JOHNSTON, IOWA (September 9, 2019) — The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences — Upper Midwest Chapter recently announced the 2019 Emmy(c) Award nominees. Iowa Public Television received 11 nominations.


Arts/Entertainment — Program

Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Rusalka


Business/Consumer: Program — Feature Segment

Market to Market: Joni’s Journey



Kids Clubhouse Adventures: Sound


Documentary — Cultural

Iowa Land and Sky


Historic/Cultural/Nostalgic — Program Feature/Segment

Greetings From Iowa: Sikh in the Spotlight



Iowa Land and Sky: The Importance of Freshwater Mussels


Interactive Media

Market to Market: Justice in Agriculture



Great American Read: Miniature Books Interstitial



Iowa Land and Sky: The Mississippi River


Public/Current/Community Affairs — Program Feature/Segment

Greetings From Iowa: The Oakdale Community Choir


Science/Environment — Program Feature/Segment

Iowa Outdoors: Acoustic Ecology


The 20th Annual Upper Midwest Regional Emmy(c) Awards will be announced at a gala on Saturday October 5th, 2019 at the Mystic Center in Prior Lake, Minnesota. More information, including full list of nominees, can be found at

For more information about Iowa Public Television, please contact Susan Ramsey at 515.725.9703 or


Iowa Public Television is Iowa's only statewide television network. IPTV’s mission to educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans guides its quality, non-commercial programming that tells Iowa's stories like no one else can. Four statewide, public channels offer programs of lasting value to Iowans, regardless of where they live or what they can afford: IPTV (.1), IPTV KIDS (.2), IPTV WORLD (.3) and IPTV Create (.4) on Channel 11, Des Moines; Channel 12, Iowa City; Channel 21, Fort Dodge; Channel 24, Mason City; Channel 27, Sioux City; Channel 32, Waterloo; Channel 32, Council Bluffs; Channel 36, Davenport; and Channel 36, Red Oak. More information can be found at

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