WKAR Receives a Dozen Regional Emmy® Nominations for 2018

May 16, 2018

WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University has received twelve 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, Curious Crew, Curious About Careers, Current Sports with Al Martin, Food Science, QuizBusters, and University Distinguished Professors.

The nominations are:

Children/Youth/Teens - News Feature
Curious About Careers - Timothy Zeko

Children/Youth/Teens - Program/Special
Curious Crew #307: Rockets - Rob Stephenson, Tim Zeko

Magazine Program
Food Science: The Perfect Cup of Coffee - Nicole Zaremba

Public/Current/Community Affairs
University Distinguished Professors - Carol Yancho

BackStage Pass: The Crane Wives - Drew Hill

Editor - Program (Non-News)
BackStage Pass: The Accidentals - Jason Vlahos

Editor - Short Form (Promos, PSAs, Commercials, Opens, etc.)
University Distinguished Professors - Jason Vlahos

Graphic Arts - Graphics
Dan Wogan Graphics Composite - Dan Wogan

Talent - Program Host/Moderator
Rob Stephenson - Curious Crew

Talent - Program Host/Moderator
Matt Ottinger - QuizBusters

Reporter - Sports
Al Martin Composite - Al Martin

Photographer - Program (Non-News)
University Distinguished Professors - Jason Vlahos

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 2018 Emmy® Awards will be presented June 16 at Motor City Casino in Detroit by the Michigan Emmy® chapter of Television Arts and Sciences.

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