OPB has received six Northwest Regional Emmy® Awards from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The awards recognize excellence in programming and individual craft achievement in television and media arts.
OPB executive producers, producers, videographers, editors and reporters were recognized in a variety of categories including business/consumer, politics/government, health/medical, arts/entertainment and sports.
OPB’s 2021 Emmy award wins include:
Business/Consumer - Short and Long Form Content
“Mudbone Grown”: Jule Gilfillan, Producer; Brandon Swanson, Camera/Editor
Health/Medical - Short Form Content
“Postcards From The Pandemic: Hope And Innovation”: Jes Burns, Producer; Jan Boyd, Executive Producer; MacGregor Campbell, Graphic Animator; Stephani Gordon, Camera; Ed Jahn, Executive Producer; Jonathan Levinson, Reporter; Cassandra Profita, Producer; Monica Samayoa, Producer; Arya Surowidjojo, Producer/Camera/Editor; Todd Sonflieth, Producer/Camera/Editor; Brandon Swanson, Camera/Editor
Politics/Government - Short Form Content
2020 Oregon Ballot Measures Explainers: MacGregor Campbell, Producer/Editor/Graphic Animator; Jes Burns, Producer; Arya Surowidjojo, Producer/Camera/Editor; Jan Boyd, Executive Producer
Arts/Entertainment - Long Form Content
“Woven Together” (Oregon Art Beat): Jessica Martin, Executive Producer; Eric Slade, Producer; Jule Gilfillan, Producer; Steven Tonthat, Producer/Camera; Beth Harrington, Producer; Brandon Swanson, Camera/Editor; Stephani Gordon, Camera/Editor; Michael Bendixen, Editor; Dan Evans, Camera; Lisa Suinn Kallem, Editor; William Ward, Audio
Sports Story - Short and Long Form Content
“Bikepacking Their Way From Portland To The Coast” (Oregon Field Guide): Danika Sandoz; Producer/Editor; Brandon Swanson, Camera; Erin Ross, Production Assistance; Steven Vaughn Kray, Audio Post Production
Jule Gilfillan, Producer, OPB
All winners for the 58th annual awards were honored at a virtual ceremony on June 5.