NET Earns Regional Emmy

News Release Date: 
August 12, 2020

For Immediate Release

LINCOLN, Neb. (Aug. 12, 2020) – NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, received an Emmy award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Heartland Chapter for its “What If…” series story “Winston, Young Composer.”

“What If…” is a series exploring innovation, creativity, invention and discovery. It features stories about interesting Nebraskans with interesting ideas in a wide range of areas.

The “Winston, Young Composer” story profiles Winston Schneider, a typical Omaha youth who likes Legos, insects, Star Wars…and composing classical music.

To watch the series, visit

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NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is the statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit