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Posted Jun 28, 2010

APT Earns Three 2010 Emmy Awards

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Alabama Public Television (APT) has earned three Emmy® Awards in the 2010 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences southeast competition. The network earned the coveted award in the Live and Post-production Audio category for “We Have Signal,” a music program recorded live at Birmingham’s BottleTree Café; in the Non-News Program Editor category for “Alabama the Beautiful: State Parks,” a feature on six Alabama State Parks; and in the Historic/Cultural News and Program Specialty category for “Honor Flight,” a half-hour program that follows the journey of Alabama WWII veterans to Washington to see the National World War II Memorial. Individuals responsible for the award-winning entries include Matt Whitson of APT and Brad Lightfoot of BottleTree for the “We Have Signal” award; APT’s Stephen Dubberley for the “Alabama the Beautiful” editing award; and Rhonda Colvin, APT producer/reporter, for “Honor Flight.” About Alabama Public Television Alabama Public Television, established in 1955, was America’s first statewide public television network. Affiliated with the Public Broadcasting System (PBS), it is a seven-day-a-week educational resource for Alabamians of all ages through online services, analog and digital television programming, documentary production and outreach activities. For more information about APT, visit www.aptv.org. About the Emmy Awards The Emmy Awards are presented annually by the Academy of Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Southeast Chapter, which serves the Southeast Region (geographic areas of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Asheville, N.C.). Entries into the 2010 competition must have aired in the Southeast Region within the calendar year January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009 and must have aired in less than 50% of the U.S. markets. For more information about the Emmy Awards, visit natasadmin@natassoutheast.tv.

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