Celebrate International Independent Video Store Day in the spookiest autumn way! Beloved Seattle institution and nonprofit Scarecrow Video is getting into the spirit this Saturday, Oct. 16 with giveaways, sales, and a live stream of festivities. For our part, we thought we’d highlight the essential cultural preservation work Scarecrow does, and bring you some seasonally […]
Seattle Channel won 30 Government Programming Awards, including seven awards of excellence and 13 awards of distinction, at the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) annual conference and virtual awards ceremony this week.
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 […]
Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) 47 brings you 93 features, 126 short films, and one brand new streaming service to house all of them. After the heartbreak of canceling SIFF 2020 when lockdown hit, festival programmer Beth Barrett says moving films to the small screen was an obvious decision. Less obvious, perhaps, was the ways […]
The Seattle region has no shortage of mold-breaking, earth-shaking, history-making women. Our city is better for their strength and innovation, and so are we. This Women’s History Month, we’re helping pass the baton from historical and present-day leaders to the women who will shape the future. Rev. Phyllis R. Beaumonte and the Seattle World’s Fair […]
History isn’t behind us. We live in the world it created every day. That’s why it’s so important to us to bring you the stories, old and new, that make us who we are. This February we’re remembering and honoring the legacy of Black Seattleites who played key roles in building the city we know […]
Looking for holiday cheer and merriment? Don’t miss these holiday features from the Seattle Channel archives!
From pandemic to protest to a historic election, 2020 was a year to remember. Here’s a look back at stories that defined Seattle.