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Edition 9 |  June 1, 2020

Milwaukee PBS honored with multiple awards during the 2020 Awards Ceremony

Milwaukee PBS was recognized with a GOLD award at the in the following categories:

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)

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

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

Best Long Soft Feature Story
Outdoor Wisconsin - Surf

Traci Neuman, Brian Ewig, Chris Michalski

In addition, The Arts Pagereceived a Silver and a Bronze Award in the following categories:

Best Editing (Silver Award)
Tibetan Monks Sand Mandala
Tiff Pua, Brian Ewig, Sandy Maxx, Jeff Moorbeck

Best Long Soft Feature Story (Bronze Award)
Milwaukee Bucks Art Collection
Tiff Pua, Sandy Maxx, Brian Ewig, Jeff Moorbeck, Chris Michalski

Milwaukee PBS honored with three awards from statewide organization

Milwaukee PBS was recognized at the statewide level for its work in telling southeastern Wisconsin’s stories. 10thirtysix, Milwaukee PBS’ signature news program, was honored by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association’s Awards for Excellence with two awards – the Community Impact Award and second place for Best Series or Documentary. Black Nouveau, one of the longest-running series in the nation, received third place for Best Series or Documentary. Winners were announced during the first WBA Awards for Excellence Virtual Awards Gala.

10thirtysix received the Community Impact award for its special, “Kids in Crisis: You’re Not Alone,” which was produced in partnership with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel / USA TODAY NETWORK–Wisconsin.

In the category of Best Series or Documentary, Milwaukee’s local productions took home both second and third place honors. 10thirtysix received second place for “A Hope For Tomorrow" and Black Nouveau received third place for its segment "We Got This."

“We are proud to be the storytellers of southeastern Wisconsin. Our local productions focus on telling the stories that go untold - of the individuals and groups so often left out of the mainstream,” said Bohdan Zachary, Vice President and General Manager of Milwaukee PBS. “We are delighted to be recognized, among so many of our esteemed colleagues throughout the state who are producing excellent work as well.”
Carol Burnett: A Celebration
June 1, 7:00 PM on Ch. 10.1

A 50th anniversary tribute to the career of a comic genius - filled with pure nostalgia, great clips and memories from iconic stars.

Missing your favorite live performers?

On June 2 at 8:30 rock out to Red, White and Blue. Don’t change the channel because at 11, watch INXS: Live Baby Live! On June 4 at 10 pm, you’ll enjoy Soul Legends and on June 5 at 8 pm Linda Ronstadt: Live in Hollywood offers some of her most iconic music. June 6 brings Magic Moments: Best of 50s Pop at 5:00 pm, Iconic Women of Country at 7:00 pm and Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii at 8:30 pm. Enjoy those concerts and more this week from Milwaukee PBS.

The Vote – American Experience

As we all consider the upcoming elections, American Experience reminds us that women weren’t always able to vote. One hundred years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, The Vote, tells the dramatic culmination story of the hard-fought campaign American women waged for the right to vote.  You can stream The Vote, now on Passport before it’s broadcast.

Are You Looking for Something for Your Kids or Grandkids to do?

Creating stories encourages creativity and can lead to hours of fun. Let your imagination run wild and create your own adventure story with Pinkalicious, Peterrifc and their friends.
Milwaukee PBS wants to help you stay safe at home. Right now, you can watch thousands of hours of free additional PBS programming when you download the PBS Video App including Austin City Limits, Great Performances, Nova and American Masters. Watch more entertaining, inspiring and thought-provoking programs when you download the PBS Video App.

June 4, 7:30 PM on Ch. 10.1

10THIRTYSIX continues its special series "Stories of Our Pandemic," telling stories of health, help and hope. Hear how communities in southeastern Wisconsin are specifically impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Rick Steves Fascism in Europe
June 3, 4:30 pm

In this one-hour special, travel expert Rick Steves travels back a century to learn how fascism rose and then fell in Europe – taking millions of people with it. He traces fascism’s history from its roots in the turbulent aftermath of World War I, when masses of angry people rose up, to the rise of charismatic leaders who manipulated that anger and the totalitarian societies they built. Along the way, Rick visits poignant sights throughout Europe relating to fascism and talks with Europeans whose families lived through those times. 


A Milwaukee PBS Tour of England

As a lover of PBS and the excellence of British programming, it is a great pleasure to present To The Manor Born, a tour designed to include many of the sights you know so well from public television and iconic British programs seen on Milwaukee PBS. From the glories of Highclere Castle (as seen in Downton Abbey©), the beloved Devon estate of Agatha Christie, to the seaside village in Cornwall used in Doc Martin – this exclusive tour will be a memorable journey for each person involved.

July 26 to August 1, 2021

More information provided by Transcendent Travel.
The Milwaukee PBS offices are currently closed, following Governor Evers’ “Safer at Home” order. During this time, we have limited ability to process donations that have been mailed to us or to ship certain “thank you” gifts from recent pledge programming. Please know donations will be processed and gifts shipped as soon as the offices reopen. If you have any questions, our membership team is working remotely and can help! Please call Member Services at (414) 297-8020 or email milwpbs@matc.edu.
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