We’ve just learned that the KQED team that produced a segment about the impact of Burning Man Art off of the Playa has won two awards for their work! On Saturday, June 14th, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded the piece a “Northern California Emmy Award” and on May 31st, the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club awarded a “Greater Bay Area Journalism Award“.
Our sincere congratulations go to Executive Producer Joanne Elgart Jennings, Producer Lori Halloran, Reporter Thuy Vu, and the rest of the crew! Here they are accepting their Emmys:
In case you haven’t seen it, here’s their piece, winner of an Emmy for “Best Arts/Entertainment Feature/Segment” and a Greater Bay Area Journalism Award for “Best Feature Story of a Light Nature:”
Yay! We won an #Emmy for #burningman beyond the playa @Thuy @halloranlori @kqed @BRAF pic.twitter.com/BnkYwY0G74
— JoanneElgartJennings (@JoJenningsNews) June 15, 2014