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Staffers & Students at MPTV 10&36 Receive Six Emmy Nominations

October 20, 2009


Milwaukee, WI - Members of the MPTV 10&36 professional staff and TV & Video Production students have been nominated for six Emmy awards. The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmys are among the most prestigious awards television and cable stations can garner. The 51st annual awards presentation will be held Saturday, November 7, 2009, at Park West in Chicago. Attendance information is at www.chicagoemmyonline.org Here are the MPTV nominees.

CHICAGO/MIDWEST CHAPTER
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES EMMY NOMINEES

Category Number: 6-a.
Category Name: Outstanding Achievement for Documentary Programs
Category Description: Documentary of Current Significance
Production Title: NATURE IN THE CITY
Nominee(s): Raul Galvan, Co-Producer
Station/School: WMVS

Category Number: 9
Category Name: Outstanding Achievement for Informational Programs
Category Description: Single Magazine Program, Program Series, or Segment
Production Title: OUTDOOR WISCONSIN: BLACK BEARS
Nominee(s):Michael James Garvin & Jack Abrams, Producers; Judy Nugent, Reporter; Dan Small, Host
Station/School: WMVS

Category Number: S-4
Category Name: College Student Production
Category Description: Information Program or Segment: Eligible for Plaque
Production Title: THE MAKING OF VIRTUAL MILWAUKEE
Nominee(s): Ethan Lightner, James Magee, Daniel Turner, John Neighbours, & Kyle Schwenn, Student Producers
Station/School: Milwaukee Area Technical College/WMVS

Category Number: S-5
Category Name: College Student Production
Category Description: Entertainment Program or Segment
Production Title: MISSING ELEMENTS OF HIP HOP
Nominee(s): Dwight Morgan, Student Producer
Station/School: Milwaukee Area Technical College/WMVS

Category Number: S-5
Category Name:College Student Production
Category Description: Entertainment Program or Segment
Production Title: THE STEVE PEPLIN GROUP
Nominee(s): Thomas Sennholz, Student Producer/Director
Station/School: Milwaukee Area Technical College/WMVS

Category Number: S-5
Category Name: College Student Production
Category Description: Entertainment Program or Segment
Production Title: RUNNING FREE: AN URBAN EXPLORATION DOCUMENTARY
Nominee(s): Ethan Lightner, Student Producer
Station/School: Milwaukee Area Technical College/WMVS

Since its inception, MPTV has educated, entertained and inspired. Today, MPTV offers viewers a family of nine digital channels to choose from - 10.1 HD, 36.1, 36.2 Vme, 36.3 World, 36.4 Create, 36.5 Classical, 36.6 Jazz, 36.7 Weather, 36.8 Traffic - 24 hours a day, seven days a week. MPTV is a viewer-supported service of Milwaukee Area Technical College.