KLRU was well represented at the 10th Annual Lone Star EMMY Awards November 10th and was honored to come home with three gold statues. The awards ceremony was held at Cowboy’s stadium in Arlington and was attended by television professionals from all over the state. KLRU programs and associated shows were up for a total of 12 nominations. We were pleased when one of these associated shows, Daytripper, received the award for best Magazine Program- Series.
Community Service- KLRU: Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project 2012
Sara Robertson, Producer
Betsy Gerdeman, Executive Producer
Maury Sullivan, Community Engagement
Karen Bernstein , Producer
Cookie Ruiz, Project Supervisor
The Light/ The Holocaust & Humanity Project was an education partnership that promoted the protection of human rights against bigotry and hate through arts, education, and public dialogue. The culmination of KLRU’s contribution to Light / The Holocaust & Humanity Project 2012 however, was a series of original programs including
Arts In Context : Producing Light; Overheard with Evan Smith “Elie Wiesel“; Civic Summit: Creating a Community of Respect; and SPARK at The Moody “Gerda Weissmann Klein.”
Congratulations to all nominees, winners and KLRU staff who make this work possible.
The Lone Star Emmy Award nominees were announced this week. KLRU programs and projects received 12 nominations! Thanks to your support Austin’s public television station is able to create top quality programming and we’re proud that he Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has recognized this work with nominations.
The Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the standard-bearer for excellence in the television industry and the gatekeeper of the prestigious regional Emmy Awards in Texas. The Lone Star Emmy Chapter represents the best and brightest television and media professionals from all disciplines of the industry and from all of Texas’ 19 television markets.
Below is the list of KLRU nominees. Winners will be announced Nov. 10th. more →
PBS was the overall Daytime Emmy champ with 14 total awards, all of which – including eight for “Sesame Street” – came during Friday’s presentation of craft and other categories.
PBS’ awards haul included top children’s series, “The Electric Company” and “SciGirls” plus the preschool series “Sesame Street.”
The Electric Company (PBS)
Produced by Sesame Workshop
THE ELECTRIC COMPANY is a multi-media literacy campaign charged with reducing the literacy gap between low and middle income families and advancing the idea that ‘reading is cool.’
• Outstanding Children’s Series
• Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing
• Outstanding Writing in A Children’s Series
Sesame Street (PBS)
Produced by Sesame Workshop
The people on this very special street learn life’s lessons together, provide viewers with strong role models and teach children that everyone brings a special ability to the community. On SESAME STREET, children learn to use their imaginations, build social skill, and respect people’s differences.
• Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Series
• Outstanding Performer in A Children’s Series: Kevin Clash, as Elmo
• Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction/Set Decoration/Scenic Design
• Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design/Styling
• Outstanding Directing in A Children’s Series
• Outstanding Achievement in Multiple Camera Editing
• Outstanding Original Song – Children’s and Animation: Sesame Street, “What I Am”
• Outstanding Achievement in Technical Direction/Electronic Camera/Video Control
SciGirls (PBS Plus)
Produced by tpt National Productions
The goal of SCIGIRLS is unapologetically bold: to change how millions of girls think about science, technology, engineering and math.