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Celebrating 30 years of Americans with Disabilities Act

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… [ Keep reading ]

That’s a wrap! Award-winning videographer Ralph Bevins retires after 20+ years at Seattle Channel

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… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating Pride Month during unprecedented times

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… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Channel’s General Manager Shannon Gee inducted into NATAS Silver Circle

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… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Channel wins four Northwest Emmy Awards

Seattle Channel is the recipient of four Northwest Regional Emmy Awards for arts, human interest, historical/cultural programming, and special event coverage. The City of Seattle’s government access station was recognized Saturday, June 6, at the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) virtual Emmy Awards… [ Keep reading ]

Inspiration & resources to amplify Black voices, foster anti-racism

SEATTLE CHANNEL STAFF Seattle Channel is dedicated to the creation and promotion of programming that highlights the diverse civic and cultural landscape of Seattle. We are committed to giving voice to underrepresented communities, including our Black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) neighbors. We stand in solidarity for Black lives… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

BY ERIN JONES / SEATTLE CHANNEL MULTIMEDIA INTERN Chinese immigrants moved to Seattle starting back in the 1860s, followed by Japanese in the 1880s, and then Pacific Islanders in the early 1900s. Today, Seattle’s Asian and Pacific Islander communities make up more than 15 percent of the city’s population, representing… [ Keep reading ]

Nancy Guppy on the art of the interview

BY ERIN JONES / SEATTLE CHANNEL MULTIMEDIA INTERN She’s an actress, comedian, and a local icon. For more than 30 years, Nancy Guppy has been a mainstay on Seattle televisions. She got her start on “Almost Live!,” a sketch comedy show that aired for 15 years on KING-TV. These days,… [ Keep reading ]

An Art Zone performance a day, will keep the self-isolation blues away

BY ERIN JONES / SEATTLE CHANNEL MULTIMEDIA INTERN Music has a way of lifting our spirits. With all concerts in Seattle being postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic, we put together a list of past Art Zone performances for you to get your feet moving and body swaying while… [ Keep reading ]

Take an Art Break while sheltering in place with these funny, joyful features

Quickly running through your favorite movie reruns and online streaming playlists? We’ve got you covered!