KNPB Winner of Four Communicator Awards

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KNPB Winner of Four Communicator Awards for Local Productions and Promotions

RENO, Nev. May 22, 2019 —Northern Nevada PBS Member Station, KNPB received three awards for its local arts series ARTEFFECTS and one for a promotional video based on the station’s educational services in the 2019 International Communicator Awards Competition.

“We are thrilled to receive such fantastic news” said Megan Myers, Vice President of Content and Marketing. “At KNPB we are proud of the content we provide our community and to have our peers recognize our work as outstanding is such an honor.”

KNPB received a Communicator Award of Excellence in the Film / Video / Television category for the local feature on its weekly series ARTEFFECTS about art activist Ali Armstrong.

KNPB also received two Silver Communicator Awards of Distinction for additional local ARTEFFECTS features. The first for the feature on Moderngram, a collaboration project with dancers and videographers. The second awarded for the feature on Reno-based photo journalist Ian Wright.

KNPB earned another Silver Communicator of Distinction for its promotional video for the KNPB Education Services promo “Superman.”

“I am very proud to be able to work with a group of people who do such great work that impacts our community and people’s lives in such a positive way,” said Kurt Mische, President and CEO.

The Communicator Awards is the leading international creative awards program honoring creative excellence for communication professionals. Founded over two decades ago, it is an annual competition honoring the best in advertising, corporate communications, public relations and identity work for print, video, interactive and audio. The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA).



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About KNPB

KNPB is seen by more than 115,000 people weekly in northern and central Nevada and northeastern California with additional viewership on multicast channels KNPB Create on channel 5.2, and KNPB PBS KIDS on 5.3. KNPB channels are also available on cable and satellite services. KNPB provides PBS national programming and award winning KNPB produced local content. provides engaging interactive content, including the KNPB video portal at that streams all locally produced KNPB content and most PBS national content. KNPB serves students, teachers, parents and caregivers through immersive educational services from KNPB Education Services that bring classroom lessons to life. Through the support of local corporations and foundations, as well as individual members, KNPB has been delivering public television and educational services to the communities it serves since 1983.


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