2017 Silver Circle

Kurt Austin
Ken Boddie
Linda Byron
Jack Hyyppa
Peter O’Connell
Ron Pisaneschi
Jackie Purcell
Dick Splitstone

Who We Are

Along with the Emmy® Awards, the chapter provides our region's professionals with seminars, programs, and networking.

NATAS also serves our communities by offering scholarships for tomorrow's television leaders.

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Northwest High School nominees announced in the National Student Production Awards

Award recipients from our Northwest High School were submitted to the National Student Production Awards. These award winning entries were judged with other award winning high school entries from NATAS chapters around the country. On September 12, 2017 the nominations were announced.  Here is the official announcement.

Our students in the Northwest Chapter received 7 nominations:

Short Form - Fiction

Comeback | Ballard High School
Skala Leake, Avery Davis, Aaron Miller, Cameron Miller
Matt Lawrence, Advisor

Short Form - Non-Fiction

Perpetual Peace | NW Documentary
Alexa Block, Cheyenne Kelly, Kara Fosso
Sam Gaty, Advisor

Long Form - Non-Fiction

9066 | Ballard High School
Maya Konz, Kajsa Woolford, Nolan Baker, Bailey Wall
Matt Lawrence, Advisor

Public Service (PSAs)

You See | King Career Center
Ryan Tester, Slade Hallett, Michael Johnson
MacKenzie Banbury, Advisor


Comeback | Ballard High School
Avery Davis
Matt Lawrence, Advisor


Bags | King Career Center
Ryan Tester
MacKenzie Banbury, Advisor


Comeback | Ballard High School
Skala Leake
Matt Lawrence, Advisor

The awards presentation will be live-streamed October 3, 2017 at noon PDT from the Los Angeles campus of Emerson College and will be hosted by television personality, Tom Bergeron, star and host of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” Viewing of the presentation can be seen at the following:

NATAS/National Student Production Awards: https://www.facebook.com/NATASSPA
NATAS/Student Awards Twitter: https://twitter.com/NATASSPA@NatasSPA
NATAS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheEmmys

Photos from the 2017 Awards Show

The 2017 Circle Honors Photos

The 2017 Emmy® Awards Photos
Note: while you can link to this Dropbox account we recommend downloading
individual photos instead. The full Dropbox photo archive is over 4GB in size.
This is larger than the capacity of a free Dropbox account.

The SnapBar Photos

Dick Splitstone 1952 - 2017

It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of our Immediate Past President, Dick Splitstone.

A memorial service is planned for 1 p.m., June 17 at Brightwater Center, 22502 State Route 9 SE, Woodinville, Washington. Contributions may be made in his name by check to the NATAS Northwest Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 58530, Seattle, WA 98138-1530.

His obituary can be read online at legacy.com.

2017 Citations for Community Service Nominees announced

We are honored to announce the nominees for the 2017 Citations for Community Service.

Read more... [2017 Citations for Community Service Nominees announced]