LAS VEGAS – Vegas PBS is pleased to announce it has received two 2019 Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Pacific Southwest Chapter. The awards ceremony took place the evening of Saturday, June 15, 2019.
Vegas PBS has won the following 2019 Emmys:
· Historical/Cultural – Program or Special
“Remembering Vietnam: Las Vegas Veterans,” Jeremy Helal, Gary Williams, Vegas PBS
· Magazine – Program/Special
“Outdoor Nevada – Our Radioactive History,” John Burke, Fabiana Ubben, Sergio de Souza, Hayley Etter, John Lloyd, Todd Hailstone, Dustin Hall, John McClain, Vegas PBS
“Remembering Vietnam: Las Vegas Veterans” explores the experiences of several Las Vegas veterans during the Vietnam War era. Their stories cover their enlistment, basic training, combat, and the aftermath of their military experience.
“Outdoor Nevada” follows John Burke as he crisscrosses the state on the ultimate road trip. Nevada’s ideal climate and varied environments provide endless inspiration for Burke’s exciting outdoor adventures. His experiences range from extreme to serene and everything in-between. Along the way, he meets locals and experts who share their stories. In “Our Radioactive History,” Burke visits the National Atomic Testing Museum and takes a drive out to the Nevada National Security Site. Then, he tops the day off with a drink at the historic Atomic Liquors in Downtown Las Vegas.
Stream these award-winning programs at VegasPBS.org or on the PBS Video App. Outdoor Nevada is available using Vegas PBS Passport, a member benefit allowing on-demand streaming of 1,500+ episodes of Vegas PBS programs.
About Vegas PBS
Dedicated to enriching lives in Southern Nevada, Vegas PBS uses television and other technologies to educate and empower individuals and to amplify the effectiveness of community organizations.
Vegas PBS Channel 10 is one of America’s most-watched PBS stations and offers five unique secondary channels: Create, VEGAS PBS KIDS, Worldview, Rewind and Jackpot! Vegas PBS also collaborates with strategic partners to create content that examines current and historic regional issues.
Vegas PBS provides outreach programs to assist students of any age, from childhood through adulthood; professional development services for teachers; literacy and health workshops for families; educational materials for the deaf, hard of hearing, blind or vision impaired; and 24/7 online access to content via an array of devices and media.
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