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.

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

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/