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August 28, 2020

Message from Eugenia Harvey, Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for WNET

“How are you?” “Honestly, not good today.” My friends and I have daily, real time conversations of race-related events as a means of both coping with and hoping that something, anything, will progress and get better. The comments above were from this morning’s chat with my sorority sister Jacqueline. Sunday night, my former business partner Reiko texted me [...]

August 6, 2020

The WNET Group Receives Eight News & Documentary Emmy Award Nominations

Today the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the 41st annual News & Documentary Emmy Award nominations. The WNET Group received eight nominations overall. Nature received three nominations: Okavango: River of Dreams - Paradise and The Serengeti Rules were both nominated in the "Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary" category. The Serengeti Rules was also nominated [...]

July 27, 2020

NJ Spotlight Launches “EN ESPAÑOL” Section on Website

NJ Spotlight and Montclair State University's Center for Cooperative Media announced their collaboration to translate NJ Spotlight news stories into Spanish. The translated content, which is focused on COVID-19, now appears in a new online section of NJSpotlight.com called EN ESPAÑOL. This initiative aims to provide Spanish-speaking communities in New Jersey with information from a statewide [...]

July 23, 2020

Wildscreen Panda Awards 2020 Nominates “NATURE” Production

NATURE: Cuba’s Wild Revolution was nominated for a 2020 Wildscreen Panda Award in the "Editing" category (under its European name, Wild Cuba: A Caribbean Journey). Winners will be announced at the Virtual Wildscreen Festival, taking place October 19-23, 2020. The Wildscreen Panda Awards is one of the highest honors in the international wildlife film and TV content [...]

July 8, 2020

Camp TV Brings Day Camp to Children Nationwide Beginning July 13

[caption id="attachment_5227" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] Head counselor Zachary Noah Piser[/caption] Today, The WNET Group announced the launch of Camp TV, a new one-hour public television series that brings the day camp experience to children nationwide weekdays beginning Monday, July 13 on public television (check local listings). In the New York metro area, Camp TV premieres Monday, July [...]

June 7, 2020

Statement from The WNET Group

The brutal murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee and Tony McDade are the latest in a long and tragic list of killings of Black Americans by police officers and self-appointed vigilantes and cannot be ignored; they are tragedies that have played out for far too long in our country, rooted in generations of [...]

May 29, 2020

The WNET Group Wins Four Telly Awards

The WNET Group won four 2020 Telly Awards. Cyberchase won a Silver Award in “Television: Children” category and a Bronze Award in the “Television: Social Responsibility” category for its episode Giving Thanks Day. GZERO WORLD with Ian Bremmer also won two Telly Awards. “Andrew Yang Shows His Work” is a Silver Winner in the “Television; General/Political Commentary” [...]

May 1, 2020

The WNET Group Announces “Let’s Learn NYC!”

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, and The WNET Group announced the launch of Let’s Learn NYC!, a new educational public television program produced by The WNET Group in partnership with the New York City Department of Education (DOE) featuring lessons for children in 3K through second grade that will supplement [...]

April 27, 2020

The WNET Group Wins Two New York Emmy Awards

Over the weekend,The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) hosted the 63rd Annual New York Emmy Awards via livestream. Two WNET productions received New York Emmy Awards: ARTS: PROGRAM/SPECIAL ALL ARTS Docs: Slow Down: River To River (ALL ARTS). Diane Masciale, Executive In Charge; Elizabeth Liz Sargent, Director, Producer; Minos Papas, Producer, Director of Photography; Jorn [...]

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