ABOUT US
Mission Statement

We are the Emmy People. Setting The Gold Standard while Celebrating Innovation and Integrity across all platforms of visual media…Dedicated to Advancing Careers and Promoting Educational Opportunities in Mid-America for the next Generation.

NATAS Mid-America is one of 19 regional chapters of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, headquartered in New York City. Not sure which chapter you belong? Use this zip code finder to locate your chapter.

One way to get involved with your regional chapter is to get active.  Join a committee, make it a point to know your regional board representative and keep in contact with our Administrative office. Your participation helps keep the chapter strong.

Annual highlights include the Mid-America EMMY® Awards, the Silver Circle Awards, College and High School Student Awards for Excellence, and various educational, as well as social events, throughout the year.

The future of our profession rests in the education and preparation of media and journalism students.


The chapter is committed to awarding up to $10,000 in annual scholarships to qualified students from the region. Recent scholarship recipients have gone on to win regionally EMMY awards in the markets in which they now work.

Please Consider
Making a contribution
Contributions are tax deductible
MID-AMERICA EMMYS® REGION
NATAS Mid-AMERICA

3655 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108

314-533-2993 office

618-444-9756 cell phone

CONTACT US
BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Mid-America members are represented by the elected Board of Governors comprised of 32 professionals engaged in a broad spectrum of media, from markets across our regions.


See who represents you.

STEVE
GRANT

PRESIDENT

KRIS
KETS

VICE PRESIDENT

ANNE-MARIE
BERGER

VICE PRESIDENT
AWARDS

BILL
FARIS

VICE PRESIDENT
FINANCE

TONY
VILLASANA

TREASURER

CHAD
MAHONEY

SECRETARY

Stacey
WOELFEL

TRUSTEE

JIM
KIRCHHERR

TRUSTEE

ANGIE
WEIDINGER

ALTERNATE TRUSTEE

GINGER BLACKSTONE

ERIN
HAYES

Robin Jackson

VICTORIA
BABU

CILLAH
HALL

NICK
GENTY

JOHN
PAUL

NANCY
MILTON

MICHAEL MURRAY

ERNIE
PAULSON

JOE
PROSPERI

MARK SABLEMAN

PJ
RANDHAWA

SHEILA CONDON RICE

JAYNE
RUBEN

JOHN
HOLT

TOM
ROGERS

MAGGIE EUBANKS

PERRY
BOXX

MISSION

The mission of NATAS Mid-America Foundation is to provide scholarships to deserving high school and college students who are studying or intend to study journalism, broadcast television, television production and communications.

 

The Foundation is the charitable arm of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS)-Mid-America Chapter, Inc. and is a public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Past Mid-america Scholarship Recipients include regional Emmy® nominated reporters:

Ashley Reynolds

KY3

Jason
Lamb

NBC

KEVIN
LEWIS

ABC

Ashley SEERING

Independent Filmaker
DONATE

Scholarship awards depend on donations. The Foundation accepts donations from individuals and/or corporations on an ongoing basis.

THROUGH PAYPAL

BY MAIL

To make a scholarship fund donation by check, made out to NATAS MID-AMERICA FOUNDATION, please mail to:

NATAS Mid-America Foundation
3655 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63108

Upon receipt, an acknowledgement letter of the donation will be mailed to the donor.

Contributions are tax deductible.