Karen Sunderman Honored by ARAC

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Craig Blacklock and Karen Sunderman

Congratulations to Karen Sunderman

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The 20th Annual Arrowhead Arts Awards celebration will take place Wednesday, May 23, 2018, at 5 p.m. at the studios of WDSE-WRPT public television, 632 Niagara Court in Duluth.

"Sunderman produced and hosted eight seasons of The Playlist, which has had a transformative effect on the arts community with its broad range of subjects. She has also expanded the recognition of the regional creative community with Making It Up North, a new show that highlights all kinds of creative makers in the region.

Since 1994, Sunderman has produced and written numerous educational documentaries at WDSE-WRPT. These productions include 2017’s “Brew North”, 2016’s “Steamship America: A North Shore Legend’; 2015’s “Last Call for the Mitchell Years”; 2013’s arts documentary on potter Karin Kraemer “Brilliant Bowls”; 2012’s “Plein Air Brush Off”; 1999’s “Working on the Railroad”; and 1996’s “Working on the Waterfront”. She previously coordinated, produced, and hosted Venture North for WDSE-WRPT, a magazine-style, human interest program broadcast in 20+ markets in the upper Midwest from 1994-2009.

Sunderman has a background in broadcast, editing, storytelling, social media, and video production. Her achievements have been recognized with the Upper Midwest Regional Emmy in 2015 and 2012; Creative Community Leadership Institute award in 2013; Upper Midwest Regional Emmy nominations in 2015, 2014, 2012, and 2011; McKnight Fellow, Salzburg Global Seminar award in 2002, and Institute for Renewing Community Leadership award in 2001."

The above is an excerpt from the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council. Read the full article here.