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South Florida PBS Announces Seven 2022 Suncoast Emmy Awards

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2022 Suncoast Emmy Awards

Miami, FL - South Florida PBS (WPBT & WXEL) is honored to announce seven 2022 Suncoast Emmy® Awards for programs produced by South Florida PBS staff and partners. Winners were announced at the 2022 Suncoast Emmy® Awards gala in Orlando, Florida on December 10, 2022.

“We are very honored to have been recognized for our work and particularly proud of the award for Diversity/Equity/Inclusion in short form content as it is a significant validation of South Florida PBS’ commitment to these goals,” stated Dolores Fernandez Alonso, president and CEO of South Florida PBS.

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 the Suncoast region’s television markets.

Below is a list of the winning entries:

South Florida PBS Original Productions

Diversity/Equity/Inclusion - Short Form Content
Minorities in Shark Sciences (MISS) is Making Waves
Jacquelyn Hurtado, Sergio Figuera

Magazine Program
Check, Please! South Florida # 1905
Nathalia Lemos, Joyce Belloise, Michelle Bernstein


South Florida PBS Partner Productions

Arts/Entertainment – Short Form Content
The Perpetual Loop
Rodrigo Arauz, Ed Talavera, Dennis Scholl WPBT-TV, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Are You Down?
Juan Matos, Ed Talavera, Ellie Konn, Dennis Scholl WPBT-TV, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Nostalgia - News
1402 Pork n’ Bean Blue
Juan Matos, Amanda Bradley, Javier Labrador, Dennis Scholl

Documentary Historical
Finding Tyler
Christopher Brannan, Diana Reichenbach, Dennis Scholl

Nostalgia - Long Form Content
The Grand Lady
Michael Anderson, Fabian Cardenas, Mia Laurenzo


South Florida PBS would like to congratulate all the award recipients for their hard work and dedication to their craft.

If you don’t have access to South Florida PBS, you can livestream all our programs on our websites found in the links below:

WPBT Live streaming can be viewed here:
WXEL Live streaming can be viewed here:


About South Florida PBS

South Florida PBS is Florida’s largest public media company, including Public Broadcasting stations WXEL-TV, serving the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast and WPBT2, serving Miami-Dade and Broward counties, and the Health Channel, the only 24/7 channel dedicated to health in the nation. South Florida PBS connects organizations and institutions across our region and preserves South Florida's history. Leading the way in this global society, South Florida PBS is committed to creating and presenting award-winning programs focused on kids, education, arts and culture, health, environment, science and civic engagement.