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The Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership organization dedicated to excellence in video and television by honoring exceptional work, past and present; providing professional development and outreach; and nurturing the next generation of television professionals. We are the only professional association representing video and television professionals from all disciplines of the industry, serving as the common meeting ground for individuals dedicated to advancing the art and science of television.

 

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UPPER MIDWEST CHAPTER

7319 Hunters Run
Eden Prairie, MN 55346

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UPPER MIDWEST EMMY® REGION

Our chapter represents professionals from the following cities/Designated Market Areas:

EXECUTIVE BOARD

JODI RITACCA

PRESIDENT

Carlini Entertainment

MARY LAHAMMER

VICE PRESIDENT

Twin Cities PBS/KTCA

PANHIA YANG

SECRETARY

KMSP-TV

ELIZABETH ALLEN

TREASURER

Twin Cities PBS/KTCA

BEN HOUTKOOPER

NATIONAL TRUSTEE

Minnesota National Guard

Jodi Ritacca

ALTERNATE TRUSTEE

Carlini Entertainment

VANESSA LAMBERT

AWARDS CHAIR

FOX Sports North

John (JJ) Murray

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Twin Cities Media

Regional Vice Presidents

Diana Castillo

IOWA

KMEG/KPTH-TV

Amy Schmelzer

IOWA

KCCI-TV

Kevin Jacobsen

MINNESOTA

KBJR-TV

Matt Henson

NORTH DAKOTA

WDAZ-TV

Kevin King

SOUTH DAKOTA

KSFY-TV

Kevin Millard

WISCONSIN

WXOW-TV

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

PANHIA YANG

BROADCAST

KMSP-TV

Joe Kaczynski

BROADCAST

WCCO-TV

MARY LAHAMMER

PUBLIC TV

TPT/KTCA

MARK VANCLEAVE

ONLINE

StarTribune

SARAH WHEELER

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Padilla

Carla BeaurlinE

CABLE/PUB./GOV.

Around Town TV/Around Town Media, LLC

Vanessa LamberT

CABLE/PUB./GOV.

FOX Sports North

Tyler EichorsT

IND. PRODUCTIONS

Acowsay Cinema

Brian Wagner

IND. PRODUCTIONS

Wagners Designs

Ben Houtkooper

MILITARY

Minnesota National Guard

OPEN SEAT

EDUCATION

FOUNDATION

JOE KACZYNSKI

PRESIDENT

WCCO-TV

Jodi Ritacca

VICE PRESIDENT

Carlini Entertainmnet

PANHIA YANG

SECRETARY

KMSP-TV

ELIZABETH ALLEN

TREASURER

Twin Cities PBS/KTCA

Carla Beaurline

BOARD MEMBER

Around Town TV/Around Town Media, LLC