Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Public TV 13 and Public Radio 90 received a total of three Broadcast Excellence Awards from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. The awards were presented on Feb. 18 in Lansing.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Public TV 13Â’s “One-Room, Many Stories: Schoolhouse Memories” received first place in the category of TV Market 4 News Special. The documentary is based on the history of one-room schoolhouses in the U.P.

Public Radio 90 also received a first place award for the airing of “8-18 Media” in the category of Radio Market 4 Special Interest Programming. “8-18 Media” is a collection of youth-produced stories from the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum about regional events. Public Radio 90 provides mentoring and production support for the segments.

The third award was given to Public TV 13 for the program “Media Meet: U.S. Policy on Iraq.” This half-hour public affairs program received second place in the category of TV Market 4 Special Interest Programming.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The Michigan Association of Broadcasters is based in Lansing and is a non-profit organization with a board of directors representing radio and television broadcast stations in the state.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman