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MPTV Wins Broadcasting Awards

April 15, 2008

Milwaukee Public Television has received two first place Awards for Excellence from the Wisconsin Broadcaster's Association for a review of MPTV's history and a commentary on Interchange.

MPTV: 50 Years of Being More took the first place award in the major market television miscellaneous category titled "If It Doesn't Fit, This Must Be It." The program aired Oct. 28 exactly 50 years after the station began broadcasting. The producers were Dan Braovac and Mark Bernhardt.

In the major market best editorial/commentary category, Rick Horowitz received the first place award for his commentary, "Washington and Other Contact Sports" on MPTV's Interchange program, a weekly discussion of current affairs.