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Seattle Channel receives 17 Northwest Emmy Nominations

Seattle Channel is honored to receive 17 Northwest Regional Emmy Award nominations from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The nominations were announced Friday night and highlight the quality of two longtime Seattle Channel series, feature magazine show CityStream and arts program Art Zone with Nancy Guppy.

The municipal TV station received nominations in a wide range of program categories including the environment, politics, sports, business/consumer, arts, historic/cultural, human interest, documentary/cultural, informational and program promotion. Staff was also recognized in hosting, photography and editing categories.

“Seattle Channel is honored to be recognized for its work,”
said Shannon Gee, Seattle Channel general manager. “Seattle Channel has a deep commitment to share our city’s stories, revealing its diverse culture and history, its artists, activists, community leaders and unsung heroes. I congratulate our dedicated and talented team of producers, hosts, photographers and editors.”

Seattle Channel General Manager Shannon Gee and Video Specialist Randy Eng announce nominees at the NATAS Northwest Regional Emmy nomination party at the Triple Door, April 12.

The Northwest Regional Emmy Awards will be announced June 8. The NATAS region includes five states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. The NATAS Northwest Chapter posted a complete listing of the 56th annual Northwest Regional Professional Emmy Award nominations on its website.

Here is a listing of Seattle Channel’s 17 Emmy nominations:

Business/Consumer – Story/Series (No time limit)
Refugee Artisan Initiative: Roberta Romero, reporter, and Randy Eng, producer/photographer/editor

Politics/Government – Program Special
Citizen University TV: 2018 Year in Review: Eric Liu, producer/host; Diane Duthweiler, producer; Randy Eng, producer/photographer/editor; Norm Ohashi, senior producer; Ben Phillips, associate producer; Jennifer Nerad, web and graphic design; Tyler Sipe, web and graphic design; Shannon Gee, executive producer

Environmental – Program/Special
CityStream: Saving the Tree Kangaroo: Penny LeGate, producer/writer/host/reporter; Norm Ohashi, senior producer; Danny Gadd, editor/photographer; Ian Devier, editor; Shannon Gee, executive producer

Sports-Program-One Time Special
CityStream: Special Olympics in Seattle: Norm Ohashi, senior producer; Dennis Bounds, reporter/host; Nicole Sanchez, producer/reporter; Brian Callanan, producer/reporter; Ian Devier, editor; Randy Eng, photographer/editor; Phillip Townsend, photographer; Shannon Gee, executive producer

Arts/Entertainment – Program Feature/Segment
Custom Guitar Amp Designer & Craftsman Mike Soldano: Christopher Barnes, producer/photographer/editor
Robert E. Jackson: Snapshot Collector: Ralph Bevins, producer/photographer/editor

Arts/Entertainment – Program/Special
Art Zone with Nancy Guppy Celebrates Record Store Day 2018: Nancy Guppy, producer/writer/host; Kate Huisentruit, producer; Vincent Pierce, director/editor; Peggy Lycett, editor; Steven Bradford, lighting director

Historic Cultural – Program Feature/Segment
Portraits of Courage: Randy Eng, producer/photographer/editor; Lori Matsukawa, reporter

Informational/Instructional – Program Feature/Segment
Alicia’s Story: Randy Eng, producer/photographer/editor; Linda Byron, reporter/producer; Norm Ohashi, senior producer

Human Interest – Program Feature/Segment
Conscious Eatery: Ralph Bevins, producer/photographer/editor; Brian Callanan, reporter

Interview/Discussion – Program/Special
Art Zone with Nancy Guppy: A Conversation with the Filmmakers of ‘Big Sonia’: Nancy Guppy, producer/writer/host; Peggy Lycett, producer/editor; Vincent Pierce, director

Documentary – Cultural
The 24: Ian Devier, producer/photographer/editor; Norm Ohashi, photographer

Art Zone with Nancy Guppy promotional campaign: Ralph Bevins, producer/photographer/editor; Nancy Guppy, host; Kate Huisentruit, producer

Program Host/Moderator
Linda Byron
Brian Callanan

Photographer -Video Essay
Randy Eng: Viewing the Blue Angels

Editor – Program
Christopher Barnes: Custom Guitar Amp Designer & Craftsman Mike Soldano