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Congratulations to the 2013 Emmy winners!

On July 13, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences: Heartland Chapter held an Emmy Gala at the Seawell Grand Ballroom in Denver.

Rocky Mountain PBS received seven awards from our fifteen nominations in a dozen categories. See the full list of winners below, and click here for the full list of nominees.

Congratulations also to executive producer Cynthia Hessin, who was honored with induction into the prestigious Silver Circle. This honor is awarded to broadcast professionals who have worked in the industry for 25 years or more and have made substantial contributions to both their craft and their community.

We're incredibly proud of all of our winners and nominations. Click the program titles below to watch the winning episodes and films.

Best Documentary - Cultural
“Urban Rez”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Lisa D. Olken, Executive Producer
Larry Pourier, Director
Boots Kennedye, Director of Photography
Derek Brown, Production Associate
Janine Trudell, Finishing Editor
Doug Price, Executive Producer
Donna Sanford, Executive Producer
Diane Cerafici, Production Coordinator
Sarah Newberry, Production Assistant
Walt Pourier, Title Graphic Design

Best Short Format Program 
“Great Ingredients”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Julie Speer, Producer/Director/Videographer/Editor
Mariel Rodriguez-McGill, Associate Producer
Travis McNamara, Music

“Vintage Colorado: Airstreams”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Lisa D. Olken, Producer & Host
Tom Manion, Design
Daniel Mercure, Editor
Janine Trudell, Videographer

Best Program Promo - Image
“Henry the Gossip Campaign”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Julie Speer, Director/Producer/Writer/Videographer/Editor
Tom Manion, Graphic Artist

Best Community Service Campaign
“Rocky Mountain PBS Community Service” - Women and Girls Lead initiative
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Donna Sanford, Chief Content Officer
Stacy Baum, Writer, Marketing and Communications, Community Engagement
Elizabeth Mayer, Marketing and Communications, Community Engagement
Julie Speer, Producer/Director/Editor
Cynthia Hessin, Producer/Director
Mariel Rodriguez-McGill, Editor/Associate Producer
Dana Schmidt, Marketing and Communications, Community Engagement
Janine Trudell, Videographer/Editor
Tom Manion, Graphic Artist
Ryan Conley, Graphic Artist
Douglas M. Price, Executive Producer
Harris Ravine, Executive Producer

Best Director
“Daniel Mercure, Boulder Box Set: Andy and Renee”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Daniel Mercure, Post Production Director

 

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
Best Long Form Non-Fiction
“Feasting On Four Wheels”
Student - University of Denver,
Mariel Rodriguez-McGill, Producer/Director

 

Full List of Nominees

Human Interest: Program/Special
“V-Day 11.11.11”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Cynthia Hessin, Interviewer
John Goheen, Director
Pat Woodard, Executive Producer
Brad Houston, Executive Producer
Aaron Greer, Executive Producer
Carey Moots, Executive Producer
Joni Goheen, Executive Producer
Chris Wheeler, Contributing Producer
Eric Blumer, Contributing Producer
Suzanne Popovich Chandler, Photographer
Brian Weister, Editor
Jon Menell, Supervising Editor

Documentary - Cultural
“Urban Rez”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Lisa D. Olken, Executive Producer
Larry Pourier, Director
Boots Kennedye, Director of Photography
Derek Brown, Production Associate
Janine Trudell, Finishing Editor
Doug Price, Executive Producer
Donna Sanford, Executive Producer
Diane Cerafici, Production Coordinator
Sarah Newberry, Production Assistant
Walt Pourier, Title Graphic Design

Interview/Discussion - Program/Special
“Colorado State of Mind: Lethal Warriors”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Cynthia Hessin, Host/Executive Producer
Wynne Racine, Producer
Daniel Mercure, Director/Editor
Tom Manion, Graphics
Jay Knott, Post Production Editor
Sarah Newberry, Floor Director
Diane Cerafici, Production Specialist

Interstitial
“Van Gogh”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Lisa D. Olken, Producer
Janine Trudell, Videographer & Editor

“Derailer Bicycle Collective”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Janine Trudell, Videographer, Producer, Editor

Short Format Program
“Great Ingredients”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Julie Speer, Producer/Director/Videographer/Editor
Mariel Rodriguez-McGill, Associate Producer
Travis McNamara, Music

“Vintage Colorado: Airstreams”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Lisa D. Olken, Producer & Host
Tom Manion, Design
Daniel Mercure, Editor
Janine Trudell, Videographer

Program Promo - Image
“Henry the Gossip Campaign”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Julie Speer, Director/Producer/Writer/Videographer/Editor
Tom Manion, Graphic Artist

Community Service
“Rocky Mountain PBS Community Service” - Women and Girls Lead initiative
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Donna Sanford, Chief Content Officer
Stacy Baum, Writer, Marketing and Communications, Community Engagement
Elizabeth Mayer, Marketing and Communications, Community Engagement
Julie Speer, Producer/Director/Editor
Cynthia Hessin, Producer/Director
Mariel Rodriguez-McGill, Editor/Associate Producer
Dana Schmidt, Marketing and Communications, Community Engagement
Janine Trudell, Videographer/Editor
Tom Manion, Graphic Artist
Ryan Conley, Graphic Artist
Douglas M. Price, Executive Producer
Harris Ravine, Executive Producer

Director
“Urban Rez”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Lisa D. Olken, Director -- Post Production

“Daniel Mercure, Boulder Box Set: Andy and Renee”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Daniel Mercure, Post Production Director

Editor - Program
“Urban Rez”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Lisa D. Olken, Editor

Talent - Performer/Host/Moderator
“Urban Rez”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Moses Brings Plenty, Program Host

Writer - Program
“Urban Rez”
Rocky Mountain PBS, Denver
Lisa D. Olken, Writer

STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
Long Form Non-Fiction
“Feasting On Four Wheels”
Student - University of Denver,
Mariel Rodriguez-McGill, Producer/Director

Mission

To enrich the lives of Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain.

Vision

Rocky Mountain PBS will be the premier public media resource for all Coloradans. On-air, online and in person, we will serve our diverse communities as a convener of people, ideas and perspectives.

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