NET Wins Three Emmys

News Release Date: 
July 25, 2018

For Immediate Release
NET Wins Three Emmys

LINCOLN, Neb. (July 25, 2018) – NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, received three Emmy awards from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Heartland Chapter. In a first, NET was recognized for technical achievement in the building of its successful 360-video production unit.

“It’s exciting to be honored for experimenting with new technology and for using technology to tell stories in impactful ways,” said Chad Davis, assistant general manager of emerging media who accepted the award on behalf of NET.

In addition, one of NET’s 360 videos earned an award in the environment–feature category for “Prairie Fire: Controlling Invasive Species.” A television program, “Nebraska Stories: Vietnam,” also won in the magazine–series category.

The Heartland Emmy Chapter honors original content created for traditional broadcast mediums as well as non-traditional and emerging platforms for broadband and portable delivery.

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MEDIA CONTACT:  Mary J. Winquest, 402-470-6247, mjwinquest@netNebraska.org

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 netNebraska.org.