Media Advisory


Photo: GREAT PERFORMANCES "Il Postino from LA Opera"
Courtesy of:Robert Millard/LA Opera

Public Media Programs Receive 12 Imagen Award Nominations

Nominees for the 27th Annual Imagen Awards were announced this week, honoring positive portrayals of Latinos in media. PBS programs and content received a total of four nominations, while four PBS stations also earned nods. In total, public media received a combined 12 nominations. Winners will be presented on Friday, August 10, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom. The Imagen Awards will air Sunday, September 23 on PBS SoCal.

PBS congratulates all of our public media producers on their Imagen nominations!

For the complete list of nominees, please visit

Public Media Nominees:

Best National Informational Program
FRONTLINE's "Lost in Detention"

Best Variety or Reality Show
GREAT PERFORMANCES "Il Postino from LA Opera"

Best Web Series: Comedy


Best Web Series: Drama

Best Local Informational Program
VegasPBS for "American Graduate: Teacher Town Hall"
KLCS in L.A. for "La Familia Importa"
WNET in New York for "Pedro Ruiz: Coming Home."

Best On-Air Advertising
PBS SoCal "Community Champion Rueben Martinez."

Best Documentary for Film or Television

"Immigrant Nation: The Battle for the Dream" (NETA)
"Paraiso For Sale." (NETA)
"Cruz Reynoso: Sowing the Seeds of Justice." (APT)

Best National Informational Program
WLIW's "Mexico: The Royal Tour"

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