OPB has received eight 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, audio engineers, editors, reporters and graphic artists were recognized for their work produced in 2022 in the categories of environment/science, arts/entertainment, historical/cultural and more. These award-winning programs – like all of OPB’s journalism and programs – are made possible by the generous support of OPB members.
OPB’s 2023 Emmy award wins include:
Health/Medical – Short Form Content: The Science of Sleep: Pacific Northwest researchers explore secrets of a good night’s rest (Jes Burns, Producer/Production Design; Brandon Swanson, Camera/Editor)
Environment/Science – Short Form Content: It’s a Moth, It’s a Drone, It’s ‘Smellicopter’ (Jes Burns, Producer/Production Design; Brandon Swanson, Camera/Editor)
Environment/Science – Short Form Content: The Octopus Brain (Aaron Scott, Producer; Stephani Gordon, Editor)
Arts/Entertainment – Long Form Content: Johnnie Ray (Kami Horton, Producer/Writer; Daniel Evans, Editor/Camera; Steven Vaughn Kray, Audio Post Production)
Historical/Cultural – Long Form Content: Oregon’s Klan in the 1920s, the Rise of Hate (Kami Horton, Producer; Lisa Suinn Kallem, Editor)
Public Affairs Program: Class of 2025: Freshman Year (Kate McMahon, Producer/Writer; Daniel Evans, Editor; Rob Manning, Senior Producer; Elizabeth Miller, Reporter/Producer; David Davis, Executive Producer; Steven Vaughn Kray, Audio Post Production; MacGregor Campbell, Graphic Arts)
Informational/Instructional – Short Form Content: LeBrie Rich (Eric Slade, Producer; Stephani Gordon, Camera; Daniel Evans, Camera; Beth Segal, Editor)
Writer – Long Form Content: Kami Horton
All winners for the 60th annual Northwest Emmy awards were honored at a ceremony in Seattle on June 3.