KUED wins eight regional Emmys, while KUAT receives another six

John Howe, senior producer of the Salt Lake City–based station operated by the University of Utah, won four of KUED’s Emmys: three for Five Rivers Five Voices (environment program/special, photographer and writer) and one for Horses of the West: America’s Love Story (director). Nancy Green, Joe Prokop and Cheryl Niederhauser were honored in the historical documentary category for Utah’s Freedom Riders, while producer Carol Dalrymple won for Climb for Life: A Legacy in the public/current/community affairs program/special category. William Montoya, Bill Gordon and Kevin Sweet received Emmys for audio for Utah Vietnam War Stories: Escalation, while Navigating Freedom, produced for KUED by students from Spy Hop, was tops in the student long form category. Producer Mitchell Riley of KUAT-TV, the Arizona Public Media station based in Tucson, won two Emmys for “The Zoppe Circus” (arts/entertainment program feature segment and editor non-news program). The same program earned videographer Cooper James an award for photography.