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GPB Celebrates A Winning Weekend

The 45th Annual Southeast Emmy Awards took place on Saturday, June 15.

GPB marked a winning weekend with recognition from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Southeast chapter and Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI) during ceremonies that both took place Saturday, June 15.

Check out the complete list of winners here and links to the award-winning productions:

 

Here is the complete list of winners:

Writer - Program

Sharon Collins

Special Event Coverage Live

2018 Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards (The Shuler Awards) - Craig McMahon, Sarah Clay Lindvall, Dave Drabik, Anthony Marshall

Director - Live or Recorded Live

2018 Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards (The Shuler Awards) - Anthony Marshall

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Dangerous Color - Bringing Color to the Table - John-Patrick McChesney, Connor Christensen, Matthew Demarko, Abijeet Achar

Documentary - Historical

The Macon Sound - Sharon Collins, Carey Harrison, Andrew Riley

Arts/Entertainment

Leigh Ann Culver - Stories Told With Charcoal  - John-Patrick Mc Chesney, Connor Christensen, Matthew Demarko, Abijeet Achar

Mutiny Artwrx - John-Patrick Mc Chesney, Connor Christensen, Matthew Demarko, Abijeet Achar

Sandy Malcolm (Executive Producer), Laura Evans (Director of Education), Gloria Camacho (Producer), and Chis Howell (Editor) accept the EMMY award for the PBS KIDS Young Writers Contest program.

Children/Youth - All Ages

GPB’s PBS Kids Young Writers Contest - Laura Evans, Sandra Malcolm, Chris Howell, Gloria Camacho

In addition to our winners, GPB would also like to congratulate Briana Jones, who marked her first Emmy win in the category Craft Specialty - Makeup. Briana works on many GPB productions, including GPB Sports coverage of high school football and A Seat at the Table.

GPB Radio’s On Second Thought took home a national award from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI) in the category of best public affairs program for a station with 16 or more full-time news staff. The award-winning episode, which took home second place, aired last year,  and it was about the friendship of a former white supremacist named Chris Buckley and a Muslim cardiologist named Heval Kelli.

The interview was produced/edited by Virginia Prescott, La’Raven Taylor, Tyler Morris, Sean Powers, Sara Shahriari, and Don Smith.

Mandy Wilson

Mandy Wilson serves as the director of communications for GPB. In her role, she works on various marketing and public relations initiatives for the company. Prior to joining GPB, she worked at the Country Music Association and Group W Satellite... more