WEDU PBS Honored with 5 Suncoast Regional Emmy® Nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences


Tampa Bay, FL (October 15, 2018) – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has honored WEDU PBS, West Central Florida’s PBS station, with five Suncoast Regional Emmy® Award nominations. The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is a nonprofit Florida corporation dedicated to excellence in television and offers the annual Regional Emmy Awards to television markets in the entire State of Florida; Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles and New Orleans, La.; Mobile, Ala.; Thomasville, Ga.; and Puerto Rico. Winners of the 2018 Regional Emmy® Awards will be announced on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences annual ceremony in Orlando, Florida.

2018 Suncoast Regional Emmy® Award Nominations:

ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT – Program Feature/Segment
Marc De Waele, Artist Profile (Kenneth Cherry)

ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT – Program Feature/Segment
The Hummingbirds (Serena Aubrey)

HUMAN INTEREST – Program Special
The Luminaries 2018 (Farah Vickery, Danny Bruno)

PUBLIC/CURRENT/COMMUNITY AFFAIRS
Pyramid Arts (Robert Bruno)

INTERSTITIAL
The Vietnam War: Voices from the Bay Interstitials (Serena Aubrey)

All of the nominated programs can be viewed on the WEDU PBS website at: https://www.wedu.org/awards.