Emmy Nominations for Making It Up North

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Making It Up North Nominated for Three Upper Midwest Regional Emmys!

WDSE•WRPT’s is proud to announce that its second season of Making It Up North received three Upper Midwest Regional Emmy nominations in the categories of ‘Arts & Entertainment’, ‘Historic/Cultural/Nostalgic’ and ‘Magazine’! The episodes feature the staging of the “Filthy Habit” opera, the revitalization of the Lincoln Park Craft District and the creative entrepreneurs inspired by the lakes of Minnesota.

The three nominated episodes, Making It Opera: The Filthy Habit (Arts & Entertainment), Making It Lincoln Park (Historic/Cultural/Nostalgic) and Making It Up North: Off the Lake (Magazine), along with every episode from both past seasons, can be found at the Making It Up North website or on the free PBS Video App.

“It’s exciting to see our work with northern creatives be recognized by our peers in the television world,” said Making It Up North Producer Karen Sunderman. “So many people in our community are doing great things. We’re fortunate we can share their wisdom and their stories.”

“We are so proud of our team on Making It Up North!” said Dawn Mikkelson, WDSE•WRPT Broadcast Content Manager. “They approach each episode with passion and an eye for innovation and quality. This production truly reflects the heartbeat and creativity of our region through the stories of those who are taking risks and doing their work, craft, and art with passion.”

Emmy-nominated Making It Up North is in production of its third season, scheduled to debut on WDSE•WRPT in January 2020. Making It Up North celebrates innovative people carving their own path and creative entrepreneurship across Minnesota, telling the stories of artists, artisans and entrepreneurs realizing their dreams in a changing economy.