CET's Cincinnati Parks Documentary Nominated for Regional Emmy Award

Winners Announced July 31 in Columbus, Ohio
CINCINNATI – CET, channel 48/WCET, has been nominated by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for a regional Emmy award for its documentary,Cincinnati Parks: Emeralds in the Crown.

Cincinnati Parks: Emeralds in the Crown premiered in September 2009 as a local complement to Ken Burns’ The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. The 30-minute documentary spotlights the role Cincinnati’s city parks have played in shaping the fabric of the Queen City. 

Nominations were announced today, June 7, 2010. A complete list of nominees for the 46th Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards is available online at www.ohiovalleyemmy.org. Winners will be announced at the Midwestern Regional Emmy Awards Ceremony on July 31 at the Hilton at Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio. 

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.