PRESS RELEASE — Monday, April 23, 2012
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Idaho Public Television Garners Five Regional Emmy Nominations

Idaho Public Television received five Northwest Regional Emmy Award nominations Friday.

The award winners will be announced during the June 2 Northwest Chapter of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Awards Banquet at Snoqualmie Casino near Seattle.

Nominated are:

  • Idaho Public Television, Peter W. Morrill, general manager; Station Excellence category.
  • OUTDOOR IDAHO "Salmon River Lodges & Legacies," John Crancer, producer; Historic/Cultural Program/Special category.
  • OUTDOOR IDAHO "The People's Land," Bruce Reichert, producer; Public/Current/Community Affairs Program Special category.
  • THE COLOR OF CONSCIENCE: HUMAN RIGHTS IN IDAHO, Marcia Franklin, producer; Documentary-Topical category.
  • THE COLOR OF CONSCIENCE: HUMAN RIGHTS IN IDAHO, Marcia Franklin, writer; Writer-Program category.

IdahoPTV is a statewide public television system with transmitters in Coeur d'Alene, Moscow, Boise, Twin Falls and Pocatello-Idaho Falls, plus a network of 42 translators to extend the signal beyond the transmitter areas.