Seattle Channel is the recipient of a Northwest Regional Emmy Award for a program that aired in May 2020 zeroing in on healthcare in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
BY TYLER SIPE / SEATTLE CHANNEL STAFF George Bakan passed away at his desk last June, surrounded by a symbol of his life’s work: towering piles of the newspaper Seattle Gay News (SGN). Before the internet and smartphone apps delivered news and connected people, SGN shared stories of Seattle’s LGBTQ+ population who were marginalized, harassed, faced frequent discrimination, and were underserved by the local […]
Seattle Channel is honored to receive nine Northwest Regional Emmy Award nominations from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Announced virtually on Friday, the nominations highlight the quality and breadth of programming produced by Seattle Channel in 2020. The municipal TV station received nominations in a wide range […]
Gobble it up Seattle with Thanksgiving features from our archives.
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Seattle Channel was named among the best municipal television stations in the nation yesterday when it received the prestigious Overall Excellence award for government programming at the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) annual conference and virtual awards ceremony. Since 2007, Seattle Channel has been recognized 10 times by NATOA for overall programming […]
It’s been 30 years since the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted. Signed into law on July 26, 1990, the ADA is our nation’s most comprehensive disability rights law, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in areas including employment, transportation, communication, and access to government programs and services. Join us to mark the 30th […]
BY SHANNON GEE / SEATTLE CHANNEL GENERAL MANAGER Ralph Bevins, a Seattle Channel Video Specialist II (a fancy way of describing our Producer/Photographer/Editors), is retiring Wednesday after 20 years with the Seattle Channel. Ralph began his broadcasting career as a news photographer and editor in Orlando, Florida…further back than he says he’d like to admit. […]
BY ERIN JONES / SEATTLE CHANNEL MULTIMEDIA INTERN Since 1974, Seattle’s LGBTQ members and their allies have come together every June to celebrate the community’s culture, history, and ongoing efforts for equality. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s celebrations, including the popular Pride Parade, are going virtual. Following the murder of George Floyd by […]
Seattle Channel is pleased to announce General Manager Shannon Gee was inducted into the Silver Circle of the Northwest Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Gee was honored for her 25-plus years of dedication to her profession and community during a virtual Northwest Emmy Awards ceremony on Saturday, June 6. […]