Eight Receives 5 Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards

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Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts
 and Sciences (NATAS) Hosts 2011 Ceremony Recognizing Broadcast Excellence

PHOENIX…Oct. 17, 2011…Eight, Arizona PBS was honored with five, gold Emmy statuettes on Saturday evening at the 34th annual Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards ceremony at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. For more than three decades, the Rocky Mountain Chapter of NATAS – a membership organization dedicated to advancing the art and science of television – has recognized excellence in its broadcasting communities through the prestigious Emmy Award.
At the 2011 NATAS event, Eight (KAET-TV) took home Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards in the following five categories:

  • Arts/Entertainment – Program Feature/Segment

Motion Theatre Company KAET-TV

Ted Simons, David Majure

  • Interview/Discussion – Program/Special or Series

Check, Please! Arizona KAET-TV Scott Wallin, Nancy Southgate, Suzanne Guery

Robert McGrath, Kelly McCullough

50th Anniversary Web Site KAET-TV

Susan Soto, M. Sinan Yucel, Aaron Thuringer

  • Lighting – Location or Studio

Check, Please! Arizona KAET-TV

Scot Olson

  • Photographer Program (Non-News)

Check, Please! Arizona KAET-TV

Scot Olson

Check, Please! Arizona is an Eight original production made possible by BestDentalCareAZ.com, Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers and Whitfill Nursery.
Check, Please! is a registered service mark of Check, Please! LLC.

The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of NATAS is the only professional association representing television professionals from all disciplines of the industry, serving as the common meeting ground for individuals dedicated to television excellence. The Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter serves Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming and El Centro, California.

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