Michael Ballard, a program producer for Montana PBS, was recently awarded two Emmys by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Northwest Chapter.Ballard, a member of the Bozeman 1st Ward, Bozeman Montana Stake, won for directing and editing in connection with the documentary "Never Long Gone: Mission Mountain Wood Band Story." The documentary tells the story of the band, which began in 1971 in Missoula, Mont., with two musicians and grew to success as it performed with such singers as Charlie Daniels and Bonnie Raitt. The documentary includes archival footage from the TV shows "Hee-Haw" and "The Cheryl Ladd Special," as well as scenes from recent reunion concerts.

via Mormon TV producer in Montana wins two Emmys | MormonTimes.com.

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