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Seattle Channel wins two Northwest Regional Emmy awards

Seattle Channel is the recipient of two Northwest Regional Emmy Awards in the Interview/Discussion and Short-form Arts/Entertainment categories. The awards were for a program that focused on police reform and a profile of a fashion designer who, early in the pandemic, began creating colorful, highly sought-after face masks. The City of Seattle’s… [ Keep reading ]

Nancy Guppy’s journey to the Silver Circle

BY JENNIFER NERAD / SEATTLE CHANNEL Nancy Guppy, host of Seattle Channel’s award-winning “Art Zone with Nancy Guppy,” has just been inducted into the Silver Circle of the Northwest Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). The Silver Circle recognizes professionals who have made lasting contributions… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair

Sixty years ago, the Century 21 Exposition opened its doors to the public amidst bells, balloons, and celebratory fighter jets. In the six months between April 21 and October 21, 1962, nearly ten million visitors flocked to the fairgrounds, what we now call Seattle Center, including celebrities like Elvis Presley,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Channel staff recognized with 10 Northwest Emmy nominations

Seattle Channel is honored to receive ten Northwest Regional Emmy Award nominations from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). Nominated programs were in a broad range of categories including business/consumer, arts/entertainment, historical/cultural, sports, public affairs, and interview/discussion. The team was also recognized in the Editor craft category. Seattle Channel received a nomination for Overall Excellence, where the station will compete for this top accolade with some of the region’s best commercial and pub

Year in Review: The defining faces, places & stories we’ll remember from 2021

It’s been another history-making, record-breaking, earth-shaking year here in the Emerald City. It feels like just yesterday we shared our 2020 time capsule blog with you all, and we can’t quite believe it’s time to do it all again! We’ve gathered our most important – and most loved stories –… [ Keep reading ]

Nancy Pearl, global rockstar of the library world, recognized for lifetime achievements

Host of “Book Lust With Nancy Pearl” receives the 2021 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community We have some fantastic news for book lovers, Seattleites, and connoisseurs of all things heartwarming and happy in this world! Our favorite librarian, author, and host of “Book Lust with… [ Keep reading ]

Be kind & unwind with local gem Scarecrow Video for International Independent Video Store Day

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,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Channel honored with 30 Government Programming Awards

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 honored at Northwest Emmy Awards

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.

Honoring George Bakan: Seattle LGBTQ+ activist & mischief-maker

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… [ Keep reading ]