WATCH: The KQED Videos That Took Home Emmys

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Kia Simon, Gabriela V. Quiros, Josh Cassidy, Farrin Abbott, Monica La, Kelly Whalen, Elliott Kennerson, David Markus, Claudia Escobar, Sarah Hotchkiss, Thuy Vu, Annelise Wunderlich, Peter J. Borg, Craig Rosa, Bridget Louie, Shelley Pearson Cranshaw and Roger Chiang. Photo courtesy of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

KQED was honored with six awards for excellence in television and online productions at the 47th Annual Northern California Area EMMY® Awards. Overall KQED received 17 nominations total and took home awards in 6 of the 7 categories in which it received nominations. Congratulations to the winners and all of those nominated.


The Trials of Marvin Mutch
Alex Emslie, producer; Adam Grossberg, director/photographer/editor

Ace of Cups
Kelly Whalen, director/director of photography/editor; Peter Ruocco, cinematographer


Deep Look — Behind the Scenes
Bridget Louie, Shelley Pearson Cranshaw; producers; Peter J. Borg, Shirley Gutierrez, editors; Hugh Scott, audio engineer

Public/Current/Community Affairs-Feature/Segment
A Santa Rosa Cartoonist's 'Fire Story' Comes to Life
Brian Fies, co-producer/original art/narrator; Kelly Whalen, director/editor/audio engineer; Farrin Abbott, co-director/animator/editor

KQED Newsroom: Donna Brazile, Bill Nye's New Role and Democratic Wins
Monica Lam, series producer; Sheraz Sadiq, producer/reporter; Crystal Consaul, associate producer; Thuy Vu, host

Praying Mantis Love is Waaay Weirder Than You Think
Craig Rosa, series producer; Gabriela V. Quiros, coordinating producer; Joshua Cassidy, producer/cinematographer; Lauren Sommer, writer/narrator; Elliott Kennerson, post-production coordinator/editor; Kia Simon, editor/motion graphics; Seth Samuel, composer


Forever, Chinatown
Corey Tong, producer; James Q. Chan, producer/director

A Veteran Nude Model Art Model Strikes a Pose
Melanie Ruiz, director/director of photography/editor

From Shadows
Peter Ruocco, director/director of photography/editor

The Hidden Problem of Homeless High School Students
Lauren Farrar, producer; Derek Lartaud, producer/editor; Annelise Wunderlich, senior editor

Pictures in the Sky
Claudia Escobar, director/director of photography/editor

Public/Current/Community Affairs-Feature/Segment
A Refugee Singer's Journey
Elie Khadra, Director/director of photography

Big Dreams, Uncertain Futures
Armando Aparicio, producer/director/director of photography

Cartooning The Resistance
Kelly Whalen, producer/director/director of photography/editor; Sarah Hotchkiss, co-producer

KQED Newsroom: Jackie Speier, Leon Panetta, Remembering Mayor Ed Lee
Monica Lam, Sheraz Sadiq, producers; Crystal Consaul, associate producer; Thuy Vu, host; Henry Rubin, director

Daddy Longlegs Risk Life ... and Especially Limb ... to Survive
Craig Rosa, series producer; Gabriela V. Quiros, coordinating producer; Elliott Kennerson, producer/writer/editor; Lauren Sommer, writer/narrator; Joshua Cassidy, cinematographer; Kia Simon, motion graphics; Seth Samuel, composer

It's a Goopy Mess When Pines and Beetles Duke it Out
Craig Rosa, series producer; Gabriela V. Quiros, producer/writer/editor; Lauren Sommerwriter/narrator; Seth Samuel, composer; Joshua Cassidy, cinematographer; Elliott Kennersonpost-production coordinator; Kia Simon, editor/motion graphics; Teodros Hailye, animation