NewsLocal News / June 9, 2014

WFYI Earns Nine Regional Emmy Awards

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WFYI Earns Nine Regional Emmy Awards

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
  • 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
  • Crafts: Technical Achievement - "High Altitude" - Aric Hartvig, videographer