HARTFORD, Conn. (June 14, 2016) – Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) was recognized this June for achievement in original programming at The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Chapter Regional Emmy® Awards. The 39th Annual Awards Ceremony took place on Saturday, June 4 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. CPTV received 18 nominations for the 2015 television season, winning a total of three awards.
“We are grateful for the recognition CPTV received from the Boston/New England chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences this year,” said the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network’s President and CEO Jerry Franklin. “We are proud to produce original content that explores local business, industry, and culture found right here in New England. Congratulations to the talented and dedicated people whose work was honored this year.”
Since 1989, CPTV Original productions and presentations have earned 107 Regional Emmy® Awards and 439 Regional Emmy® Award nominations. The following is a complete list of CPTV’s winning productions for the 2015 television season:
All Things Connecticut – On the Road!
A CPTV Original series highlighting home-grown stories about art, artists, and seasonal activities
Connecticut Public Television
David Bibbey, Video Journalist
Made In Connecticut
A CPTV Original documentary highlighting local manufacturing and innovation
Connecticut Public Television
Christina DeFranco, Producer/Writer/Director/Host; Mike Dunphy, Photographer; Sam Hockaday, Graphic Artist; Arnie Harchik, Online Editor; Thomas Nelson, Online Editor; Paul Smith, Photographer; Richard Paul Hoyer, Audio; Edward Gonsalves, Audio; Thomas Parent, Online Editor; Larry Roeming, Audio/Editor; Carol Sisco, Executive Producer
DIRECTOR POST PRODUCTION
Letter from Italy, 1944: A New American Oratorio
The journey of the creation of an oratorio written by two sisters about their father who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder
Connecticut Public Television/Karyl Evans Productions LLC
Karyl Evans, Producer/Director/Writer/Editor
About Connecticut Public Broadcasting
The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) is home to CPTV, WNPR and the Learning Lab. CPTV is a locally and nationally recognized producer and presenter of quality public television programming, including original documentaries, public affairs and educational programming. WNPR is an affiliate of National Public Radio, Public Radio International and American Public Media. The Learning Lab serves high school seniors through a partnership with Hartford Public Schools and the Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School. It is also home to the Institute for Advanced Media, a program that provides the men and women of our armed forces and adult learners an opportunity to learn skills necessary for the 21st century digital media workplace. For more information, visit cpbn.org.