Digital series with local focus wins in the Historical/Cultural category
LAS VEGAS, NV — Vegas PBS is proud to announce the station won a 2022 Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Pacific Southwest chapter. The winners were announced at a ceremony on Saturday, June 18, 2022.
The winning program Ali: Las Vegas Legacy, is a five-part limited digital series about Muhammad Ali’s impact and influence in Las Vegas. This series is a local digital companion to the Ken Burns documentary about the heavyweight champion.Ali: Las Vegas Legacy recognizes how “The Greatest” helped pave the way for long-lasting changes in the boxing community in Sin City. The Vegas PBS production team involved with this winning series include Adam McCarthy, Heather Caputo and Allison Monette.
Viewers can watch the winning title at vegaspbs.org.
About Vegas PBS
Vegas PBS is a member-supported public television service providing educational content for over 50 years. Vegas PBS builds community through television, education services, and unique experiences that create a sense of place, civic and social capital. For 14 consecutive years, Vegas PBS has remained among the top ten most-watched PBS stations in the country. The station offers four unique broadcast channels: Vegas PBS Ch. 10.1, Vegas PBS Create Ch. 10.2, VEGAS PBS KIDS Ch. 10.3, and Vegas PBS WORLD Ch. 10.4. The station collaborates with community partners to create award-winning content that examines informational, cultural, historic, and educational regional issues.
Vegas PBS provides a robust variety of education services and workforce development opportunities that extend the educational experience beyond the broadcast. Resources and services include Vegas PBS’ Ready To Learn educational workshops for children and families, professional development for teachers, online learning courses and certifications for adults, multimedia educational support for educators, and a Special Needs Resource Library serving those with special needs.
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