Detroit PBS KIDS Awards
2019 NETA Award For Excellence in Education
We are proud to announce that Detroit Public Television’s work in local neighborhoods has been recognized as the best in public television. Detroit PBS KIDS received the first-ever national NETA Award for Overall Excellence in Education. The award – considered the highest award in public broadcasting — opened the NETA 2020 Conference, held in conjunction with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Thought Leader Forum in Arlington, Virginia.
2019 Governor’s Service Award
Gretchen Whitmer announced Detroit Public TV (DPTV) as the winner of a 2019 Governor’s Service Award as an Education Service Leader for its work in early childhood education, providing parents, educators and other caregivers with the skills and resources they need to prepare children for school and life.
Gov. Whitmer and the Michigan Community Service Commission selected 43 service award winners this year, which included individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations selected for their commitment to volunteerism, service or philanthropy.
Michigan Emmy Awards 2019
Preschool Matters! – Community/Public Service (PSA) – Campaign
Michigan Association of Broadcasters Broadcast Excellence Awards 2018
Making It: Latino Students’ Pathways to College
Best Special Interest
Michigan Association of Broadcasters Awards 2016 – 2017
Detroit Public TV – WTVS
Public Broadcasting Station of the Year
Learning in the Wild
Sports – Outdoor or Recreation
MAB Awards 2015 – 2016
Be School Smart
Community Involvement – 2015 Campaign for kindergarten readiness
MAB Awards 2014 – 2015
American Graduate: Community Town Hall
Best Public Television Special Interest Programming