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Articulate with Jim Cotter Awarded the Daytime Emmy® in Outstanding Sound Mixing

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Articulate with Jim Cotter Awarded the Daytime Emmy® in Outstanding Sound Mixing

Bethlehem, PA. - July 28, 2020 - Articulate with Jim Cotter, presented by Lehigh Valley Public Media, home to PBS39, was awarded a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Sound Mixing by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The award was given for the concert episode, Andrew Bird: Whistling While He Works.

“As the presenting station, we knew this program would garner attention from the start and we truly believe in and admire the work that the Articulate team is doing,” said Tim Fallon, Chief Executive Officer at Lehigh Valley Public Media.

A production of Panavista, Inc. for The Articulate Foundation, Articulate is an arts and culture magazine show that explores how creative people think. Through in-depth reporting, powerful personal interviews and captivating visual storytelling, Articulate takes an interdisciplinary look at diverse forms of creative expression, approaching artists as deep thinkers and doers who reflect and help shape our understanding of the world.

In reflection on being awarded this Emmy, Jim Cotter, Host and Managing Editor said, “We are delighted to receive this honor which acknowledges the work of our entire Articulate team and our great collaborators at PBS39. Special kudos to John Avarese, Articulate's audio supervisor, who not only mixed this Emmy winning piece but also recorded and produced the session.”

Lehigh Valley Public Media, home of PBS39 became the presenting station for Articulate in January 2020. The program is made possible through the generous support of the Neubauer Family Foundation and is distributed through American Public Television (APT), the leading syndicator of high-quality, top-rated programming to the nation’s public television stations.


About Lehigh Valley Public Media™
Lehigh Valley Public Media is home to PBS39, WLVR News, and various community initiatives. We are the regional leader in the publicly funded, non-profit media space and serve a vibrant and growing economic region through a dedication to local, unbiased journalism, primary and secondary education, workforce development and health and wellness. PBS39 broadcasts four additional channels of content: PBS39 Extra, WORLD, Create TV and France 24. Lehigh Valley Public Media is licensed in Allentown to the Lehigh Valley Public Telecommunications Corporation. For more information, visit

About the Articulate Foundation
Through our Emmy Award-winning public television program, Articulate with Jim Cotter, its associated digital media platforms, and other educational vehicles, The Articulate Foundation connects a diverse audience to the human stories behind art, fostering continued real-world engagement with creativity. We envision a world where artists are valued and respected for their ideas, modes of thinking, and productivity, and where the contributions of creative minds are core to thinking in the classroom, in the boardroom, in government, and beyond.

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) is a service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational, and technical achievements within the television industry. It recognizes excellence in television with the coveted Emmy® Awards for News & Documentary, Sports, and Daytime television programming, as well as achievements in television Technology & Engineering. NATAS membership consists of more than 18,000 broadcast and media professionals represented in 19 regional chapters across the United States. Beyond awards, NATAS provides extensive educational programs through its foundation, including regional and national scholarships and Student Production Awards.