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King Named OETA Board of Directors Chairman

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The OETA board of directors has selected Garrett King of Weatherford as its next chairman.

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PBS Programs Receive 26 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 14, 2016 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 26 nominations.

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B.J. Wexler Honored with Celebrity Sandwich

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OETA broadcasting legend and host of the OETA Movie Club, B.J. Wexler, is being honored with his own celebrity sandwich.

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OETA earns Emmy Awards nominations

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OETA was recently nominated for Heartland Chapter Emmy Awards.

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Tamez wins Oklahoma AP award

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OETA program producer Dave Tamez won an Oklahoma Associated Press award for his work on Gallery.

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OETA's state budget slashed by more than 16 percent

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In its final rush to contend with Oklahoma’s budget crisis, state lawmakers voted last week to slash OETA's state appropriation by 16.31 percent, one of the biggest cuts in the fiscal year 2017 state budget.

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OETA wins 20 SPJ awards

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OETA won 20 awards from the Oklahoma chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists at the organization's awards ceremony.

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Oklahoman among the winners of the national Create® Cooking Challenge

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Njeri Wright of Edmond was among the top 16 entrants who were named to the Create® Cooking Challenge's winners circle.

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Walkaround Super Grover to appear at OETA Day

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OETA has announced that Sesame Street’s Walkaround Super Grover will appear at OETA Day Wednesday, April 20. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center.

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Cole receives APTS Champion of Public Broadcasting award

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America's Public Television Stations (APTS) today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK).

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Perry to be inducted into Oklahoma Journalism HOF

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Bill Perry, vice president of content production at OETA, is among nine outstanding Oklahoma journalists who will be inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame during its 46th anniversary celebration April 28 on the University of Central Oklahoma campus in Edmond.

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OETA Day set for April 20 at Oklahoma History Center

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OETA holds its annual community appreciation event, OETA Day, Wednesday, April 20, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center

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OETA, Bacone College announce educational partnership

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OETA has announced an educational outreach partnership with Muskogee-based Bacone College.

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OETA Wins Big at Oklahoma AP Broadcasters Awards

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OETA took home 12 Oklahoma AP Broadcasters Awards for live election coverage and other local journalism. 

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Sesame Street to Remain on OETA

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A lot of Sesame Street news has been flooding the news feeds about a new deal between Sesame Street and HBO. For those who support OETA's educational mission and value the role Sesame Street plays in furthering that mission, let us clear the media clutter and get beyond the headlines: Sesame Street will continue to air on OETA as part of our PBS KIDS weekday lineup. 

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