MPT Program Guide Awards: 2013
Maryland Public Television is the recipient of 6 design awards for its monthly program guide. MPT received a 2013 Silver PROMAX/BDA Local Award (pictured left) for Off-Air Design. PROMAX/BDA is an international television industry association for entertainment marketing professionals. The PromaxBDALocal Awards celebrate excellence, creativity and innovation in local television promotion, marketing and design.
MPT also received 5 Communicator Awards from the International Academy of Visual Arts (IAVA). Three Gold Awards (pictured right) were received for Overall Design, Cover Design and for Non-Profit Magazine. Two Silver Awards were received for Interior Design and Marketing & Promotion. The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program recognizing marketing and communications creativity.
The MPT program guide is produced by Novak Birch, a Baltimore-based integrated marketing communications firm, under the direction of Alex Vitalo, MPT's Creative Director.
Emmy Awards: 2013
Maryland Public Television is proud to be recognized with the following Emmy Awards and nominations from the National Capital/Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Television Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The results were announced at the awards ceremony held on Saturday, June 15.
Reporter - Political
Maryland Political Packages 2012 Yolanda Vazquez
Nominated Program Host/Moderator
America's Veterans: A Musical Tribute James Bigwood, Gordon Masters, David Wainwright, MSgt. Jim DeVaughn
Nominated Station Excellence
Maryland Public Television
Magazine Program - Feature/Segment
Outdoors Maryland: Urban Oasis Patrick Ridgely, Segment Producer
Nominated Magazine Program - Program/Special
Outdoors Maryland: Episode 2405 Michael English, Producer; Susan Jacobson, Coordinating Producer
Interview/Discussion - Program/Special
Impressions Of Dr. Ben Carson Susanne Stahley, Producer/Editor
Documentary - Historical
Heart Of The Civil War Robert Ferrier, Producer/Director; Shaun Gildea, Editor; Gary Parker, Writer; Seraphina Lin, Associate Producer; Chris Haugh, Producer; Michael English, Executive Producer
Nominated Historical/Cultural - Program Feature/Segment
The Tall Ship Guayas Frank Batavick, Producer
Nominated Politics/Government - Program/Special
State Circle: Referendum Decisions Mark Keefer, Executive Producer; Jeff Salkin, Anchor/Host; Melinda Wise, Associate Producer
Nominated Arts/Entertainment - Program Feature/Segment
Arts/Entertainment - Program Feature/Segment "Alexander Heilner" artist profile segment Susanne Stahley, Producer/Editor
Arts/Entertainment – Program Feature/Segment
"David Knopp" artist profile segment Patrick Ridgely, Segment Producer
Nominated Chesapeake Heritage - Program/Special
Secrets Of The Chesapeake John Paulson, Producer; Susan Jacobson, Coordinating Producer; Michael English, Executive Producer
Chesapeake Heritage – Program/Special
The War Of 1812 On The Chesapeake: Home Of The Brave Drew Perkins, Director; Midge Flinn Yost, Producer; Michael English, Executive Producer
National Capital Chesapeake Bay Community Service Award
To recognize the station's 2012 "Concert for the Chesapeake Bay" volunteer-a-thon.