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KET productions honored with four Regional Emmy nominations

KET productions were recognized with four Regional Emmy Award nominations from the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The awards recognize excellence in the areas of local news, programming and individual achievement and are one of the industry’s highest honors.

Bowling Green cook tests his kitchen skills on new PBS cooking competition ‘The Great American Recipe’

A Kentucky chef with a knack for creating award-winning BBQ sauces and rubs puts his kitchen talents to the test this month on a new PBS cooking competition. Brian Leigh of Bowling Green is one of eight cooks from across the country facing off on The Great American Recipe, an uplifting cooking showdown celebrating the multiculturalism and diversity of flavors that have come to define American cuisine.

Hopkinsville teacher Chris Tyson Renshaw honored as national 2022 PBS Digital Innovator All-Star

Chris Tyson Renshaw, a digital learning coach with the Christian County Technology Department in Hopkinsville, has been named a member of the 2022 class of educators selected for the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program – honoring classroom changemakers who offer fresh ideas and bold approaches to supporting their students’ growth and learning. Nominated by their local PBS stations, 20 educators were chosen from across the country.

KET’s bluegrass documentary ‘Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music’ to re-air on June 10

KET’s documentary film Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music will air again on KET this month. The two-hour film, narrated by actor and bluegrass aficionado Ed Helms, tells the story of Kentucky’s signature music and the pioneers who shaped its sound. It explores the life of Bill Monroe, from Rosine, Ky., who helped popularize the music, becoming a regular at the Grand Ole Opry.

KET’s new ‘Kentucky Edition’ covers Commonwealth’s top stories each weekday evening

Beginning in June, KET will premiere a new weekday series, Kentucky Edition, dedicated to covering the events, issues and stories happening across the Commonwealth. The half-hour program, hosted by Renee Shaw, will summarize recent major developments and go beyond the headlines to highlight Kentucky’s fascinating people, places and happenings with stories produced by KET’s award-winning public affairs team.