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Seattle Channel staff recognized with 13 Northwest Emmy nominations

Seattle Channel is honored to receive 13 Northwest Regional Emmy Award nominations from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Announced via social media on Friday, the nominations highlight the quality and breadth of programming produced by Seattle Channel in 2022.

The municipal TV station received nominations in a broad range of program categories including business/consumer, health/medical, arts/entertainment, historical/cultural, diversity equity inclusion, human interest, and informational/instructional. Staff were also recognized in craft categories, including Chris Barnes for Editor in short-form content and Pete Cassam for Video Essayist.

“At its core, Seattle Channel is about engaging community and providing Seattle-area residents with information that helps enrich and inform our lives. These nominations reflect this work, and I could not be prouder of this team who is so skillfully dedicated to their craft and pour their efforts into service of our City. Congratulations to the Seattle Channel team for these acknowledgements and thank you to our peers in broadcast media for awarding our work with these nominations.”

The Northwest Regional Emmy Awards will be announced on June 3. The NATAS region includes five states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. A complete listing of the nominees can be found on the NATAS website

Seattle Channel’s outstanding community partner, Fidget Films, was also recognized for work that aired on the channel in 2022. The film and documentary producers John Forsen and David Fulton received a nomination in the Diversity Equity Inclusion – Long Form Content category for a documentary titled “Executive Order 9066.”

Here are some of the Emmy-nominated pieces that appeared on Seattle Channel:

Business/Consumer – Short and Long Form Content

CityStream: ARTE NOIR: Uplifting Black Art, Artists & Culture: Nicole Sanchez, Producer.

Business/Consumer – Short and Long Form Content

CityStream: Viet-Wah, a culinary hub for Seattle’s Vietnamese community, closes its doors: Randy Eng, Photographer/Editor; Ron Chew, Producer/Reporter; Shannon Gee, Producer/Executive Producer.

Health/Medical – Short Form Content

CityStream: Help is available through free & confidential 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Brian Callanan, Reporter; Dustin Gagne, Photographer/Editor.

Arts/Entertainment – Long Form Content

Art Zone: Marshall Law Band, Preston Singletary, typewriter repair & more: Vincent Pierce, Photographer/Editor; Nancy Guppy, Host/Producer; Rosemary Garner, Producer; Howard Shack, Photographer/Editor.

Arts/Entertainment – Short Form Content

Art Zone: The vibrant vision of mixed media artist Moses Sun: Christopher Barnes, Producer/Editor/Photographer.

Historical/Cultural – Long Form Content

Community Stories: Spirit of the Waters: Ian Devier, Senior Producer; Penny LeGate, Producer/Director; David Bialik, Photographer.

Diversity Equity Inclusion – Long Form Content

Community Stories: Running with the Paint: Rosalie Fish: Phillip Townsend, Producer/Director/Photographer/Editor; Ian Devier, Senior Producer/Editor/Photographer; Shannon Gee, Executive Producer; Stephen Thomas Cavit, Composer; David Bialik, Photographer.

Diversity Equity Inclusion – Long Form Content

Community Stories: And We Rise: Climbers of Color: Aileen Imperial, Produce/Director/Photographer/Editor; Ian Devier, Senior Producer; Nic Raingsey, Photographer; Terrence Jeffrey Santos, Editor; Jovelle Tamayo, Photographer/Contributing Videographer.

Human Interest – Short Form Content

CityStream: In Search of the Missing Sand Point Aviators: ∙ Feliks Banel, Producer/Reporter

Human Interest – Short Form Content

Art Zone: Brittany Davis glows as a vessel of sound, channeler of music: Howard Shack, Producer/Director/DP/Editor.

Informational/Instructional – Long Form Content

CityStream: Daybreak Star: Programs, Powwows & New Connections: Shannon Gee, Executive Producer; Norm Ohashi, Senior Producer; Enrique Cerna, Host; Ian Devier, Photographer/Editor; Randy Eng, Photographer/Editor; Feliks Banel, Producer/Reporter; Christopher Barnes, Photographer.