Gold & Silver Circle NOMINATION

The Gold Circle (50+ years) and The Silver Circle (25+ years) are open to all who have extensive careers in television, either in a performing, creative, technical or administrative role within the industry or in a peripheral area directly related to television, such as commercial production, journalism, or education.

Nominations must be received by June 28th, 2021.

Nominees must have made a significant contribution to our industry, NATAS and the community in the Upper Midwest for at least part of their career. Equal consideration will be given to candidates who are living or deceased.

Candidates or their sponsors are asked to submit the following information for evaluation by the Upper Midwest Emmy® Chapter Board of Governors.

As we are limited to three inductees each year, all nominees not honored will be held for consideration for future presentations. For more information, contact John Murray, Executive Director via telephone 952-381-7494 or email

Upon vote by the Board of Governors, Commemorative Emmy® Circle plaques will be presented to recipients at the Upper Midwest Regional Emmy® Gala on Saturday October 9th, 2021 at the Radisson Blu Mall of America in Bloomington, MN.


Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to our media industry in their career? The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – Upper Midwest Chapter honors people and stations that have made a difference in their industry, craft or community. Please check out our Gold & Silver Awards.