Upper Midwest Emmy® Award Recognitions for Iowa PBS

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Upper Midwest Chapter recently awarded IPTV staff with two Regional Emmy® Awards for Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Manon in the Arts/Entertainment—Program category and Iowa Ingredient: Zucchini in the Lifestyle—Program/Special/Series category.

Individuals recognized for their work on Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Manon include:

  • Judy Blank, Producer/Editor
  • Andrea Coyle, Executive Producer/Director
  • Chad Aubrey, Engineer in Charge
  • Julie Knutson, Technical Director
  • Jim Leasure, Audio Engineer
  • David Feingold, Audio Engineer
  • Neal Kyer, Video Engineer/Editor
  • Rick Fuller, Crew Chief/Camera Operator
  • Steve Carns, Camera Operator
  • Phil Blobaum, Camera Operator
  • Scott Faine, Camera Operator
  • Darrin Clouse, Videographer

Individuals recognized for their work on Iowa Ingredient: Zucchini include:

  • Debra Herbold, Executive Producer
  • Charity Nebbe, Host
  • Theresa Knight, Producer/Director
  • Cameron McCoy, Producer/Director
  • Julie Knutson, Editor
  • David Feingold, Editor
  • Jim Leasure, Audio
  • Phil Blobaum, Videographer
  • Brent Willett, Motion Graphics
  • Scott Faine, Videographer
  • Rick Fuller, Videographer
  • Darrin Clouse, Videographer
  • Steve Carns, Videographer
  • Kevin Rivers, Production Technician
  • Alisa Dodge, Creative Director
  • Chad Aubrey, Engineer in Charge
  • Neal Kyer, Video
  • Joe Bustad, Graphics

IPTV received eight other nominations for Regional Emmy® Awards:

  • The Eagles of Decorah in Documentary—Cultural
  • Greetings From IowaSeason 1 in Magazine
  • Greetings From Iowa: The Bobblehead Guy in Arts/Entertainment—Single Story
  • Greetings From Iowa, Series Promo 1—Fresh Eyes in Promotion: Program—Single Spot
  • Iowa Outdoors: ATVs, Abandoned Mines & Council Bluffs Photographer in Lifestyle—Program/Special/Series
  • IPTV KIDS Clubhouse: Construction Episode in Children/Teen
  • IPTV Show Opens Composite Brent Willett, Graphic Animation in Graphic Arts—Graphics
  • Pocahontas Indians & Ellie Ruffridge—2017 Girls Basketball in Sports—Program Story