle Speaks, an interactive town hall; and an Art Zone special production.

Nat Sound and the Room Tones
Seattle Channel band Nat Sound and The Room-Tones
rocked the NATAS Emmy nomination party.

Here is a list of the nominations:

Human Interest — Feature/Segment
Hands on History, CityStream — Ralph Bevins, producer/photograper/editor and Brian Callanan, co-writer

Arts/Entertainment  — Program Special
Hedgebrook: Women Authoring Change, an Art Zone with Nancy Guppy special production, Lisa Halpern and Doug Loviska, co-producers

Information/Instructional — Feature/Segment
Beacon Food Forest, CityStream — Shannon Gee, producer/photographer/editor
Bats in Seattle, CityStream — Ian Devier, producer/photographer/editor

Seattle Speaks: Preschool Politics, Susan Han, co-producer; Brian Callanan, host/producer; Matt Peterson, photographer/editor; Angela King, online correspondent; Megan Erb, co-producer; Vince Pierce, director; Daryl Peck, video engineer; Ed Escalona, production manager

Politics/Government — Program/Special
City Inside/Out: Cannabis Concerns, Susan Han, senior producer; Brian Callanan, host/producer; Matt Peterson, photographer/editor

Documentary — Cultural
Community Stories: Honor Totem, Ian Devier, producer, director, photographer, editor; Shannon Gee, producer

Program Host/Moderator
Brian Callanan, public affairs host

Writer — Program
Brian Callanan, writer composite

Photographer — Program
Community Stories: Honor Totem, Ian Devier

Editor — Program
Community Stories: Honor Totem, Ian Devier

Seattle Channel competes against commercial and public television stations in the Northwest NATAS five-state region, which includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. For a complete listing of the 2015 Northwest Emmy nominations go here. The Northwest Regional Emmy awards will be announced on June 6. Stay tuned!