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WKAR Storytellers Receive 2021 Regional Emmy® Nominations

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Productions by WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University have earned 8 regional Emmy® nominations for the talented storytellers. The nominations were 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 and Curious About Careers.

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Carol Yancho

Children/Youth (12 and under) – News
Curious About Careers – Meteorologist
Carol Yancho

Children/Youth (12 and under) – Long Form Content
Curious Crew – Bowling Science
Carol Yancho
Dr. Rob Stephenson

Director – Long Form Content
COVID Diaries: On the Front Line
Nicole Zaremba

Editor – Long Form Content
Curious Crew Compilation
Scott Schoessel

Audio – Program (Non-News)
BackStage Pass: Tunde Olaniran
Drew Hill

Graphic Arts – Motion Graphics 
Graphics 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 2021 Emmy® Awards will be virtually streamed on June 19.

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

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