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WOSU Public Media Receives Four Regional EMMY® Awards

WOSU’s Drawing with Mr. J.
WOSU’s Drawing with Mr. J.

COLUMBUS, OHIO, AUGUST 16, 2021 – WOSU Public Media received four EMMY® Awards for work produced in 2020. The 57th Annual Ohio Valley Regional EMMY Awards were announced during a virtual ceremony on August 15.

WOSU Public Media’s 2020 EMMY Award-winning programs include:

Drawing with Mr. J
Category: Short Form Content
Cindy Gaillard, Ben Bays, Jonathan Juravich, Ryan Hitchcock
Drawing with Mr. J is a video series from WOSU Classroom that helps kids in grades K–5 learn social and emotional skills through brief and engaging drawing challenges.

Broad & High: American Sign Museum
Category: Short Form or Long Form Content
Mary Rathke, David Holm, Ryan Hitchcock
Since 2005, Cincinnati’s American Sign Museum has offered a permanent home to hundreds of signs that may have otherwise been lost forever. And with a working neon sign shop right on site, this museum offers a glimpse of Americana that is truly enlightening.

Broad & High
Category: Magazine Program
Jackie Shafer, Mary Rathke, David Holm, Ryan Hitchcock, Kate Quickel
Broad & High, the original weekly magazine show developed by the award-winning production team of WOSU Public Media, explores the character and creativity of Columbus and beyond.

Columbus Neighborhoods: Ohio State Fair History
Category: Long Form Content
Diana Bergemann, Ben Bays, Ryan Hitchcock, David Holm, Brent Davis
Ohio History Connection shares their Ohio State Fair historical collection, including a showcase of items from the fair’s iconic marching band.

One of nineteen regional chapters, the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a professional service organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of television and related media and to the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry.

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