The staff of WCTE has been recognized locally, regionally and nationally for it’s many contributions in production, development, outreach and education.

2002 National Educational Telecommunications Association Awards

  • Robbin Esther’s Secret Box - Instructional, ITV Series
  • School Budget in Crisis: Live Coverage - Program, News & Public Affairs
  • WCTE’s Celebration of Latino Families - Outreach, National Project

17th Annual Midsouth Regional Emmy Award Nomination
Robbin Esther’s Secret Box - Children’s / Educational


2001 Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth
Robbin Esther’s Secret Box - KIDS COUNT Media Award


2001 PBS Development Awards
Public Broadcast Awareness Receptions -
Excellence, Cultivation & Stewardship, Development
Best of the Best, Cultivation & Stewardship, Development


1999 National Educational Telecommunications Association Award
You Make It Happen Campaign - The Extra Mile Award, Development


1995 Southeastern Communications Association Awards
Stations of Imagination - Special Events / Development


1994 Southeastern Communications Association Awards
A Sesame Street Community Celebration - The Judges Award / Development


1983 Tennessee Education Association School Bell Awards

  • Creative Artist In the Schools Program, Individual Program Award
  • Upper Cumberland Camera, Series Award

1983 PBS Development Awards
The First Great TV Auction, Excellence, Auction, Development

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