Vegas PBS is the recipient of three 2020 Telly Awards. The station’s weekly public affairs program, Nevada Week, won two Tellys while producer and writer Heather Caputo received an award for the online food and beverage digital short, Vegas PBS Recipe Box: ShangHai Taste. The Telly Awards honor video and television across all screens from around the world.
The station won the following awards:
- Online: Food and Beverage – Heather Caputo – Vegas PBS Recipe Box: ShangHai Taste
- Television: Public Awareness/Interest – Nevada Week – Wild Horses and Public Lands: Nevada’s Living Legacy
- Television: Public Awareness/Interest – Nevada Week – Gaming as an Export
Nevada Week’s award-winning episodes include coverage of the issues of wild horses in the state and Nevada’s leading role in exporting gaming and casino best practices. Nevada Week airs Fridays at 8 p.m. on channel 10.1. Past episodes — including the award winners — can be viewed online at vegaspbs.org/nevada-week. Vegas PBS Recipe Box: ShangHai Taste highlights the impact that the growing Asian-American community in Las Vegas is having on food and culture. It can be viewed online here.