South Florida PBS garners six Emmys at the 2016 Suncoast Emmy Awards
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South Florida PBS Emmy Wins

South Florida PBS (WPBT2 & WXEL) garnered six Emmys at the 2016 Suncoast Emmy Awards. As the 7th largest TV market in America, and the largest public media company in Florida, the wins solidify South Florida PBS’ commitment to providing new and original programming that is relevant to its diverse local communities.

“I am thrilled to report that 6 South Florida PBS projects were honored with an Emmy! Congratulations to those individuals listed below, as well as to all of the incredibly talented support staff that contributes in many different capacities. It takes a team to deliver the high quality content that is the hallmark of our organization. We have much to celebrate.” Stated Joyce Belloise, Managing Director of Content The Suncoast Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is the standard-bearer for excellence in the television industry and the gatekeeper of the prestigious regional EMMY® Awards in the Suncoast Region.

The Suncoast Chapter represents the best and brightest television and media professionals from all disciplines of the industry and from all of the Suncoast region’s television markets. The 2016 Suncoast Emmy® Awards was held Saturday, December 3rd at the Rosen Centre Hotel Orlando, FL.


Below is the full list of South Florida PBS Emmy Wins:

WPBT2 PRODUCTIONS/PRESENTATIONS:

Environment/Program

Changing Seas “Maug’s Caldera: A Natural Laboratory”

Alexa Elliott

Stephani Rae Gordon

Sean Hickey

Monique Arenas

 

Changing Seas “Beneath the Bridge”

Alexa Elliott

Norman Silva

Sean Hickey

Monique Arenas
 

 Health Science/Program

Changing Seas “Sponges” Oldest Creatures in the Sea?”

Alexa Elliott

Sean Hickey

Yoandy Vidal

Monique Arenas
 

 Religion/Program

The Life of Jesus Christ 2016 Frances Hernandez Yoandy Vidal Robert Reep Jeff Crevier David Fitzgerald Environment/Program Exotic Invaders: Pythons in the Everglades Oscar Corral Documentary/Cultural Sweet Dillard Dennis Scholl Jim Virga Konstantia Kontaxis Mike Stocker Susan Stocker