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National Recognition: Great Lakes Now wins “Best News and Public Affairs” program for public broadcasting

National Recognition: Great Lakes Now wins “Best News and Public Affairs” program for public broadcasting
January 26, 2021 GLN Editor

Congratulations to us for our Public Media Award!

During the National Educational Telecommunications Association conference today, Great Lakes Now received the “Best News and Public Affairs” content award in the annual competition open to public broadcasters. A full list of winners is HERE.

Produced at Detroit Public Television, the Great Lakes Now monthly program is carried by more than two dozen PBS affiliates in Great Lakes states and airs on hundreds of Canadian cable providers across Ontario and other provinces.

The monthly program launched in April 2019, and is part of the Great Lakes Now initiative that includes this website with daily news and information about the Great Lakes, their watersheds and related water quality and affordability articles. The Great Lakes Now initiative also includes lesson plans and engagement events.


Catch up on more Great Lakes Now developments:

New Channel: Great Lakes Now anchors Saturday evenings on Michigan Learning Channel

Great Lakes Quiz: Which Great Lake are you?

Watch Party: Urgin’ for Sturgeon

Winning Work: Great Lakes Now recognized for communication excellence by Great Lakes Protection Fund

On Wisconsin: Great Lakes Now television series begins airing on PBS Wisconsin


Featured image: The January 2021 awards ceremony for the Public Media Awards was virtual. (Photo by Sandra Svoboda)

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