PBS SOCAL CELEBRATES TWO LOS ANGELES AREA EMMY® WINS

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PBS SOCAL CELEBRATES TWO

LOS ANGELES AREA EMMY® WINS

Los Angeles, Calif. (July 27, 2015) – PBS SoCaL, PBS for Greater Los Angeles, has been honored with two Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards by The Television Academy. The winners were announced at the 67th Los Angeles Area Emmy® Awards presentation on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at The Skirball Cultural Center Guerin Pavilion in Herscher Hall. 

“Our mission is to provide PBS viewers with more programs for, about, and by the people of Southern California,” said Andy Russell, PBS SoCaL President and CEO. “And, we are honored that the LA members of the Television Academy are recognizing the great work done by the PBS SoCaL team and our talented partners.”

Below is a complete list of PBS SoCaL’s winning entries in each category:

BEST ARTS AND CULTURE/HISTORY PROGRAM

Mia, a dancer’s journey

Brenda Brkusic, Producer

Kate Johnson, Producer

Maria Ramas, Producer

Ted Sprague, Producer

 

BEST ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors

Brenda Brkusic, Executive Producer

Kate Mazzuca, Executive Producer

Donna Pennestri, Executive Producer

Andrew Russell, Executive Producer

John Ross, Supervising Producer

Jenelle Riley, Host

 

The Los Angeles Area winners were selected by national active and Los Angeles Area Peer Group active members within the Television Academy. A complete list of Emmy® award winners is available at http://www.emmys.com/losangeles

 

About PBS SoCaL

PBS SoCaL is the only station in the Greater Los Angeles area providing the full PBS schedule to Southern California and is home to all PBS program premieres as they are released nationally. As Southern California’s flagship PBS station, PBS SoCaL provides early education, access to a broad array of arts and culture, and programs for, about and by the people of Southern California.

PBS SoCaL is the parent to three unique broadcast channels, PBS SoCaL/KOCE-HD, PBS SoCaL Plus, and PBS SoCaL World, which are dedicated to educating, entertaining and enlightening viewers throughout Southern California. PBS SoCaL offices are located in Downtown LA, Century City and Costa Mesa.  PBS SoCaL is proudly, our communities’ largest classroom, largest stage for the arts and trusted source of information. Explore the future of PBS in Southern California at www.pbssocal.org.

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CONTACT:

PBS SoCaL

Stacy Shaffer                                  

(714) 241-4166

sshaffer@pbssocal.org

 

Media Contacts

Jennifer Vides
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
(310) 803-9008
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