Awards and Recognition

Emmy® Awards: 2018

The National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) presented Maryland Public Television (MPT) with six Emmy® Awards during its 60th Emmy gala at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

A three-hour broadcast of the Emmy Awards ceremony airs on MPT2 on Friday, June 29 at 8 p.m.

WINNER: Breaking Heroin’s Grip: Road to Recovery
Category: Community Service
Larry D. Unger, President

WINNER: Eatin’ Oysters: Chesapeake Style!
Category: Chesapeake Heritage – Program/Special
John Paulson, Writer/Director
Michael English, Executive Producer/Writer
Patrick Ridgely, Associate Producer

WINNER: Overcoming Opioids: Fentanyl
Category: Health/Science – Program Feature/Segment
Amy Oden, Producer/Editor
Alex Vitalo, Executive Producer

WINNER: ​Outdoors Maryland - Episode 3001
Category: Magazine Program – Program/Special
Michael English, Producer/Writer
Patrick Ridgely, Associate Producer
John Paulson, Segment Producer/Writer
Robert Ferrier, Segment Producer/Writer
Michael Sobola, Segment Producer/Writer

WINNER: Young Artists of America: The Songs of Tim Rice
Category: Lighting
Tracy Gaspari, Lighting Designer/Director

WINNER: Eatin' Oysters: Chesapeake Style
Category: Photographer – Program (Non-News)
Tim Pugh, Videographer/Photographer

An Emmy® note: In the past decade alone, MPT productions and personnel have earned nearly 70 regional Emmys®. Since its launch in 1969, Maryland Public Television has also been the recipient of four national Emmy® Awards.

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