Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Nominated For 10 Emmy Awards

Posted on Jun 8, 2018
Assistant Director KFB Studios Austin Anderson (left) and Director KFB Studios Matt Hilton (right) were nominated for ten Emmy® Awards by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios, which produces the Emmy award-winning show Bluegrass & Backroads, received 10 nominations in the 54th Annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards. Bluegrass & Backroads, a show which highlights the culture and charm of Kentucky, airs on RFD-TV and Kentucky Educational Television weekly. Along with Bluegrass & Backroads, the studio produces additional videos for KFB and received nominations for that content as well.

The nominated entries and their categories are as follows:

 

  • Human Interest - Program Bluegrass & Backroads - Camp Quality, Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios Matt Hilton - Austin Anderson, Michael Corrigan
  • Military - Program Bluegrass & Backroads - Bluegrass Honor Flight, Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios - Matt Hilton, Austin Anderson
  • Magazine Feature/Segment Bluegrass & Backroads - Hope Scarves, Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios - Matt Hilton
  • Magazine Feature/Segment Bluegrass & Backroads - BigHead Studios, Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios - Matt Hilton
  • Community/Public Service (PSAs) Kentucky Farm Bureau Lead Where You Stand, Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios - Matt Hilton, Austin Anderson, Tim Thornberry, Melissa LaRoche, B. Todd Bright, David S. Beck
  • Editor – Program Bluegrass & Backroads - Camp Quality, Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios - Austin Anderson
  • Editor – Program Bluegrass & Backroads - Bluegrass Honor Flight, Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios - Austin Anderson
  • Editor - Short Form Kentucky Farm Bureau Lead Where You Stand, Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios - Austin Anderson
  • Photographer - Program Bluegrass & Backroads - Bluegrass Honor Flight, Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios - Matt Hilton, Austin Anderson
  • Photographer - Short Form Kentucky Farm Bureau Lead Where You Stand, Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios - Matt Hilton, Austin Anderson

“We are honored to be nominated for these various awards which showcase the multi-faceted skill set we have at Kentucky Farm Bureau Studios,” KFB Studio Director Matt Hilton said. “We take pride in sharing stories, history and Kentucky education with viewers around the Commonwealth. The nominations are a testament to the hard work our team members put in year-round.”

Bluegrass & Backroads has won three Emmy Awards previously. Award-winners will be announced August 18, 2018 at the annual EMMY Gala in Lawrenceburg, IN.