2013 NATAS Emmy ImageThe 2013 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy® Nominations were announced this morning and MN Original’s work with the Twin Cities artistic community has received 12 nominations.

The Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is a membership organization dedicated to excellence in television by honoring exceptional work. As such, these nominations are a mark of validation from our peers for work that we’re extremely proud of; work that we couldn’t have accomplished without our amazing collaborators, both artistic and technical.

Thank you to the artists represented in these nominated pieces and programs and thank you to all of our MNO alums who have so generously shared their talents and time with us. It is a privilege to share their work and we are honored to be recognized for it.

MN Original‘s 2013 Upper Midwest Regional Emmy® Nominations include:

Category 11B: Arts/Entertainment: Program
The Lowertown Line: Trampled By Turtles


Category 22A: Historic/Cultural/Nostalgic – Single Story
Capturing a Community: Xavier Tavera


Category 24: Informational/Instructional – Single Story
The Nomadic Press – Kent Aldrich


Category 26: Magazine Program
Minnesota Original: Episode #423
JoAnn Verburg, Marion McClinton + Cloud Cult


Category 28: Special Event Coverage
Rock The Garden 2012

Members of MN Original‘s production staff were also recognized with 7 additional nominations in the craft categories of Audio, Editor – Program (Non-News) and Photographer – Program (Non-News).

Stationwide, tpt was recognized with 27 nominations.