OPB has been nominated for 17 Northwest Regional Emmy Awards from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The competition recognizes the craft achievements in television and online of those working in the media industry in cultural, educational, technological, entertainment, news and informational programming.

In addition to being nominated for “Overall Station Excellence,” OPB producers, producers, videographers, writers, editors and reporters were recongized for their work in news, the arts, and science and environment.

OPB’s 2020 Emmy nominations include:

Overall Excellence

  • OPB – Steve Bass, President/CEO

Environmental - Program - Feature/Segment

  • "Oregon Field Guide": Tide Pooling With Jane Lubchenco (Jule Gilfillan, producer, Michael Bendixen, editor, Nicholas Fisher, camera/editor)
  • "Oregon Field Guide": Oregon's Rockfish Rebound (Cassandra Profita, producer, Michael Bendixen, camera/editor, Stephani Gordon, camera)
  • "Oregon Field Guide": Cave Critters (Aaron Scott, reporter/producer, Brandon Swanson, camera/editor)

Environmental - Program/Special

  • "Oregon Field Guide": Episode 3007 (Ed Jahn, executive producer, Todd Sonflieth, camera/editor, Stephani Gordon, camera/editor, Ian McCluskey, producer, Erin Ross, researcher/writer, Brandon Swanson, camera/editor, Jule Gilfillan, producer, Aaron Scott, producer, Michael Bendixen, camera/editor, Danika Sandoz, producer/editor)

Historic/Cultural - Program Special

Informational/Instructional - Program/Special

Public/Current/Community Affairs - Program Feature/Segment

Human Interest - Program Feature/Segment

  • "Oregon Experience": Minidoka Pilgrimage (Nadine Jelsing, co-producer, Danika Sandoz, co-producer/editor)

Documentary - Historical/Cultural

Reporter - Programming


Writer - Program

Photographer - Program