Multiple Arkansas organizations have received Mid-America Emmy Award nominations.
KATV producer Katelyn and KATV weekend anchor Kyle Deckelbaum received a nomination in the “Newscast Weekend” category for their coverage of flooding in Arkansas. KATV has another nomination in the “Religion – News Story/Program Feature Segment” category, recognizing Alex Burch, Parker Eubanks, Tony Ranchino, Paden Moore and Ray Hamilton for their work on a story entitled “Methodists in Arkansas Consider Plan to Split Over LGBT Inclusion.”
Susan Searle and Miguel Medina with KHBS/KHOG received a nomination in the “Program Promo – Single Spot or Campaign (Non-News)” for their work on “Arkansas CW Matrix.”
The former AETN, now Arkansas PBS, received the most individual award nominations. Charles Eric White’s film Hazel Walker’s Arkansas Travelers received a nomination in the “Historic/Cultural – Program Feature Segment” category.
One Arkansas documentary has received multiple award nominations.
The film Men and Women of Distinction: Gov. Mike Beebe has been nominated for two Mid-America Emmy Awards. The awards were announced on Thursday, Oct. 22.
The first nomination was in the “Documentary – Historical” category, which recognized Kathryn Tucker, Les Galusha and Casey Sanders. Tucker was also recognized in the “Director – Non-Live (Post-Produced)” category.
The Emmy Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. It will be broadcast on Youtube, the Emmys app and on theemmys.tv.