CPTV Receives 15 Emmy Nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Release Date: 04/15/2010

The New England Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced on April 13, 2010, that Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) has received 15 Emmy nominations for the 2009 television season. The nominations came in categories ranging from Arts/Entertainment to History. The 33rd Boston/New England Emmy® Awards Ceremony will be presented at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on Saturday, May 22, 2010.

Jerry Franklin, CPTV’s president and CEO, said, “We’re delighted to be recognized for our hard work this year. I would like to extend my sincere congratulations to the talented group of producers, editors and production people for creating such excellent programming for Connecticut Public Television. By telling Connecticut’s stories, we’ve expanded and enhanced our mission of providing educational and entertaining services for our viewers.”
 
Since 1989, CPTV has won 77 Emmy Awards and received 360 nominations (as of April 14, 2010).
 
CPTV's 2010 Emmy nominees are:
Arts/Entertainment
All Things Connecticut/“Spotlight on the Arts”
Edward Wierzbicki, Producer/Reporter
Paul Smith, Videographer/Editor
Kevin Kuhl, Videographer/Editor
Cathy Jackman, Series Producer/Editor
 
Education/Schools
Voices in Conflict
Jonathan Robinson, Producer
Edward Wierzbicki, Executive Producer
Jennifer Boyd, Executive Producer
James Whitsett, Executive Producer
 
Environmental
All Things Connecticut/“Treading Lightly”
Christina DeFranco, Producer/Host
Mike Dunphy, Photographer/Off-line editor
Paul Smith, Photographer/Off-line editor
  
Health/Science
Opening Doors, Opening Minds
Jennifer Boyd, Director/Executive Producer
Cathy Jackman, Producer/Editor
 
Historic/Cultural Feature/Segment
All Things Connecticut/“Positively Connecticut Segment -Living Modern”
Diane Smith, Producer/Writer
Kevin Kuhl, Photographer
 
Historical/Cultural Program/Special
A. Living Modern in Connecticut
Diane Smith, Director/Producer/Host/Writer
Paul Apito, Graphic Artist - Moving Pictures, Inc.
Kenneth Harper, Editor - Moving Pictures, Inc.
Kevin Kuhl, Director of Photography
Virginia Fisher, Associate Producer
Jennifer Boyd, Executive Producer
 
B. Eating CT/“Waterbury”
Jason Hawkins, Host/Writer/Producer
 
Societal Concerns
The Power of Giving: Stories of Volunteerism
Jonathan Robinson, Producer
Jennifer Boyd, Executive Producer
 
Informational/Instructional
Philanthropy: The Power of Giving
Cathy Jackman, Producer/Co-Writer/Editor
Jim Chapdelaine, Original Music/Mixing
Elizabeth Warren, Assistant Producer/Co-Writer
Jennifer Boyd, Director/Co-Writer/Executive Producer
 
Interview/Discussion
Opening Doors, Opening Minds
Jennifer Boyd, Director/Executive Producer
Cathy Jackman, Producer/Editor
 
Magazine Feature/Segment
Eating CT/“Brasitas”
Jason Hawkins, Host/Writer/Producer
 
Magazine Program/Special
All Things Connecticut
Jennifer Boyd, Director/Co-writer/Executive Producer
Cathy Jackman, Producer/On-line Editor
 
Director - Post Production
Jennifer Boyd, Director
  
Graphic Arts Program
All Things Connecticut
Todd Gray, Art Director
Paul Apito, Graphic Artist - Moving Pictures, Inc.
Jennifer Boyd, Series Director/Executive Producer
 
Writer Program
Jason Hawkins, Host/Writer, Eating CT/Stamford,” CPTV
 
About Connecticut Public Television
CPTV is a media service of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. It is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including UConn Women’s Basketball, original documentaries and educational programming. CPTV has built a reputation as a leader in children’s programming, including playing an historic role in bringing Barney & Friends™, Bob the Builder™ and Thomas & Friends™ to public television. The station offers 11 hours of positive, nurturing children’s programs each weekday, reaching 50,000 to 70,000 households daily. The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CBPN) also includes WNPR. WNPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. WNPR serves over 200,000 listeners weekly in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island with news and information. Its award winning local programming includes The Faith Middleton Show and Where We Live hosted by John Dankosky. Overall the network brings a broad spectrum of public affairs, entertainment, sports and educational programming to viewers, listeners and readers. For more information, visit www.cptv.org. 
 
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