CET Wins Regional Emmy for Cincinnati Parks Documentary

CINCINNATI – CET was named a winner of a Regional Emmy Award for its documentary,Cincinnati Parks: Emeralds in the Crown on July 31, 2010 during the 46th Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards in Columbus.

Cincinnati Parks: Emeralds in the Crown received the prestigious honor in the Documentary-Historical category. The documentary, produced by CET’s Kim Mlinek, premiered in September 2009 alongside Ken Burns’ The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. The hour-long program spotlights the role Cincinnati’s city parks have played in shaping the fabric of the Queen City. 

An encore presentation of Cincinnati Parks: Emeralds in the Crown is set to air on September 20 at 9pm and September 24 at 10pm on CET. More information on the program is available at www.cetconnect.org/cincinnati-parks.

A complete list of winners for the Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards is available online at www.ohiovalleyemmy.org. The awards are presented annually by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 

CET is Greater Cincinnati's leading provider of education and enrichment in both living rooms and classrooms, reaching more than 2 million residents, 470,000 students and 37,000 teachers. Through PBS and local programming, CETconnect.org, innovative multimedia curriculum projects, parent workshops and professional development for teachers, CET positively impacts our community with rich and diverse resources. CET was the first licensed educational television station in the nation, the first high-definition public station in Ohio, and, through CETconnect.org, the first public television station to offer a community-based public media on-demand service. For more information about CET, visit www.cetconnect.org.