WKAR Receives 2020 Regional Emmy® Nominations

May 20, 2020

WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University has received ten regional Emmy® nominations, as announced today by the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

WKAR is a PBS affiliate serving Michigan's capital region.

Programs from WKAR receiving recognition include BackStage Pass, Serving Up Science, Current Sports with Al MartinCurious Crew and Curious About Careers.

THE WKAR NOMINATIONS ARE:
Arts/Entertainment
BackStage Pass – Mike Mains & The Branches
Nicole Zaremba 

Children/Youth/Teens – News Feature
Curious About Careers – Delta Airlines Pilot Emily Coaker
Carol Yancho

Children/Youth/Teens – Program/Special 
Curious Crew – Simple Machines: Wedges
Carol Yancho
Dr. Rob Stephenson

Interview/Discussion
Current Sports with Al Martin – Jemele Hill
Al Martin

Public/Current/Community Affairs
2019 MSU University Distinguished Professors
Carol Yancho

Promotion – Program-Single Spot
Curious Crew Sizzle Reel
Carol Yancho
Scott Schoessel

Overall Excellence
WKAR – Susi Elkins

Editor – Program (Non-News)
Serving Up Sciences – How Does Pickling Work?
Jason Vlahos

Graphic Arts – Graphics
Curious Crew Graphic Composite
Dan Wogan

Talent – Program Host/Moderator
Dr. Rob Stephenson 

The Michigan EMMY® represents the most experienced and talented television professionals from all disciplines of the industry and from all of Michigan’s 11 television markets.

The 2020 Emmy® Awards will be virutally streamed on June 20 at 7 p.m.

For more about the awards, and to see the complete list of nominees, visit natasmichigan.org/awards/