PBS Wisconsin Wins Two Midwest Emmy Awards
November 23, 2020 Leave a Comment
Two PBS Wisconsin projects won Midwest Emmy Awards during the 62nd annual Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards virtual ceremony Nov. 22.
PBS Wisconsin Education’s project Kindness in the Classroom won the Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for Informational/Instructional Programming – Program/Special/ Series/Feature/Segment. Kindness in the Classroom is a multi-part video series designed to give educators insight into the positive impacts of teaching mindfulness in a classroom setting. The series focuses on implementing the Kindness Curriculum – a free 24-lesson mindfulness guide designed for PreK-K classrooms, researched and developed by the Center for Healthy Minds at UW-Madison.
PBS Wisconsin’s digital project The Light won an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement for Arts/Entertainment Programming – Program/Special/Series. In The Light, Zhalarina Sanders tells an autobiographical love story woven through three lyrical music videos fusing hip-hop and the theater arts.