Illinois Public Media receives four Mid-America EMMY® nominations

October 23, 2020
 
Text: 2020 44th annual Mid-America EMMY® Awards nominees

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Illinois Public Media has received four nominations for the 2020 National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Mid-America Regional Chapter EMMY® Awards. These nominations span local and regional efforts by Illinois Public Media and include outstanding work in public affairs, human interest, musical composition, and documentary and culture achievements in television.

Illinois Public Media's nominations are listed out by category below. The winners will be announced during the virtual Mid-America EMMY® Awards ceremony on November 21, 2020.  

 

DOCUMENTARY - CULTURAL
Illinois Country
Sarah Edwards, DJ Roach

MUSICAL COMPOSITION/ARRANGEMENT
Illinois Country's original song – “Backroads”
John Pennell, Graham Edwards

HUMAN INTEREST - PROGRAM/FEATURE SEGMENT
Reel Midwest: BT Lives in the Stitch  
Maurice “Moss” Bresnahan, Katie Presntiss Onsager

PUBLIC/CURRENT/COMMUNITY AFFAIRS - PROGRAM/SPECIAL
Reel Midwest: Stateville Calling 
Maurice “Moss” Bresnahan, Ben Kolak