We’re proud to report that our NPT Reports: Children’s Health Crisis series picked up two Emmy Awards — two of four in total that NPT productions won — when the 25th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy® Awards were announced last night at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in downtown Nashville. Our “Overview” episode took home the Emmy in the DOCUMENTARY/TOPICAL category, handing statues to writer/director and producer Mary Makley, executive producer Beth Curley and videographer/editor Matthew Emigh. The “Infant Mortality” episode was tops in the PUBLIC AFFAIRS category, with Emmys being handed to writer and director Will Pedigo, executive producer Makley, executive-in-charge Curley and editor Suzy Hence.
Also winning awards were Beautiful Tennessee: Parks & Preservation in the DOCUMENTARY/CULTURAL category, which gave writer, director and producer Ed Jones a statue to take home, and Kyle Jones, who drummed up a statue for best MUSIC COMPOSER/ARRANGER for his work on Next Door Neighbors: Bhutanese.
We’d also like to congratulate those productions that aired on NPT and took home awards. Among them were Janet’s Planet Health Interstitials in the CHILDREN’S PROGRAM category (Janet Ivey & John Hussey for Janet’s Planet); Tennessee’s Wildside in the MAGAZINE SERIES category (Steve Hall, Ken Tucker, Barry Cross and Doug Jackson for The Renaissance Center); and Creative License in the ARTS category( David Van Hooser, Steve Hall, Ken Tucker and Barry Cross for The Renaissance Center/TRCMedia/Tennessee Arts Commission).
Congrats to all the winners, especially our friends in the Nashville media market. Special thanks to our viewers and supporters, who make it all possible.
A full list of winners is available at the Midsouth Regional Emmy® Awards website.