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Milwaukee PBS Takes Home Multiple Gold Awards at Milwaukee Press Club Awards
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Milwaukee PBS’ local productions took home six awards at the Milwaukee Press Club’s awards gala for “Excellence in Journalism,” including four Gold Awards. Winners were selected from hundreds of entries received from throughout the state, and were announced at the Milwaukee Press Club’s 90th Annual Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Awards, held virtually on its YouTube channel on Friday, May 29.

Gold Winners

Best Documentary

Kids in Crisis: You’re Not Alone

Maryann Lazarski, Scottie Lee Meyers, Rory Linnane, Justin Migliano, Brian Ewig, Darin Malkowski, Chris Michalski, Gail Grzybowski, Bill Schulz, James Fitzhenry, Raul Galvan, Bohdan Zachary, Milwaukee PBS (in partnership with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin)

Watch online here: KidsInCrisis

Best Use of Multimedia

Kids in Crisis: You’re Not Alone – Documentary and suicide prevention toolkit

Rory Linnane, Erin Caughey, Bill Schulz, Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten, Haley BeMiller, Jim Fitzhenry, David Haynes, Robert Mentzer, Scottie Lee Meyers, Darin Malkowski, Justin Migliano, USA Today Network-Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee PBS

Available online here: KidsInCrisisToolkit

Best News Program (outside a newscast)

10thirtysix - “A Hope for Tomorrow

Maryann Lazarski, Scottie Lee Meyers, Erica Drehfal, Brian Ewig, Darin Malkowski, Chris Michalski, Jeff Mlagan, Stephanie Schreiber, Karl Landwehr, Portia Young

Watch online here: AHopeForTomorrow

Best Long Soft Feature Story

Outdoor Wisconsin - “Surf

Traci Neuman, Brian Ewig, Chris Michalski

Watch online here: OutdoorWisconsin-Surf

Silver Winner

Best Editing

The Arts Page - "Tibetan Monks Sand Mandala"

Tiff Pua, Brian Ewig, Sandy Maxx, Jeff Moorbeck

Watch online here: TheArtsPage-TibetanMonksSandMandala

Bronze Winner

Best Long Soft Feature Story

The Arts Page - "Milwaukee Bucks Art Collection"

Tiff Pua, Brian Ewig, Sandy Maxx, Jeff Moorbeck, Chris Michalski

Watch online here:

TheArtsPage-MilwaukeeBucksArtCollection

“We are honored by the Milwaukee Press Club to receive so much recognition in such a variety of categories,” said Bohdan Zachary, Vice President and General Manager of Milwaukee PBS. “As southeastern Wisconsin’s public television station, our role is to tell the stories of our community – the inspiring, the beautiful, even – and especially – the stories on the edges of the community that no one wants to tell.”

On Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. on Channel 10.1, Milwaukee PBS airs a rotation of its local programs, including 10thirtysix and The Arts Page. Outdoor Wisconsin airs every Thursday at 9:00 p.m. on Channel 10.1. These programs strive to be responsive to the needs and interests of its communities and viewers and to be a voice and a platform for southeastern Wisconsin.

Visit milwaukeepbs.org for upcoming air dates, and to watch these award-winning stories on demand.