PBS39 Receives Record 10 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award Nominations
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PBS39 Emmy 2017
Bethlehem, Pa. -- August 1, 2017 -- PBS39 is proud to announce the receipt of a record 10 Emmy┬« Award nominations from the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).

Individually, PBS39 Reporter/Producer Brittany Garzillo led the way for PBS39 with six nominations, including Associate Producer, Arts Program Special (Second to None: Liberty High School Grenadier Band); Reporter/Producer, Health/Environment/Science Feature/Segment (FOCUS: Personalized Medicine: The Future of Cancer Treatment); Reporter/Producer, Arts Feature/Segment (FOCUS: Please Touch Photography); Reporter/Producer, Education/Schools Feature/Segment (FOCUS: Teaching the Science of Polling); Reporter/Producer, Human Interest Feature/Segment (FOCUS: Mikayla's Voice); and Reporter/Producer, Public/Current/Community Affairs Feature/Segment (Revitalizing Easton: Simon Silk Mill).
Teri Haddad, Ed.D., PBS39 Chief Learning Officer, was nominated for three awards for her work as an Executive Producer in the following categories: Arts Program/Special (Second to None: Liberty High School Grenadier Band); Health Program/Special (Close to Home: Cancer Survivorship); and Lifestyle Program Feature/Segment (Erwin Cooks).

"I'm so proud to work with the talented professionals at PBS39, and to be a media professional in the Greater Lehigh Valley," Dr. Haddad said. "Congratulations to everyone. It was a great night for the Lehigh Valley."

Laura McHugh, PBS39 Director of Production & PBS Content Strategy and Secretary, NATAS Mid-Atlantic, was also nominated for three awards. McHugh's nominations include recognition for her work as an Executive Producer in the following categories: Health/Environment/Science Feature/Segment (FOCUS: Personalized Medicine: The Future of Cancer Treatment); Education/Schools Feature/Segment (FOCUS: Teaching the Science of Polling); and Public/Current/Community Affairs Feature/Segment (Revitalizing Easton: Simon Silk Mill).

Full information on each nomination is below:
Teri Haddad
Dr. Teri Haddad
Chief Learning Officer, PBS39

"I'm so proud to work with the talented professionals at PBS39, and to be a media professional in the Greater Lehigh Valley."


Arts Program/Special
Program:Second to None: Liberty High School Grenadier Band
Teri Haddad, Ed.D., Executive Producer
Javier Diaz, Director/Editor
Matt Lewis, Video Editor
Jessica Lee, Graphic Designer
Charlie Dehne, Field Producer
Gabriel Spitale, Field Producer/Director of Photography
Steve Kauffman, Videographer
Jeffrey Frederick, Videographer
Brittany Garzillo, Associate Producer
Josh Muehlberger, Sound Design
Health Program/Special
Program:Close to Home: Cancer Survivorship
Teri Haddad, Ed. D., Executive Producer
Dr. Rick Boulay, Narrator
Scott Paul, Producer
Steve Whitcombe, Editor
Health/Environment/Science Feature/Segment
Program: FOCUS: Personalized Medicine: The Future of Cancer Treatment
Laura McHugh, Executive Producer
Brittany Garzillo, Reporter/Producer
Lisa Robinson, Editor
Arts Feature/Segment
Program:FOCUS: Please Touch Photography
Brittany Garzillo, Reporter/Producer
Melissa Leffel, Videographer
Matt Lewis, Editor
Education/Schools Feature/Segment
Program:FOCUS: Teaching the Science of Polling
Laura McHugh, Executive Producer
Brittany Garzillo, Reporter/Producer
Steve Kauffman, Videographer
Human Interest Feature/Segment
Program:FOCUS: Mikayla's Voice
Brittany Garzillo, Reporter/Producer
Lisa Robinson, Editor
Public/Current/Community Affairs Feature/Segment
Program: FOCUS: Revitalizing Easton: Simon Silk Mill
Brittany Garzillo, Reporter/Producer
Lisa Robinson, Editor
Laura McHugh, Executive Producer
Lifestyle Program Feature/Segment
Program:Erwin Cooks
Erwin Schroettner, Host
Lee Chernowetz, Producer
Heinz Stossier, Producer
Dave Guerrero, Coordinating Producer
Teri Haddad, Ed.D., Executive Producer
Program Host/Moderator
Program:Erwin Cooks
Erwin Schroettner
Photographer (Program)
Program:Erwin Cooks
Scott Wagner
In addition to the above, Lafayette College Policy Studies students were also recognized with a College Production Award Talent nomination for their Election Night 2016 broadcast on PBS39, First Vote in a Polarized Age.
The 35th Annual Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards will be presented Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Hershey Lodge, 325 University Dr., Hershey, PA 17033.