PUBLIC TELEVISIONíS BEST WORK APPLAUDED AT NETA 2011
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reativity and inspiration shine on stage in Nashville.

(January 13, 2011 Ė Nashville, Tenn.)  The National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA)
honored 23 public broadcasters with awards Thursday on stage at Loews Vanderbilt hotel. In all, thirty-three

trophies in the areas of program production, promotion, community engagement, and instructional media,
were awarded.  The celebratory presentation was part of NETAís annual conference, held this year
in snowy Nashville, Tennessee.

    

In addition to the NETA awards, the NETA Education Center board presented its Enterprise and Innovation
Award to KETís education division for its exemplary success in delivering education services to generations
of students, teachers, parents, and care providers throughout the state of Kentucky.

 

The 2010 NETA Awards winners are:

INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA
KET / Lexington Kentucky
            Art to Heart (Inservice)
            Scale City: The Road to Proportional Reasoning (Instructional Content)
Blue Ridge PBS / Roanoke
            Virginia in the Civil War: A Sesquicentennial Remembrance
             (Instructional Content)
Penn State Public Broadcasting / WPSU
            Blue Ribbon Readers (Instructional Media Product)
Wyoming PBS / Riverton
            Wyoming Field Trip (Instructional Media Product)
Utah Educational Network / Salt Lake City
           
Finance In The Classroom (Teacher Resource)
 

PROMOTION

KMOS / Warrensburg
            My Source: The Bacon Brothers Ė Michaelís Revenge (Corporate/Institutional)
Nashville Public Television
            Where Will NPT Take You Next?  (Corporate/Institutional)
            Childrenís Health Crisis Long-lead Promo (Single Video)

Idaho Public Television / Boise
            My Source (Corporate/Institutional)
Milwaukee Public Television
           
Great Circus Parade Station Carriage Promotion (Print Design)

WCTE / Cookeville
            Close-Up Program Guide Redesign (Print Design)
Wyoming PBS / Riverton
            Alan K. Simpson (Promotion Campaign)
South Carolina ETV / Columbia
            G-Man: The Rise & Fall of Melvin Purvis (Promotion Campaign)
South Dakota Public Broadcasting / Vermillion
            Neutrino Day (Single Video)
New Hampshire Public Television / Durham
            MESY- Math, Engineering, Science & You! (Single Video)
WXEL / West Palm Beach
            Forever Young (Special Event)
Thirteen/WNET.org / New York
            Spark of Learning (Special Event)


COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
MontanaPBS / Bozeman
            Blueprint America: Parks & Trails Montana (based on a national project)
AETN / Conway
            Arkansas State & National Parks Initiative (based on a national project)
Wisconsin Public Television / Madison
            Back in the World: Portraits of Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans (based on a local
             project)
Blue Ridge PBS / Roanoke
           
JobQuest (based on a local project)
            JobQuest (Community Impact)

    

PROGRAM PRODUCTION
Mississippi Public Broadcasting / Jackson
            The Gulf Islands: Mississippiís Wilderness Shore (History)
Mountain Lake PBS / Plattsburgh
            Dead Reckoning: Champlain in America (History)
WLRN / Miami
            All in the Same Boat: Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors (Information)
Blue Ridge PBS / Roanoke
            JobQuest (News and Public Affairs)
            JobQuest (Information)

Wyoming PBS / Riverton
            Wyoming Performances Presents the Cheyenne Symphony (Performance)
KUED / Salt Lake City
            Red Rock Rondo (Performance)
Nashville Public Television
            NPT Reports: Childrenís Health Crisis (Science)
Vermont Public Television / Colchester
            Emerging Science, Season 3  (Science)

NETA AWARDS ROADSHOW
Stations wishing to review this year's group of award winning projects are invited to
book the NETA Awards RoadShow for a two-week period. It's a great way to see what
your colleagues are doing, and to get ideas you can adapt for your own. The RoadShow
is free - shipping is the only cost involved.
 

The NETA Awards are annual recognition of member-produced excellence in public broadcasting,
a tradition established more than forty years ago by the pioneering Southern Educational
Communications Association.

     

NETA is a professional association founded in 1997 to serve public television licensees
and affiliated educational organizations.  The organization has members in 43 states, the District
of Columbia, and the Virgin Islands.  NETA is headquartered in Columbia, SC.

    

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