(Boston, MA - June 10, 2024) - GBH News received three Boston-New England Emmy Awards at the 47th annual Boston-New England Emmy Awards. GBH News, a multiplatform Boston public media newsroom, was recognized in three categories, including Serious Feature for What Happens When You Lose Your Home at 72?; Light Feature (Multiple Reports) for The Curiosity Desk; and Environmental/Science News for Indigenous Shell Fishermen. The winners were announced at a ceremony in Boston on June 8.

“I want to extend my congratulations to each and every member of the GBH newsroom who contributed to these impactful projects,” Dan Lothian, Editor-in-Chief of GBH News. “From eye-opening investigative reporting on stories that simmer just under the surface of society, to deep dives into the light-hearted, head-scratching questions that local audiences trust us to dive into, GBH News continues to deliver the news that matters to our audience. We’re grateful to the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Chapter for recognizing GBH News’ dedication to serving diverse community interests across New England.”

Awarded by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Chapter, the Boston-New England Emmy Awards recognize excellence in television and broadcast across the New England region. GBH News’ 2024 Boston-New England Emmy Award winners by category are:

Environmental/Science News
Indigenous Shell Fishermen: GBH News’ Craig LeMoult illustrates how climate change has impacted a longstanding Mashpee Wampanoag tradition of harvesting oysters off Cape Cod. Produced by Rob Tokanel and edited by Jack Doyle, the video follows Paul Hendricks Sr, who, since his childhood, has oysterfished as a way to connect with his indigenous background.

Light Feature (Multiple Reports)
The Curiosity Desk: Hosted by GBH News’ Edgar B. Herwick III, the video series explores frequently overlooked, everyday mysteries, often requested by viewers to investigate. The Curiosity Desk is produced by Chelsea Merz, Rob Tokanel, and Joanie Tobin, with video editing by Dana Cataldo.

Serious Feature
What Happens When You Lose Your Home at 72?: Produced by Emily Judem, the multiplatform series, Priced Out, explores how the housing crisis has moved beyond Boston. In this segment, GBH News’ Liz Neisloss follows 72-year-old Judith, who, unable to find affordable housing in Massachusetts, began living out of her Volvo.

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