The University of Central Missouri’s public television, claimed its first Mid-American Chapter regional Emmy award in the history of the station at the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awards ceremony in St. Louis.
The KMOS-TV production team was recognized for excellence in the magazine program category for the profile of Silver Dollar City on the locally produced program Missouri Life. In producing the segment on Silver Dollar City, the crew interviewed Herschend Family Entertainment founders Pete and Jack Herschend, explored Marvel Cave and took a thrilling ride on a roller coaster.
The production team responsible for the current season is Thomas Phillips, Roy Millen, Christy Millen and Eric Boedeker. The on-screen host is Meredith Hoenes, who previously has worked with KMIZ-TV in Columbia and KSHB-TV and WDAF-TV in Kansas City.
Boedeker is a former Elsberry graduate and the son of Bert and Jean Ann Boedeker.
“Missouri Life is a labor of love for all involved,” said Josh Tomlinson, UCM director of Broadcasting Services.
Missouri Life on KMOS-TV is produced in partnership with Missouri Life magazine and publishers Greg Wood and Danita Allen Wood.