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Seattle Channel receives a dozen Northwest Emmy nominations

Seattle Channel is proud to announce the municipal TV station has been nominated for a dozen Northwest Regional Emmy Awards by the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The nominations were announced Friday night and highlight the quality of several Seattle Channel series, including arts program Art Zone with Nancy Guppypublic-affairs program City Inside/Outmagazine show CityStreamand Citizen University TV, a program offering lessons in civic power.

“Seattle Channel is honored to be recognized for our commitment to compelling content and quality journalism,” said Shannon Gee, Seattle Channel’s interim general manager. “These nominations underscore the role of the station’s in-depth coverage designed to help residents stay informed, engaged and connected to their changing city. I applaud our talented team for its dedication to excellence in local programming.”

The station received nominations in program categories including arts and entertainment, health and science, public affairs, politics/government, as well as editing and reporting.

The Northwest regional Emmy awards will be announced June 9. The NATAS region includes five states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

Here is a listing of Seattle Channel’s 12 Emmy nominations:

Environmental – Feature/Segment
Nube 9: Ian Devier, producer/photographer/editor

Arts/Entertainment – Feature/Segment
Humaira Abid: Christopher Barnes, producer/photographer/editor

Arts/Entertainment – Program/Special 
Art Zone with Nancy Guppy: For the Love of Vinyl: Nancy Guppy, host/senior producer; Sheila Mullen, producer; Vincent Pierce, director/photographer; Peggy Lycett, editor

Health/Science – Feature/Segment
KO Parkinson’s: Randy Eng, producer/photographer/editor

Health/Science – Program Special
CityStream: Mobile Dentistry & Music Therapy: Norm Ohashi, senior producer; Ian Devier, producer/photographer/editor; Randy Eng, producer/photographer/editor; Mona Locke, host/reporter; Shannon Gee, executive producer

Informational/Instructional – Feature/Segment
From Syria to Seattle: Josephine Cheng, reporter/producer, Brett Whitney, photographer/editor

Public/Current/Community Affairs – Feature/Segment
Rapid Entry Rescue Swimmers: Ian Devier, producer/photographer/editor

Public/Current/Community Affairs – Program Special
City Inside/Out: Safe Injection Sites?: Susan Han, senior producer;  Brian Callanan, host/producer; Matt Peterson, photographer/editor

Politics/Government – Program/Special
Citizen University TV: Perform Power compilation: Eric Liu, producer/host; Ben Phillips, associate producer; Diane Duthweiler, senior producer; Norm Ohashi, senior producer; Randy Eng, producer/photographer/editor; Jennifer Nerad, web/graphic designer; Shannon Gee, executive producer

Interview/Discussion – Program/Special
Art Zone Special with Mike McCready: Nancy Guppy, host/senior producer; Ralph Bevins, producer/photographer/editor; Peggy Lycett, photographer/editor

Reporter – Programming
Josephine Cheng

Editor – Program
Ian Devier