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Kansas City PBS Documentary ‘Fade to Black’ Wins Missouri Broadcasters Association Award

Three Local KCPBS Productions Honored at 2022 Ceremony

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Kansas City PBS has announced that three of its documentaries were recognized at the 2022 Missouri Broadcasters Association (MBA) Awards.

The KCPBS productions were honored June 10 at the MBA annual convention in Lake Ozark, Missouri. This year, about 900 entries were submitted by news organizations throughout the state, with awards distributed for First Place and Certificate of Merit in a wide-ranging list of categories.

“We are so excited for our local documentaries to be celebrated by the Missouri Broadcasters Association,” said Kliff Kuehl, president & CEO of Kansas City PBS. “I’m very proud of the important, diverse stories produced by our talented team members at Kansas City PBS, 90.9 The Bridge and Flatland. It’s an honor to be recognized alongside our fellow Missouri news and media organizations.”

Kansas City PBS won the following awards:

DOCUMENTARY/PUBLIC AFFAIRS – Class 1 Television

Fade to Black – First Place. John G. McGrath (Producer, Editor, Photographer), Brad Austin (Producer, Editor, Photographer).

DOCUMENTARY/PUBLIC AFFAIRS – Class 1 Television

All These Delicate Sorrows – Certificate of Merit. Brad Austin (Director, Producer, Editor).

SPECIAL PROGRAM – Class 1 Television

The Hidden Pandemic – Certificate of Merit. Michael Price (Writer, Producer, Director, Editor).

For more information about Kansas City PBS visit kansascitypbs.org.

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