WFYI Public Media and its partners received nine Emmy awards, including the award for Overall Station Excellence, during the 45th Annual Emmy Awards of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Lower Great Lakes Chapter.
The awards were presented during a ceremony held Saturday night at the Cleveland Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Emmys recognized a broad array of WFYI's television production collaborations. Nine awards is one short of WFYI's all-time record, set in 2007. Since 1992, WFYI has garnered nearly 300 Emmy nominations, including 22 this year.
Here’s a list of the winners:
- WFYI: Station of Excellence - Lloyd Wright, president and CEO
- Arts / Entertainment - "I Have a Dream" - SALT PROJECT / WFYI - Elizabeth Myer, producer; Matthew Boulton, co-producer; Bradley Hoehner, editor; Andrew Warren, director of photography
- Children / Youth Program / Special (12 and under) - "Artrageous with Nate" - Nate Heck, executive producer/talent/writer
- Historical / Cultural Program or Special - "When Every River Turned Against Us: Lessons from the great 1913 Flood" - Gary Harrison, producer/writer/editor
- Documentary - "Undefeated: The Roger Brown Story" - Ted Green, producer; Pete Saetre, associate producer/editor
- Interview / Discussion - Program/Series or Special -"Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick; Big Business of Craft Beer" - Gerry Dick, host; Tracy Chen, producer; Lauryn Gray, associate producer
- Nostalgia Program - Program/Special/Series - "The Show Goes On: Clowes Memorial Hall at 50" - Kyle Travers, producer
- Public / Current / Community Affairs - "Fleeced: Speaking Out Against Senior Financial Abuse" - Kim Jacobs, producer
- Crafts: Technical Achievement - "High Altitude" - Aric Hartvig, videographer