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Kansas City PBS Earns 11 Regional EMMY® Nominations

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Kansas City PBS received 11 nominations for the 2019 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America Regional Chapter EMMY® Awards. The nominations are based on outstanding cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational achievements in television.

“It’s so gratifying to receive nominations that reflect the diverse content and storytelling across all our services – KCPT, The Bridge and Flatland, KCPT’s digital magazine. It’s so wonderful to see all the outstanding local content our teams produce that adds such great value to our national content offerings,” KCPT President & CEO, Kliff Kuehl said. “We’re incredibly fortunate to have community support for the work that we do from foundations, corporations and our members.”

KCPT nominations are:

Arts/Entertainment – Program Feature Segment: Sounds of the Soul: Krutz Strings

Arts/Entertainment – Program/Special: Me, Dorothy … and This Road to Oz

Politics/Government – Program/Special: Who Will Lead KC? Primary Debate

Documentary-Cultural: The Elders Last Tour ‐ Going to Arklow

Informational/Instructional/ Program Special: Public Works?: A Level Foundation

Interview/Discussion -Program : ’68: The Kansas City Race Riots Then & Now

Public/Current/Community Affairs – Feature/Segment: Public Works?: Evicted

Interstitial: American Graduate: Kansas City vs. Peer Cities

Talent – Performer/Host: Nick Haines

Public/Current/Community Affairs – Feature/Segment: Preparing Students with Disabilities for the Workforce

Special Event Coverage (other than News or Sports) Live or Edited: Celebration at the Station in partnership with the Kansas City Symphony

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